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by Jason Neale
Get Stains Out with a Professional Carpet Cleaner
How do you get stains out of carpets? Some marks will be able to be removed by just using warm water and a clean towel. But when it comes to having to use cleaning solutions, it’s best to hire the services of a carpet cleaning Melbourne company that will do a test on the carpet to decide what cleaning solution is going to work best.
With all stains, they are best to be extracted from the carpet or the residue will attract dust over time and just resoil the carpet faster. This is why a professional cleaner should be used to tackle stains in carpets, rug or upholstery.
For the best results in cleaning carpets, it’s best to do a test piece first. This will allow the cleaner to use the right cleaning product. Some pre sprays for nylon carpets will not work on wool carpet, so it’s important that the cleaning company you hire understands the difference between the many types of carpets on the market today.
Removing Urine Stains and Odour
With urine stains, they can generally be removed without too much trouble. But the hardest part is removing the odour associated with it. In order to fully remove the odour, a cleaning solution that can break down the enzymes in the urine must be used along with a good quality sanitiser. The urine odor that causes the most trouble for carpet cleaners is cat urine. This would have to be the worst smell to try and remove from anything. Male cats will sent and the potent smell they leave behind can be smelt for weeks if not taken care of straightaway. It’s important to use steam to remove this type of odour and it may have to be cleaned a few times in order to fully remove it.
Use of Machines and Washing Detergents
Once a stain has set its very difficult to remove, so prompt action from the home owner is important. The worst thing anyone can do it to try and remove stains with washing detergents. The best thing for homeowners to do is just try with warm water, and if this doesn’t work, call a professional carpet cleaner. This is because specialist cleaning solutions will have to be used and they will need to be extracted using a powerful cleaning machine. Whenever any type of cleaning product is used, it must be extracted from the carpet or it will leave a sticky residue. There are some cleaning products that can be left in carpets, they are encapsulation cleaning products. But these are not a cure everything solution. They will not take out all stains, and in some cases, they can even make it worse. It’s important to have some understanding of what can and can’t be used on carpets for stain removal and it will always pay to read the instructions first.
Carpet Cleaning Services for Tenants
If you’re a tenant and have some stains on the carpet, then this is definitely best to be left to a professional cleaning company, or the property manager may decide to keep some or all of the bond. Too many tenants only get their carpets cleaned when they are vacating at the end of lease. This can be too late for some stains, so it’s best to have your carpets cleaned on a regular basis. This will help to keep the carpets in good condition and will mean less hassle from the property manager when handing back the keys.