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    Posted: 23/June/2009 at 2:11pm
I have two questions:

What is the ideal Psi for cleaning carpet w/ heated water?

What is the ideal Psi for cleaning tile w/ cold water?
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I would say 1000, but the StonePro guy I talked to suggested 500 psi following a pre-scrub. So that's what we do.
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500 psi for carpet and 1200 psi for tile.Though its not set in stone . Pun..
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Mr. Slide Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13/July/2009 at 11:43pm
350-500  psi for carpet and 1000-1200 psi for tile.(Round-a-bout)Big smile
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Ken_Is_OK Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14/July/2009 at 8:04am
250-400 for carpet
650-950 for hard surface resi
1200 for commercial
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thanks guys

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I like 400PSI for carpet and 1200 for tile.

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I normally go with 350 psi for carpet and
700 for T&G.
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I think it really depends on the type of carpet and soiling conditions. If you're cleaning lightly soiled carpet IMO you don't need 500psi i clean at around 250-350 on an average.
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Depends on several factors.

Carpet 4 - 5 hundred PSI

Tile some guys use no pressure
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400 psi for carpet 900 for tile and grout

When using my rotovac I up the psi to 600 psi
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Hi guys new user here. I know this is an old thread but was wondering what psi would you recommend for cleaning concrete?
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Same as tile and grout
We would pre scrub it first though
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Thanks mate
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