Professional carpet cleaners use heat to clean carpets. That's their secret. Steam, heat, and a lot of suction. Can you do it yourself? Yes, but you need a machine. Renting a carpet cleaning machine is one option. If you need to do more frequent carpet cleaning, it could be worth investing in your own carpet cleaning machine. A Minneapolis tile maintenance company and carpet cleaner recommends repeating the carpet cleaning steps as a way to get better results. So invest in a machine, and go over your carpets with it more than once for best DIY carpet cleaning results. Also, be sure to ventilate the room well while your carpet dries. View original post.