Jon Whittaker

Jon Whittaker is nationally recognized as an innovator, thoroughly knowledgeable in all aspects of carpet care. Upon his retirement from the military, Jon joined the R. E. Whittaker Company where he applied his energy to help make the company the premier source of knowledge about low-moisture carpet spotting and cleaning systems. Over the past few years, he has actively participated in the development of a comprehensive carpet care program that has gained wide acceptance among the various carpet manufacturers. His efforts have led to the acceptance of low moisture carpet cleaning as a standard, and its inclusion in the IICRC Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Carpet Cleaning and the Woolsafe standards has led to his recognition as a leading expert in the field. You can reach him at


The Two-Pronged Approach: Cleaning in The Last Frontier

By Jon Whittaker
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When a major carpet mill was faced with a soft floor covering problem in the Anchorage, Alaska warehouse of one of their clients, they turned to Bob Reynolds and J&S Steamway Inc. to resolve it.
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The 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition

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2014 September

The September issue of ICS features stories on moisture detection, disinfectant services, neighborhood marketing, then we discuss the last level of being phenomenal, and cool products.

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