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Instead of depositing soapy water on the carpet, the Kirby Multi-Surface Shampoo System works a thick foam onto the carpet fibers. This scrubs and emulsifies any caked-on dirt and grime. The dirt and thick foam is then collected in the Multi-Surface Shampoo System tray.
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!
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. I also noticed that clean-up was a lot easier. The Kirby shampoo rinses away clean with just cold water, taking the dirt with it.
FAST shampoo and conditioner really works. FAST works by feeding the hair with essential nutrients, amino acids and proteins not found in regular shampoos. This special blend provides essential nutrition to hair, allowing hair to grow as fast and as healthy as possible.
It`s a whole-home system capable of shampooing carpets, mopping hard floors, polishing hardwoods, and scrubbing tile and grout. Don`t waste your time and money on multiple machines when buying a Kirby is one machine, with so much clean.
Foaming and dry shampoos can be removed with a regular vacuum. You can also use the baking soda or vinegar-and-water methods described above. They require a bit more effort and some scrubbing, but you won`t need to rent a machine.
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.
Begin by removing furniture from the room and then thoroughly vacuum the carpet preferably with a powerhead vacuum cleaner, before shampooing to remove loose dirt, pet hair and other particles. This should also expose the carpet stains, if there are any.
Mattress vacuuming can help control all those allergens, dead skin, dust mites and other yucky stuff in your bed. Just remember it`s essential to use a vacuum cleaner fitted with a HEPA filtration system like our commercial-grade vacuums and follow the tips above.
Vacuum your mattress using the upholstery attachment on your vacuum cleaner. If someone does have allergies in your home, you may need to vacuum more frequently and/or make purchasing a mattress cover a necessity.
Make sure you use a wet/dry vacuum and not your regular vacuum. Repeat the cleaning steps above to remove any urine stains or odor that remain. Use a clean towel to dry the area, and allow the mattress to fully air dry (outside in the sun, if possible) before applying sheets.
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.
Basic school backpacks and bookbags made of nylon or canvas can usually be washed in a washing machine, but be sure to check the care label first. What you`ll need: Mild (fragrance- and additive-free) detergent. Sponge or washcloth and soft-bristled cleaning brush (like an old toothbrush)
Generally, if your hair isn`t greasy or dry, you should cleanse it every two to three days, King recommends. But if you wash hair too often for your hair type, “it could be very drying to the hair, depending on the ingredients in the shampoo,” King says.
Wait between 5 and 10 minutes

It is necessary to wait because it takes time to absorb the oil from your hair. You have to make sure that the dry shampoo sit for at least 5-10 minutes. The golden rule is that the longer you wait, the better results you will achieve.

How Often Should You Shampoo Your Carpet? You should clean your carpet at least every 12 months to remove dirt, grime, and allergens. However, this schedule can vary depending on several factors in your household. If you have children or pets, you might shampoo your carpets more regularly.
Ultimately, running your vacuum over your carpets after a professional deep clean is great but remember to do it only after your carpet is completely dry. Vacuuming your carpet when it`s still damp could cause dirt to be transferred from your vacuum cleaner, so patience does pay off.
Vinegar, baking soda, and salt are common household items that can be used as carpet cleaners. Soften a carpet by mixing fabric softener, hot water, clear vinegar, and dishwashing detergent.
Detergent Carpet Cleaner

For synthetic carpets: Mix ¼ teaspoon of a translucent liquid dishwashing detergent, such as Dawn or Joy, into one cup of lukewarm water. For natural fiber carpets: Mix one teaspoon of translucent liquid dishwashing detergent, such as Dawn or Joy, into 1 cup of lukewarm water.

The majority of shampoos include aqueous surfactant emulsions. These surfactants are effective in removing oil and grime from hair. Too much time spent letting the shampoo soak in your hair might result in the loss of hydration and extra oil that your hair needs to be healthy.
No matter what you may have heard about shampooing and hair loss, the truth is this: washing your hair every day – with the right shampoo will not cause you to lose your hair. In fact, keeping your hair clean and removing product, oil, pollutants, and other buildup can actually improve your hair and scalp health.
Not only can the Kirby vacuum but you can also harness the power of the Kirby and convert it into a powerful floor scrubber that is PERFECT for cleaning tile and grout floors.
You heard right – your Kirby is more than a vacuum. It cleans hardwood floors, vinyl, tile and so much more!

