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    Lightbulb Extractor Soap ? chemicals ?

    For those of you using a carpet extractor what soap do you use in your machine also does everyone use defoamer? Ive ordered a mytee lite II recently and was waundering which chemicals to put in it. one last thing should I pre spay or just use like a vacuume?
    Thanks I trust yall experts out ther will have some good answers thanks!
    Jason

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    I spray an all purpose cleaner
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    directly on the carpet or upholstery, agitate where needed, inject the 210 degree water with 100psi (This is where the action occurs). Then I use the extraction mode to remove 95% of the water and debris.

    Putting a detergent IN the extactor leads to scum buildup, and just isn't necesary.

    I do add an enzymatic odor terminator (neutral scent), which is VERY effective.

    Be sure to run a gallon of white vinegar thru the extractor either weekly, or after every ten fresh fills.

    Good Luck!
    If it was easy, everybody'd be doing it!

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    Jim,
    Thanks for the good info.

    Do you think an odor terminator would work in a Bissel Little Green Machine?

    Eric

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    Do you think an odor terminator would work in a Bissel Little Green Machine?
    I've not used the LGM, but I would think that it would be effective...

    Can't hurt.

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    Eric i have used an odor terminator in my little green and it works great

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    Thanks guys.

    Eric

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    Ive never heard of running the vinegar through whats it suppose to do remove lime and scale becuase if it does i should run a full tank because everytime i go to use my sprayer the tip is clogged and i have to take it apart and clean it.

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    Hey,

    Vinegar, contains Acetic Acid ( CH3CO2H) an organic carboxylic acid that will help eliminate scale, mild mineral deposits etc. from plugging up your extractor.


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    Be sure to run a gallon of white vinegar thru the extractor either weekly, or after every ten fresh fills.

    Good Luck! [/B]
    We use DI water in our machines and don't have the build up problem. Otherwise we clean interiors exactly as jim.

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