Encapsulation & Extraction

3
Apr

Is Bonnet Cleaning better than Extraction?

I recently saw this post on Encapsulation World and thought I would address it.


I had a customer call me to come out and re-clean their Carpeting after someone else with a truck mount cleaned them and the customer was not happy. When I was finished, my bonnets were black and the customer was thrilled. I was actually shocked how dirty the carpeting was after steam cleaning.😳
Eco Fresh Carpet Cleaning


I have had many truck mounts and portables, so this isn’t about trashing extraction. Extraction can often remove more soils quicker but it doesn’t always look better. What? If done properly extraction is an excellent tool, but even so, it can use help at times.
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6
Mar

How Do Carpet Protectors Work?

What are Fluoro Chemical Protectors and how they work

Written by:  Dr. Aziz, PHD Chemist

The major soiling problems that occur with textiles are 1) staining and the reappearance of stains after cleaning, 2) the accumulation of dry, oily soil, and 3) the accumulation of wet or waterborne soil. All of these soiling problems occur to greater or lesser extent depending on the particular textile material being considered. For example, staining and the deposition of airborne and clothing-borne dry soil are particular problems with upholstery. For carpets, the accumulation of dry soil and muddy, wet soil from trafficking is a real problem. The use of fluorochemical protectors on textiles offers a highly desirable benefit to the consumer. They impart resistance to water- and oil-based staining, give resistance to dry and wet soiling, and provide cleanability. Read more