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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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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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ProTeam Celebrates 30th Year with GoFree Pro, ProBlade
August 25, 2017 Sponsored by ProTeam

ProTeam Celebrates 30th Year with GoFree Pro, ProBlade

At the culmination of three decades of innovative vacuum technology, it is fitting that the GoFree® Flex Pro cordless backpack vacuum and ProBlade® floor tools are nominated for an ISSA Innovation Award, equipment category.

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Caring for Carpet Squares
June 8, 2017 Kelly Zimmerman

Caring for Carpet Squares

Caring for carpet squares—also known as carpet tiles—can be tricky.

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Penn State Transitions to Standardized Cleaning
May 1, 2017 Sponsored by ProTeam

Penn State Transitions to Standardized Cleaning

Over five years ago, the university set in motion a campus-wide transition to a more efficient and effective cleaning program.

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Right-Sizing Your Equipment
April 5, 2017 Richard Bodo

Right-Sizing Your Equipment

When purchasing equipment, understand how even the most simple upgrades can result in massive cash savings.

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Ergonomics and Efficiency
April 3, 2017 Stephanie Mitchell

Ergonomics and Efficiency

Vacuums are used by virtually every cleaning facility, so it’s important to have the right equipment and proper training in place to prevent injury.

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Carpet encapsulation
February 1, 2017 Larry Cooper

A Step-by-Step Guide to Encapsulation

Use this step-by-step guide to carpet care for training your teams.

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Want a Guaranteed Profit Increase?
December 30, 2016 Cliff Beiser

Want a Guaranteed Profit Increase?

Wrangle up more money in your budget by properly maintaining a building’s assets. Here's an example of how to do that with carpet.

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Six Steps to Prepare Your Facility for Winter
September 2, 2016 Joel Craddock

Six Steps to Prepare Your Facility for Winter

Waiting to devise a winter maintenance plan until the first signs of snow and ice is a mistake.

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The Chemistry of Cleaning
March 17, 2016 Karen Ellison PhD & Cody Wilson

The Chemistry of Cleaning

Most of us cringe when we see the word chemistry; we either avoided the subject completely in school, or have not-so-fond memories from class of trying to understand what a double bond is and why it’s important.

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