Carpet Cleaning Issues - Carpet construction, upholstery cleaning, stain removal, equipment, events, etc.
Posted by Emin (Emin), 11 February 2004Hello everyone
I have just forked out cuple of grand to start my own part time carpet cleaning business. it will mainly be domestic carpets. But i will get the odd upholstery to do.
So i just wanted your advice whether i can use the Prochem "Glidemaster hand tool" for stairst and upholstery (looking for a two in one sort of tool you see )
It has a 4 inch head with 0.4gpm spray nozzle.
All advice will be appreaciated.
Posted by Les (Les), 11 February 2004Hullo..
You may wish to look at the posts in reply to 'Advice on hand tools please' further down this page.
It might answer your query.
If it doesn't just pretend I never replied
Posted by strakercleaning (strakercleaning), 11 February 2004Emin, My personal view is that you would not want to use the same tool for carpets and upholstery.
I use Prochem tools and have stair tool and S/S upholstery tool. You do NOT want to overwet upholstery so by using uph tool, you only spray a mist. (You can go over areas more than once without soaking)
I also feel that stair tools can get scratched/gouged on grippers so not good to use on upholstery in case of tears etc.
Welcome to the world of Carpet Cleaning and the forums
Lets be careful out there people.
Posted by Ed_Valentine (Ed Valentine), 11 February 2004Great Advice, Chris!
Good Fortune to all;
Posted by John_Flynn (John_Flynn), 11 February 2004My feeling too Chris, but been a thick Yorkshireman couldn't put it into words
Posted by Shaun_Ashmore (Shaun_Ashmore), 11 February 2004From one thick Yorkshireman to another, if you want an affordable upholstery tool try buying one second hand on this forum.
PS I'm trying to sell the benefits of using cleanitup honest
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