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The True Cause of Crunchy Carpet

The True Cause of Crunchy Carpet

Have you ever stepped on a carpet with bare feet expecting to feel a warm and soft surface but instead step on a crunchy surface that leaves behind a feeling of residue on your foot? That is not what carpet should feel like! It should feel soft, warm, clean, and inviting. Carpet should be a surface that you look forward to walking on barefoot, not avoiding! So, what is it that causes once welcoming carpet to become an unpleasant surface to step on? Let's talk about it.

Why is My Carpet Crunchy After Cleaning?

The biggest cause of carpet becoming crunchy and gross is simply that they were not cleaned properly. If your carpet is crunchy after getting cleaned, that means that particles of the shampoo, detergent, or chemicals that were used during the cleaning process were left behind in the carpet fibers. Traditional carpet cleaning companies commonly use substances such as shampoo, detergent, and chemicals that tend to cause a bigger problem than they fix. Initially, after a cleaning by a traditional carpet cleaning company, your carpet will look great and smell great. But, those luxuries only last for so long. The perfumes or oils that were used to mask unpleasant smells eventually fade away, the residues that were left behind in the carpet will start to attract dirt like a magnet and wala! Then appears distasteful crunchy carpet.

What Can I Do About Crunchy Carpet?

Unfortunately, DIY solutions will not do much to fix this problem. We definitely recommend that you stay clear of shampooing your carpet again - that will just make the problem worse! As for attempting to rinse your carpet, you have to be really careful. The use of too much water will cause saturation in the carpet and carpet padding. Putting water on carpets without extracting it straight away will create a perfect breeding ground for bacteria and other nasties to form and spread.

The best recommendation we have for fixing a case of crunchy carpet is to hire a non-traditional carpet cleaning professional that doesn't clean with soaps, detergents, or chemicals. Here at Zerorez Houston, we do just that. Our patented cleaning wand is designed to completely rinse the carpet fibers without ever flooding the padding. In addition to that, we clean using Powered Water®. It's water that has been scientifically altered in a way that allows it to clean better than soap and leaves no residue behind. It's environmentally friendly and even safe to drink! Powered Water® is a cleaning substance used by no other company in the world. Zerorez knows how to properly use their carpet cleaner and avoid any case of crunchy carpet!

The Zerorez Difference

Zerorez carpet cleaning Houston is ready to resolve all your carpet cleaning issues. We will give you a cleaning that will make your carpets stay cleaner longer, dry faster, and all spots will be far less likely to reappear after being treated by us. Our technicians are highly trained professionals that are ready to meet your needs. Call us today at (281) 305-4804 or book an appointment online and experience the difference that cleaning with Zerorez will make for your carpet!


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