Carpet Cleaning Answers
Q: WHAT IS THE BEST METHOD OF CARPET CLEANING?
Various methods of cleaning carpets have different functions, both in interim maintenance and restorative cleaning. According to a survey conducted by Cleanfax, a cleaning industry magazine, some 88.6% of the professional carpet cleaners are using hot water extraction as their primary cleaning method. Encapsulation and others make up the difference. Second, both Shaw Industries and Mohawk, who together manufacture over two thirds of the world’s carpet,recommend hot water extraction when cleaning carpets.
Q: I HAVE A LOT OF FURNITURE, CAN YOU STILL CLEAN MY CARPETS?
We will move the furniture necessary to clean your carpets thoroughly, and return it to its original position when finished. We place protective pads underneath your furniture. We will leave your home just as we found it, but the carpets will be cleaned and protected.
Q: I VACUUM EVERY WEEK. WHY DO I NEED TO HAVE MY CARPETS PROFESSIONALLY CLEANED?
Vacuuming is the best way to remove dirt, dust and debris from the surface of your carpet, but even if you vacuum every day, carpet pollutants are pushed down to the base of the carpet every time someone walks on it. Once dirt, pollen, dander and other contaminants go below the surface, they become trapped at the base of the carpet until more intense carpet cleaning method, such as Hot Water Extraction, is used to properly clean your carpets.
Q: HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE MY CARPET TO DRY?
Factors like carpet material and type, and the relative humidity in your home affect the drying time. It can take from 6 to 12 hours to be completely dry, but you can walk on it right after cleaning, we provide every customer of ours with a gift bag that has booties in it. This will allow you to walk on your clean carpet without getting your feet wet ,or leaving dirt on your beautiful clean carpet.
Q: HOW OFTEN DO YOU RECOMMEND YOU HAVE YOUR CARPET PROFESSIONALLY CLEANED?
Frequency of cleaning should be determined based on household conditions. We recommend a professional cleaning at least every 12 months. (Professional hot water extraction at least every 24 months is required to maintain your texture retention warranty).