Steam cleaning or the ‘hot water extraction method’ is the mother of cleaning techniques, here hot water, along with a detergent is sprayed onto the carpet in need, discovering the dirt and grime while simultaneously vacuuming the dirty mixture up. These machines are readily available to homeowners and have been used by professionals for years. There a few problems faced when using carpet steam cleaning. Apart from this, if you can’t do cleaning manually you can use the best carpet cleaner. There are many service providers available online that can help you to clean your carpet.
- Over wetting the carpet
The steamer should be capable of removing enough water so as to be able to let the carpet dry within the next 12 hours or so, failing to do this could cause the backing to separate or mould to form.
- Overusing your cleaning solution
A pH level of more than ten could cause damage to the dye as well as the carpet fibres.
- Choosing sub-standard equipment