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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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July 2013 Feature 6

Surviving A Reduction Environment

Sound management strategies that managers can use to accomplish more with fewer resources.

In today’s cleaning environment, K-12s are making some drastic changes to their cleaning programs. Many of these changes, aimed at reducing the bottom line, simply lower the level of cleaning.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: How do I remove coffee stains from carpet?

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ICAN/ATEX: Why is the glue on commercial carpet deteriorating?

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ICAN/ATEX: How can I determine how many workers I need for a job?

June 2013 Feature 5

How To Evaluate Today’s Green Carpet Cleaning Processes

Understand the differences between the environmentally-friendly carpet cleaning options available to you.

Understanding the key distinctions between today’s carpet cleaning options — including hot water extraction, encapsulation, spin bonnet and dry extraction — will help you select an option that best meets your maintenance goals.


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June 2013 Bidding and Estimating

The Art And Science Of Pricing

Technology as well as customer expectations are continually changing with growing emphasis on green, sustainable processes and products that are safe, healthy and environmentally friendly.


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June 2013 Feature 6

Maintaining Carpets That Will Last

Ensure deep restorative carpet cleaning with low moisture management.

Directors of environmental services and building owners spend a good part of their budget maintaining building surfaces such as carpets, roofs and walls, all of which are labor driven.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: How can I determine the best per month/year pricing?