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  • Carpet Cleaning Machines - Professional vs DIY

    As a professional carpet cleaner, many of the questions you may get from your customers will be related to DIY cleaning machines. “Why go professional in the first place?”, they may ask. “Why can’t I just go and hire a DIY cleaning machine from my local store?”. “Won’t this be cheaper and clean just as good?”. Many of them may have heard from a friend, or read online that DIY is the way to go. As trained and experienced carpet cleaners, we already know that DIY simply can’t match a professional clean. Answering questions such as these in a confident and concise manner can help you convince these customers to choose the best option for them and their carpets.

    No matter what you say or how you say it, there are people who of course opt to procure their own carpet cleaning supplies and hunt down their nearest DIY machine. Some may even look for home remedies online. Most of them will be trying to save money and many of them end up regretting that decision. There are of course some benefits of cleaning ones own carpets, so let’s take a closer look at the good, bad and ugly of DIY carpet cleaning.

    The Good

    Small Areas
    If someone has a very small area of carpet, that is kept reasonably clean (pet-free etc); then a DIY machine may be all that is required to give this area a superficial clean.


    A Sense Of Accomplishment

    For the average DIY guy (or girl), there can be an immense sense of accomplishment in being self sufficient. Without a financial or other obvious motive, these individuals simply enjoy maintaining their own house without involving professionals unless absolutely necessary. In these cases, the purchase of a DIY carpet cleaning machines may be self justified. If they are planning on using the machine regularly, it could possibly become cost effective but it’s unlikely they will ever achieve the same standard of clean that a professional can.

    Privacy

    Another benefit of a DIY carpet cleaning machine is the privacy that it offers it’s users. Some people may feel uneasy having a ‘stranger’ moving about their house and therefore prefer to hire their own machine. This also allows them to work at their own pace (although DIY machine hire is usually charged by the day or weekend).

    The Bad

    Cost

    Many opt for DIY carpet cleaning machines to save money. The truth is, after you have hired the machine and purchased the chemicals that are required; the cost does not fall much short of a professional clean. People also fail to consider the cost of collecting the machine and transporting it back home. It will then need to be returned to the place of hire when the job is finished.

    And what about the old saying, ‘time is money’. If someone ends up spending two days cleaning the carpets in their house, they could have probably spent that time more effectively making money to pay for a professional cleaner and had spare change left over.

    An Untrained Clean

    A novice will NEVER get the carpets as clean as a professional. Does the user know how to operate the machine? Do they know how much cleaning solution to add? Do they know how fast to move the wand over the carpet?

    A less effective clean from a DIY machine is not only due to a lack of refined skill, but also because a hired or domestic machine will never stand match to a heavy duty professional carpet cleaning machine. The DIY machines do not generally heat the water as high as professional machines, which results in poorer cleaning. Professional carpet cleaners will also have access to commercial strength carpet cleaning supplies and cleaners which are more effective in cleaning the carpet.

    Stains & Odours

    When it comes to stains and odours, DIY machines may not have what it takes to get rid of them. Only the most superficial stains and smells will be removed by a basic machine like this. Deeply engrained stains and smells, particularly pet stains, will require a deeper more thorough professional clean. Only the techniques, chemicals, and equipment that a professional such as yourself provides will be able to restore the carpet to it’s former glory. In some cases, even a professional clean will not be enough to completely remove the unfortunate happenings of life.

    Moving Furniture

    Let’s not forget (and how could we), cleaning carpets is not all about pushing the wand back and forth. Furniture must be moved around to ensure all spots are cleaned well. Many people do not realise how much work goes into getting carpets clean throughout a house.

    Inadequate Aeration

    Most DIY carpet cleaning machines will use a steam cleaning function. Will the user make the carpet too wet? Will they be able to suck the water back from the fibres effectively enough to prevent mould growth? In the case inadequate water extraction, does this person have access to fans that will be strong enough for the area?

