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The Carpet Buyers Handbook - Carpet Cleaning Prices
The Old adage "You get what you pay for" has never been more true (and false) with respect to carpet cleaning and carpet cleaning prices. However, the carpet cleaning profession is one in which you don't necessarily have to go with a national franchise to ensure you get good results for the carpet cleaning price you pay. I have worked with national franchises and "mom and pops" alike and the...
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DIY Carpet Cleaning Methods, Tips and Advice
Do it Yourself Carpet Cleaning
Most carpet manufacturers discourage do-it-yourself (DIY) carpet cleaning because of problems that may develop as a result of improper procedures. However, homeowners perform approximately 42% of all carpet cleaning . It is perfectly acceptable for a consumer to perform cleaning of their own carpet. No manufacturer's warranty can be voided...
The Carpet Buyers Handbook - Dry Foam Carpet Cleaning
The dry foam method is an effective low moisture, rapid drying carpet cleaning method that has been used in carpet cleaning for decades. The dry foam method is similar to the rotary shampoo method in that brushes are used to agitate the carpet pile. In the dry foam method, an aerator is used to whip the solution in a foam. The foam is dispensed into the horizontally rotating brushes. As with...
Find a Carpet Cleaner - Carpet Buyers Handbook
Find a Carpet Cleaner
Hiring a Carpet Cleaner
The question of hiring franchises vs. independent carpet cleaners is always a valid question, but there is no clear answer. The best and worst facility maintenance I have ever seen, as a former industry technical representative, was performed by a ServiceMaster franchisee. The same story holds true for small business people.
Don't use the assumption that a franchise will stand behind you, the consumer, in cases...