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Articles Tagged with ''moisture''

August 2015

Caring for Concrete

Tips for extending the life of your floor

During the past year, the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has focused more and more on the cleaning and maintenance of concrete floors.


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Methods for Measuring Clean

A look at ATP testing, moisture detection, and more

Showing the ATP results to the prospect—with some systems, results are available in 15 seconds or less—reveals that what was once believed to be a clean and well-maintained facility, may not be as clean or healthy after all


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September 2013 Raising Standards

Explaining The New Floor Mat Standard

What cleaning and maintenance professionals need to know regarding the use, selection and maintenance of entrance mats.

Each year thousands of people are injured as a result of a slip and fall when entering a building entrance, and the first line of defense that most building owners employ is entrance carpet matting.


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August 2013 Feature 6

Green Cleaning Starts With A Source Control Strategy

Matting is a sure way to protect floors and building occupants, while enhancing the green nature of your building.

Facility managers that successfully implement a high-performance matting system as part of a green cleaning program can keep their facilities cleaner and healthier for longer periods of time, which can keep chemical use, green or conventional, to a minimum.


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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 Facility Focus

More Water, More Problems

When cleaning carpets, using excess moisture can create extra issues.

There is a tendency to believe more is better in all types of cleaning situations. For instance, some building managers believe that, when it comes to thoroughly cleaning carpets, more water is necessary.


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