best portable for commercial carpet ?

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We have started to clean carpet and tile in very secure locations (banks,airports). And we are trying to decide on a portable for carpet and a portable for tile. Price is not an issue neither is weight/size. Simply want the best results .
 

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So far I have cleaned over 40k sqft at 140F using agitation and chemical to offset temp shortage.
I like the machine enough that I bought a second for backup and future growth. You can get one with a smaller water pump and more vacuum, but I only wanted to keep one set of spare parts around.


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Carl;
As Scott above has suggested, having a POWERFUL system which doesn't blow every circuit is extremely important along with the general over-all reliability of that system.

Good luck and hope you make the right decision!

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A Two cord three stage in parallel, with auto fill and auto dump that you can hook up to hot water at the janitors closet will do nicely. I use 1/2" 300psi Goodyear air hose for incoming and waste water ...super strong, doesn't kink. I usually have 50' 2" plus 5" 1 1/2" whip hose to my wand with two 50' sections of water hose going to/from the janitor closet giving me an area around 65-70k SF I can clean without reconnecting fresh and waste water hoses.
 

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We have started to clean carpet and tile in very secure locations (banks,airports). And we are trying to decide on a portable for carpet and a portable for tile. Price is not an issue neither is weight/size. Simply want the best results .

We have jobs like that...

Get a crb or cimex instead and small spotter machine. Will do a far better job on commercial carpet then any portable
 

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Here is your best machine with maximum vacuum. You can switch between series and parallel as the need arises.

http://interlinksupply.com/index.php?item_num=MXE-500M
That is what I would have gotten with a water otter if I wasn't doing hotel rooms setting up and breaking down every 25m. It is a great option and will do as good of a job as a small truckmount.
Shane seems to have a real chip on his shoulder against portables and clearly has no experience with modern high power ones. Mine can achieve 1hr dry times with ac and a fan.


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