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Powdered Enzyme Pre-sprays or Pre-sprays with Enzymes: Which Type Is It?

Enzymes enhance cleaning action in all types of formulas, but they are very narrow in what and how much they clean. Different enzymes include:…

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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 Fibers – Wool

Depending upon the market you serve, you may clean wall to wall wool carpet about as often as you see a unicorn. Wool is a major part of the market…

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Carpet Fibers – Triexta

Today we’ll talk about the newest fiber carpet cleaners are being asked to care for. You may not have even heard of triexta until a few years ago,…

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Carpet Fibers – Olefin

Olefin continues to be a very popular fiber for low-cost commercial applications. However, it is losing market share to polyester and triexta for the…

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Carpet Fibers – Polyester

A few years ago, the slogan for polyester fibers might have been, “We’re number three. We try really hard.” After being a distant third to nylon and…

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Carpet Fibers - Nylon

Just over two years ago nylon’s share of the carpet fiber market slipped to under 50% for the first time since shortly after nylon was introduced as…

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The Brave New World of Carpet Cleaning

Are you really cleaning what you think you are cleaning? You may be cleaning the wrong carpet or carpet that is not what you think it is.

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What Color Is the Carpet? Metamerism

Have you ever had a client accuse you of doing something that changed the color of their carpet, rug, or upholstery? Great news if you removed all…

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