Thursday's Ask the Experts: Carpet tiled floor cleaning
February 25, 2010
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Thursday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: What is the best way to clean the carpet on a raised, carpet tiled floor, to ensure liquids do not get onto the cabling and equipment below the floor?
I would recommend this procedure: 1) pretreat spots using a general purpose spotter; followed by 2) an encapsulation cleaning. Encapsulation is the low-moisture process preferred by most carpet mills today. It involves ... — John Downey, president of Downey''s Carpet Care of Granville and founder of Cleanfax magazine
Answer #2Unless a technician falls asleep at the end of the wand or a bucket or tank of solution is spilled/dumped on the floor, none of the current carpet cleaning systems would cause over wetting of the subfloor or cabling. However... — Bill Griffin, president of Cleaning Consultant Services