Carpet cleaning can be tough sometimes, and especially if you don’t know which method or what kind of products to use. That’s why hiring professionals like Melbourne Clean Masters is the best for carpet cleaning. For cleaning the carpets, most of the time, people themselves choose which method should be adopted by the cleaner and then results are also not up to the mark. That’s why you should allow the professionals to choose the appropriate method of carpet cleaning, the one that is most suitable for the type of carpet you have.

For cleaning a soiled carpet there are plenty of methods and ways, but not every one of them is equally great. There are some pros and cons associated with them one way or another. Some can be good for cleaning lightly soiled carpets, whereas some are meant for cleaning roughly and deeply. So each of these methods is meant for a specific kind of cleaning and is ineffective in some situations. That’s why Melbourne Clean Masters is mentioning here some of the most common carpet cleaning methods along with their pros and cons, so that next time when you want to get your carpets cleaned, you may decide which one will be the best way to clean carpet.  If you still need carpet Cleaning in Melbourne then we are pleased to assist you.

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1. Cleaning with an Absorbent Pad:

 This method is best suitable for light cleaning or regular interval cleaning. It’s also called bonnet cleaning. You might have seen this sort of carpet cleaning in hotel lobbies, where carpets can’t be removed and due to that, the carpet needs to be cleaned regularly. So if you have a busy hallway

Process:

In this method, a rotating machine is used with a pad on the bottom of the machine. The pad is soaked in a cleaning substance that cleans the upper surface of the carpet and also picks the dirt on the fibres of your carpet.

         Pros:

  • It saves you a lot of time as it takes very little time to clean carpets using this method.
  • It’s a very quick way of cleaning your carpet

      Cons:

  • It will only clean the top layer of the carpet.
  • The dust will settle deep inside the carpet.
  • It will not clean your carpet deeply

2. Dry Foam Shampoo Method:

This method uses very little water and a cleaning substance or shampoo and cleans your carpet better in comparison to bonnet cleaning.

         Process:

First, a carpet shampoo is applied to the carpet and then a rotary machine is used to spread the shampoo and make foam, that breaks down the dirt and dust in the fibres of the carpet. The machine has a water supply, which helps in making foam. After the surface is full of foam, it is left for some time, and then after some time vacuum cleaner is used to remove all the residue.

         Pros:

  • A low amount of moisture speeds up the drying process.
  • Less time consuming
  • Inexpensive
  • Cleans any light stains along with dirt from the surface.

         Cons:

  • Dust removal from the lowest surface of the carpet is not possible.
  • Sometimes due to problems with the water sprinkler, the carpet gets too much wet and takes more time to dry.
  • Not able to remove any oily or greasy stains.

 

3. Wet Cleaning:

This method, as the name suggests, uses excessive amounts of water or steam to be specific, for carpet cleaning. This can be either hot water extraction or steam cleaning. The only difference between these two is that in hot water extraction the hot vapours are extracted at the same time.

         Process:

A hot water spray is used to spray hot water vapours into the carpet fibres. The vapours penetrate deep inside the carpet and liquefy all the dirt, dust, and oily substances. After this, a strong vacuum is used to suck out all the excess water from the carpet along with all the dirt.

         Pros:

  • Good for deep cleaning.
  • A most effective method of carpet cleaning
  • No or minimal use of artificial carpet cleaners.

         Cons:

  • The carpet is left for a long time to dry out.
  • Time-consuming process.
  • The whole cleaning process is quite time-consuming.

4. Dry Cleaning with an Absorbent:

In this method, there is no water used at all and that’s what makes it different from other methods.

         Process:

First of all, some dry cleaning compounds are mixed and sprinkled all over the carpet. After this, either a mechanical rotating machine or simple brush is used to make sure that the cleaning agent gets between the fibres of the carpet. It is left there for 20-30 minutes and during this time all the dirt is absorbed or attracted by the cleaning agent. In the end, the carpet is vacuumed and every foreign particle is removed.

         Pros:

  • It takes very little time.
  • No need to wait for the carpet to dry out.
  • All the bad odours are removed.

         Cons:

  • Not good if you want a deep cleaning.
  • If the cleaning compound is not removed completely, it can attract more dust and make your carpet dirtier in no time.

 

5. Bonnet Cleaning:

This method is similar to dry cleaning of the carpet but uses a different cleaning agent for the work.

         Process:

First, the carpet is vacuumed to remove heavy dirt particles. After that encapsulation agent is sprayed all over the carpet and brushed down into the fibres. The agent reacts with dirt and forms crystals that trap dirt in it. After this, a vacuum cleaner is used to again remove all the crystals formed.

         Pros:

  • It removes dust along with oils and salts that make carpets dirty.
  • Less time taking process.
  • Minimal use of water.

         Cons:

  • If not scrubbed properly then the encapsulation process won’t help.
  • If a cheap encapsulation agent is used then the carpet will stay dirty.
  • If not properly removed then the agent will start attaching dirt to itself and make your carpet dirty again.

Conclusion:

Overall these were the most common carpet cleaning methods and their pros and cons, so that next time when you want your carpet to be cleaned, you can choose on your own which carpet cleaning method will be best for your carpet. But the best way to clean your carpet is by calling professionals like Melbourne Clean Masters to clean your carpet as we have professional knowledge and experience for cleaning carpets. So if you’re looking for carpet cleaning in Melbourne, then consider contacting Melbourne Clean Masters as we are the best carpet cleaners in the market and the products used by Melbourne Clean Masters workers are of the best quality to ensure your carpet gets cleaned properly.