Need my carpets professionally cleaned is steam cleaning or the quick-dry foam cleaning better?

I need my carpets professionally cleaned is steam cleaning or the dries in an hour foam cleaning better (why?) Which makes them cleaner?

Thanks in advance!!!

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    Steam cleaning is the only method recommended by 99% of Carpet Mills

    Most steam cleaning professionals do not leave any residue in the carpet. (make sure they are using a fiber rinse to confirm they are residue free)

    Most dry cleaning methods do leave significant soap residues in the carpet causing rapid re-soiling. (none of the detergents, soaps & surfactants are rinsed and removed from the carpet when dry cleaning method is used.)

    Truck-Mounted units always should be used. They are a ton more powerful than portable equipment and will remove more soil and dry faster. Make sure you confirm they are "Truck-Mounted"

    Hint: Look for a steam cleaning company that dries in less than 8 hours and they will have very effective Truck Mounted cleaning equipment.

    PET ODOR: Both dry and steam cleaning WILL NOT remove pet odor. Urine have salts that will not break down from water or carpet cleaning agents alone.

    A blacklight and an enzyme such as Urine Off should be used prior to cleaning. At least 3 days before. Read directions at: http://www.urineoff.com.

    ALWAYS USE AN IICRC CERTIFIED FIRM. SHAW, THE WORLD'S LARGEST FLOORING COMPANY, NOW REQUIRES THE USE OF AN IICRC CERTIFIED FIRM FOR WARRANTY CARPET CLEANING REQUIREMENTS! http://www.certifiedcleaners.org

    Source(s): Esteem Carpet Cleaning http://www.esteemclean.com
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Defiantly steam clean them. If you are talking about the spray foam like you can get in a can and do it your self. You will accomplish cleaning them some. But what you actually end up doing is to make the carpet look better, but the foam is pressed into your carpet and left to dry (embedded) in your carpet. Not only does it leave residue in the carpet, it also caused dirt ,spills. etc to build up on your carpet quicker than it did before.

    Source(s): Read this in a book I have called Ways To Clean Any thing ---and the worst way of all --experience
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I've seen that steam cleaners don't work. I would try the foam cleaner, I know foam window cleaner cleans better than the liquid windex.

  • 1 decade ago

    call 1-800- steamer

    stanley steamer gets your carpets CLEANER

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