Maybe you are looking to do your own carpet cleaning business and do not know what kind of machines are appropriate for this type of business and if so, do not worry (I was the same when I started)
The first thing you have to know and that you have already realized is that there are many types of machines, you have already heard of the portable and the mentioned “dry cleaning” and among others.
I will give you a list that under my own experience are the best in the market to give a good service to your customers, this also has to do with your budget since I will give you the list of the best machines.
A commercial carpet extractor works by injecting cleaning solution and water into carpet or upholstery and then vacuuming it out with powerful suction. Carpet extractors are known by many names including steam cleaners, carpet cleaners, portable carpet cleaning machines, portable cleaning equipment, etc and are the best carpet cleaner machines.
I will talk about the commercial machines since these are the best for this type of work.
There are also portable machines but for the moment I will mention more professional machines.
Top 5 Commercial Carpet Steam Cleaning Machines (2018)
- Value-priced with superior engineering
- Easy to operate
- Narrow profile – only 17 inches wide!
The Sapphire Scientific Rage is designed to give you the most power and performance in an entry-level truck mount. Designed for single-wand operation, the Rage gives you the cleaning power you want at the value price your business needs.
This unit features premium components, durable construction, and state-of-the-art engineering. It’s narrow profile measures just 17 inches wide, leaving you plenty of room for other supplies on the truck.
Power Plant: 18 HP air-cooled Kohler gasoline engine
Vacuum Pump: Tuthill 3006 dual-lobe oil-lubricated blower. Vacuum at 13″ Hg and flows up to 311 CFM
Solution Pump: General TX1810S17 delivering up to 1,000 PSI and up to 2.7 GPM at 1,478 RPM
Waste Tank: 90 gal. (75 gal. at shutoff). TIG-welded 3/16-inch marine grade aluminum
Heat Exchanger: Single stage finned tube coil
Vacuum Port: Single 2 in
Weight: Console: 520 lbs; Waste tank: 160 lbs; Complete kit 858 lbs
Dimensions: 17″ x 36″ x 39”
- Outstanding vacuum for restoration and dual-wand operation
- Easily diagnose cause of shutdown
- Helps reduce downtime
Before designing the Everest, Prochem decided to survey the cleaning and restoration industry to find out exactlywhat cleaners were looking for in a truck mount. The results of these ideas is Prochem’s next generation of truck mount — the Everest HP650. The Prochem Everest HP650 Truck Mount provides outstanding vacuum pull for water damage restoration and/or dual-wand operation.
This is the perfect choice for both carpet cleaning and water restoration.
- Power Plant: 68 HP Hyundai Engine, 3,600 RPM
- Blower: 650 CFM Tri-flow Blower
- Solution Pump: General Emperor Pump
- Heating System: Three-Stage Heat Exchanger
- Chemical System: Last Step Chemical Injection
- Recovery Tank: 100 Gallons
- Pre-filter Box: Easy clean up between jobs without opening waste tank
- Auto Chemical Prime: Automatically primes chemical system making set up easy
- Superior heat performance
- Space-saving design
- Dependable performance
The HydraMaster CDS 4.8 has proven to be a very popular van-powered truck mount for two decades.
Featuring OverDrive™ Power Train Technology, it removes the hard work from severe residential and commercial cleaning jobs. Additionally, it has a straightforward design that makes training your crew easy. The CDS 4.8 gives you two solution outlets for dual-wand capacity, 3 speed settings, and a one-hundred-gallon waste tank for non-stop cleaning. Its 14″ tank footprint also provides plenty of room for other equipment.
Power Plant Power transfer with electronic speed control
Solution pump Plunger pump, 4.0 GPM, 1,200 PSI, electric clutch controls
Vacuum Pump Dominator™ 4007 Tri-Lobe, HydraMaster exclusive design, 400+ CFM (helical gear drive, dual oil bath [no grease fittings], oil level sight windows)
Heat Exchanger Engine heat recovery. Multi-parallel exchanger system, max temp 235°F
Chemical System Stainless steel, last-step chemical injection, meter controlled
Recovery Tank 110-gallon MaxAir™ recovery tank; marine aluminum, epoxy finish. Easy clean vacuum filter. Easy clean stainless steel lint basket, 48 1/2″ x 14 1/4″ x 38 1/2″
Fuel Consumption 1.5 GPH
Dimensions 23″ x 41.5″ x 61″
These are our most favorite commercial carpet cleaning top and even several of those machines are incorporated into our business!
We hope and have helped you clear your doubt, I clarify that there are also portable machines but if you really want a business with happy customers these are the best machines.