Carpet cleaning equipment can be found in both commercial and residential applications. In each situation you can find this type of equipment. Largely in the industrial sector this equipment is large and cumbersome in the commercial realm the equipment is typically portable.
In each case the equipment can be utilized to clean carpets. In each case there are several of the components that will be found in each, the size is where the difference will lie.
Each machine will have a power cord that will require an electrical source to plug into. This will give the machine the energy that it needs to perform.
In both commercial and residential applications the equipment will have a couple of hoses. One that goes to the water tank or reservoir and one that goes to the waste tank. There will also be a hose that will go from the waste tank to the hand held suction device.
The hoses are a very important part of the carpet cleaning equipment; they provide the vessel for the water that will clean the carpet in and out of the main machine.
Each type of equipment will have a water reservoir where both water and cleaning fluid will be placed to clean the carpet. The size of the reservoir varies if it is commercial piece equipment than the size of the reservoir will be larger than if it is a residential piece of equipment.
Each of these types of equipment will have a motor that will act as a pump for the commercial type the motor will be rather large for the residential type the motor will usually be contained in an upright machine.
How Does It Work
In both commercial and residential carpet cleaning equipment the motor will act as a pump, there will be a spray device that will spray the water and the cleaning solution onto the carpet than the suction action will suck the water out of the carpet. This constant spraying and sucking forces that solution into the carpet there is usually a brush mechanism attached to the hand held part of the carpet cleaning equipment, the brush vibrates and scrubs the carpet as the water and cleaning solution goes deep into the carpet loosening the dirt. All of this occurs simultaneously to clean the carpet.
Carpet cleaning equipment is the best way to keep your carpet clean which will extend the life of your carpet. You can choose to use a professional carpet cleaning service that will bring the equipment to your home or you can purchase your own carpet cleaning equipment.