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Compare the Difference

There are many benefits to having your carpets professionally cleaned, but it can also cause some inconvenience if you have to wait days for your carpets to dry. What if we told you that with Delta Chem-Dry your carpets dry completely in just a few hours? If you’ve ever smelled musty, moist carpets or stepped on wet carpets, then you know you want your carpets to dry quickly! Get back to your normal life and enjoy freshly cleaned carpets on the same day with Delta Chem-Dry. Learn more about what makes our process different below.

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Delta Chem-Dry

Just like using club soda on a stain, we use a patented carbonated cleaning solution, The Natural®, to deep clean your carpets. This process covers your carpets with millions of microscopic bubbles that explode dirt and grime from deep within your carpets. Once these particles are at the surface, they are easily whisked away by our powerful extraction equipment. By utilizing the natural power of carbonation, we are able to use approximately 80% less water than steam cleaners. That’s why carpets cleaned by Chem-Dry are completely dry in just 1-2 hours.

Steam Machines

Steam cleaners’ approach to carpet cleaning is very different. Steam cleaning machines douse your carpets with buckets of hot, soapy water, and then attempt to suck it all back out. While this process does temporarily clean your carpets (or at least make them look clean), it also leaves behind a fine layer of sticky, soap residue which actually collects dirt quicker. Your carpets get dirtier faster so you need to call them in again to get the same stains out! Plus all that excess moisture causes your carpets to dry slower and can allow for mold and mildew growth.

Overall, Delta Chem-Dry offers a healthier, more thorough carpet cleaning in San Fernando than the competitors.

The Difference Between Chem-Dry and Steam Cleaning


Chem-Dry (Hot Carbonation)

  • Carbonating, active cleaning solution
  • Neutral pH cleaning solution
  • Resists resoiling – stains don’t reappear
  • Low water quantity
  • Low pressure application
  • Short drying time – 1-2 hours
  • Cleaning solutions and processes that use minimal water

Steam Cleaning (Hot Water Extraction)

  • Flat, inactive cleaning solution
  • High pH cleaning solution
  • Encourages resoiling – reappearing stains
  • High water quantity
  • High pressure application
  • Long drying times – 1-2 days
  • Harsh chemicals, excessive water
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