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Square Scrub earns CRI bronze

October 11, 2013

JONESBORO, AR — Square Scrub has earned the bronze Seal of Approval for its deep cleaning extractor from the Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI), signifying that it meets the highest standards for carpet cleaning effectiveness, according to a press release.

To qualify for the Seal of Approval, deep cleaning extractors must undergo a stringent testing process at an independent laboratory that measures three key performance criteria:  Amount of soil removed, amount of water left in the carpet sample and impact of the equipment on carpet fibers and appearance, the release stated.

"We could not be more pleased that the carpet industry is distinguishing truly effective extractors from those that do not perform well or even damage carpet fibers. Our focus is on satisfying our customers.  And the bronze Seal of Approval is proof that our product delivers," said Kevin Brady.

According to the release, the testing protocol for deep cleaning extractors uses sophisticated x-ray fluorescence (XRF) technology to measure the precise amount of soil removed from a carpet sample. XRF was developed by private industry and enhanced by NASA for the Space Shuttle program.

"While proper carpet care requires periodic deep cleaning to remove built up residues and trapped soil, professional laboratory testing has shown vast differences in the soil removal capability of extractors," said Werner Braun, CRI president.

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