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DAY CLEANING CALLS FOR QUIETER VACUUMS - cp - June 2014
Cleaning Without Disturbing Building Occupants


DAY CLEANING CALLS FOR QUIETER VACUUMS - cp - June 2014
Janitronics Makes The Switch To Low-decibel Vacuums


DAY CLEANING CALLS FOR QUIETER VACUUMS - cp - June 2014
Tips for Maintaining Vacuum Peformance


DAY CLEANING CALLS FOR QUIETER VACUUMS - cp - June 2014
Reducing The Risk of Hearing Damage From Vacuuming


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: GETTING CUSTOMERS ON BOARD WITH PROPER CARPET CLEANING - cp - April 2014
How To Prevent Carpet Wicking


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: GETTING CUSTOMERS ON BOARD WITH PROPER CARPET CLEANING - cp - April 2014
Cleaning Carpets for Occupant Health


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: GETTING CUSTOMERS ON BOARD WITH PROPER CARPET CLEANING - cp - April 2014
Maintain Carpet Appearance


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: GETTING CUSTOMERS ON BOARD WITH PROPER CARPET CLEANING - cp - April 2014
Hard Floors Vs. Carpet Debate


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: GETTING CUSTOMERS ON BOARD WITH PROPER CARPET CLEANING - cp - April 2014
Spot Cleaning Tips


VACUUMS: FINDING A PERFECT MATCH - hs - April 2014
Backpack Vacuums That Improve Productivity


VACUUMS: FINDING A PERFECT MATCH - hs - April 2014
Upright Vacuums Boost Indoor Air Quality


VACUUMS: FINDING A PERFECT MATCH - hs - April 2014
Choosing Between Battery Or Corded Vacuums


UPCLOSE: DAY CLEANING INFLUENCING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS - sm - April 2014
Discover The Benefits of Day Cleaning


UPCLOSE: DAY CLEANING INFLUENCING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS - sm - April 2014
The Evolution of Low-decibel Carpet Equipment


UPCLOSE: DAY CLEANING INFLUENCING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS - sm - April 2014
Energy, Sustainability Initiatives Drive Day Cleaning


UPCLOSE: DAY CLEANING INFLUENCING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS - sm - April 2014
Carpet Chemical Trends


WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE PURCHASING - hs - February 2014
Benefits to Battery or Cordless Vacuums


WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE PURCHASING - hs - February 2014
Motors And Their Impact On Vacuum Noise Levels


WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE PURCHASING - hs - February 2014
Vacuum Care And Maintenance Tips


WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE PURCHASING - hs - February 2014
Incorporating Various Types of Vacuums In Your Program


WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE PURCHASING - hs - February 2014
Choosing Vacuums Based On Size And Accessories


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
Proper Carpet Care Starts With A Plan


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
What's The Difference Between A Spot and A Stain?


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
Maintain The Life Of Carpet With Interim Cleaning


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
Minimize Downtime With Effective Carpet Extractor Machines


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
Carpet Drying Tools Reduce Resoiling


THE DIRT ON WICKING - hs - November 2013
Exposing Carpet Care Culprits That Lead To Soil Wicking


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS - cp - November 2013
Must-have Vacuum Attachments


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS - cp - November 2013
Increase Cleaning Efficiency With Backpack Vacuums


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS - cp - November 2013
Foot Traffic, Floor Surface Dictate Vacuum Cleaning Frequencies


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS - cp - November 2013
Are Extra Vacuum Features Worth The Cost?


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS - cp - November 2013
Reap The Benefits of Ergonomic Vacuums


IN THE FIELD: UPHOLSTERY CARE - cp - October 2013
BSCs Add Lucrative Upholstery Cleaning Services


IN THE FIELD: UPHOLSTERY CARE - cp - October 2013
Know Your Fibers Before Launching Commercial Upholstery Business


IN THE FIELD: UPHOLSTERY CARE - cp - October 2013
Hot-water Extraction Popular Method For Upholstery Cleaning


IN THE FIELD: UPHOLSTERY CARE - cp - October 2013
Upholstery Care Includes Cubicles, Office Furniture


DEBUGGING CARPETS - hs - October 2013
Carpet Cleaning Techniques That Prevent Pest Infestations


DEBUGGING CARPETS - hs - October 2013
Vacuums Aid In Pest Control


DEBUGGING CARPETS - hs - October 2013
Control Pests With Carpet Extraction


DEBUGGING CARPETS - hs - October 2013
Using Entrance Matting To Prevent Pests


- sm - October 2013
Enzymes Are A Great Carpet Odor Remover


SHOPPING FOR A SUSTAINABLE VACUUM - hs - August 2013
Tips To Purchasing Sustainable Vacuums


