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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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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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photo of a woman cleaning a carpet
January 22, 2018 Phillip Lawless

Low-Moisture Carpet Cleaning

Facilities that want to keep carpets clean between hot water extraction treatments have several low-moisture cleaning options. These methods use 99 percent less water than extraction, so people can walk on the carpet a short time after cleaning.

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Keep Commercial Carpeting Looking Its Best
December 8, 2017 Larry Lawton

Keep Commercial Carpeting Looking Its Best

Follow these best practices for cleaning a commercial carpet to preserve its natural appearance and extend its life.

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Whittaker continues history of innovation with new product launches
August 25, 2017 Sponsored by Whittaker

Whittaker continues history of innovation with new product launches

The average facility manager spends 80 percent of his or her budget on three tasks: vacuuming, trash collection, and restroom cleaning.

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