Explain what carpet protectors that prevent stains are.
On the market, you can find a wide variety of different kinds of products that are referred to as “carpet protectors.” It is quite simple to get “bogged down” in the decision of which product (if any) you should buy and even whether or not it makes any difference, regardless of whether the product in question is Guardsman, Teflon, Stainguard, or Scotchguard. Naturally, the companies behind those brands would insist that their merchandise is incomparably better than that of their rivals and that this is the primary reason why it dominates the industry as a whole. However, I think the question that interests us all the most is… What exactly are they, and do they actually perform the intended function?
To begin, a carpet protector is, in its most basic form, a kind of gentle coating that has been created with the express intention of sticking to the fibers of your carpet or upholstery. They are created in this manner because the general texture of the fiber would be altered if a particular product bore a hard coating (similar to varnish). This is why they are manufactured in this manner. Therefore, despite the possibility that a more durable coating would be more resistant to stains, this cannot happen for a number of obvious reasons. On the other hand, due to the fact that they all utilize a soft coating, carpet protectors will gradually lose their effectiveness over time, which means they will need to be reapplied at regular intervals.
Having said that, they all accomplish the same goal, which is to provide a satisfactory level of protection. In spite of what the makers claim, there is no concrete proof to support the contention that a single brand is superior to the rest of the available options. You will probably find out that the company from which you purchased your new carpet or sofa may have affiliations with a specific brand of fabric protector. Because of these affiliations, the company may be recommending this particular brand of stain protector over others, and this is why you should pay attention to what they recommend.
So, tell me, exactly how do they function?
The molecules of the stain protector attach to the minute fibers of your carpet and interlock with one another, so producing a barrier or film that is protective. When completely dry, stain protectors have the capacity to slow down the process of liquid penetration. This gives you more time to clean up any spills before the liquid has a chance to penetrate the protective membrane and leave a permanent stain on the surface.
Will they be able to prevent long-term discoloration from being caused by every liquid?
In point of fact, they won’t do that at all! It is extremely dependent on the kind of liquid that caused the stain as well as the rate at which it was cleaned up. One further thing to keep in mind is that different liquids behave in different ways, and as a consequence, not all liquids will contentedly sit on the surface until they are removed. Instead, a significant portion of it is determined by factors such as the density and temperature of the liquid that has been spilled.
Are they really deserving of the additional cost?
To begin, it is essential to bring up the point that they are not inexpensive in any way. You should keep in mind, however, that if you do decide to purchase an anti-carpet stain, you will also be extending the life of your carpet because, in essence, it will have that additional layer of protection. This is something important to keep in mind. Simply said, the answer is yes!
Contact Green Carpet’s Cleaning if you are interested in learning more about stain protection or if you need an estimate for the cost of having a carpet cleaned. We have a vast amount of information thanks to our many years of experience in the industry. Therefore, rather than putting up with a stained or dirty carpet, it is best to bring in professionals who will, in a short amount of time, have your carpet looking as good as new. We offer a Same Day Carpet Cleaning Cupertino service.