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Mark Mosley

Westland, MI

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Stretching your carpet cleaning solution

Posted on 11/06/10 at 5:55 PM By Mark Mosley | 9 Replies
I have found that for general cleaning I can dilute the carpet solution 50 % and still get a good deep clean.

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michele bentley

Cordova, MD

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I will try to see if it works - I do spot clean and think it helps

Posted on 1/28/12 at 12:22 PM

Linda Duffey

Highland Heights, KY

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If you treat spots right away and clean your carpeting at least once a year, I think the solution goes further- the dirt is not so embedded
Posted on 12/06/11 at 2:17 PM


Jonesboro, AR

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Hadn't tried diluting the solution but will try it. We clean carpets more so than not. A lot of allergy prone people in our house, but we love our dogs.
Posted on 12/05/11 at 12:02 AM

Angel Clarke

Tampa, FL

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Thanks for the info, ill try using 50/50
Posted on 10/03/11 at 12:12 PM


Arlington, TX

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I use the kind you buy when you rent the machines - bottle looks like Rug Doctor, but isn't. It says "7 in one". I mix it half and half, ignoring the fill lines, and use that in my ProHeat 2X - it works great.
Posted on 9/27/11 at 12:50 AM

Mary Lane Turbyfill

Evans, GA

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What solution do you use? Mine always seems to stay dirty even when I don't dilute the solution.
Posted on 9/26/11 at 11:41 AM


Arlington, TX

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I find that diluting the solution for regular cleaning works just fine, especially with the ProHeat2X. Plus, it doesn't bother the dogs nearly as much. But for deeper cleaning and spots I use it full strength. Works just fine and any money savings is always a good thing.
Posted on 9/26/11 at 2:09 AM

Mr. Steam Mop

Elk Grove, CA

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I agree with Bunks.  I prefer using full strength solutions, but it depends on how frequently you clean.  If you clean frequently it does make sense to dilute the cleaner if you are happy with the results.
Posted on 7/09/11 at 12:23 PM

Mark Tisler

Coleman, WI

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I don't mind using the right amount because we don't clean it that much so what's a little solution?  Plus I want the full effect of the cleaner.
Posted on 1/07/11 at 8:17 PM
Located on the white label above, usually on the back of the machine.

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