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  1. Sergio
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    Hi guy,
    what do you think about Prochem chemicals and Chemspec chemicals? Which brand is better than the other one?
    Thanks
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    Chemspec and prochem have both been around a very long time. You'd be fine using either.

    Personal preference, really.
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    Thanks you!
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    Is that what your local supplier is carrying?
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    Both are good try some different and and stick the the ones you like
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    Both were bought by RPM which also happens to own Sapphire.
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    I have not local supplier cause in Italy becouse no supplier imports these brands in Italy. I had to buy them via the internet from UK with more expensive costs.
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    You should order some saiger sauce from the U.K. Many cleaners are getting great results with it.
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    Both make chemistry specific for fine rug washing designed to work in cold water. May I suggest Masterblend that you may be able to get in Europe as well through a distributor.

    Centrum Force has a few target specific items as well. Fringe Plus, Secret Sauce, Knock-Out and U-Turn. We have no distributor in your country. We sell direct.

    https://www.centrumforce.com/collections/cleaning-products
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    Thanks guys for replies.
    Masterblend chemicals are better than Prochem and Chemspec chemicals?
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    They are all very good reputable manufacturers that have a very nice variety of products. You can also add Bridgepoint as well.
    Don't over think it. You'll do fine with any of them.
    Get the ones that are easiest to get.

    procyon and SS's One Earth line are also very nice green lines of products
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    Thanks for the answers!!!!

    I hope to explain well my questions cause i am from Italy and my english is so bad. I am 37 years old and I wash oriental rugs for about 2 years. In these two years I have washed the carpets of customers with the extraction method:
    -Vaccum
    -Prespray
    -Agitation with rotowash
    -Extraction and rince with HWE
    The results are not bad.

    Now I am curious to wash carpets with a rotary machine and shampoo for oriental rugs. I have a small detail store of oriental rugs where I wash the oriental rugs while my small store is closed to the customers.
    My big problem is I wash carpets on a small floor surface (11,48ft x 8,20ft). Unfortunately the surface where to wash the carpets is very small and i am surrounded by my new rugs to sell. I can not risk wetting and soiling the new oriental rugs.
    I have seen this youtube video and water splashes are very few so i can try it


    I've also seen other videos where they use too much water and for me it would be impossible.


    It is possible to wash carpets with few splashes (as in the first video)?

    Thanks
    sorry for my bad english
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    No it's not possible to actually wash a rug with that little bit of water.. You can say you cleaned it, but people's definitions of a full wash is different..

    If you have a lightly soiled rug and if it's a bleeder you can get away with a whipping a foam and sponge cleaning.. Moderately-heavily soiled you'd need to use more water to remove the soil stuck on the fibers after dusting..

    With your small space limitations I'd just stick to what you've been doing til you can manage to get a bigger wash area where your not subject to getting your new rugs wet..

    This is my opinion, take it with a grain of salt...
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    I might also suggest building a small wall around your wash area to help contain the splashing. A wall knee high could work.
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    Nice idea, but it is not possible
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    So, Sergio, is the pasta really better in Italy?
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    De Cecco is good
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    I am a bit disapponted with prochem uk chemicals. I found Chemspec in UK. Which one can i use for my washing method(prespray - agitation with rotowash - rinse/extraction with portable machine)
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    Good morning ,

    - Chemspec Formula 90
    - Chemspec Oriental Rug Shampoo

    Which of these chemicals is best for washing oriental rugs with method "Prespray - Agitation with Rotowash - dwell - Rinse/extraction with acid rinse"?
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    Always liked chemspec 90. But I think they changed that formula many years ago.
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