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What are the steps that I can expect a certified professional to take when cleaning my carpet?

Certified technicians have the specialized training and experience it takes to select the proper cleaning chemicals, equipment, tools and materials in conjunction with using the proper methods for maintaining and cleaning carpets to their original beauty. Certified technicians can offer advice on how to clean and maintain the appearance of your carpet and how to maximize your investment and extend the life of your carpet.

The principles of carpet cleaning are listed in the S100 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Carpet Cleaning, updated in 2011. The principles of carpet cleaning include:

Dry Soil Removal - Thorough vacuuming using an upright vacuum with brush agitation and high-efficiency double-lined collection bag, or a final filter, will help to remove up to 99 percent of particles.

Soil Suspension - This involves the application of properly specified, formulated and mixed preconditioning agents designed to separate soil from fibers. There are four fundamentals involved in soil suspension: application of preconditioning chemicals; using heat or temperature to speed chemical reactions; agitation for      proper chemical distribution, and providing dwell time so that chemical reactions can be completed before soil extraction is attempted. The acronym "CHAT" makes the fundamentals of soil suspension easy to remember.

Soil Extraction - Any method of cleaning must physically remove soils if it is to be successful. Soil removal takes place with absorption, wet vacuuming, rinsing, and even dry vacuuming. The most common method for soil removal among professionals is hot water extraction.

Grooming, as necessary - Grooming has little to do with physical soil removal, but it is needed to help eliminate pile distortion and matting.  This process properly distributes additives, such as carpet protectors, which creates an even appearance for your inspection.

Drying - A damp carpet re-soils rapidly, creates for potential slip & fall problems and ultimately can grow bacteria with associated odor.

 

 

Watertown Cleaning, Inc. is a member in good standing with the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC).

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Certifications:

 

  • Commercial Carpet Cleaning Technician
  • Oriental Carpet Cleaning
  • Upholstery & Fabric Cleaning Technician
  • Odor Control Technician
  • Floor Care Technician

Watertown Cleaning Service started in 1945 as Joyce Porter Service, providing professional cleaning services to clients in the Litchfield County area.  Through four generations and the purchase of the company by Paul Bennett in November 2013, now named Watertown Cleaning Inc.  We continue to provide the professional and courteous service that the customers have known throughout the many years. The majority of our employees have worked for Watertown Cleaning Inc. for more then eight years.

Rest assured with a company that not only carries the proper certifications, but is fully insured.

Client Quotes
  • "We are IICRC Certified"

    Dependable - Thorough - Reliable.
    IICRC is a standard-setting certification for organizations in the inspection, cleaning and restoration industries. We take our work seriously!

    Thank you. Today, you, Dana and Daniel have made 721 square feet of America "Great Again!"
  • "Excellent Cleaning"

    The rugs looks excellent here!

    Paul M.
  • "Great Results"

    Thank you- very happy with the the results!

    Marge C.
  • "New Year, Clean Carpet"

    Just wanted to drop you a note and let you know how pleased we were with the carpet cleaning. I'm going to try and do it more often now that I know about your company. Happy New Year!

    Cindy W.
  • ""America Great Again""

    Thank you.  After cleaning my carpets today; you, Dana and Daniel have made 721 square feet of America "Great Again!"

    Patrick H
  • "Coming to the Rescue"

    Thank you for coming to my rescue. The house looked great... a job well done. I really appreciated your effort to get my house cleaned. I didn't give you much time.

    Sue H.
  • "Problem Carpeting Resolved"

    Many thanks for the beautiful job you all did on our "problem carpeting." We really appreciated all your help and concern.

    Amy W.