- THE MAGAZINE
In my last article, which appeared in the May issue of ICS, we discussed rayon viscous or artificial silk that is often assumed by rug owners to be the real deal. This time we will look at silk – a true luxury fiber.
Most of you who are reading this story are likely looking at carpet repair as an add-on service to your existing cleaning company.
If you ask David Hart, Founder/CEO of RAMAIR, he’ll tell you that duct cleaning is the fastest growing segment in the cleaning industry, as homeowners are becoming more and more aware of indoor air quality and potential contaminants that can cause harm.
Just as last April’s Experience Conference and Exhibition shifted locations for its 2014 event, the fall Experience Convention and Trade Show will also have a new location.
While carpeted surfaces provide facilities and households with comfortable indoor environments, they also serve as a very strong magnet for foul odors.
In my early certification training classes I was taught that if I first applied a VDS to an unknown stain and then followed that up with a NVDS if it responded but needed more oomph, but then had to rinse again with a VDS.
Fifty-five minutes of vacuuming.
Designers have embraced the silk-like look of rayon for garments, upholstery fabrics and area rugs. But rayon rugs present many challenges for rug cleaners, as this fiber doesn’t hold up to foot traffic and consumer do-it-yourself spotting/cleaning.
What’s the best vacuum cleaner?” I get that question all the time, from homeowners mostly.
Having attended a number of indoor environmental quality (IEQ) courses in the past few years, and having taught that subject for several years myself, I’m what you’d call a little paranoid about household maintenance and cleaning.