Currently there are two types of home, commercial industrial cleaning machines namely: carpet cleaners and carpet extractors. Essentially, both these machines do the same job, they clean carpets with either carpet cleaning solutions or water. Because of this, many believe that there’s actually no difference between the carpet cleaner and the carpet extractor, and some may even use these two terms interchangeably.

The carpet extractor, just like the carpet cleaner, extracts from the carpet. With the carpet extractor, it sprays water or cleaner onto the carpet. Thereafter, the carpet extractor will lift up anything that can be in the carpet, in this case it will be the dirty water. Solution and any extra dirt, debris or stain. Both the carpet cleaner and extractor scrub in water and the solution into the carpet by use of a wand, this seems to be the most popular tool in the industry.

If your carpets contain a large amount of germy substances like dirt that could come in from outside, mold, body waste or mildew, a carpet extractor from ITS Africa in conjunction with our carpet cleaning solutions will be a great option for you.

A carpet extractor will help you remove everything in your carpet, ensuring that it is a healthier carpet and germ free. If your carpets are heavily stained, we also have the right machines for you at ITS Africa.

In conclusion, the carpet cleaner and extractor is used interchangeably. Whatever you would like to call it, the carpet cleaner and extractor is used for carpet and upholstery cleaning for a new, cleaner and fresher look.

The ITS Africa company was established in 1996 and since then we have grown to become one of the leaders in the vacuum cleaning technology sector in South Africa. The ITS Africa team of professionals will be happy to provide you with any information you might need to make an informed decision when purchasing carpet cleaning machines that best suit your needs. Visit our website on or give us a call today on 0861 275 487 for more information.

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