Why Is My Carpet Crunchy After Cleaning?
You just had your carpets cleaned a few weeks ago, just after finishing the daily household chores and notice you have crunchy carpet after vacuuming. How could this be? It's true, some carpet cleaning methods do result in crunchy carpet. Let us explain to you why this happens.
Many traditional carpet cleaning methods include the use of soaps or detergents to extract dirt from carpet fibers. This is done by mixing the soap with hot water and pushing it into the carpet with high pressure. This process does a good job of drawing out all the dirt and grime from within the carpet fibers - but this is in exchange for leaving some of the soapy detergent water behind deep in the carpet. When soap is left behind to dry into the carpet, you get a result very comparable to washing your hair with shampoo and then not rinsing it out… it becomes crunchy! And even a bit sticky. Crunchy carpets full of dried soaps and even chemicals have the potential of causing irritation to the skin in the form of rashes or itching to children or pets that are constantly making contact with your carpet.
What Can I Do About Crunchy Carpet?
There are some things to be aware of when trying to solve your crunchy carpet situation. First, getting it wet and shampooing it all over again won't fix your problem. In fact, there is a large possibility that doing that will make it even more crunchy. Second, heavy rinsing methods applied by you or even experienced carpet technicians will saturate your carpet and underlying pad, bringing on further problems of structure damage or mildew and mold. Carpets take a long time to dry, so the application of too much water will only bring more trouble your way.
What you can do for your crunchy carpets is contact a professional who is aware of the damage that shampooing carpets can cause. Someone who knows how to clean carpets without leaving behind anything that will be harmful to your carpets, your family, or the environment. You may ask, where could I find someone like that? Don't all carpet cleaners use soap? The answer is Zerorez! Here at Zerorez carpet cleaning San Diego, we use no soaps or harsh chemicals to clean your carpets. Instead, we use Powered Water® that cleans better than soaps, but is safe enough to drink!
The Zerorez Difference
Zerorez San Diego carpet cleaning services are here to resolve your carpet cleaning issues. Our patented cleaning process leaves no soaps or detergents behind to make your carpets crunchy! We are all about using our green technology that is safe for you, your family, your carpets, and the environment.
We pre-treat your carpet by using a non-toxic, food-grade enzyme that eliminates unpleasant smells instead of simply masking them. Next, we use counter-rotating brushes to life out any dirt, hair, or other nasties that might be deeply embedded in your carpet. Then we clean the area with our Powered Water® solution which is completely safe for kids and pets. Lastly, your carpets will dry up to 2 times faster than our competitors! For a cleaning that gets more out, dries faster, causes no crunchy carpet after cleaning, and stays cleaner longer, schedule your appointment with Zerorez today!