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Articles Tagged with ''equipment''

August 2013 Cover Feature

Head To Head On Carpet Care

Low moisture vs. hot water extraction — the biggest debate in carpet cleaning continues.

As more managers and owners choose environmentally-friendly and sustainable options in other phases of their business, many may wonder which method is a better carpet choice: Low-moisture cleaning options or standard hot water extraction.


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July 2013 Maintenance Matters

Hospitality Hazards

The critical safety and maintenance items that are often overlooked can have an impact on satisfaction.

In the hospitality and recreation industry, keeping high traffic common areas neat, clean and safe is paramount.


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June 2013 Feature 7

Creating Transparency For Carpet Extractors

Clarifying terminology can help end-users make wiser purchasing decisions.

Today’s cleaning professionals want to know exactly how effective equipment will be — whether the machinery in question is a vacuum cleaner, carpet extractor or other system — and how it stacks up against comparable systems before they make their purchasing decisions.


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June 2013 Cleanthoughts

A Different Perspective

Thinking back on my solid decade of cleaning duties, I am especially proud to join Cleaning & Maintenance Management as its new Editor and happy to be a part of this evolving industry.


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June 2013 Cover Feature

Busting Carpet Care Myths

Many myths regarding the proper care of carpet still persist; it is time to clear up the confusion.

Many years ago when I was in the contract cleaning business, I mentioned to a customer that it was time for the facility’s carpets to be “steam cleaned,” as hot water extraction was referred to at that time.


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