Hot must be good, right? the hotter the better right! “Hot Extraction Carpet Cleaning” is a common Google Search Phrase in Spokane, Spokane Valley, Liberty Lake, Post Falls and into Coeur d’Alene.
We here in the North West are well educated when it come to carpet cleaning- or are we? Is “Hot Extraction” carpet cleaning really a good thing?
I am prepared to argue against hot water carpet cleaning- as a matter of fact I don’t think people are thinking this through very much at all.
- It’s a Wet System
- It get your carpets Wet
- It leaves your carpets Wet
Any questions? You think I am joking don’t you? I’m not!
When we have our carpets cleaned with Hot Extraction, these cleaners are shooting (forcing) scolding hot water deep into our carpet, backing and padding.
The problem is that hot extraction steam machines Don’t Suck Enough!
The hot extraction machine is going to leave 15% – 25% of the water in our carpets . 15% on a good day- that’s when the cleaner is not in a hurry. Have you ever seen a hot steam carpet cleaner not is a hurry?
First. Carpet is made and held together with nontoxic Water-Soluble Glues.
Do you see where I’m going with this?
Hot Water breaks down the Water-Soluble glues that hold our carpets together.
- Own the companies that Manufacture the Carpet
- Own the companies that Clean our Carpet
- And Own the companies that Sell us More Carpet
4 Step System
- Construct carpet
- Sell carpet
- Destroy carpet
- Rinse and Repeat
Second. Bacteria lives and thrives in places that are
Basic Biology 101 people. . . our carpet padding is like a sponge and these guys are filling it up with Hot Water! Under the carpet in In A Dark Place. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .!
Dry Carpet Cleaning Method
These super rocket Hot Water Extraction Machine just keep getting bigger and hotter. The majority of owners are men and men like (must have)
But the Best Carpet Cleaning System was already invented back in the late 1950’s and was perfected not long after. How many ways are there to
- Clean a bathroom
- Make a bed
- Clean the kitchen
- Paint the house?
But yet we see a “New” “Improved” Carpet Cleaning System every 2 – 3 years. The latest in our area is Zerorez. They clain zero residue, but they can’t claim Zero Water!
When it’s all said and done, Zerorez is just another Hot Extraction company.
I recommend any company that uses or models their cleaning method after the Host Carpet Cleaning Method.
- Hot Extraction Carpet Cleaning destroys the Water-Soluble glues that hold carpet together.
- This Reduces the Life of our carpet (Some say 3 x’s faster)
- Bacteria thrives in Dark Moist Wet Warm places.
Short, sweet and short. See you on the next post.