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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.

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Four Principles of Deodorization

Odor molecules will penetrate porous materials like carpets or fabric. Then they will gradually be released into the air. So, the odor may be…

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Odor Detection

For us to sense an odor, odorous molecules must become volatile, that is become a vapor or gas, to circulate in the air and reach our noses and…

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Offensive Odors

Controlling odors can be complex. There is no ONE way or ONE product to “do it all”.

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deodorization

Are You Considered a Specialist or Just Another Cleaner?

In today’s society, vocations are being more specialized day by day. Average consumers lead very busy lives and their schedule causes them to want to…

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Rugs Business

Sealers for Tile, Grout, and Stone

Sealers may be topical (meaning they stay on the surface) or impregnating (also called penetrating). Topical sealers give gloss or shine initially…

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Tile & Grout

Stains & Other Special Issues With Stone, Tile, & Grout

Efflorescence – Efflorescence is a white crystalline or powdery deposit on grout lines, stone, or porous tile. It’s caused by water traveling through…

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Tile & Grout

Basics of Maintaining Tile and Grout

Types of Grout The most common grout used for man-made tiles is sanded grout. This is a blend of Portland cement and sand. You can feel the presence…

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Tile & Grout

Types of Man-Made Tiles and Natural Stone

You have probably seen it as you enter customers' homes and businesses to clean carpet. An increasing number of homes and prestigious commercial…

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Flooring Tile & Grout

Polyester Carpet Responds to Special Surfactant

Carpet with loads of soil and oils has always been a cleaning issue but has been exacerbated by the dramatic increase in the sales of polyester…

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Carpet Presprays

Removing Excessive Soap Residues

Actually, these residues are not soap but are surfactants. Soap is a common generic term and products used to correct extensive surfactant deposits…

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Carpet Presprays

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