Bernal's Carpet Care: WHY TRUCK MOUNTED HOT WATER?
REASON #1 - Convenience
The only equipment brought into your home is the Upright Vacuum, Power head, wand and hoses. The main cleaning machine itself stays out in the van.
REASON #2 - Recommended
Carpet Manufacturers recommend Truck Mounted Equipment. Over 40 carpet mills and fiber producers recommend, endorse, or prefer truck mounted equipped professional carpet cleaners.
REASON #3 - Tested
Demonstrated by Government testing to improve the Quality of Indoor Air. In 1991 and again in 1994, the U.S Environmental Protection Agency, working in conjunction with Research Triangle Institute, investigated and scientifically tested the effects of truck mounted carpet cleaning upon the quality of indoor air.
The results of these tests demonstrated emphatically that properly performed, hot water extraction made the indoor environment a healthier place to live by reducing gas phase, having your carpet truck mount cleaned does more than improve the appearance of the carpet, it makes your indoor environment healthier
REASON #4 - Refreshes Texture
Truck Mounted Carpet Cleaning Refreshes Carpet Texture. Truck mounted hot water extraction will refresh the texture of your synthetic or natural carpeting. In fact, many warranties from carpet mills require hot water extraction by a trained professional carpet cleaner every 8 to 16 months as a provision of the continuance of the warranty.
This is because it not only improves the appearance of the carpet; it refreshes the texture, it literally "fluffs" up the fiber. This is the only method that improves texture retention.
REASON #5 - Faster Drying
Even When Extremely Soiled Carpet is cleaned. So called dry Cleaning methods often brag about how fast the carpet dries after it is cleaned. The truth is, there is no such thing as "dry" cleaning a carpet. All five major methods employ the use of moisture in the cleaning process. In a contest held by a consumer advocate in Denver, Colorado in 1991, four of the five major carpet cleaning methods were judged in contest to see which method got an extremely soiled carpet the "cleanest". The warmer was clearly Truck mounted hot water extraction.
In the consumer advocates summary comments, he said the reasons his panel chose hot water extraction the winner were; appearance improvement, it left the least amount of residue in the carpet, and dried the fastest. Truck mounted hot water extraction employs a vacuum recovery system four to six times more powerful than rental hot water extraction equipment…dries in 2 to 5 hours.
REASON #6 - Carpets Last Longer
Why did you buy the carpet you did?...Color, style, acoustics, safety (slip and fall hazards), soil hiding characteristics, insulation etc. Most likely a combination of these factors caused you to buy the carpet you did. The point is, if a carpet is allowed to become soiled to an unacceptable appearance level, many of these factors are affected. Particulate soils which become deeply imbedded in carpeting will scratch and pit carpet fibers almost like abrasive sandpaper.
If carpet maintenance is ignored for too long, accumulated soils can actually cause the latex that holds the carpet together to degrade and breakdown. Regular periodic cleaning has been demonstrated to extend the life of commercial carpet up to 100%.
REASON #7 - Hot Water
Radices the Amount of Cleaning Agents That Have to Be Used to
Clean Soiled Carpets. The key cleaning solution with a truck mounted system is Hot Water. Truck mounted systems have the capability to create cleaning solution temperatures those reduce the amount of cleaning solution needed to clean the carpet. Cleaning temperatures above 130 degrees at the carpet can only be maintained by a truck mount. These temperatures dissolve many types of soiling and actually reduce the levels of biological contamination in the carpeting.
These sanitizing temperatures actually reduce the needed amount of cleaning solution, especially when compared to other cleaning methods. Some so called Dry cleaning methods often depend upon harsh cleaning chemicals and strong solvents, even to clean lightly soiled carpet. Hotter cleaning solution temperatures also allow a carpet to dry faster.
REASON #8 - Stays Cleaner Longer
The Lowest Residue Carpet Cleaning System Available! Truck mounted equipment has been demonstrated and tested to remove up to 97% of all soiling and cleaning solution residue following cleaning. We leave a carpet closer to the Conditions it was when it was new than any other system. Hot solution pressure removes more soiling, while powerful vacuum systems extract and remove this soiling and the cleaning solutions.
REASON #9 - Environment Friendly
Exhaust Emissions meet strict Government Standards. Truck mounted cleaning equipment meets and exceeds strict 1998 Government Exhaust Emission Standards for industrial equipment, Electrical equipment that is brought into your home to employ other methods of carpet cleaning run up your electrical bill.
