What you need to do before using a carpet shampooer
Fed up with renting professional carpet cleaners? Then owning a carpet shampooer is a great way to maintain your carpet. Along with freedom of cleaning, using Carpet shampooers also increases the life of your carpet. Here are the few things that you need to consider for effective carpet cleaning before using carpet shampooers.
Clean you carpet with vacuum
Carpet shampooers wets your carpet with the shampoo, scrubs it with brush and then suction of dirt is done. Using vacuum cleaner before the usage of carpet shampooer will help you to remove the dry dust particles from your carpets. This will reduce deposition of these dust particles while shampooer wets it. If not done, these particles will remain on the carpet and attract more dirt. This will also reduce the life of carpet in long term.
Prepare the right mixture of shampoo
Usage of full strength shampoos for better cleaning results will lead to damaging of carpets. Right mixture of shampoo as per the prescription should be prepared and used in carpet shampooers for better cleaning results. Either hot or cold water can be used in the water tanks. Suggestion for usage of hot or cold water should be taken from the manufacturers of shampooer itself.
Clean the shampooer brushes properly
The carpet shampooer uses brush to clean scrub your carpet. Hair, threads, pins or other particles if sticking to the brush may remain in your carpet or even might damage your carpet while scrubbing. Clean your carpet shampooer’s brush before you use it for better cleaning.
With all these things properly done it will definitely give better carpet cleaning results. Carpet shampooers will provide deep and efficient cleaning compared to foam carpet cleaner, but for immediate and partial cleaning of your carpets, you can consider using foam carpet cleaners as well.