THE BENEFITS OF ELECTRO-SHIELD
Electro-Shield includes Healthguard® AMIC, the first long lasting, residually active sanitiser of its kind.
Effectively neutralises germs and bacteria and other micro-organisms that come into contact with your treated carpet or upholstery.
It is active for up to 4 months from application for long lasting protection.
Electro-Shield is provided as part of your carpet cleaning or upholstery service at no additional cost.
Treats odour causing germs, bacteria and mould
Your technician has been trained in the application of this safe and hygienic product.
How Does Electro-Shield Work?
Electrodry now includes Electro-Shield™ in your carpet dry cleaning and upholstery cleaning service at no additional charge.
Electro-Shield™ is a residually active sanitising agent, which kills 99.9% of bacteria and a broad spectrum of germs and other micro-organisms.
Electro-Shield’s key active ingredient HealthGuard® AMIC will actively sanitise for up to 4 months. Most sanitising agents lose effectiveness within seconds or minutes following application.
Is Electro-Shield effective against viruses?
Electro-Shield demonstrated a 99.94% anti-viral effectivity rate in recent international laboratory testing, indicating Electro-Shield is excellent at combating viruses. Further testing is currently being performed at a prominent Australian testing facility as part of our ongoing research and development process.
Electro-Shield is applied and sold as a disinfectant with no specific claims as to anti-viral effectivity. We do not recommend that an Electrodry service with an Electro-Shield application be purchased for the purpose of an anti-viral treatment until Electro-Shield is registered with the Therapeutic Goods Administration for that specific purpose.
What is Healthguard?
Healthguard® AMIC was released in March 2020 as part of the Healthguard® product range, which is researched, developed, manufactured and sold by an Australian company named Global Speciality Chemicals Pty. Ltd.
The company specialises in commercialising biotech solutions for preventative healthcare. They manufacture safe and innovative products to treat bed bugs, dust-mites, mosquitoes, bacteria, mould and germs.
HealthGuard® products are proven and tested by independent government accredited testing agencies.
Healthguard® AMIC is the active ingredient in Electro-Shield, providing ongoing protection for your family against germs, bacteria and mould.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
• Electro-Shield is a unique long-lasting disinfectant coating for carpet and textiles formulated to target bacteria and a range of other germs.
• HealthGuard® AMIC, the active ingredient in Electro-Shield, will bond to textiles, such as carpet and upholstery and will target mould, bacteria and a broad range of germs for up to 4 months from application.
• Disinfectants formulated to target germs lose their effectiveness in the seconds or minutes from application.
• The active ingredient in Electro-Shield, HealthGuard® AMIC, will bond to textiles and remain active until it is worn away, giving long-lasting protection.
• When Electro-Shield is sprayed onto clean textiles, such as your carpet or upholstery, the active ingredient (HealthGuard® AMIC) will bond to textile fibres. HealthGuard® AMIC is scientifically formulated to kill 99.9 % of bacteria and protect against a range of germs.
• HealthGuard® AMIC is a formulated QUAT (quaternary ammonium compound). QUATs have been scientifically proven to destroy Enveloped Viruses (the same virus type as Novel Coronavirus CoViD-19), by attacking the protein wall of the cell, exposing the nuclei to destroy it. As of the 22nd of April, independent testing is being undertaken at 2 prominent universities to prove the efficacy of HealthGuard® AMIC to destroy viruses.
The performance of Electro-Shield™ will dissipate over time and with regular wear.
To ensure that Electro-Shield™ remains active and effective, we recommend re-application every 4 months in residential environments and every 2 months in high traffic or commercial premises. In instances of high use or traffic, we recommend more regular application.
Electro-Shield™ will last longer on carpets and textiles that are kept clean. Abrasive dry soils and oily soils will impact the long-term effectiveness of Electro-Shield™. Accordingly, regular vacuuming is important and increased application frequency may be appropriate in a location with higher levels of soiling.
• Electro-Shield must be applied to clean textiles and surfaces to be effective. Electro-Shield is not designed to bond to dirt, particulate matter or oily soils that build up in carpet and textiles.
• If your carpet or upholstery is new (less than 12 months old) or has been recently cleaned, Electro-Shield may be applied following a thorough pre-vacuum.
• Electrodry offers an application only service that is discounted for Electrodry customers who have had their carpet or upholstery cleaned in the last 6 months. The pricing for application of Electro-Shield without cleaning is listed below (all application services include a thorough pre-vacuum):
HealthGuard® AMIC, the active ingredient in Electro-Shield has been tested by and proven to provide protection against:
o Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 6538
o Escherichia coli ATCC 112229
o Proteus mirabilis ATCC 14153
o Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC 15442
o Candida albicans ATCC 10231
HealthGuard® AMIC has been tested at HealthgGuard’s internal laboratories and has been shown to provide protection against Enveloped and Flu Virus (outside of the human body). At the time of publication (April 322, 2020), HealthGuard® AMIC is undergoing independent efficacy testing at universities in Australia and Asia.
• Electro-Shield will be included as part of our carpet and upholstery cleaning service at no additional cost.
• Electrodry technicians have been trained in the application of this product. They will spray the product and groom with a carpet rake afterwards to ensure it is comprehensively applied to provide maximum benefits. It is safe and hygienic.
• To maintain ongoing protection Electro-Shield should be re-applied every 3-4 months.
• For best results, do not walk on the carpet for at least 30 minutes after application, or sit on the fabric for 2 hours after application.
• Electro-Shield will also be available in an application for hard floors and surfaces in the coming weeks.
• We recommend you leave the room whilst we apply Electro-Shield, but you can re-enter the room straight after.
• Electro-Shield has been formulated to be safe and hygienic.
• The carpet and upholstery will take a little longer to dry with the additional product added, so we advise staying off the carpet for at least 2 hours and/or not sitting on the upholstery for at least 5 hours.
• Electrodry is also developing a formulation that will enable a fogging process that decontaminates indoor areas in the coming weeks.
• Electrodry has also released an Electro-Shield Hand Sanitiser and a surface disinfectant, E-Liminate; which you can both check out in our online store.
ELECTRO-SHIELD APPLICATION ONLY PRICING
Electro-Shield is included in every carpet & upholstery cleaning service. Otherwise here are the application only rates.
|Standard Price||Previous Electrodry Customer (6 months or less since last service)|
|Up to 4 Rooms||$100||$75|
|Up 5 seating positions||$100||$70|
|Dining Chairs (each)||$7||$5|
Maximum room size of 13 sqm. Maximum seat width of 80cm. Minimum call-out price of $100 ($70 minimum call out for previous Electrodry customers). Application includes a thorough pre-vacuum. If your Electrodry technician considers your carpet or lounge to be soiled then cleaning will be required at an additional cost. The application only costs includes moving small or light items of furniture only.
THE ELECTRODRY GUARANTEE
Electrodry gives all our clients a 14-day satisfaction guarantee. If you are not totally satisfied, we will re-clean your couch free of charge.
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