Many people think that the best way to clean is to "soak" the carpets and "suck" the water back out - the method commonly known as steam cleaning... But this soggy approach has some serious drawbacks. Steam cleaning can dump buckets of water into your carpet and underlay, and this water creates a breeding ground for mould and bacteria in just hours.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the United States recommends having your carpets cleaned every six months.
One of the important benefits of carpeting is that it actually traps airborne allergens like a filter. Don't take our word for it. Run your hand over your carpet in a well lit room and see what it releases into the air. Providing that your carpet is kept clean and dry, your carpets will promote a healthier home.
'The Natural®', an amazing, patented general cleaner, is at the heart of the Chem-Dry cleaning process. 'The Natural®' combines a balance of ingredients copied from Mother Nature to produce millions of carbonating bubbles that clean carpets thoroughly, quickly and safely. Because it uses a fraction of the water compared to steam cleaning, and contains no soaps, detergents, solvents, enzymes, or other harsh chemicals, Chem-Dry's 'The Natural®' can be used around your entire family, including your pets. That's why Chem-Dry is Healthier.
Benefits of Chem-Dry's healthier cleaning:
- Dirt, dust, and other allergens are lifted to the surface and extracted away instead of being forced deeper into your carpet
- Chem-Dry's 'The Natural®' cleaning solution cleans better and doesn't contain any hazardous chemicals that could harm your family and pets
- Steam cleaning can dump buckets of water on your carpet and underpad. When water is driven into your carpet and underpad by steam cleaning it can be left behind, this water can create a breeding ground for mould and bacteria in just hours. It can also leave behind chemicals and soapy, dirt-attracting residue. Some steam cleaners use harsh chemical with a high pH, which can cause irritation to some people and perhaps a family pet.