Steam is a natural source of clean water that is heated up to create a powerful cleaning force. Indeed, it is fast becoming the most popular method for keeping your home dirt and grime free. It offers steam cleaning benefits over traditional chemical cleaning.
The cleaning industry is one of the largest service-oriented types of businesses in New Zealand. Besides, there are thousands of residential and home cleaning companies in the country. Seemingly almost as many types of cleaning processes. Also, modern equipment and procedures and technical training now make steam a lot safer to handle. Similarly, to use in the cleaning process than it was years ago. Learn about some of the steam cleaning benefits from the experts.
Steam cleaning kills 99.99% of bacteria and doesn’t require toxic and potentially harmful chemicals such as bleach or ammonia. Initially, only heat and water are used. Meaning your house remains free from chemical residue and pollution.
Of course, the non-toxic nature of steam cleaning makes your home a much safer environment for children and pets.
People with allergies and asthma will benefit significantly from the steam cleaning. Also, it uses only water and heat to create all-natural steam that removes dirt and grime from any non-heat sensitive surface.
The only cost for steam cleaning is for the water and electricity to heat it. Thus, comparing that number with the repeated cost of purchasing detergents, cleaners and other products used throughout the home, and steam cleaning come out on top.
Once mould starts growing, particularly in the bathroom, it can produce harmful and deadly mycotoxins that can cause a host of health problems. Bleach does not kill the mould; instead, it just turns it white to blend in with the surface. Steam cleaning’s high temperature kills the mould while the bristles of attachments can remove it from the cracks and hard to reach places altogether.
Experienced, researched and written by Mr Graeme Stephens. An IICRC Master Restoration Technician in 2001. With over 34 years of disinfecting and carpet cleaning Auckland services experience.
Published: 23/12/2014 Updated: 8/04/2021