Frequently Asked Questions
What is the best carpet extractor?
The best overall carpet extractor is the HydraMaster PEX 500 Hot Carpet Extractor. This model made our #1 spot in the list because it has a high-quality design that allows users to easily and efficiently clean carpets.
What is the best portable carpet extractor?
Our pick for the best portable carpet extractor is the Aqua Power Quick Dry Hot Water Carpet Extractor, since it has a portable design, it is very effective for extracting dirt in carpets with hot water, and is priced affordably compared to other similar models.
What is the best carpet extractor for auto detailing?
The Aqua Power Hot Water Carpet Extractor is the best carpet extractor for auto detailing, since it has a portable design, it isn’t very expensive, and it is very effective for extracting stubborn dirt in carpets with hot water.
Which type of cleaning uses hot water and steam?
Hot Water Extraction is the type of cleaning which uses hot water and steam to remove stubborn dirt and stains from carpets.
How hot is a steam cleaner?
Steam cleaners are under pressure, so the steam will be hot, usually between 212-230°F.
Is hot water extraction good for carpet?
Unlike other carpet cleaning methods, hot water extraction is good for carpet since it won’t damage your carpet fibers or leave any residue.
What does a carpet extractor do?
A carpet extractor is a type of janitorial cleaning equipment that combines pressure, water and suction to extract deeply embedded dirt from carpets and upholstery. Carpet extractors can also be used to extract tough stains from carpets.
How much is a carpet extractor?
The cost of a carpet/hot water extractor can range anywhere from $500 to $20,000 depending on the model you buy. Some carpet extractors are designed for home use, while others are built for larger commercial spaces.
Is steam cleaning better than shampooing?
Yes, steam cleaning is better than shampooing carpet. Steam cleaning carpet will remove dirt and will sanitize it too. You can use a powerful steam cleaner or carpet extractor to steam clean dirty carpet. Shampooing carpet isn't as good as steam cleaning because shampooing may take longer for the carpet to dry.