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Thursday's Ask the Experts: High traffic cleaning

October 27, 2011

Thursday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: With 1,800 high school students, how do you keep carpet looking fresh and clean in traffic areas?

The answer:

First of all, sufficient walk-off matting inside and outside all entrances is very important. Although you may need to take into account restrictions on matting due to possible slip/fall hazards, most mats can be secured to minimize such a risk. Talk to your distributor about the different types of matting designed for outside and inside entrances for the most effective combination. The benefits of removing moisture and grit from the shoes of those walking into the building should more than ... — ICAN/ATEX representative

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