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Tom Forsythe

Tom Forsythe
Tom Forsythe has worked as a chemist for Aramsco since 2001 and has developed more than 200 products. These products are used in several brands including Bridgepoint Systems, Hydro-Force Viper products, Groom solutions; OmniPro, and many private labels. He has written numerous magazine articles and blog posts and has taught oriental rug cleaning and leather cleaning classes across the country. At a height of 6’6”, Tom remembers being a good basketball player.

Recent Posts

Want More Durable Concrete? Here’s What You Need to Know About Densifiers

One of concrete’s weaknesses is the natural absorbency of liquids. A concrete densifier makes the surface and substrate of concrete denser. The…

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Concrete

The Realities of Spotting In the 21st Century: Do Your Formulas Match Your Fibers?

A fundamental change in carpet fibers this century has put polyester and nylon spotting instructions on somewhat different tracks.

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Spotting

Be a Hero for Your Customers: Learn How to Manage Dye-Bleed When Cleaning Rugs

Dye bleeding is generally rare in carpets because nylon and polyester fibers are not prone to color loss from water-based cleaning. Dye management is…

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Rugs

Let the Rug and Customer Select The Rug Cleaning Process

For some rug washers, this is a revolutionary thought. The attitude is that a rug is not clean unless my process is completely followed. Another way…

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Rugs Business

Learn How to Effectively Use Alkaline Rinses on Carpet

The Three-Step Process that We Recommend For effective cleaning with an alkaline rinse, you must first understand the type of rinse that you are…

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carpet cleaning Water Quality

Learn How to Effectively Use Acidic Rinses on Carpet

What Are the Acidic Rinses That I Can Use? There are various acidic rinses. Some formulas (predominantly acids) are designed as neutralizers,…

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carpet cleaning Water Quality

Follow This Step-By-Step Process to Clean Concrete Floors with Peroxides

Start By Choosing the Appropriate Product Liquid peroxide formulas clean and brighten grout lines without harsh acids and chlorine bleaches that can…

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Concrete

Concrete has Increased in Popularity, Make Sure That You Understand How to Clean and Maintain it!

Concrete is a mixture of cement, water, and aggregate, and dries to a hardness that resembles stone. Concrete has a long history of use and has…

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Concrete

Follow These Steps to Remove the Most Difficult Oily Soils from Grout

Professional cleaners are always in need of cleaning solutions, equipment, and procedures that are equipped to deal with months of oily soil buildup.

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Tile & Grout

Rug Dusting

Dry Soil Removal Options   Handmade rugs without depressed warps, tufted rugs, and most machine-made rugs can be readily vacuumed to remove most…

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Rugs

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