    The Ugly

    Mistakes Happen

    Anyone who is not properly trained in using a machine, domestic or commercial, can easily make mistakes. Perhaps the most often is causing damage to skirting boards, door frames and walls from careless movement of the wand or machine itself; but it doesn’t stop there. We at PowerClean have heard of countless events of water damage from untrained users of DIY machines. Whether its from poorly connected pipes, or leaving the machine running whilst attending to other things. How about self-inflicted injury (particularly back and shoulder injury) from the incorrect use of a machine (or moving furniture in preparation for a clean). The list goes on.

    Whilst there are some benefits to DIY carpet cleaning machines in select circumstances, its easy to say that a professional clean beats DIY in almost all scenarios. After all, a professional carpet cleaner doesn't just clean carpets; they do so in a way that doesn’t cause injury, damage or deterioration of the carpet itself. They provide individualised stain solutions, move furniture, provide adequate drying solutions and most of all they give carpet care advice. So next time your customer asks you about DIY machines, be confident in giving them clear and concise advice that YOU are the better choice!

  • Why Use Portable Carpet Cleaning Machines ?

    Portable Carpet Cleaning Machines

    What would a carpet cleaning business be without a great machine? Building a successful carpet cleaning business is incredibly reliant on generating repeat customers. To do this effectively, you really have to do a great job every time. To impress customers, whether residential or commercial, you need the best equipment in the industry. There really is no question that having the best gear is a cornerstone to building a profitable long term carpet cleaning business.

    Why Should You Choose A Portable Machine?

    Portable carpet cleaning machines, as opposed to truck mounted machines, are incredibly easy to use. Because they can be wheeled around, they are the perfect solution for carpet cleaning in apartments, high-rise buildings and commercial developments. Some contractors even prefer portable machines over truck mounted machines for simple residential jobs, as it saves the time and hassle involved in running extraction and water hoses all the way back to the truck.

    We stock a comprehensive range of portable machines for professional carpet cleaning use. Whether it is smaller spot extractor your are after, or a powerful high capacity extractor that you need, we can help! We have spent a lot of time and done plenty of research to ensure that we only stock and supply the best machines in the industry.

    Why Choose PowerClean?

    Industry Experience

    We have been in the carpet cleaning sector for many years, and know what it takes to create a successful business. Not only does this mean we know what we are talking about, but all of our machines have been hand-picked as the best in the industry.

    Contractor Training

    PowerClean goes a step further than others, and offers hands on training and workshops for prospective and active carpet cleaners. We can show you our own tips and tricks for getting the job done effectively and efficiently. We would also be happy to walk you through the best practice use and functions of any machine that you are interested in purchasing.

    Competitive Prices

    PowerClean stocks and supplies a comprehensive range of commercial portable cleaning machines at very competitive prices. We continually monitor the market to ensure that we deliver great value to each and every one of our clients. Get in touch to find out more about our prices and our price match promise.

    Genuine Willingness To Help

    We strive to assist you in building and maintaining a profitable carpet cleaning business. We can assist you in doing this by providing the most up to date and reliable equipment, cleaning chemicals, accessories and training.

    After Sales Support

    Should you have and questions or concerns after you purchase any equipment or accessories from PowerClean, we are only a phone call away. We offer second to none Australia wide after sales and technical support for all of our clients.

    If you would like more information about our portable carpet cleaning machines, please contact us on 1300 276 937 or info@powerclean.com.au to speak to one of our specialists. Get in touch with us today and let us show you why we are the best in the business!

  • A carpet and upholstery spotting machine with full size performance

    Looking for a small carpet and upholstery spotting machine with full size performance

    This month we introduce the S-300H Tempo heated portable extractor !  For all those who are serious about auto detailing or carpet and upholstery spotting cleaning.  This amazingly versatile portable extractor comes with a powerful 600 watt heater.  It is light weight at only 12 kgs but fitted with one of the most powerful vacuum motors delivers 85” of water lift for maximum extraction.

