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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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2015 Carpet Care Webcast
September 1, 2015

2015 Carpet Care Webcast

Thank you for your interest in the 2015 Cleaning & Maintenance Management Carpet Care Webcast, which was hosted September 1.

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Interim carpet cleaning
July 2, 2015 Paul Tucker

The Benefits of Interim Maintenance

Your facility maintenance plan might be missing an important step in its carpet cleaning program: interim maintenance.

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Developing a Carpet Vacuuming Strategy
July 1, 2015 Sean Martschinke

Developing a Carpet Vacuuming Strategy

The importance of a carpet vacuuming strategy is often overlooked by cleaning professionals, but can help to efficiently workload a facility.

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Treating Sustainable Fibers
July 1, 2015 Erin Brereton

Treating Sustainable Fibers

Carpet made from natural resources, such as wool and plant fibers, have become more popular in commercial spaces, but they do require special care.

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Coffee spilling onto carpet
June 30, 2015 Bob Abrams

Caring for Carpet Spots

When it comes to carpet care, the expression, "Location, location, location," has a totally different meaning.

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A Program for Effective Carpet Maintenance
June 29, 2015 Richard Bodo & Bob Christensen

A Program for Effective Carpet Maintenance

Of all the surfaces in a facility, there is perhaps none more difficult to keep clean and maintain than carpet.

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After All They Do For Us…
June 9, 2015 Adam Strizzi

After All They Do For Us…

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Understanding Carpet Warranties
April 6, 2015 Sarah Thurston

Understanding Carpet Warranties

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How to Ace an Aging Floor
April 2, 2015 Erin Brereton

How to Ace an Aging Floor

Significant wear-and-tear can make cleaning an outdated floor difficult—and in some cases, near impossible.

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Protect Your Carpet From Winter to Spring
March 12, 2015 Nicole Bowman

Protect Your Carpet From Winter to Spring

A comprehensive carpet-care strategy that targets salt and focuses on prevention will help your building to be a cleaner, healthier environment all year round.

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Vital Reasons for Vacuuming
December 30, 2014 Paul Tucker

Vital Reasons for Vacuuming

Vacuuming is the simplest and most efficient way to maintain and clean carpet, prolonging its useful life and supporting healthier spaces for living, working, and learning.

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Should You Spot Dye Carpet?
June 7, 2014 Melody David

Should You Spot Dye Carpet?

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