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n1976jmk
Aug 28th, 2004, 03:21 PM
Can someone explain the steps to clean the carpets??

I have a shop vac and brushes and need to know what cleaners to buy. Also, my carpets are in good shape just wanna bring them to that next step.

thanks,
Jon

scrub
Aug 28th, 2004, 05:28 PM
I just purchased the heated little green machine. Works pretty good. Some stains just won't come clean. Its fairly quick and easy to use. I altered my process to clean carpets first to allow time to dry and prevent sending the vehicle home with a client with soaked carpets. Plus I want to make sure of no odor or mildew problems.

There was a post around here on using the shop vac as an extractor. I couldn't locate post. Sorry.

Good luck.

Rick
Aug 28th, 2004, 09:17 PM
Personally I do this with good results. First give the carpet a pre scrub to get it decently clean, then spray with a foam nozzel with all purpose cleaner lightly. Go over it with a nice carpet brush side to side, front and back then vaccum again. This will act for a nice shampoo plus the brushing action will get anything thats caught in the carpet up and out of it.