SHOPPING FOR A SUSTAINABLE VACUUM - hs - August 2013
Cost vs. Value Of Sustainable Vacuums


SHEDDING LIGHT ON ENZYMATIC CLEANERS - hs - August 2013
Controlling Odors Using Enzyme Cleaners


SHEDDING LIGHT ON ENZYMATIC CLEANERS - hs - August 2013
Performance, Green Benefits Of Enzymatic Cleaners


- news - August 2013
CRI Announces New Maintenance Protocol for Seal of Approval Products


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: FLOOR EQUIPMENT CONCERNS - cp - August 2013
Green Floor Cleaning With Recycling Carpet Extractor Machines


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: FLOOR EQUIPMENT CONCERNS - cp - August 2013
Maintenance Tips For Commercial Floor Cleaning Equipment


GREENER PASTURES FOR FLOORS - hs - June 2013
LEED: Green Cleaning With Sustainable Equipment


GREENER PASTURES FOR FLOORS - hs - June 2013
Training Tips For Floor Equipment


- news - June 2013
PROCYON Provides $500 Student Scholarship for Healthy Carpet Care Award


- news - June 2013
Carpet And Rug Institute Adds Certified Products


- news - June 2013
Ten Reasons to Have Carpets Cleaned Year Round


- news - May 2013
Developing A Carpet Maintenance Program


- news - May 2013
Tips For Removing Gum and Adhesives from Carpets


TACKLING FLOORS WITH OSCILLATING MACHINES - hs - April 2013
Scrub Floors Using Less Chemical


THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARPET EXTRACTION - hs - April 2013
Proper Carpet Care Starts With Vacuuming


THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARPET EXTRACTION - hs - April 2013
How To Clean Carpets Using Chemicals


THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARPET EXTRACTION - hs - April 2013
Proper Carpet Extraction Methods


THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARPET EXTRACTION - hs - April 2013
Greener Options For Carpet Extraction


- news - April 2013
U.S. Products Begins Facebook Series on Wall-to-Wall Carpeting


- news - April 2013
Six Tips To Disposing Carpet Cleaning Wastewater


- news - April 2013
Six Myths About Caring for Wool Carpeting Dispelled


- cp - February 2013
Carpet Encapsulation Keeps BSCs Profitable
Cost-effective method may reduce cleaning frequencies

- news - March 2013
Carpet and Rug Institute Announces New Seal of Approvals


- cp - February 2013
Investing in a wide-area vacuum may help BSCs retain cleaning frequencies
Using a wide-area vacuum can clean more space, in less time

- news - March 2013
Carpet Color Can Influence Moods And Performance


- sm - February 2013
Letter To The Editor: Science Proves Hot Water Is Best For Carpet Extraction


- sm - February 2013
Cold vs. Hot Water Extractors
Does cold-water carpet extraction match up to hot’s cleaning power?

- sm - February 2013
Benefits of Cold Water Carpet Extraction
May increase worker productivity and safety

CARPET CLEANING - sm - February 2013
A Brief History of Cold Water Carpet Extraction
After hot water’s 20-year-reign, cold-water extraction is gaining steam

- news - February 2013
Carpet and Rug Institute's Seal of Approval Program Goes International


- news - February 2013
Carpet Care Starts With Knowing Carpet Types


- news - February 2013
Powr-Flite Applies Airwatts to Carpet Extractors


- news - January 2013
Three Tips To Care For Carpet Tiles


- news - January 2013
Five Post-Holiday Carpet Care Tips


- news - December 2012
Carpet: Answers To Some Of The Most Common Questions


- news - December 2012
Low-Moisture Carpet Cleaning Issues Addressed


- news - December 2012
Carpet and Rug Institute Seal of Approval Grows Again


- news - November 2012
Winter Carpet Cleaning Survey Leads to Winter Sales Tips


- news - November 2012
Ten Tips for Green Carpet Care


- news - November 2012
Ten Steps to Faster Carpet Drying


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - November 2012
Cold Water Extraction: Is It Effective On Carpets?
Manufacturers discuss cold water cleaning, and extraction tools for stairs and appropriate dry times

- news - November 2012
Carpet And Rug Institute Seal of Approval Keeps On Growing


- news - October 2012
Ten Vacuum Cleaner Safety Tips


- news - October 2012
Carpet Care: Spot Cleaning Essentials


- hs - September 2012
Carpet Care: Cleaning Cutbacks Without Compromise
Establish carpet care programs that won't suck the life out of carpets — or the funds out of budgets

