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Wednesday's Ask the Experts: Baseboard cleaning

April 6, 2011
Wednesday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: The baseboards and corners of our marble floors are very dirty. The dirt accumulated over time because of low-quality cleaning. Is there a specific machine or chemical to solve such a problem?
The answer:
Sounds like a job for good ol’ detergent solution and elbow grease. Actually, there are lots of ways to approach the challenge including: Steam vapor, automated baseboard cleaning machines and clinging-foam spray and a doodlebug. If you choose a hand method, your best bet is to provide adequate ... — Gary Clipperton, president of National Pro Clean Corporation.
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