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Why a Neutralizing Rinse Might Be Beneficial For Your Carpet

When extraction cleaning a carpet, it is commonplace to use plain water as a rinse. But, there are some benefits to using a neutralizing rinse rather than just plain water. Some interim carpet maintenance procedures can leave detergent residue on your carpet. Bonnet cleaning in partic

Carpet Care: Encapsulation Cleaning

Cleaning carpets in commercial environments is always a challenge. It needs to be done, but it can be difficult to find the time and resources to adequately clean. There are several carpet cleaning options, ranging from daily cleaning to interim cleaning to restorative cleaning. Daily

Ice Melt Residue & Maintaining Entryways

Ice melting compounds are used extensively in the winter months near the entrances of buildings to keep the ground from getting slippery, to ensure the safety of employees and customers. The problem is, as people enter the building, the ice melt residue is tracked inside and onto carp

Gym Floors: Caring For Your Wood Floors

Gym floors, in facilities like schools and community centers, are often the center of action in the facility. Many different events are often held, such as sports games, dances, and community events. All of this can add up to a lot of wear and tear on the floor. In order to get the mo

Outbreak 101: Dealing with Outbreaks of Illness in Schools

Whenever large numbers of people are in close proximity, there is an increased chance of spreading illness. This is especially true in schools, where one student illness can spread quickly enough to cause an outbreak.  For the most serious outbreaks, administrators may even choose to

Green Floor Strippers – Do They Work?

Floor strippers have historically been some of the most dangerous cleaning chemicals to work with. They can cause skin, eye, and respiratory irritation, and they can emit hazardous and irritating fumes. End users have begun to push for safer and more environmentally friendly strippers

Norovirus Outbreaks in Schools – Infection Control

Norovirus is a highly contagious virus that causes the stomach and intestines to become inflamed. This leads to vomiting and diarrhea. Norovirus is often referred to as the stomach flu or food poisoning. Norovirus is spread by contaminated food and surfaces, and is especially contagio

Disinfectant Efficacy: A Study on Disinfectants

If you are familiar with disinfectants and infection control, you know that all EPA-registered disinfectants have required concentrations and contact times in order to achieve the desired efficacy. But what happens when a disinfectant is applied incorrectly, either at a lower than req

Proper Care of Rubber Flooring

Rubber flooring has been receiving more attention recently as an effective sustainable flooring option in many facilities such as schools, gyms, institutions, and more. Rubber flooring has numerous benefits, from sustainability to performance. Rubber flooring has very good durability

Selecting the Right Deodorizer

An odor is one of the most noticeable characteristics of a building or facility, and a bad odor can serve as an indication to customers or visitors that the building is dirty, regardless of its appearance. Even if a facility appears or looks clean, it may not smell clean. Malodors can