Wet vs Dry

A Comparison of 
Dry Extraction Cleaning Process and other methods*

Category

Rotary Wet

Rotary Spin Pad

Wet Extraction

Dry Extraction

Hourly Coverage

1000 sq ft

2000 sq ft

600 to 1000 sq ft

750 to 2000 sq ft

Traffic Downtime

6 to 24 hours

1 hour

6 to 24 hours

None

Blending Ability

Good

Good

Poor

Excellent

Chance of Colour Bleeding

Possible

Possible

Possible

None

Amount of Residue

Heaviest

Heavy

Little

None

Resoil Rate

Most Rapid

Very Rapid

Slow

Very Slow

Shrinkage / Seam Splitting

Likely

Unlikely

Very Likely

None

Mildew

Likely

Unlikely

Very Likely

None

Spot Wickback

Very Likely

Likely

Unlikely

None

Browning

Possible

Possible

Possible

None



Why is dry cleaning better than wet?

  • Our system has over 50 years of development which means you have the best technology available
  • Our cleaning system only uses 1 teaspoon of moisture per sq. ft. ensuring 0% downtime on carpets. You'll never have to wait for your carpets to dry with our system
  • Our results are always excellent and unlike wet they are always consistent
  • With minimal preparation we can clean one or many rooms
  • Furniture can be cleaned on site
  • Far safer, with no need for caution signs in commercial buildings

* Table above is used with permission.

   
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