A lot of people use vacuum cleaners in order to clean their carpet. However, you will see that more and more people today now prefer using steam cleaners instead of vacuum cleaners for cleaning the carpet and other surfaces as it is much more effective in cleaning and also a lot more efficient.
Steam cleaners basically use pressurized steam to clean carpets and rugs. The pressurized steam can penetrate the pores and fibers of your carpet to loosen even the most stubborn dirt that vacuum cleaners normally leave behind. And, because of the high temperature of the steam, it will be able to sanitize or disinfect your carpet. It won’t just kill dust mites, and fungi, but it will also be able to kill microscopic bacteria and parasites.
The steam will make it easier for you to clean off stain and dirt that have bonded with your upholstery, carpet or rug. The dry steam that the steam cleaner gives off is so dry that only about 5 to 6 percent is water. This means that your carpet will not be damp after cleaning it with this device.
The heat that the steam produces emulsifies the dirt particles and stains, which means that it will loosen it from the surface you are cleaning. Then, the hot towel will grasp it all.
However, before you buy your first steam cleaner, make sure that you will be buying one with high quality system. You should get one with all the precautionary measures installed, such as a safety refill cap where the system will not allow you to refill the broiler with water if it is still hot. The plugs and wires should be thoroughly checked. This way, accidents will be prevented.
How to clean your carpet with steam cleaners
When cleaning your carpet, you need to move the tool slowly. You have to remember that one move should be able to serve the cleaner’s purpose which is to remove dirt and stains. If you have kids, then you know how messy they can be inside the house. From spilled food and beverages to mud tracks, you know that the mess can be hard to remove. But, with the steam cleaner, you will be able to easily and effectively remove the stains.
If you have a pet running around your house, then your problem would be pet hairs and pet skin. These things can cause allergic reaction which can also be very hard to remove. With a proper steam cleaner, you will be able to easily remove pet hair and skin. The odor will also be removed.
Steam cleaners come in different prices and styles. However, you have to remember that cheaper is not always the way to go. Some steam cleaners doesn’t provide enough heat and pressure to effectively clean carpets. Go for steam cleaners that have at least 60psi of pressure and provide at least 260 degrees Fahrenheit of heat.
You will find that a lot of stores will be able to provide you with a demonstration on the steam cleaner you plan on purchasing. This is the best time to know about the quality of the steam cleaner and this is also the perfect time for you to get to know the machine.
As you can see, steam cleaners are efficient carpet cleaners that work better than any other cleaning devices today. It doesn’t use cleaning chemicals, and it also disinfects while it cleans.