    When you need a small machine that is easy to transport, easy to carry and easy to use - the Tempo Spotter portable extractor really is the machine of choice.  It features a convenient transport handle and wheels and has a durable roto-molded body.

    The Tempo Spotter has a powerful two stage vacuum motor which reduces drying times.

    The S-300 H Tempo heated portable extractor represents excellent value!  Give one of our expert team a ring to get more information on 1300 276 937

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  • Tile and grout cleaning equipment

    Tile Cleaning Equipment

    Tile and grout cleaning can be a lucrative service for professional carpet cleaners to add to their existing carpet cleaning business or many other cleaning service related businesses. At Powerclean Industries Australia, we carry a broad range of portable cleaning machines specifically manufactured to clean tiles, tile cleaning tools, cleaning chemicals and numerous accessories for the tile cleaning industry.

    Powerclean Industries Australia is currently providing special package discounts on our high pressure portable extractors. In addition to providing all of the cleaning products needed to venture into tile and grout cleaning, we can guide business owners or cleaning technicians through the processes involved in professionally cleaning tiles and grout as well as other hard surface cleaning options.

    The advantages of using a purpose built portable cleaning machine in conjunction with a spray and capture tile spinner include benefits such as-

    -being able to provide more efficient and superior cleaning results to almost any other tile cleaningprocedure. Conventional tile cleaning are traditionally far more labour intensive and typically won’t leave tiles and grout as clean or anywhere near as chemical free.

    -encompassing all of the features required to efficiently clean tiles in one compact portable cleaning machine. Our high pressure carpet cleaning portable extractors have an inbuilt pressure pump capable of 1200 psi, automatic fill and waste pump out and ample vacuum to effectively recover water.

    -using a portable cleaning machine means exactly that, you can easily manoeuvre our machines directly into the job site rather than in the case of larger truckmount machinery, having to find parking within close proximity of the area being cleaned. Our portable extractors have large semi pneumatic wheels to enable transporting the cleaning machine up stairwell and other challenging obstacles much easier.

    - These versatile cleaning machines can also be used at lower pressures to clean upholstery or be used for professional carpet cleaning.

    The two packages we have on offer are our new Floormaster HP portable cleaning machine and theVersaclean 1200MS high pressure portable extractor package. In both cases, our portable tile cleaningmachine packages include the high pressure portable extractor, a stainless steel 12” 2 jet carpet cleaningwand, a Turbo Hybrid 12” tile spinner, a Mytee Dry upholstery tool, a 7.5m hose set as well as a diverse range of carpet cleaning and tile cleaning chemicals. Each of our high pressure portable cleaning machines have unique features and benefits that would appeal to a range of professional cleaners who wish to undertake tile and grout cleaning in either residential or commercial work environments.

     

    For more information regarding our high pressure portable cleaning machines or anything else related to carpet cleaning or tile cleaning, please contact Powerclean Industries Australia on 1300276 937

  • Commercial Portable Carpet Cleaning Machine

    A Portable carpet cleaner reduces any health risks that lurk in floor surfaces and produce healthy carpets that look great. Sounds good, right? Let us introduce ourselves properly. Our portable carpet cleaning machine utilizes the latest technology so you can clean carpets without breaking a sweat. If you own a cleaning business and want to professionally clean carpets, we have products that suit your circumstances. Looking for steaming cleaning machines? Or industrial-strength cleaning equipment that does the job? You've come to the right place. Read on to find out more about the many benefits of a portable carpet cleaning machine and the importance of finding the right product for your business.

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    THE BENEFITS OF A PORTABLE CARPET CLEANING MACHINE

    Sometimes carpets just can't be cleaned by hand. Perhaps dust has built up over several years on a floor surface, making it difficult to remove, or you come across stains that have become ingrained in the floor surface. Instead of cleaning by hand, a portable carpet cleaning machine does all the hard work for you. What's more, it's a lot cheaper than you think. Investing in a carpet cleaning machine can save you money when cleaning, and once you've given floor surfaces a deep clean with a machine, carpets will look great for years to come. Here are some of the benefits of using a portable carpet cleaning machine.

