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Old 07-06-2018, 09:02 PM
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best way to clean my carpet?

I have light tan carpets and want to get them looking new again. any ideas? products?

thanks in advance!
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Old 07-07-2018, 04:42 AM
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I use the same products and methods that I use in the house. For spot cleaning, Vanish/Resolve (in the US J&J Vanish is a different product) has a foaming powder and a liquid degreaser. For area cleaning, and probably usually inappropriate in the X5, I have a Hoover carpet scrubber.

I did use the scrubber hand tool recently on a mess of DEF spilled crystal on the luggage platform. Hoover has a branded detergent surfactant that is diluted in the application tank that is applied by the hand tool, scrubbed, and vacuum dried. It seemed to work well in this application. I usually use the hand tool on the upholstered furniture, particularly arm rests, in spring cleaning.

When I weekly clean the X5 interior, the removable carpet mats go into the house to be household Hoover vacuumed. The X5 non-removable interior carpet is vacuumed with the Hoover vacuum handtool. This is the first step in preventing discoloration of the carpet I believe.

I spur my cleaning efforts by imagining I'm defeating a CSI collecting evidence. My interior is close to immaculate, the Navy way, "Work it may, shine it must."
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Old 08-25-2018, 11:06 AM
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Go to a detailer who has the steam extraction equipment. It will literally look brand new once they get done.
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Old 10-31-2019, 01:15 AM
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You can opt for a Professional Carpet Cleaner which does a good job at carpet cleaning. I can suggest you Best Professional Carpet Cleaner which I am liking and it does a tremendous job and makes my work simple.
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