After cleaning agent settle in the carpet for a short duration, the carpet will be “washed” by way of a carpet cleaning equipment to wash the cleaning agent carefully and finally left to dry in room or air conditioned temperature.
An average sized carpeted office of 3000 sq ft would normally take about 2 hours to clean up and will take at minimum 4 hours to dry out. Most companies would advise carpet to be cleaned in the late afternoon so that after it is done, the carpet can be left to dry over night and office procedure can resume back to normal the next early morning.
Shampoo rug cleaning was popular till encapsulation technology was introduced during the 1970s. While shampooing it may appear to clean heavily soiled carpet, the technology’s disadvantage – leaving behind high amount of wet foam residues in the carpet that takes a while to dry, becomes sticky when it dries because no rinsing 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 decide upon into powder form when dries. Loosened dirt allergens in carpet fibre will be encapsulated into powdered when the applied cleaning foam dries and, lastly, vacuumed or brushed when the foam dries after cleaning.
The foam encapsulation cleaning technique has overtaken steam carpet cleaning Airdrie shampooing technology as the former uses less water during cleaning which cause shorter drying time compared to the carpet shampooing. The foam encapsulation cleaning has received thumbs upward by those who suggest using of environmental friendly products because there is less chemical residue left behind after cleaning in comparison 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 service produce good surface cleaning result as the process mainly involve cleaning the top area of the carpet fibre utilizing a high quality motorized machine with a spinning pad 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 out with little moisture and can dry quickly to prevent leading to inconvenience to hotel guests.
Because bonneting really does not clean carpet seriously, 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 found in the market and has gained increasing popularity and approvals by leading carpet manufacturers due to its effective cleaning performance and convenience as it does not require drying time.
Since it was invented in 1980s, there are many types of cleaning compound or powders that contain been developed in the market. As this technology is considered relatively new compared to other conventional damp carpet cleaning methods which have been trusted and used for decades, many still doubt the effectiveness of this cleaning technology.