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Closeup photo of carpet fibers with a wicking stain
September 28, 2018 Jim Smith

How to Remove Reappearing Carpet Spots

Wicking spots reoccur after cleaned carpeting has dried. Rather than try to stop the wicking, let the spot wick onto something else.



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August 9, 2018 Amanda Hosey

Come Clean on Carpet Chemical Terms

Carpet cleaning is a complex process with many types of cleaners available; it can be hard to keep them all straight. Download our infographic to learn about the different types of carpet protectors and chemicals involved in carpet cleaning.

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Carpet Care Terms Infographic
July 6, 2018 Amanda Hosey

Scrub Up on Carpet Cleaning Methods, Tools, and Terms

Refer to this handy infographic to learn the basics about several carpet cleaning methods including hot water extraction, dry compound cleaning, absorbent pad cleaning, encapsulation, and dry foam cleaning.

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Maintenance of an upright vacuum
June 6, 2018 Michael Schaffer

Maintenance of Cleaning Equipment

One way BSCs can potentially cut expenses is to better maintain and even perform light repairs on the cleaning equipment they use every day.

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May 31, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Avoiding Carpet Catastrophes

Carpet problems like wear and tear, fuzz lines, friction burns, and loss of color can rear their ugly heads for a variety of reasons, but a primary one is improper use and maintenance of cleaning equipment, like vacuums.

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A red stain on a light-colored carpet
May 29, 2018 Amanda Hosey

Dealing With Red Stains

One of the toughest carpet-cleaning challenges you’ll face is the dreaded red stain. Know how to approach it to make your life a little easier.

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Phases of Maintenance for Hard Floors or Carpet
April 30, 2018

Phases of Maintenance for Hard Floors or Carpet

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Top Issues Facing Building Service Contractors
April 25, 2018 Sponsored by Whittaker

Top Issues Facing Building Service Contractors

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Person wearing gloves removing a carpet stain using sponge and spray cleaner
April 23, 2018 Amanda Hosey

The Basics of Spot and Stain Removal

Different types of stains require different cleaning products and methods. Learn when to use water-based detergents, enzyme treatments, oxidizing agents and other cleaning products.

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Get More Out of Your Portable Extractor
April 20, 2018 Sponsored by Cat Pumps

Get More Out of Your Portable Extractor

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Make Cleaning More Profitable with Sanitaire
April 20, 2018 Sponsored by Sanitaire

Make Cleaning More Profitable with Sanitaire

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Smart Care® TRIO is the ‘Carpet Productivity’ Machine
April 20, 2018 Sponsored by R.E. Whittaker

Smart Care® TRIO is the ‘Carpet Productivity’ Machine

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