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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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What cleaning professionals should know about presprays
March 27, 2014

What cleaning professionals should know about presprays

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Carpet Cleaning Pricing & Production Rates
March 10, 2014 William R. Griffin & Gary Clipperton

Carpet Cleaning Pricing & Production Rates

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Wet Cleaning Right
October 10, 2013 Allen Rathey

Wet Cleaning Right

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Tackling An Unusual Carpet Care Problem
September 27, 2013 Mark Cuddy

Tackling An Unusual Carpet Care Problem

When it comes to carpet care, most cleaning crews believe the only issues they will need to address are regular vacuuming, spotting as needed and deep cleaning on a timely basis.

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Explaining The New Floor Mat Standard
September 11, 2013 Russell Kendzior

Explaining The New Floor Mat Standard

Each year thousands of people are injured as a result of a slip and fall when entering a building entrance, and the first line of defense that most building owners employ is entrance carpet matting.

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Expert Tips For Commercial Carpet Cleaning
August 28, 2013 Phillip Lawless

Expert Tips For Commercial Carpet Cleaning

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A Strange Carpet Phenomenon
August 28, 2013 Doug Berjer

A Strange Carpet Phenomenon

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The Causes Of Flooring Failures
July 2, 2013

The Causes Of Flooring Failures

Flooring, whether it is hard surface or carpeting, is typically one of the most costly capital investments a building owner makes in a facility, and when something goes wrong, it can be another costly investment to repair it.

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The Art And Science Of Pricing
June 17, 2013 Bill Griffin

The Art And Science Of Pricing

Although the use of carpeting as a floor covering in commercial buildings has declined over the last 10 years, there is still a lot of carpet to be cleaned in most accounts.

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Color Repair Is Now Possible For Everyone
June 13, 2013 Jim Smith

Color Repair Is Now Possible For Everyone

Most carpet cleaning technicians have not done spot dyeing because they had difficulty getting the right color back into the carpet and making the dye colorfast.

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A Recommendation For Slippery Surfaces
February 8, 2013 Rex Morrison

A Recommendation For Slippery Surfaces

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Success With Sweepers
January 10, 2013 Daniel Frimml

Success With Sweepers

In addition to being less complicated than extractors or autoscrubbers, sweepers tend to have fewer components; but, making sure you have the right components can make a big difference in how versatile and effective the machine is.

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