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Cleaning Silk

The cleaning technician may encounter silk in rugs, upholstery, and cushions. There are several names for types of silk based on the way it is…

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upholstery cleaning

Carpet Off-Gassing

Occasionally we hear from someone asking about “new carpet odor.” This is called off-gassing. Some folks are under the impression off-gassing from…

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Carpet

Acid's Unique Way To Clean Grout

Various acids like urea hydrochloride, phosphoric, citric, sulfamic, and glycolic are used wherever removal of calcium carbonate and limescale is the…

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Tile & Grout

Can An Acid Rinse Be More Than A Neutralizer?

The answer depends on the ingredient mix. Some formulas are designed as neutralizers which would pre-dominantly include acids. Other formulas go…

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carpet cleaning Chemistry

Gum and Adhesives Meet 21st Century Innovation

For years our industry has typically relied on solvents to remove gum and adhesives or similar, and with VOC restrictions now in 18 states plus the…

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carpet cleaning Chemistry

Deep Cleaning: Part of the COVID Solution

The concept of deep cleaning, and cleaning for health first and appearance second is not a new one. In 1993, Dr. Michael Berry published a…

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COVID-19

The Trifecta of Cleaning Agents

Chemistry is the basis for presprays, rinses as well as spot and stain removers. Different formulations will be more appropriate for use on some…

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Chemistry

Specialized Cleaning Agents

Appropriate chemistry is the basis for pre-sprays, rinses, spot and stain removers, deodorizers, protectors, etc. Different formulations will be more…

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Chemistry

Greasy Carpet Demands Aggressive Cleaner

Greasy carpet has always been an issue but has been exacerbated by the dramatic increase in the sales of polyester carpet. Oil loves to bond to…

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carpet cleaning

Are You Ready To Go Back To Work?

This is an important question. While nothing like the magnitude of what we are currently experiencing with COVID-19, we have gone through periods of…

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COVID-19 Business

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