Denver Carpet Cleaning

Denver carpet cleaning is a very competitive industry and it is a very good idea to do your homework to make sure you can make an informed decision and save yourself a headache.

On the other hand, before you go renting a machine and trying to do it yourself you should know what you are doing.

Within the USA, the professional carpet-cleaning industry is primarily educated and unofficially governed by The Clean Trust, formerly the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC).[3] It is a nonprofit certifying body for the specialized fabric-cleaning industry that sets modern carpet-cleaning standards.

One of the things that people don’t know is that carpet cleaning is not as simple as it seems and even some of the most basic things are complicated…

I think an example of that is the good old fashioned method I always used to use:

Although there is an industrial cleaning process that is in fact steam cleaning, in the context of carpet cleaning, "steam cleaning" is usually a misnomer for or mischaracterization of the hot water extraction cleaning method.

The hot water extraction cleaning method uses equipment that sprays heated water (not steam), sometimes with added cleaning chemicals, on the carpet while simultaneously vacuuming the sprayed water along with any dislodged and dissolved dirt.

Many carpet manufacturers recommend professional hot water extraction as the most effective carpet cleaning method. Actual steam could damage manmade carpet fibers or shrink natural fibers such as wool.

The primary disadvantage of the hot water extraction cleaning method is that 100% of the water used cannot be removed. If poor water extraction is achieved, in conditions of high humidity, mold growth could occur or be exacerbated. This is not usually a problem with high end commercial water extraction equipment. Moisture left in carpets after cleaning will evaporate more quickly with ventilation, heating, air conditioning or dehumidification.

I came to find out that there were many other methods that were also effective.

Top five carpet cleaners which are dry powder, bonnet (a dry cleaner), dry foam, shampoo, and hot water extraction (a steam cleaner).

Denver carpet cleaners should do a great job for you and your carpet but you should check their references and get referrals from friends so you can avoid sloppy work which can lead to expensive fixes that they may or may not accept responsibility for

Problems may include:

After the carpet is cleaned, the cleaning technician should place foiled-covered-cardboard or plastic squares under the legs of chairs. Heavier furniture like filing-cabinet should have a styrofoam or wooden block place under them so that the carpet can dry and to prevent staining problems. Beware that an iron chair can leave a rust stain!

A bad carpet cleaning company can rush and fail to be thorough…. In most cases the cleaner likely did not pre-vacuum the carpet and could also have overwet it. If this is the case, then the problem is easily solved by re-cleaning.

If the problem is not solved by a simple re-cleaning, then the carpet may have a jute backing that got wet during cleaning. This problem is solvable by applying a 3% hydrogen peroxide to the brown yarn. In most of these cases, the cleaner likely got the carpet too wet.

Denver carpet cleaning is an important part of maintaining your home!

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