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Old 04-22-2008, 03:20 PM
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Cleaning Carpet

What is the best thing to use and the best method to use when cleaning the carpet in my boat?
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Old 04-22-2008, 03:23 PM
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I just use what ever I have in the house and a scrub brush, then pressure wash it off
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Old 04-22-2008, 03:29 PM
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Ask Erkoehler. He's good at cleaning carpets at mid-nite.
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Old 04-22-2008, 03:35 PM
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Best thing I have found is water, carpet cleaner and a clean scrub brush, followed up with ALOT of shop vac! I wet down the carpet, put carpet cleaner in a squeeze bottle and scrub away. I then rinse the carpet and use the brush to get all the soap out and I lastly vaccum as MUCH as I can get out and then let it sit in the sun. Also, try not to step on the carpet until it is dry... it has a tendancy to matt it back down when it is wet!

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Old 04-22-2008, 03:53 PM
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I just use what ever I have in the house and a scrub brush, then pressure wash it off


I also have had great results using a scrub brush with the pressure washer. I do follow up using the shop vac to help remove the water and then let it dry out in the sun as mentioned by Sodar. I was thinking about trying my house-hold carpet cleaner with the stair attachment and see how that works out.

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Stanley Steemer Carpet Cleaner, I bet they'll work a deal for the exposure!
Local companies will do an introductory offer for $49 for a room, is your boat carpet bigger than a room?
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Old 04-22-2008, 05:03 PM
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Stanley Steemer Carpet Cleaner, I bet they'll work a deal for the exposure!
Local companies will do an introductory offer for $49 for a room, is your boat carpet bigger than a room?
I agree. Find someone who works for the local company. Tell them the size of the boat. Tell them you'll drop 'em 10-15 bucks and see if they bite on it. If not see if they can do it before work some morning. Drop the boat off and away you go. I have heard of people having great results with this too!
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