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Monday's Ask the Experts: Recurring traffic lanes

September 14, 2009
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Monday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: [I] have commercial glued-down olefin carpet that has been presprayed, rinse extracted and plain water extracted several times but with dark traffic lanes reappearing within a week. This happens even with the heating, ventilation and air condition (HVAC) system on and floor fans in area cleaned. Any suggestions for reversing this chronic condition?
The answer:
Olefin wicking is common and correctable. If the carpet manufacturer allows bonnet cleaning, go back and spray on an encapsulation cleaner.
I prefer also to add 1 cup of rinse agent to the sprayer. Then, bonnet with a slightly damp bonnet. The key is ... — Gary Clipperton, National Pro Clean Corporation.
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