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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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man using upright vacuum
June 5, 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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New Carpet Trends for 2016
December 28, 2015 Lew Migliore

New Carpet Trends for 2016

The ever-changing world of carpet continues to evolve with technology, styling, size, shape, daring colors, and cutting-edge innovations, and there does not appear to be an end in sight.

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Is That Carpet Clean?
December 23, 2015 Larry Cooper

Is That Carpet Clean?

Can your customers tell the difference between clean and soiled carpet? More than likely, they cannot. It is our job as professionals to assist in this process.

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The After-Party for Carpets
December 22, 2015 Robert Kravitz

The After-Party for Carpets

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Protect With Entryway Mats
December 17, 2015 Joel Craddock

Protect With Entryway Mats

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Education Breakdown
September 29, 2015 CMM Staff

Education Breakdown

ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America 2015 will offer nearly 50 convention seminars across nine tracks for cleaning industry professionals.

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A Look at Air Movers
September 29, 2015 Doug Berjer

A Look at Air Movers

Carpet cleaning technicians and contractors that clean carpets often struggle with drying times. The client obviously wants the carpet to dry as fast as possible so the area can be put back into service. However, this can present a safety issue.

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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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