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Ask Steve: What Type of Carpet Cleaning Method Should I Offer to My Clients?

By Steve Toburen
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 Never argue cleaning methods or techniques with a customer! 


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10 Reasons Why Heat is Crucial to Carpet Cleaning

Some professionals are unaware of why heat is so essential when it comes to cleaning carpets
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Most cleaning and building professionals know that heat is one of the four fundamentals of effective cleaning (the other three are time, agitation, and chemical action). 


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Presprays 101: A Quick Fact Sheet About the Cleaning Chemical

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 Typically, carpets are first presprayed and then rinsed clean using a hot-water extractor. Prespraying the carpet tends to use less chemical and also allows the chemical to dwell on the carpet, breaking down and dissolving soils so that they can be more effectively removed by the extractor. 


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How to Treat Fleas in Carpet

Fleas are a nuisance, but they are a fact of life in many homes with pets.
By Jeff Bishop
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Fleas brought in by pets - particularly multiple pets - can be a major problem when they transfer from the animal to other fleecy materials, such as carpet and upholstery, and then lay their eggs and multiply.


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Maximum Duty Emulsifier

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Pro’s Choice has introduced Pro-Max, a maximum duty emulsifier designed to be used with hot water extraction cleaning systems. 


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HWE truckmount detergent

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Butler has released a hot water extraction detergent that can be used as a primary rinse or flushing agent in a truckmount or portable extractor capable of operating with dissolved powdered detergents.


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The August issue of ICS features stories on carpet mold, good training, marketing for cleaners, traffic lane cleaning, and cool products.

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