Your dog has ruined your rug, your child your carpets and now your thinking about making that vaunted $150.00 carpet steamer purchase. Have you thought about how much that purchase may actually cost you? Below are 3 of the most common carpet cleaning mistakes that can happen to an untrained cleaner.
3) Failing to protect furniture from wet carpet
lets break these down so that its easy to understand what each means.
Over-Shampooing- Occurs when to much chemical agent is added to the water mix used to clean the carpet. Many agents have oily residues that can build up and actually make carpets worse. They can cause carpets to become dirt magnets.
Over-Wetting- Occurs when too much water is use on the carpet. When too much water is used and soaks into the carpet backing as well as the padding. This can cause mold and mildew and lead to carpet replacement due to the smell that it causes. It literally sours your carpet.
Failing to protect furniture from wet carpet- Simply put, most furniture has dyes and stains that coupled with water bleeds. This bleeding on carpets leads to a stain that is almost impossible to get out of the carpet. Not to mention too much water and furniture can cause furniture to warp and loose its integrity too.
When deciding on whether to clean your carpets yourself or let a professional so it for you ask yourself is it worth it. Professional carpet cleaning companies like SERVPRO of Northeast Greenville County are equipped with the equipment and training needed to get those carpets looking right the first time.
We have high powered truck mounts and industry leading cleaning methods that work. Plus we move your furniture for you too and save you time. Trust your carpet cleaning to the professionals.
SERVPRO of Northeast Greenville County is here to help in any way.