    + It's a lot easier to use than you think: While people think that using a carpet cleaning machines requires specialist knowledge, this couldn't be further from the truth. All our machines are ready to use and require little in the way of set-up or assembly. Get stuck? That's fine. Just contact us and we'll talk through everything with you, including tips on how to use your machine to remove stubborn stains that have built up over several years.

    + Streamline the carpet cleaning process: Bending down and cleaning carpets manually can be a chore, and over time, may take its toll on your shoulders or back. With a professional cleaning machine, the equipment does all the hard work for you. The result? You get a professional-looking clean without any of the stress. A commercial portable carpet cleaning machine often comes with various settings so you can customize the cleaning process to suit your needs. A portable cleaning device can do all that and then some.

    + Impress clients: If you own a cleaning business, you likely have clients that you work with who expect the best quality cleaning service from you. Our portable cleaning machine ensures that dirt, dust, grime and any nasty toxins are removed from their carpets. Clients will be impressed by the appearance of their new carpets and are more likely to place an order with you again in the future.

    + Easy to store: A portable cleaning machine can be stored easily when it's no longer being used. Modern equipment is quick to transport so you won't have to worry about a bulky machine taking up too much space.

    Different types of portable machine

    Portable cleaning machines come in various shapes and sizes. You'll need to choose one that suits your cleaning project. The most popular types are hot water extraction machines, which use steam to quickly remove stains and dust on floor surfaces. Dry cleaning machines are another popular type of product that are becoming increasingly popular among cleaning franchise owners and cleaners. Although these products will vary in specification and price, you'll need to choose a product that best suits your circumstances. A good place to start is a price comparison website, where you can compare various devices in one place, saving you having to scour the internet for the best machines. A price comparison website lets you see the cheapest prices and which machines are best for your requirements. You should also refer to third-party review websites when determining the best products for cleaning carpets. These sites include reviews left by people who have purchased a portable cleaning machine, such as a dry cleaner or steam cleaner, in the past, providing you with all the info you need.

    Difference between automatic and manual cleaners

    When it comes to portable cleaners, there are two main types. Manual cleaners will require you to fill and empty water from the machine and are often cheaper than automatic cleaners. Many people prefer using automatic cleaners because they connect to a tap and streamline the water filling and emptying process. Decide on which features you need when selecting a cleaner.

    Different portable cleaner parts

    You'll also need to consider all the moving parts that help you get the clean you want. For example, modern machines come with equipment such as vacuum cleaners, mitts, brushes, pads, brooms and hard surface tools. Finding out more about these components will help you in your search for the perfect portable cleaner. Not sure which parts you need for your cleaner? Contact us and we'll provide you with all the info you need!

    RECAP

    Still confused? Here's a recap of everything you need to know when choosing a commercial portable carpet cleaning machine.

    + Portable carpet cleaners are available in various types. Among the most popular include dry cleaning machines and steam machines, both of which are effective at dust and grime removal.

    + Decide whether you want an automatic or manual machine for your cleaning business. Although automatic devices can work out to be more expensive, they can provide you wth various benefits over manual machines. You might find that these machines are a worthwhile investment and pay for themselves in the long run!

    + Factor in the cost of additional carpet cleaning equipment, like brushes and brooms, when choosing a portable cleaner. There are many spare parts that can make a portable device more effective; however, these come at a price.

    What to do next

    Looking for professional carpet cleaning equipment that automates the cleaning process? A machine that provides you with cleaner carpets? Cleaner flooring surfaces? Contact us today and we'll help you find a portable carpet cleaner that ticks every box. If you own a cleaning business, we can help. When you contact us, we won't waste your time. In fact, we'll determine the best portable products based on your needs. We look forward to receiving your call!

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