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Instead of saturating your carpet with hot soapy water, the Kirby Multi-Surface Shampoo System works a thick foam into your carpet fibers. Dirt is emulsified in foam then captured on the Multi-Surface Shampoo System tray. This process leaves very little moisture behind allowing your carpets to dry much faster.
Q: What shampoo can I use in my Kirby? A: You should only use genuine Kirby Carpet Shampoo in Kirby shampoo systems. For a fragrance-free option, please try Kirby Unscented Carpet Shampoo!
Q: Can I pick up water with my Kirby system? A: No. Do not use your Kirby to get water off the floor or out of carpet.
Shake Kirby Pet Stain & Odor Remover then generously apply directly to stain. Repeatedly blot area with a clean, white cloth to remove stain. Once you have removed everything you can, rinse a clean, white cloth under water and lay over stain covering entire area. Allow to sit for up to 24 hours.
The Kirby shampoo takes 2 hours to completely dry, at the most.
Carpet cleaners use a combination of clean solution, powerful scrubbing brushes and vacuum suction. Carpet cleaners inject a mixture of cleaning solution and water deep into your carpet fibres. Brushes then agitate, scrub and loosen the dirt and/or stain and then the powerful vacuum suction lifts it away.
First, you need to vacuum up all loose dirt from the sofa surface. Next, spray water and cleaning agent evenly on the stained surface. For heavy dirt, spray and leave to work for at least 5 minutes. Then place the nozzle on the surface of upholstery and slowly vacuum up the moisture from the cleaning mixture.
Upholstered Surfaces

Use the upholstery attachment on mattresses and fabric surfaces. Work in a horizontal or vertical motion from top to bottom. Use the crevice tool in the tight corners and seams. Use the dust brush on leather furniture to reduce any risk of scratching.

Mixing ratio of 1:10 with warm water of +/- 40 degrees.
Most, but not all of the carpet shampoos on the market, are meant to be used with a carpet cleaning machine of a specific brand noted by the shampoo manufacturer. And, depending on the shampoo, it may have additional features like a pleasant scent or robust stain removal capabilities, too.
Although using carpet shampoo and a steam cleaner takes less time and effort, you can also deep-clean carpet with a vacuum, household cleaners, and some elbow grease.
Remove the brushroll and clean all hair, string, and lint from the brushroll bearings. If the vacuum cleaner brush still doesn`t spin after you clean the brushroll, consider replacing the brushroll.
Jim Kirby created the first Kirby vacuum cleaner in 1906, and ever since, The Kirby Company has continuously improved its American-made, hand-crafted Kirby Home Cleaning System design to ensure best-in-class performance. Millions of customers from around the world trust Kirby to keep their homes` clean.
Ideally, you want to massage your shampoo on hair for anywhere from 1 to 3 minutes, depending on your hair`s thickness, before rinsing.
As a rule of thumb, an unopened bottle of shampoo can probably last for 2-4 years if properly stored. Meanwhile, an opened bottle of shampoo may go bad anywhere between six months to two years. Of course, this would also depend on the type of shampoo formula — specifically, the nature of the preservatives used.
I have been wondering for some time about this, Is it really possible to use any shampoo solution (i.e Bissell, Hoover, Rug Doctor) on a, or rather, any Kirby G series vac? No. Kirby vacuums can only use a dry foam shampoo. They`re not easy to find, outside of the Kirby brand.
Don`t use it every day.

This weakens hair`s strength, potentially leading to hair loss and skin issues like infections, dermatitis, and acne. Instead, give your scalp a chance to breathe between washes: Our pros recommend only using dry shampoo one to two times a week.

You`ll see a change quickly as you work the product throughout your hair and it can be tempting to immediately brush it out after. However, you should let the product sit for 1-2 minutes to ensure it has enough time to absorb all the oils it can.
Your carpet will be only slightly damp to the touch after your cleaning. Most carpets typically need 6-10 hours to dry completely. However, it could take up to 24 hours to dry depending on the time of year your carpets are cleaned, and the air circulation, humidity and temperature in your home.
Mix your Pro+ Carpet Shampoo with some warm water. Use 30-50ml of shampoo for every 1L of water in your solution.
Quickly and easily removes stubborn stains from all interior fabrics and surfaces.
I have been wondering for some time about this, Is it really possible to use any shampoo solution (i.e Bissell, Hoover, Rug Doctor) on a, or rather, any Kirby G series vac? No. Kirby vacuums can only use a dry foam shampoo. They`re not easy to find, outside of the Kirby brand.

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I have an Electrolux Oxygen 3 vacuum I purchased rebuilt. After 1 month the power stopped working. I took it into Electrolux Authorized repair dealer, which was a horrible experience. When we received it back it was clearly not as powerful as before. Does anyone have any suggestions on what the problem may be? I would rather fix it myself than take it back to them. The next repair center is too far away. I am pretty good with fixing things, just needs some guidance. I think the repair center rep
ANSWER : Never have liked Electrolux doing any repair because it has been my experience that they don’t do what they say they did….if you can read between the lines…..give me a picture of the unit and more details and I’ll try and help you.

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I have a Kirby Sentria and I just tried to use the shampooer. It is not spreading the foam, instead it comes out as a 1 1/2 in strip. The belt is on right, I took it off and put it back on. I don’t know what to do. Thanks
ANSWER : Q. What should I do if the Kirby system is not cleaning effectively?
Check if the green light on the nozzle is on.

Check the brush roll to make sure it is not clogged and can move freely.

Check to make sure the belt is engaged.

Note: Always remember to turn off the machine and unplug the cord from the outlet before checking the machine.
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Kirby shampooer The suds are not coming out of the shampooer. I made sure it was connected right. The sponge filter and the cap are attached.
i have a g4 vacuum and the screen in in properly.. if i move at a snails pace i can get spots of suds about every 6 inches or so but not a lot. i have adjusted the on and off, if verified the video its put together correctly but it acts like no suction .. i thought of a small hole in the hose for the suds and cut off about 1 inch it act better but not by
ANSWER : On the shampooer tank, remove the screen cap from the little hole that the shampooer hose plugs onto. Clean the screen and make sure that it is not plugged up with debris. Make sure that the screen is securely glued to the cap all the way around the edge. (they sometimes come loose and this will cause the absence of foam) That little (approx. 1 inch diameter) screen is the main ingredient for the foam. The screened cap should fit firmly onto the outside of the little hole in the bottom of the edge of the tank.
.If none of this helps, remove the round sponge and look at the holes in the white plastic circle. Turn the on/off foam valve and make sure that the holes open up when the valve is turned to “on”. You can purchase and replace the on/off valve if it turns out to be the problem. You can also buy a replacement tank if you’re not inclined to mess with it.
.If you need another shampooer manual, check out my guide….
.Hope this helps…

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It no longer stands upright as a 1 inch piece of arched plastic broke off. Is there a replacement part? what does it entail to fix it? Is it worth fixing?
ANSWER : Mine did the same thing.To date I have yet to find a replacement part.I do not think it is all that important either.And most likely not worth your time.

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Shampooer instructions I need instructions on how to use my Kirby sweeper shampooer attachment how to hook up shampooer
ANSWER : Here is a step-by-step guide to help you out!!
.Hope this helps,

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Kirby Sentria shampooer
ANSWER : HERE is the shampooer manual. There is no suction involved picking up the water. It simply scrubs the solution off the rug and throws it in the tray in front of the Kirby vacuum.

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Have kirby g4 carpet shampooer, need instructions for shampooer
ANSWER : Check out the online shampoo manual HERE

Good Luck,

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