Soiling: Check depth of soil and signs of permanent staining.
Fixings: Poor fixing of the carpet may increase the risk of shrinkage.
Seams: Poorly jointed seams may split during cleaning through water or heat.
Backings: The type of backing may influence the method of cleaning. Some backings are prone to shrinkage.
From this information a decision is made on the system and method of cleaning to be used.
2. DYE TEST
All colours must be chemically pH tested to ensure we use the correct cleaning solution
3. FIBRE TEST
Fibre identification will help to determine use of the correct cleaning solution. It will also assist pre-judgement on whether stains are removable.
4. COMB PILE
To separate and release matted pile for more effective dust extraction. Move furniture.
5. POWER VACUUM
We use powerful commercial vacuums to extract dust and grit and any other dry soil to prevent turning dust into muddy residue.
6. TREAT STAINS
Prior to main cleaning operation to ensure that full depth of stain is removed.
7. SPRAY PRE-TREATMENT
Use a specially formulated traffic lane cleaner to dissolve greasy soils. We then agitate the treatment into the pile.
8. DEEP CLEANING
Clean the whole carpet using the system and method agreed at the INSPECTION stage.
9. HAND CLEANING
Clean all the edges of the room and any other inaccessible areas by hand using appropriate method.
10. REALIGN PILE
The carpet pile must be correctly set whilst damp.
Replace furniture only when necessary and place on protector pads or blocks.