REASON #10 - The Latest Technology
Truck Mounted Equipment & Cleaning Solutions Provide State-Of-The-Art Cleaning. Our company is not the only carpet cleaner in town. We are one of the few who invest in a truck mounted system. Our cleaning equipment employs the latest technology, both from a cleaning performance and safety perspective. Our cleaning solutions are especially selected to provide you with the maximum cleaning job, while being gentle on your carpet fibers and exceeding the warranty standards for most carpeting.
The truck mounted extraction method restores pile and speeds drying time. Extracted dirt and soil is retained in the mobile unit, not dumped into your tub or toilet.
Bernal's Carpet Care: WHICH METHOD CLEANS BEST? Dry Foam
The carpet cleaner applies shampoo to your carpet, allows it to dry, and then, without rinsing, sucks the dried shampoo into a vacuum. Can you imagine applying shampoo to your hair, allowing it to dry and then removing the shampoo from your head with a vacuum? This method leaves a flirty residue in your carpet that causes it to re - soil quickly. This is the major reason that dry foam is not too effective.
Absorbent Pad (Bonnet Cleaning):
This method is similar to dry foam, except that the company sets a large cotton bonnet on your carpe. The rotating motion causes the bonnet to absorb dirt from your carpe. Bonnet Cleaning is like trying to use a large cotton towel or mop to rub the dirt out of your carpet. It's not very effective because there's no extraction process. And if the bonnet isn't changed out with a clean one frequently enough, it just smears soil around the carpet.
Dry, Absorbent Powder:
The dry-compound method spreads a moist, absorbent, powder throughout your carpet. The powder is allowed to dry and then sucked into a vacuum. This method leaves dry sponge particles on the base of the carpet yam. And because the carpet is not rinsed, this method is not very effective.
Hot Water Extraction:
This is a fancy way of saying that a hot water cleaning solution under high pressure is forced into your carpet and then drawn out of your carpet.
NO question, the most effective way to clean carpeting is with hot-water extraction equipment. It’s the most powerful cleaning equipment on the market and the only equipment that cleans your carpet of dirt, harmful bacteria, fungus, chemicals, pollens, and tobacco residue.
Some people believe that hot water damages your carpet, but this isn't true. By washing and then rinsing your carpet with hat water, we clean your carpet completely - in the same way that the person who showers and then rinses of the dirt and soap will be much cleaner than the person who takes only a sponge bath. SIX MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN CHOOSING A CARPET CLEANER MISTAKE #1
Choosing a carpet cleaner based on equipment alone.
No question, your carpet, cleaner needs first-rate equipment. But they also need something else. They need technicians who are skilled at operating the equipment. Many companies own hot-water extractors, but very few companies teach their employees how to use them properly.
The best way to know that the carpet cleaner's employees have been en properly trained is to make sure the cleaner has been certified by the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification(IICRC), before you choose a carpet cleaner.
Choosing a carpet cleaner based on a single telephone call.
Instead, invite them to your home and ask for a specific price quotation. Then you'll know exactly what the carpet cleaner recommends - and you won’t be the victim of high-pressure sales tactics when the technician steps into your living room.
Choosing a carpet cleaner based on low price.
Low price could be a problem in three ways (1) Low price can be the bait that attracts your phone call. Bat once the cleaner gets into your home, they pressure you into a much more expensive job. (2) Low price can be for single-process cleaning. Rarely does the consumer know what this means and, when told, asks for dual-process cleaning instead, which costs much more. (3) Low price means the carpet cleaner has cheap equipment, which will not effectively clean your carpet.
Choosing a carpet cleaner who isn't certified by the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification...
If your carpet cleaner isn't a close friend, you may not know whether they have the knowledge or experience to clean your carpet well. If you want to be sure you're hiring a competent professional, make sure they are IICRC certified.
Choosing a carpe cleaner who doesn't offer a money-back guarantee…
In my view, every carpet cleaning company should be fully accountable for their work. And if you aren't pleased with the job, you be "Limited." Ask the carpet cleaner if they offer a complete money-back guarantee.
Choosing a carpet cleaner without getting comments from his other clients…
Any carpet cleaner can say anything about his past jobs. And sadly, some of what tea say, au met is true. Make sure you ask for references or read comments from current customers so you can depend on the carpet cleaner and their work. Any carpet cleaner that does quality work should be able to provide you with comments from their clients.
THE IMPORTANCE OF VALUE AND PRICE
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get. When you select a carpet cleaner, you'll choose horn a wide variety of cleaning methods and price.
Shaw Industries, the world's largest carpet manufacture, recommends hot water extraction by certified technicians.
And here's why hot water extraction is recommended:
1: The equipment uses strong suction to draw the dirt, chemicals, bacteria, pollens, and tobacco smoke residue out of your carpet.
2: It shoots the cleaning solution into your carpet at a high pressure, which breaks up the dirt, bacteria, chemicals and pollens.
