Rinse and Extract
Once the soil has been loosened, our Hot Water Extraction process will thoroughly flush the carpet. This step sanitizes, deodorizes and most importantly, neutralizes the carpet.
Recurring spots and carpets that look dirtier a few days after being cleaned than they did before make many of our clients apprehensive. An understanding of the chemistry of cleaning and pH levels explains this common experience. The alkaline pre-conditioner used in the pre-spray step will not stop cleaning until it is neutralized.
Once the alkaline is in your carpet, it will continue cleaning, drawing soil off shoes, toys and even the air until the carpet is filthy again. This explains the horror stories of carpets that looked clean when the technician left the house, but within a few days looked dirtier than ever.
Neutralization is the key to proper carpet cleaning and carpet longevity, and we ensure that your carpet is neutralized before moving to the next step.