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Mats need a spring cleaning too

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Managers should always view matting as a soil retention system.


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Hillyard: Official floor mop of NCAA Basketball

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Hillyard Surefoot® Game Day Mop — The Official Floor Mop of NCAA® Basketball — Enhancing Safety For The Student-Athletes.


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September 2013 Raising Standards

Explaining The New Floor Mat Standard

What cleaning and maintenance professionals need to know regarding the use, selection and maintenance of entrance mats.
Russell Kendzior
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Each year thousands of people are injured as a result of a slip and fall when entering a building entrance, and the first line of defense that most building owners employ is entrance carpet matting.


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August 2013 Feature 6

Green Cleaning Starts With A Source Control Strategy

Matting is a sure way to protect floors and building occupants, while enhancing the green nature of your building.
Dennis Knapp
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Facility managers that successfully implement a high-performance matting system as part of a green cleaning program can keep their facilities cleaner and healthier for longer periods of time, which can keep chemical use, green or conventional, to a minimum.


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August 2013 Cover Feature

Head To Head On Carpet Care

Low moisture vs. hot water extraction — the biggest debate in carpet cleaning continues.
Phillip Lawless
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As more managers and owners choose environmentally-friendly and sustainable options in other phases of their business, many may wonder which method is a better carpet choice: Low-moisture cleaning options or standard hot water extraction.


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July 2013 Facility Focus

More Water, More Problems

When cleaning carpets, using excess moisture can create extra issues.
Mark Cuddy
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There is a tendency to believe more is better in all types of cleaning situations. For instance, some building managers believe that, when it comes to thoroughly cleaning carpets, more water is necessary.


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June 2013 Feature 5

How To Evaluate Today’s Green Carpet Cleaning Processes

Understand the differences between the environmentally-friendly carpet cleaning options available to you.
Stephen Lewis
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Understanding the key distinctions between today’s carpet cleaning options — including hot water extraction, encapsulation, spin bonnet and dry extraction — will help you select an option that best meets your maintenance goals.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: What is the most effective, economical method to clean carpet?

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CMM Online Exclusive

Your Soil Is Showing

Few things take away from an otherwise clean carpet more quickly than soiled traffic lanes, making prevention a fundamental aspect of cleaning.
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Just like any other floor surface, carpet takes a beating from foot traffic. And, if a facility has extended hours of operation and a high occupation density, the carpet can receive quite a bit of abuse.Few things take away from an otherwise clean carpet more quickly than soiled traffic lanes, making prevention a fundamental aspect of cleaning.


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