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What type of store baught shampo will work best to shampo with kirby g dimond
ANSWER : The Kirby G Dimond edition needs to use the genuine Kirby shampoo solution below:
.Kirby Allergy Control Shampoo – 32 Oz. Kirby Part # 252702 – Free Shipping
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.Also available in a gallon size.

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The steam mop was only used 3 times.stopped working. It has now stopped working altogether. I have only had it for a month. I did not save the receipt because after the third time working I thought it was okay. I am very disappointed and have a hand shop vac of Sharks which has been working for a year. I have been discouraged from buying another one of your products now that the steam mop has quit working after 3 times. I followed the exact instructions how to use it. Model S3101/ 120V 60HZ
ANSWER : Hi,

Here is a tip that I wrote about the Euro-Pro Shark Steam Mop and why it maynot be getting steam to the head…

Euro-Pro Shark Steam Mop Problem

Here also is a link to get any of the Shark Manuals that you need.

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Customer service I have had problems twice with returning things at the store. The customer service representives are always so rude. I have shopped at the yorba linda,CA store for the last time. I will not shop at any Best Buy for that matter. You know there are so many stores out there with much better service. I just want to say Good Luck to all Best Buy employees.
ANSWER : Thanks..this is not a Best Buy service desk. But your comments will most likely be reviewed by someone, methinks.

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The headlight on my Kirby doesn’t work!
ANSWER : A few problems exist in this situation.
.A. Is the bulb you put in a genuine kirby part?
.If not it is probally not the correct anperage.
.B. Are the little medal pieces on the end lined up correctly? If not adjust and retry.
.C. The socket the bulb fits into is bad. In that case call 1-800-948-1358 mon.-fri. 9am-6pm est
.sat.9am-2pm est and ask for josh or buck to order the socket.

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I have only had my shark steam mop for about a month and only used it twice. I tried to use it yesterday and it would not work. The green light came on and it worked for maybe ten seconds, then it completely shut off. I tried switching outlets and draining the water but nothing worked. It still doesn’t work today either. What do you think is wrong? Does this product have a warranty?
ANSWER : Yes has warranty call Shark/europro.

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Water and cleaner not coming out, The machine is only 6m old and was working fine, I have cleaned every where I can to see if there was a blockage but nothing is working. The heater is working, there is a suction but the water and soap will not realease when triger is pulled. it will not work on on the tool spay.
ANSWER : Check the complede length of the hose. You may find a crimp in the most inconvenient place. You say you cleaned everything … can you blow through the hose where the cleaner comes out? (don’t drink anything!)

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I bought my rainbow se vacum 4 years ago and I was using it and suddendly stoped working, I try to on no power I on and off not working at all. what shall i do is there posibility to work again.pls.help and tell me what is the best to do. thank you.
ANSWER : Hi, there is no reset button on a Rainbow vacuum.

.. All SE series vacuums have a built in thermal and load fuse on the motor, and if it blew, it has to be replaced, or wired directly, with out it on there..
Motor brushes are usually the source of a non working Rainbow D4 and SE and all model Rainbow vacuums and when they burn out, they usually take the motor armature with them, from excessive heat and flare electrical arking to the armature.. .It is probably the thermal and load fuse, that is your problem, if you did not smell any electric burning type of smell, before it quit. It could be the power switch, but not as likely as the fuse.. .If you have any more questions let me know. I am a Rainbow seller, and a Rainbow expert also.

Thank you,
Ralph

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Kirby Sentria I bought my kirby sentria just before we were to move house and although I have the instructions somewhere, they will be boxed up and I so want to clean the carpets before I move. Problem is that I don’t know whether the belt should be on or off when using the big silver front with the Kirby insignia on it. I know that the green light should come on when it is working properly and it does not, so I am doing something wrong. I can attach the attachments no problem but I want to use
ANSWER : If the green light is off, then its time to replace the band. This video shows you how.

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