a 30-year veteran of the carpet business, I know how hard it is to find an
honest and reputable Carpet Cleaning Service. That's why I'm building my own
special hand-picked list of locally-owned carpet cleaning businesses to
recommend to my readers. I review and research each carpet cleaning business
personally before I list them in my Carpet Cleaning Directory.
don't want to hire an inexperienced carpet cleaner that will soak your
carpets and do a lousy job. Hiring a Certified Carpet Cleaning Company will
ensure you get the job done right and get a fair and square deal. How Much
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are several well known non-profit organizations that establish and maintain
industry standards. Reputable carpet dealers receive ongoing education and
training, earn certification and agree to follow honest business practices;
use top quality cleaning products and equipment and follow a published code
of ethics. You never want to hire a fly-by-night carpet cleaner!
two organizations I trust most are:
Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC)
Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI).
are their seals of approval. You should look for them when searching for a
reputable carpet cleaning company.
are several other good organizations that train and certify technicians.
are two main types of carpet cleaning systems available and choosing the
right process for your type of carpet is very important.
carpet cleaning companies use a truck mounted machine that uses a steam
cleaning process known as "hot water extraction". They inject hot
water into the carpet pile and them suck up all the water and loosened dirt
and debris. It works really well and most carpet warranties recommend this
type of carpet cleaning.
other popular carpet cleaning system uses a machine with a rotating bonnet
and is considered a low-moisture carpet cleaning method. They change out the
bonnets many times during the process as they become soiled. This method is
very good too.
Berbers made of Olefin, you never want to get Berber carpet too wet, so
using a low-moisture
cleaning process would be a smart way to go.
carpets should only be cleaned by a reputable company that specializes in
cleaning wool carpets.
your new carpet warranty and contact a professional carpet cleaner for more
information and carpet cleaning advice.
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