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The corners and edges of rugs often curl up. These problems, unsightly and potentially hazardous, will only get worse with time causing wear and damage that is expensive to repair.
Have you ever held a job where you get a call from the boss and he says in a gruff voice, “Please come to my office.”
Increasingly, home and business owners are expressing their desire to live in a more sanitary environment. Inquiries abound about the need to treat carpet with antimicrobials, disinfectants and sanitizers. But is that a practical idea?
What is the difference between an ‘oxidizer’ and a ‘reducer’? Which product should I use for a blue Gatorade stain?
Traditionally in the carpet cleaning industry, it’s the women who are the target customers, not the owners, cleaners and educators. But women are playing a more prominent role today than ever before in the cleaning and restoration sectors.
Last time we discussed fringe repair, so now we move on to the second most common repair request – the sides of the rug.
Microfiber is an extremely fine 100% synthetic fiber that can be woven into upholstery fabric.
Have you ever taken a call from a perspective customer where they ask you a question and before you know it you are saying words like extraction, surfactant, truckmount, encapsulation, or (heaven forbid) deflocculation?
Believe it or not, I get phone calls frequently regarding this issue!
Rugs are, to a great extent, fashion. The current trend is away from fringe. However, the majority of rugs coming into wash plants have fringe.