Both Dry Cleaning and Steam Extraction Cleaning have their place and can both achieve outstanding results.
Where convenience is of primary concern, but your carpet requires a good clean to remove marks and sharpen its appearance but drying times should be optimal, then Dry Cleaning may be attractive.
If general sanitation is a concern and you prefer a more chemical free carpet then the Steam Extraction cleaning is optimal, this method removes more soil with a more complete flushing and extraction action.
Bear in mind, No dry cleaning method meets AS/NZS 3733:2018 bench mark for restorative cleaning and for this reason dry cleaning in general is used as an interim maintenance method in between Steam cleaning which should take place between 6 – 18 months.
Methods such as Micro Encapsulation has improved dry cleaning standards and many property managers and hotels use this method primarily during vacancies.
If you have a high quality wool carpet, it is best to discuss your needs with a professional before selecting a preferred method.