The pitfalls of carpet cleaning shampoos is the sticky residue that builds up in the carpet pile. The pitfalls of steam cleaning carpets is the risk of leaving the carpets damp with the resultant build up of mold and mildew. To avoid these pitfalls when cleaning your carpets, you may want to investigate dry cleaning your carpets.
Dry cleaning carpets is a process with involves a dry compound and a small amount of solution to attract the dirt from the carpet. The results, if done professionally, leave your carpet’s clean and fresh, with no risks of being damp, and residue free. Using a good carpet cleaning machine will give the carpets a much deeper clean. Whilst this is the most expensive method of carpet cleaning, it may the cheapest in the long run as you will not have to clean your carpets as often, and your carpets will last longer.