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Ed Cruz

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Ed did you get the refurbished WORX HydroShot off ebay ???

Do you like it ??? Good deal ???
I bought one but haven’t used it yet. Still been using my full price one which is about 2months old. I think they are the best for laying down accurate amounts but if your extracting HWE you have to move fast or carpets take long to dry. I clean typically with 400 psi 8flow wanding with a 47 blower and sometimes the carpets take 8 hours or more to dry when I move too slow with the worx. It’s half that with a pump up. Your extracting with a bonnet and not adding to your detergent so you probably get great dry times. Thanks for the referral. I’m thinking I’ll buy 2 more this winter if the refurb lasts. I have a helper who will be using it on a big job this week while use the other.
 

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I bought one but haven’t used it yet. Still been using my full price one which is about 2months old. I think they are the best for laying down accurate amounts but if your extracting HWE you have to move fast or carpets take long to dry. I clean typically with 400 psi 8flow wanding with a 47 blower and sometimes the carpets take 8 hours or more to dry when I move too slow with the worx. It’s half that with a pump up. Your extracting with a bonnet and not adding to your detergent so you probably get great dry times. Thanks for the referral. I’m thinking I’ll buy 2 more this winter if the refurb lasts. I have a helper who will be using it on a big job this week while use the other.
To make the WORX the best Carpet Cleaning Sprayer the wands and jets need to be adapted for carpet cleaning. Easy fix !!!


You can buy wands long and short on ebay if you need them or you can use wands from old sprayers. I used some old wands from a old multi sprayer. They work with the Worx short wands.


I have 6 wands I can use all with different size t-jets. I mostly use the 8004 or 8006 for VLM.
I use the 8001 or 8002 for area rugs
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2 Cases of the the BEST ENCAP on the Planet !!!

SuperCap Oxy 3x and SuperCap with Unchained.



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This is how I do VLM.



VLM is a slower process than HWE. You need to have a system down to save time.

Your using scrubbing/agitation to clean. Instead of water pressure.

The first tools I bring into the job are a bucket heater and 2 gallon or 5 gallon jug depending on the job. I bring my own soft water in jugs and drop my 1500 watt bucket heater into jugs.

You need a good thin 1500 watt bucket heater to fit into the jugs. Not the cheap 1000 watt bucket heater Jon Don and many carpet cleaning distributers sell. They suck !!! I buy the thin 1500 watt off Amazon

Then I start bringing in the rest of my equipment. When I'm ready to start cleaning I will have warm to hot water. You don't need scolding hot water. Warm water is perfect.

OK I'm ready to clean now I decide what ENCAP to use depending on the carpet and condition of the carpet. I use all liquids FASTER and EASIER. Pour the Encap into warm water jugs and go to cleaning.

I prefer CRB and Trinity Odyssey OP but 175 with brush and Cotton Bonnets is good too.

Vacuum if needed
Prespray
Scrub with CRB or 175 with brush
Extract with OP or 175 and Bonnet Pro Ironman Cotton Bonnets
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You work slower with VLM compared to HWE. Scrub slowly and thoroughly with CRB until carpet is clean. CRB is most important step. Then follow slowly with OP and Cotton or Microfiber Bonnet that also scrubs cleans and extracts. Change bonnets often !!! Change Bonnets often !!!

Want to deodorize/sanitize and clean carpet ??? Add Just Gone clo2 to encap but DON'T add it to any encap that has peroxide. Vacaway Encpaucide is a good option. It already has clo2 in it but I usually add Just Gone to Bonnet Pro Omega Citrus and then also spray Just Gone clo2 on carpet and scrub in after cleaning.

I tell customers I'm not doing anything for what's in the padding. I'm cleaning/sanitizing/deodorizing the carpet fibers down to the backing. The CRB is the key to that.

Like any deodorizer clo2 must come in contact with odor to deodorize.

You can pour Just Gone clo2 on carpet to treat padding but of course you need a powerful portable extractor and water claw for extraction.



Be careful using clo2 on nylon !!!

Be careful using clo2 on nylon !!!



When using clo2 read instructions carefully !!!

When using clo2 read instructions carefully !!!



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I'm now using Bonnet Pro Blast (12 ph) on some trashed carpet. Got that tip from Bonner Pro Facebook Page.

I used it the first time on a trashed beige cheap poly with pet stains and some pet odor. Carpet was only 3 years old and she didn't want to spend the money to replace. Very small house and rooms. The customer got my name from a realtor. She was selling her house. I told her they needed Steam cleaning but she told me to just do the best job I can. I said ok. She said she would get them steam cleaned after I cleaned them if they needed it. She paid me and went to work. Carpet turned out amazing.

I used 2oz of Blast lightly sprayed on carpet then scrubbed in with CRB. Then sprayed down Bonnet Pro Omega Citrus with Just Gone added. Scrubbed again with CRB and then extracted with Odyssey and Glad Pads. Amazing. One year ago I would have never even attempted that job. I would have just told her they needed to be steam cleaned.

Adding Just Gone to Omega Citrus really makes it a much more potent cleaner and sanitizer/deodorizer.

Since that job I did a few trashed but not as bad as that job and just used 1oz of Blast and then Rocket.


I love VLM !!!
 
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I was using powder but now I'm just using liquid Just Gone.

Just Gone is more concentrated now. They use to recommend 12 oz now they recommend 3oz but I usually use 5oz.

Instead of gallons they sell it by the quart now.


Powder is much cheaper. I still have some powder packets from Beckart.



What machine are you using for residential now ?

I love my Odyssey !!!
 

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Sometimes after doing a job I can't I believe how beautiful it looks !!!

I look at it and say WOW and I wish the non believers of VLM were here to see it

SuperCap is a great Residential Encap !!!

Just my opinion but I think it's best !!!



I CRB everything first and then extract with Odyssey and Cotton Bonnet ( Glad Pads from Trinity ) for residential

I use the Grey Brushes from Whittaker on my CRB most of the time but for that cheap poly that's trashed and worn I like the stiff Yellow Brushes from Whittaker.


I Love VLM !!!


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I used VLM for 3 years. Yes it can and does get results - my issue is after experimenting side by side with HWE my results were better and faster.

I've neve replicated with VLM what I can do with HWE. And all the people I've talked to over the years can't seem to either.
 

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Soil filtration is a pain in the a** !!! VLM or HWE



I'm always trying to find easier faster better way to work on soil filtration

Right Angle Drill with that little drill brush is my new method. I put some duct tape on it to try to protect baseboards.

I used it today for the first time.


Prsepray along baseboards with Bonnet Pro No Rinse Spotter then scrub with Grout Brush, Edge Brush and or Drill

Then CRB as close to the baseboard as possible

Extract with Odyssey and 21''Glad Pad

Groom


21'' Trinity Glad Pads on Odyssey scrub right up to baseboards

They get closer work better than Microfiber, Ironman, Challenger or SuperZorbs


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