Rotary Shampoo

Theory Rotary shampooing is one of the oldest methods of cleaning carpet on location. In recent years, it has received undue criticism from promoters of steam extraction cleaning. Rotary shampooing, when used properly is in fact a very effective system for cleaning carpet. Rotary shampooing utilizes a 175 RPM rotary floor machine equipped with a solution tank and shower feed brush. After thorough vacuuming, the … Continue reading Rotary Shampoo

Restorative Carpet Cleaning Methods

Restorative carpet cleaning methods include rotary shampoo and hot water extraction. These corrective cleaning methods are designed for handling heavy soiling conditions. They require higher operator training and skill levels as they have more potential for damage if improperly used. The Hydramaster RX-20 is a tool every cleaner should have. (machine pictured above in the middle) The amazing RX-20 Rotary Jet Extractor has revolutionized the … Continue reading Restorative Carpet Cleaning Methods

Interim Carpet Cleaning Methods

Interim carpet cleaning methods include Dry Powder, Bonnet, Cotton Pads, Dry Foam methods, self contained/walk behind units. Interim cleaning systems are designed and will be most effective for frequent commercial carpet maintenance programs and lighter soiling conditions. These may be the only cleaning methods practical when the carpet cannot be taken out of service for proper drying time required by restorative cleaning methods. Interim carpet … Continue reading Interim Carpet Cleaning Methods