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Top 3 Methods to Cleaning Commercial Carpets


With heavy footfall and day-to-day use, commercial carpets are bound to have a build-up of dirt and residue from wear and tear. It’s important for any business to have a clean and tidy environment for employees to work in, and to ensure the best possible impression is made on any visitors. That’s why a regular deep clean of your office’s carpets is essential in maintaining a positive working environment.

Here at Alpha Power Cleaners, we have a range of commercial cleaning devices for hire or purchase, and as experts in our industry, we’ve listed the three top methods to keeping commercial carpets in top condition.

Carpet Shampooing

Carpet shampooing is one of the more common methods of carpet cleaning, although it is not always considered the best. The foam of the shampoo combs through carpet fibres and attracts much of the dirt that has built up inside the carpet, however, the device can sometimes just push dirt further into the roots of the carpet instead.

Although this is a generally effective method of cleaning commercial carpets, it does not give the deepest clean and does need some drying time before the carpets can be used again.

Steam Cleaning

Steam cleaning is an extremely popular and effective way to clean commercial carpets
, thanks to the powerful hose that is able to reach into the depths of the carpet. Steam cleaners are generally easy devices to use, and will ensure that your carpet is brought back up to it’s original condition through the combined use of hot water and powerful suction.

One disadvantage of steam cleaning however is that it can take up to 24 hours for the carpet to dry and be operational again, which could be a problem in certain commercial environments where closing the space off completely is not an option. Likewise, business owners should be mindful of the chemicals used in the detergents for steam cleaning, which can be harmful.

Dry Cleaning

This tends to be the best option for commercial carpets; dry cleaning requires zero drying time and can cover large areas in a small space of time. Dry cleaning requires no water, and often does not use any ingredients that could potentially be harmful to the surrounding environment, making it ideal for commercial environments with a heavy footfall.

What’s more, removing the use of water means there is no risk of watermarks or dirt turning to mud and staining carpets as there is with methods that use high quantities of water.

Whatever solution you choose, here at Alpha Power Cleaners we stock an extensive range of high quality commercial cleaning equipment from leading manufacturers including steam cleaners and scrubber driers. Our expert team can advise on the best options for your individual requirements, so contact us today to discuss your needs and to find out more about the products we offer.

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