Are all carpet cleaning methods the same?
The answer is no! especially for the residential market.
The carpet cleaning industry has completely transformed itself since the days of the Kirby shampooing vacum cleaner in the 70s. I remember when I as only 5 years old in 1972 and watched the door-to-door Salesman enter our home for a demonstration and proceeded to Shampoo an area of our carpet. The next day it was like walking on a dried up paint roller. Looking back, I wonder how many fibers literally broke in half as we walked on the carpet. Mom bought the thing anyways. The vacum did last for year but we never used it to clean our carpets again.
These days there are four methods that have created a niche in the carpet