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Woman vacuuming an elderly woman's home
August 1, 2019 Laura Patock

10 Tips for Vacuuming Success

Follow these tips to clean carpet quickly, efficiently, and safely without injuring yourself or damaging the vacuum.

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July 11, 2019 Laura Patock

12 Simple Steps for Better Deep Cleaning

Follow these carpet care tips to improve extraction results and indoor air quality

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Hot water extraction cleaning process on carpeting
June 7, 2019 Gary Clipperton

Learn the Limitations of Absorbent Compounds

Absorbent compound cleaning methods can help restore your carpeting, but do have limitations. Learn when to add a periodic hot-water extraction for improved results.

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Coffee spilling on carpet
June 7, 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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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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April 16, 2018

Protecting a Valuable Asset: Carpet

Keeping carpet looking fresh is challenging, but sometimes we make it more complicated than it needs to be. These tips from the pros can help out both you and your facility.

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Coffee spilled on carpeting
March 21, 2018 Amanda Hosey

Identifying Carpet Spots and Stains

Removing a carpet spot or stain begins with identifying its origin. The stain's location, appearance, and smell can give you a clue as to the substance that was spilled.

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Closeup of carpeting
February 16, 2018 Gregory Gardner

Why Carpet?

Regardless of how short or long the length, there are three main ways to keep carpet in tiptop shape.

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A closeup of carpet fibers
February 13, 2018 Amanda Hosey

The Foundation of Better Carpet Care

Each carpet fiber material has its own unique qualities, which occasionally makes cleaning one carpet type different from the next. This is why, when cleaning a carpet for the first time, it’s essential to know the fiber type.

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