Water extraction cleaning typically involves application of cleaning agent on soiled surface, agitation of carpet with brush and accompanied by rinsing. After cleaning agent settle in the carpet for a brief duration, the carpet will be “washed” by way of a carpet cleaning equipment to rinse out the cleaning agent thoroughly and finally left to dry in room or air conditioned temperature.
A good average sized carpeted office of 3000 sq foot would normally take about 2 hours to clean up and will take at least 4 hours to dried out. Most companies would recommend carpet to be cleaned in the late afternoon so that after it is done, the carpet cleaning Airdrie can be left to dry over night and office procedure can resume back to normal the next morning hours.
Shampoo rug cleaning was popular till encapsulation technology was introduced in 1970s. While shampooing it may appear to clean heavily soiled carpet, the technology’s disadvantage – leaving behind high amount of wet foam elements in the carpet that takes a very long time to dry, becomes sticky mainly because it dries because no wash it is done after shampooing and rapid re-soiling of carpet – makes this method less popular than others.
Foam encapsulation use synthetic detergents as a base that will crystallize into powder form when dries. Loosened dirt contaminants in carpet fibre will be encapsulated into powder when the applied cleaning foam dries and, lastly, vacuumed or brushed when the foam dries after cleaning.
The foam encapsulation cleaning technique has overtaken carpet shampooing technology as the former uses less water during cleaning which lead to shorter drying time compared to the carpet shampooing. The foam encapsulation cleaning has received thumbs up by those who recommend using of environmental friendly products because there is less chemical residue left behind after cleaning compared to carpet shampooing.
Even though this technique has shown good cleaning results, this cleaning method has not been able to clean up heavy soiling carpet due to technology’s limitation.
This carpet cleaning produce good surface cleaning result as the process mainly involve cleaning the top area of the carpet fiber utilizing a durable motorized machine with a spinning protect that has been engrossed with cleaning solution to absorb dirt from the carpet surface.
Bonneting is popular in hotels because it may give a quick fix solution to clean carpet in heavy traffic public area that require carpet to be cleaned without much moisture and can dry quickly to prevent creating inconvenience to hotel guests.
Because bonneting does not clean carpet deeply, dirt beneath the carpet would emerge back to the top within short period of time, leading to carpet to get soiled again quickly. Bonneting also tends to cause accumulation of chemical residue in the carpet as pressure from the heavy machine on the spinning pad drive the applied chemical and remaining dirt into the carpet.
Dry carpet cleaning or compound cleaning is one of the latest cleaning technology present in the market and has gained increasing popularity and mortgage approvals by leading carpet manufacturers due to the effective cleaning performance and convenience as it does not require drying out time.
Since it was invented in 1980s, there are extensive types of cleaning compound or powders that contain been developed in the market. As this technology is known as relatively new in contrast to other conventional moist carpet cleaning methods which have been trusted and used for decades, many still doubt the effectiveness of this cleaning technology.