If you have liquid fabric softener in the house add a capful of it to the
recovery tank (where the dirty water goes).
I learned about this in the Marine Corps when Tide was famous for over sudsing.
A small amount of Downey (or whatever you have) will make the suds disappear in
a few seconds.
replying to DerbyDad03, Turbo-Man wrote:
I started out 29 years ago with a rental doing my own carpet. That turned into a
career doing it professionally. The fact is that you can clean using any method
with most chemistry but what's your time worth and without sufficient and
consistent heat you've lost one of the most important tools in the formula for
removing grime, oils, and odors from fibers. Higher heat also means less drying
time and that is what reduces wick back from deeper in the carpet pile and
contributes to bacterial growth that causes the odor that most people get the
next day using a consumer rental portable.
Am I biased? Of course I am but with what I know and the facts as they exist
you might consider my biased opinion and get your carpets done by a
professional. Having said that also consider that there are idiots out there
in any industry that only know enough to soak your carpets and take your money
without much real cleaning. Do your homework get references and when you find a
professional who knows what he's doing keep him.
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