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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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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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Are You All About Encapsulation?
December 18, 2012

Are You All About Encapsulation?

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Mats And Matting Matter
November 19, 2012

Mats And Matting Matter

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Your Soil Is Showing
September 17, 2012

Your Soil Is Showing

Just like any other floor surface, carpet takes a beating from foot traffic.

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Traffic Lane Soiling
July 29, 2011 Robert Kravitz

Traffic Lane Soiling

Traffic lane soiling frequently occurs in carpeted hallways, but it is equally common in large carpeted areas that are heavily traveled.

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Some Like It Hot
July 29, 2011 Mark Baxter

Some Like It Hot

The debate over whether or not heat is necessary spreads throughout the carpet cleaning industry.

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Rental mats are hidden treasures
September 19, 2010 Mike Sharlow

Rental mats are hidden treasures

Renting entrance mats to a customer presents a great opportunity for the BSC as rental mat companies typically provide ineffective mating.

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