Can a Steam Cleaner be Used for Lounge Cleaning?

Can a Steam Cleaner be Used for Lounge Cleaning?

If you have a couch, sofa, upholstery and carpet, then steam cleaning is a must. It uses hot water vapour to deep clean the products and kills the germs. Many residential property owners would like to use regular machines of steam cleaning, which is good for normal use, but if you need better steam cleaning, especially for commercial purposes, then you should hire professional lounge cleaning services because they use industrial equipment and certified chemicals to provide a better result. If you want to know more about lounge steam cleaning, please read this article.

Is Steam Cleaner Suitable for Lounge Cleaning?    

Steaming is a popular solution for lounge cleaning services, but before you buy DIY cleaning machines, you should understand the difference between hot water extraction and steam cleaning. Many people do not know that hot water extraction and steam cleaning are two different methods. In HWE, professionals use direct hot water to rinse and clean the items, but in steam cleaning, experts use hot water vapor that kills the germs and works as a sanitation method.

Please note that if you buy regular steam cleaning machines, you cannot get the outcome of a professional service. If you want to steam clean commercial premises, you should hire a service provider, but regular machines are suitable for residential cleaning.

If you detect a bad odor or mould growth in your lounge, then please consult with a lounge cleaning Perth service provider for an inspection.

Indeed, it is suitable for lounge cleaning because it receives lots of foot traffic and accumulates dust over time. Steam cleaning helps to kill germs and remove embedded dirt from the fiber.

Regular Steam Cleaning Machines Vs Professionals Machines   

It is important to know the difference between regular steam cleaning machines and professional machines. Besides experience and training, professionals use high-quality equipment to provide a better outcome. They have high horsepower engines which cover a large area within a couple of hours. These machines can heat up the water at a regulated temperature.

Most market machines do not have this function to regulate the water temperature. As a result, the vapor may damage the fiber of the items.

Besides that, you have to read the care tag of the item. It tells you how to clean the item. Some of the popular care tags are W, S, WS, X- where ‘W’ means water cleaning, ‘S’ means solvent, ‘WS’ means water and solvent, and ‘X’ means none of these methods.

You need to find out the cleaning instructions before implementing any cleaning method. Otherwise, steam cleaning may permanently damage or discolor the items. If you do not want to take this headache, we will advise you to hire professional lounge cleaning services from Perth. Experts charge a small amount for the service, but you will get the best result without effort and headache of damage.

How to Steam Clean the Lounge: Step-by-Step Guide    

If you have the training, equipment and expertise, lounge cleaning is not a very complex task. Please follow the step-by-step method to clean carpets and upholstery in the lounge.

Step 1: Vacuuming 

Before you steam clean, it is important to vacuum the area to remove loose dirt. Besides that, you may remove the lighter stains before starting the steam cleaning process. People use DIY remedies, vinegar alcohol solution, baking soda or cornstarch for stubborn stains.

Step 2: Select Right Cleaner 

Now select the right steam cleaner based on your needs. If you want to clean the tough area, such as the backside and below the furniture, you have to attach a wand and hose to reach the areas. However, we would advise you to avoid large steam cleaners without the assistance of an expert.

Now fill the water reservoir with clean water and set the temperature at a lower level to start cleaning. Please remember that excess water may oversaturate the fiber.

Please do not hold the hose too long in one spot; otherwise, it may discolor the area. We will advise you to watch some videos before implementing this process. It is particularly important for leather lounge cleaning. Perth is a popular location; you should contact an expert if you find difficulties in this process.

Step 3: Drying 

Indeed, it uses less water, so it takes a couple of hours to dry, but it will depend on the materials of the item and the temperature of the area.

All these are DIY methods, and if you want to know more about our professional services, please feel free to call or chat with us. We are open 24/7; you will get an appointment if you inquire.

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