Bonnet Carpet Cleaning
Bonnet or spin pad professional carpet cleaning in Auckland uses a rotary floor machine attached to a cleaning solution soaked cleaning pad. As the machine hovers across the carpet, it will agitate the carpet and absorb the dirt to the pad.
The cleaning solution contains an optical brightener, makes the carper brighter. Bonnet cleaner can remove surface dirt but can push dirt and cleaning solution deeper into the carpet fibre. The residue can attract more dirt in the future.
Liquid encapsulation is the most effective bonnet cleaning. Start with pre-spraying on the carpet, rotating bonnet over the carpet and vacuum the dirt encapsulated from. People prefer bonnet cleaning because it’s easy and inexpensive. Auckland carpet cleaning companies will not recommend this method for long term carpet maintenance as it’s not effective for deep dirt and spot cleaning.
Spot treatment, appearance maintenance in between Steam cleaning
High traffic areas like Hotel Lobby, where there is not enough time for steam cleaning. The cleaning can save the cost of replacing carpet earlier.
- Highly recommend quick cleaning, as you are only doing surface carpet and upholstery cleaning.
- Drying carpets in 30 minutes.
- Low cost, machines are cheap and easy to operate. No training is required.
- Can charge less as it cost less and take less time.
- Less carpet wicking
- After stain removal, carpet Stains are not likely to come back.
- After bonnet cleaning with heavy-duty motor spinning at 175 RPM, the carpet’s life will be halved. Pile separated and fibre distorted on surface of cut-pile carpet
- Swirl spinning marks change the carpet’s natural pattern. Can spray Anti-Wicking Agent and Anti-Wicking Agent to reduce wicking.
- Can push many soils deep into carpet fibre and left behind chemicals residues that can cause raster soiling.
- Scrapping of carpet from hardened soils.
- Cleaning solution and soil can accumulate.
- The sticky chemicals residue causes re-soiling.
- Not an effective stain treatment as carpet is not deep cleaned. Only the surface is cleaned, deep dirt is not touched.
- Bonnet needs to be changed on average after every 50 square meters. A large supply of clean bonnets is needed.
- Need repetitive washing and drying to clean the bonnets with hot water.
- Carpet Manufacturers do not recommend bonnet cleaning for cut pile carpets. And may void the carpet warranty.
- Bonnet cleaning chemicals contain lots of optical brighteners.
Carpet is three-dimension, bonnet carpet cleaning service is only width and length, 2 dimensions. So only the surface is cleaned, under the surface will get even dirtier.
3 Bonnet Carpet Cleaning Process:
1. SPRAY & BRUSH:
- Vacuum the carpet
- Dilute concentrated Encapsulating Bonnet Cleaner to water 1:15 ratio.
- Spray the mixed solution evenly on the carpet or apply with a rotary machine.
- Use a floor machine to Brush the carpet with a nylon carpet brush or buffing pad.
- The brush and bonnet solution will absorb the soil and become crystal. Which is vacuumed up.
Carpet cleaners in Auckland use this effective method. The Carpet will remain cleaner longer.
2. BONNET CLEANING:
- Vacuum the carpet
- Dilute cleaning solution to water 1:15 ratio.
- Enough for a section of average 50 square meter
- Spray the solution to the carpet
- Use a cotton bonnet to buff the area and extract solutions with soil to the bonnet.
- Remain residual will dry into crystals, which can be vacuumed off.
3. WET BONNET:
1 Immerse cotton bonnet in cleaning solution
2 Buff the carpet in an overlapping pattern.
3 Rinse or change bonnet for an average of every 20 square meters.
4. Soils not absorbed by cotton bonnet will be crystalised and vacuumed off.
NOTE: Auckland Carpet Cleaners and in North Shore will not use Dry Bonnet on polypropylene carpet, because it has a low softening temperature.