The Removal Of Browning From Carpets - A Salvage Carpet Cleaning Method
Method 8 : The Removal Of Browning From Carpets
Equipment From Prochem UK
This problem is usually caused by excess water and alkaline detergent wicking up colour from the jute backing. This browning can mostly be treated with an oxidising bleaching action. This method should only be used on white, off white and plan pastel colour carpets. if your carpet has more than one colour then use a product from Prochem called “Browning Prescription” see below.
- Standard Speed Rotary Machine
- Pressure Sprayer or Tank On Above Machine
- Pile Brush
The best results of browning removal are achieved by using a rotary machine.
- Do not mix up more solution than you can use in about 30 minutes
- Apply solution using method 5
- Re set pile when finished
Product Mixing 5lts Of Working Solution
- Fibre Shampoo 250 mls
- 30 mls 2 scoops
- 60mls 4 scoops
Pre mix oxibrite and fibrebuff with hot water. The amounts of these two products can vary depending on how bad the browning is.
When the carpet has more than one colour you must do a dye bleed test first. if you want to use the mix above. but its much safer to use browning prescription after testing for dye bleed.