Prevent Carpet Wicking
By Cleaning in Reverse
Wicking is a problem that a lot of
carpet cleaners face.
This occurs when trapped soil
moves up from the subflooring or
carpet padding to the tips of the
carpet fibers as it is dr...
An optimal solution to this problem
is to clean in reverse. Here's what
you have to do:
Step One:
Place a rinse aid inside of your
rinse water. Use the hottest water
possible. A truck mount extraction
is recomm...
Step Two:
Clean the carpet by stroking
straight back and forward. This
will allow the carpet to dry
quicker.
2
Step Three:
Post apply anti-resoil bonnet cleaner
on areas that require additional
cleaning. Use a floor machine and
bonne...
Step Four:
Dry the carpets using air movers
immediately after the extraction.
4
Step Five:
Post apply degreaser with an enzyme for
high traffic areas. Then re-rinse and
extract using the water/rinse aid...
Shazaam Crystal Guard Anti-Wicking
agent can be used for additional
protection.
Tel #: 210-662-9000
11104 Osgood Street
Sa...
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Prevent Carpet Wicking by Cleaning in Reverse

Use your portable cleaning equipment properly to prevent carpet wicking.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Transcripts - Prevent Carpet Wicking by Cleaning in Reverse

  • 1. Prevent Carpet Wicking By Cleaning in Reverse
  • 2. Wicking is a problem that a lot of carpet cleaners face.
  • 3. This occurs when trapped soil moves up from the subflooring or carpet padding to the tips of the carpet fibers as it is drying. This is an indication that there are existing stains beneath.
  • 4. An optimal solution to this problem is to clean in reverse. Here's what you have to do:
  • 5. Step One: Place a rinse aid inside of your rinse water. Use the hottest water possible. A truck mount extraction is recommended. No need for a pre-spray. 1
  • 6. Step Two: Clean the carpet by stroking straight back and forward. This will allow the carpet to dry quicker. 2
  • 7. Step Three: Post apply anti-resoil bonnet cleaner on areas that require additional cleaning. Use a floor machine and bonnet driver to clean the carpet. Replace the bonnets as they become soiled. If you run out of bonnets, clean them in a bucket ringer. 3
  • 8. Step Four: Dry the carpets using air movers immediately after the extraction. 4
  • 9. Step Five: Post apply degreaser with an enzyme for high traffic areas. Then re-rinse and extract using the water/rinse aid. Dry the area using air movers. 5
  • 10. Shazaam Crystal Guard Anti-Wicking agent can be used for additional protection. Tel #: 210-662-9000 11104 Osgood Street San Antonio, TX 78233 Email: info@steambrite.com web: www.steam-brite.com www.steam-brite.com/ www.facebook.com/steambrite www.twitter.com/steambrite www.youtube.com/steambrite

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