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Managing Silica Dust in the Workplace

Silica was identified as a workplace hazard identified by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA created guidelines to…

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Citrus Boosters: Powered by D’limonene

The attributes of D’limonene are compelling and are nature’s boost to cleaning. They include: biodegradable; 100% natural; derived from a by-product…

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Descaling

The buildup of scale in any carpet cleaning machine has a negative impact on performance. Scale is a combination of minerals from hard water and…

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Browning, Yellowing or Wicking

Cellulosic browning, BHT or alkaline yellowing and wicking of spots and soils all describe a common problem: surface discoloration.  Sometimes there…

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Protection for Fabrics

Fabrics are diverse in composition, and the level of use varies significantly from home to office.  However, the focus of protection needs to be on…

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Necessary Factors For Effective Urine Removal

Effective urine removal relies on proper chemistry and efficient extraction processes.  It also requires proper judgment up front -- sometimes the…

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Machines Used for Encapsulation

Single disc rotary machine   This machine has a motor on top of a drive block or a brush block and is driven through gears or belts. It can work two…

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EncapsuIation in Perspective

Encapsulation currently dominates commercial carpet maintenance cleaning. There is a lot of misinformation being circulated since the process is…

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Winter Woes

As winter approaches I expect to get reminders about how to prevent your truckmount or portable equipment from freezing, the damage that can be done…

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Efflorescence: The Browning of Tile & Grout Cleaning

Efflorescence is the natural movement of mineral salts caused by moisture in cementitious grout and appears as a white, chalky substance on the…

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