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Old 06-04-2020, 03:24 PM   #1
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Carpet cleaning potions

I keep seeing different "potions" on carpet cleaner and detailing posts on instagram. Has anyone got any different mixtures of products that when mixed together give a superior finish? The ones I see are mostly American and cannot purchase over here.
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Old 08-04-2020, 01:59 PM   #2
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I keep seeing different "potions" on carpet cleaner and detailing posts on instagram. Has anyone got any different mixtures of products that when mixed together give a superior finish? The ones I see are mostly American and cannot purchase over here.
Might not be able to purchase the actual brand but I would be surprised if you can't purchase an equivalent product.

e.g: DAWN is just Fairy Liquid
and The Big Purple stuff used by detailers is just APC/Degreaser - So think Surfex, Screwfix No Nonsense DeGreaser or "Elbow Grease" in a Spray bottle.

Have a gander at all the positve reviews on this:

https://www.screwfix.com/p/no-nonsen...ent-5ltr/70509

Not sure you want to buying individual bits when that is so cheap.
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Read reviews and that in my eyes is a good product. Will need to get some ASAP also plus is the reduced foaming. Thanks for that bud i had never thought about looking there. Cheers
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Always use tfr, gets things spotless. For removable carpet mats just spray with tfr and pressure wash off then suck out excess water with wet vac and allow to dry.
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Always use tfr, gets things spotless. For removable carpet mats just spray with tfr and pressure wash off then suck out excess water with wet vac and allow to dry.
It can eat seat foam.
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Honestly never had any problems.
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Have a gander at all the positve reviews on this:

https://www.screwfix.com/p/no-nonsen...ent-5ltr/70509
Thanks for the heads up on this, I've just been down and collected a bucketful. Our Labrador seems to have a permanent oil leak on his coat which transfers to the house carpets with monotonus regularity. I was using the Vax stuff in the Vax machine but after reading the reviews on the above link I decided to buy this and save money.
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Thanks for the heads up on this, I've just been down and collected a bucketful. Our Labrador seems to have a permanent oil leak on his coat which transfers to the house carpets with monotonus regularity. I was using the Vax stuff in the Vax machine but after reading the reviews on the above link I decided to buy this and save money.
Interested to hear how you get on. I have a Vax carpet cleaner too and seem to go through the solution really quickly.

Only thing putting me off trying a different brand of solution or my own mix is that my machine auto-mixes the solution with water.
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I just used straight AF Total and extracted with the bissel got good results.
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