3: It uses hot water. For every 18 degree increase in temperature above 118 degrees F, you double the water’s cleaning ability. So, if the water temperature is 136 degrees, it will clean twice as well as water that is 118 degrees F and 154 degree water will clean for times as well 118 degree water, and so on
Not surprisingly, having your carpets cleaned thoroughly by a qualified and certified technician that wises hat water extraction, costs more than renting a shampooer at the comer grocery store.
If you bought the cheapest carpeting you could find, then renting a small shampooer might be all you need. No question, it will get out some of the dirt-but the key word here is "some: It will not get out many of the pollens, chemicals, bacteria, and tobacco smoke residues.
On the other hand…If you bought high quality carpeting - if you want it to look good and give you years of dependable service - then you need to take extra good care of it. This means you need to have it cleaned by a skilled, qualified technician at least every six months to one year, depending on the amount of soiling and foot
Traffic it receives and you need to have it cleaned thoroughly and disinfected, as only a hot water extraction machine can do.
DO YOU WANT A CLEAN CARPET?
Which is more important to you: a clean carpe-or a clean and healthy carpet? Yes, I assure you, there is a big difference.
Each carpet cleaning method has advantages and disadvantages. Some methods will get out only the dirt. Other methods will get out dirt and grease. Still others will get out virtually everything. And, to be sure, some are more expensive than others.
If all you want is a cheap, rinse-the-dirt-off-the-top cleaning--which you might find for around $5.99 per room - Then I respectfully ask that you call another company. But if you want to protect your health - If you want to protect your investment in carpeting - if you want to protect your family from countless bacteria, fungus, pollens, and tobacco smoke residues in your carpet, then I ask that you call us!
The steam extraction, hot water equipment that I use is the most effective cleaning system available today.
More and more families want the good-health benefits that come from having a fresh, clean carpet.
Have you ever seen how dirty a child's pants get when they play outdoors? If yon have, then you know you can brush off their pants and make them think they're clean. Or, if you want the job done right, you can machine wash them in hot water and detergent and you'll KNOW they're clean.
The same is true for your carpet. You can hire someone for $25 to $50 who will "brush of" your carpeting and make you think it's clean. Or if you want the job done right we'll wash your carpets with hot water and detergent using our state-of-the-art cleaning equipment and you'll KNOW they’re clean
So if you want a thoroughly cleaned carpet - if you're willing to invest in your family's good health - you're invited to call me. You'll receive an exact written price quote, at no cost or obligation. And if you give me the “Go ahead” you’re further protected by my:
100 % NO-RISK GUARANTEE
With every carpe and upholstery job we do. So every job comes with my iron-clad, risk-free guarantee. What does this mean? Simply this: If you aren't happy. You don't pay! Jot one cent. Many companies don't guarantee their work. I stand behind job 100%.
If you ever have any questions or concerns about our work, please call my office right away:
BERNAL'S CAPRET CARE
The number is 760-724-0455
4 STEPS TO A FRESH, CLEAN CARPET
If you're thinking about having your carpets cleaned, I encourage you to follow these four steps:
List your objectives.
Do you want only the dirt removed, something you could do with a rented shampooer. Or do you want all the bacteria, fungus, and chemicals removed, which will require hot water extraction cleaner such as I use. Do you want to work with an honest, reputable company - or are you willing to Risk working with the company that offers you the lowest price--knowing than the company might not be in business tomorrow
Make a commitment to yourself to get your carpets cleaned.
Make a commitment to yourself to get your carpets cleaned. The longer they remain dirty, the sooner they'll wear out. Plus the longer you have to breathe all the pollens, fungus, and chemicals that hide in your carpet.
The way you learn about a company is to ask specific questions and listen carefully to the answers. Here are seven to ask a carpet cleaner before they clean your carpet
- Do you have a 100% no-risk guarantee?
- Are you certified by the IICRC?
- What training have you had in cleaning carpets?
- How often should I get my carpets cleaned?
- What type of equipment do you use to clean carpet?
- What method of cleaning do you recommend?
Once you're satisfied that you're working with an honest, competent professional, invite them into your home and ask for a specific quotation in writing.
A written quotation gives you the assurance that you know exactly what your job will cost-no surprises.
By following these four steps, you'll gain all the information you'll need to make an informed intelligent decision. If you want a quick, cheap carpet cleaning job may companies in the phone book can help you - Or You can rent a shampooer from the grocery store and do the job yourself.
I'll be happy to answer your questions-provide you with a cost estimate over the telephone--or come into your home and give you a free written quotation--without cost or obligation of any kind. To reach my office, call (760) 724-0455