The New and Improved Way to Clean Carpets

Oct 31, 2016 | Carpet Cleaning

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If you hear the words “carpet cleaning” and think of a classic steam cleaner, then you’re not alone. For years now, people have thought that steam cleaning is the only way to deep clean your carpets. Fortunately, that just isn’t true anymore! There is a newer, better way! After reading this article, when you hear “carpet cleaning”, you may just have a different image come to your mind.

The Best Approach to Carpet Cleaning

Southside Chem-Dry is proud to serve you with a new revolutionary process that cleans your carpets naturally. Our process uses the Power of Carbonation which is a safer method when compared to steam cleaning, and results in healthier carpets.chem-dry vs steam cleaning process

If that isn’t enough to convince you to call Chem-Dry carpet cleaning, then just keep reading!

The Power of Carbonation works Just like club soda does when removes stains from a t-shirt. Millions of tiny carbonated bubbles gather up dirt, dust, and stains from deep within the carpet fibers and lift those to the surface to be swept away with vacuuming power. Because these bubbles do a lot of the heavy-lifting, we can use significantly less water and soap than steam cleaners do. That means that your carpets will dry faster!

We use a cleaning solution called The Natural®, which is exactly what it sounds like. It’s free of harsh chemicals and it’s safe for your family and pets.

Here’s a full comparison – Chem-Dry’s Hot Carbonation Extraction method vs. traditional steam cleaning:

Chem-Dry (Hot Carbonation Extraction)Steam Cleaning (Hot Water Extraction)
  • Active carbonated cleaning solution
  • Inactive cleaning solution
  • No harsh chemicals, soaps, or detergents
  • Harsh chemicals, detergents, excess soap
  • No sticky residue, no risk of resoiling
  • Sticky, soapy residue leads to resoiling
  • Carpets stay cleaner longer. Deep carbonation eliminates recurring stains
  • Soapy solution doesn’t penetrate deeply and leaves residue, promoting stain recurrence
  • Green Certified
  • No green certification
  • Short 1-2 hour dry times
  • Longer 1-2 day dry times
  • Uses ⅕ the amount of moisture as steam cleaning, better for your home & environment
  • Uses excessive water that causes mold/mildew growth

Here at Southside Chem-Dry in Virginia, we have full confidence in our Power of Carbonation methods. Keep using a steam cleaner if you dare, but know you can come to Chem-Dry for the best choice for a healthy home! Schedule your appointment online today!

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