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Carpet Cleaning from arriving to finishing

This is a brief outline of how to clean a carpet from arriving at the customers Door 

  1. Knock on the door , and take two paces back , no one likes someone in their face 
  2. Introduce yourself and confirm that work that is to be carried out 
  3. Inspect all carpets and identify what the construction is , wool, nylon, polypropylene etc do a burn test if needed
  4. Vacuum the carpet thoroughly noting any burns, stains , bad fitting or areas of concern and point these out to the customer before starting to apply pre-spray.
  5. choose the solution best suited to the carpet to be cleaned On wool I nearly always use a wool safe product which is low ph. mix your  chosen solution fresh every time with warm to hot water unless direction say otherwise. always follow dilution guides 
  6. Spray the solution onto the carpet( apply more to the dirtier areas and less to the clean areas) and allow to dwell for a few minutes then agitate using either a carpet brush or use a crb, sebo duo or rotary with a shampoo brush attached , then allow to dwell a further 10 to 15 mins . check all the edges for draught marks and agitate 
  7. Set up your equipment  adding acid rinse to your tank if needed , and then begin extracting using over lapping with your wand and use plenty of dry strokes 
  8. Once completed check for any stains left and and filter lines that are left apply separate solutions to this if not completely gone such as prochem filter out, always flush out any other product you apply to the carpet
  9. Groom the carpet and dry using turbo Dryers if needed

Whats In My Barnsley Carpet Cleaning Van

One thing I love when I go to carpet cleaning road shows is looking in other carpet cleaners Vans,

Vw Caddy 2.0 Tdi

Vw Caddy 2.0 Tdi return 50 mpg fully loaded

so heres a list of items I Carry in my van whilst out on the roads of   Barnsley and Wakefield,wombwell and rotherham

  1. Hot Water extraction Machine . Its a Alltec 40, the 40 means it holds 40 litres of water.

    Alltec 40

    Alltec 40
    hot water extraction machine

  2. Taski ranger low speed rotary plus scrub brush, shampoo
    Slow speed Buffer

    Taski ranger slow speed Rotary Buffer

    brush,various different pads for Lm cleaning.

  3. Twin jet wand
  4. 2 x 75 foot lengths of vacuum hose this will be enough to run the machine from out side and still reach all the rooms in a std 3 bed semi.
  5. 2 x 75 foot of high pressure solution hoses
  6. A sebo 36 vacuum cleaner
  7. Towels about 5 of various sizes
  8. Carpet brush
  9. Upholstery hand tool
  10. 2 x buckets one for dirty water one for clean
  11. 25 litre container ,I use this to carry hot water ,saves time and somtimes there is no water or heating at some homes
  12. Solutions I carry a basic amount due to space.  shockwave a high ph powder used for very dirty and greasy carpets ,Dynamall a dry clean solution, and spm for most general  cleans

    Carpet cleaning dry cleaning solution

    Dynamall dry carpet cleaning solution

  13. spotters,  acetone, surgical spirits,rust remover, white spirits,peroxide 9%,a ph neutral detergent , a enzyme detergent
  14. receipt book,cards pens
  15. Iphone 4s great for taking pics, built in sat nav links to google
  16. First aid kit
  17. jump leads
  18. 15 metres extension cable
  19. small  electric tyre pump
  20. then odds and sods like knife , spanner screwdriver , bottled water
  21. Pump up sprayer
  22. Magma instant water heater , turns cold water into 110 degrees of heat in two mins.
  23. Prochem Pro 35 crb dry and wet cleaner for agitation and encapsulation cleaning.


    Debris and hairs removed by pro 35 from a rug after vacuuming  

 And here is some I keep for back up and commercial work


Magma heater and airflex extractor

air flex mini and magna instant heater



Rotowash crb


power flyte

power flyte Hot water extraction machine

sebo duo and sebo 36 Vac

sebo duo and sebo vac

Magma heater

Magma heater turns cold water hot very fast

Vac and solution hose

Vac and solution hose 3 lengths will allow you to complete most 3 bed house with the machine left outside