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Comparison Chart – Carpet Cleaning Methods

Rotary Wet Rotary Spin Pad Dry
Foam
Wet Extraction GREEN
KLEEN
 
Traffic Downtime 6-12 Hrs. 1 Hr. 2 Hrs. 6-24 Hrs. None
Blending Ability Good Good Fair Poor Excellent
Chance of Color Bleeding Possible Possible Possible Possible None
Amount of Residue Heaviest Heavy Moderate Little None
Resoil Rate Most Rapid Very Rapid Moderate Slow Very Slow 
Shrinkage / Seam Splitting Likely Unlikely Unlikely Very Likely None
Mildew Likely Unlikely Unlikely Very Likely None
Spot Wickback Very Likely Likely Likely Likely None
Browning Possible Possible Possible Possible None

 

Remember, it is not our purpose to downgrade other methods of cleaning, but to thoroughly discuss how the dry extraction system works and how it compares to other methods.  We developed the dry system of cleaning in 1938 and understand it better than anyone else.