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man using upright vacuum
April 2, 2019 Brad Hoare

Vacuum Features and Settings for the Best Cleaning Results

Follow these steps to determine which setting to use and how to properly set up the vacuum for your specific job.

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Carpeted office with upholstered furniture
April 2, 2019 Jim Smith

The Absorbent Compound Mystery

Absorbent compound is underutilized and misunderstood; here’s what you should know.

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Gray shag carpet with CMM logo
March 29, 2019 Sponsored by General Chemical Corp.

2019 Carpet Care Webinar: Is Your Carpet Doomed?

Learn four critical factors that will contribute to the success of your carpet care program, and find out if your carpet is salvageable or beyond repair

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Coffee spilling on carpet
March 19, 2019 Anthony Velez

Carpet Spots vs. Stains: Like Oil and Water

The first step to successful spill removal from your carpet is identification; follow these tips to save your carpet.

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carpet in an office setting
December 31, 2018 Brad Hoare

Vacuuming: A Key to Clean Indoor Air Quality

The right vacuuming tools and a solid floor care strategy can improve overall health for building occupants.

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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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Image of the carpet chemical terms infographic
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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