Are You Debating On Whether To Use A Store Bought Carpet Cleaning Machine Or Not?
Learn what store bought carpet cleaning machines actually do to your carpets and why you wouldn’t use them in your home.
When carpets start to show signs of dirt build up, people decide to use store bought/rented carpet cleaning machines due to convenience or pricing. What people don’t know, is that not every method of carpet cleaning is the same. Using a store bought carpet cleaning machine has proven to be more harmful to your carpets than it is helpful.
Harsh chemicals are driven into the carpet fibers.
The use of harsh chemicals can be very dangerous to the health of your family. In a 2002 study conducted by the United States Geological Survey, they prove that harsh chemicals were found with contaminants linked to cancer. According to scientists, dozens of the other contaminants are at legal levels, but can still present health risks. A list of these chamicals include Triclosan, Nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs), Phosphates, Phthalates, Quaternary Ammonium Compounds (QUATs or QACs), Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), and Methylisothiazolinone. So now that you know harsh chemicals can cause great harm, what can you do to protect your family form them? The answer is simple. Hire a professional carpet cleaning company that will make the health of your home and the people you love their priority. CLICK HERE to read why Arcane Carpet Cleaners is guaranteed to stand out.
Causes carpets to become soaking wet taking days to dry.
Excessive rinsing leads to over watering your carpets which may ultimatly lead to carpet lifting from the floor due to shrinkage. The water saturation soaks down into the backing and padding of the carpet causing discoloration along with a high risk of mold and mildew growth. Another factor to consider is furniture contact with wet carpets. If furniture is placed on a wet carpet, the wood / metal on the feet of the furniture may cause permanent rust / dye stains to the fibers.
Leaves carpets feeling “crunchy”.
The cause of “crunchy” carpets comes from the sticky chemicals and residue used with store bought carpet cleaning machines. This residue stiffens the carpet fibers which becomes a huge magnet for dirt. Once the carpet has dried, this residue may cause rashes, itchy skin, or even health problems from inhaling it in. Have you ever used a store bought carpet cleaner and within weeks, your carpets look the same or worse? This is because the residue build up is attracting grime at a quicker pace and the soil stuck to the carpet fibers can not be released (even with a vacuum).