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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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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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Know your pH for optimal carpet care
September 19, 2010 Doug Leaman

Know your pH for optimal carpet care

Knowledge of pH is essential to carpet cleaning technicians, allowing them to select the best product for the types of stains and cleaning problems they encounter.

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Carpet Versus Tile: Which Trumps The Other?
September 19, 2010

Carpet Versus Tile: Which Trumps The Other?

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