- news - August 2012
Proper Carpet Color Selection - Consider Soil


- news - August 2012
Carpet Care On A Budget


- news - June 2012
The Role of Grooming In Carpet Care


- news - June 2012
Survey: Carpet Equipment Warranty Important To Workers


- news - June 2012
Carpet and Rug Institute Add Products to Seal of Approval Program


- news - May 2012
Survey Looks at Indoor Air Quality and Carpeting


- hs - April 2012
Carpet Drying Times


- hs - April 2012
How Carpet Soil Greens Carpet Care


- sm - April 2012
Three Ways To Prolong Deep-Cleaning Carpet Extractions
Frequent vacuuming and spot-cleaning, as well as the use of encapsulation products can reduce the need for expensive extractions

- hs - April 2012
The Evolution of Green Carpet Cleaning
Looking at the big picture in terms of green products and processes

- news - March 2012
Seal of Approval Continues To Grow


- cp - February 2012
Preventative Carpet Maintenance Will Prevent Spots and Stains
Carpet spotting programs should begin with vacuuming dry soil

- cp - February 2012
Meet Increased Carpet Spotting Demands With Team Cleaning
Budget cuts have reduced the number of deep cleaning carpet extractions, putting more emphasis on carpet spotting

- news - February 2012
New Products Enhance Seal of Approval


- news - February 2012
Highlighting the Health Benefits of Carpeting


- news - February 2012
Demand for Carpets & Rugs to Reach 16.5 Billion Square Feet in 2015


- news - January 2012
Seal of Approval Begins 2012 With New Products


- news - December 2011
New Year Brings Changes to the Carpet Cleaning Industry


- hs - November 2011
Carpet Care After A Disaster
Identifying the steps necessary to care for carpets following a disaster

- hs - November 2011
Preventative Maintenance Protects Carpets
When it comes to water intrusion and carpet care, the best offense is a good defense

- news - November 2011
Congressman Graves Addresses CRI Annual Meeting


- news - October 2011
CRI Seal Of Approval Continues To Prosper


- cp - October 2011
Why BSCs Choose Low-Moisture Carpet Cleaning


- cp - October 2011
Low-Moisture Carpet Cleaning Techniques
Methods to keeping carpet care part of custodial programs

- news - September 2011
CRI Seal of Approval Expands Again


- news - August 2011
Carpet Cleaning Survey Examines Trust


- news - July 2011
CRI SOA Program Grows Dramatically


- news - June 2011
CRI SOA Continues To Grow


UP CLOSE: CARPET CARE - sm - May 2011
Making The Case For Combination Equipment
Scrubber-extractor and vacuum-sweeper units allow end users to clean both hard floors and carpeted surfaces with the same machine

FEATURES - hs - April 2011
Carpet Care: Penny Wise, Pound Foolish
Extending the life of carpeting through proper maintenance and due diligence

- news - April 2011
Asthma Study: Allergen Levels No Different in Carpeted vs. Uncarpeted


- news - April 2011
Importance of CRI Seal of Approval for Customers


CARPET CARE - cp - February 2011
Green Carpet Cleaning Includes Certified Products, Water And Energy Reduction


UP CLOSE: VACUUMS - sm - January 2011
Vacuums: Easy Riders
Ride-on sweeper vacuums have become efficient units for vacuuming large, carpeted facilities

FEATURES - hs - August 2010
Carpet Care: Cleaning Up A Controversial Issue
Proper techniques and pros and cons to bonnet cleaning

IN THE NEWS - sm - August 2010
The Validity of CRI Certification Called Into Question


ASHKINONGREEN - cp - April 2010
IICRC Standard Revisions Take Green Into Account


UP CLOSE: VACUUMS - sm - April 2010
Quiet Carpet Care
Day cleaning is increasing the demand for low-decibel vacuums

FEATURES - hs - April 2010
Carpet Care: Spotlighting Carpet Extraction
Manufacturers weigh in on proper extraction techniques and emerging trends

GREEN NEWS - sm - March 2010
CRI Makes Change To Seal of Approval Program


FEATURES - hs - February 2010
Floor Care: Identifying Flooring Trends
Industry innovations lead to easy and healthy cleaning

UP CLOSE: CARPET CARE - sm - January 2010
Examining Green Carpet Care Chemicals
Today's third-party certifiers put chemicals through stringent testing in order to gain green certification

UP CLOSE: CARPET CARE - sm - November 2009
Extracting Answers
A panel of industry experts solves common carpet cleaning questions

ASHKINONGREEN - cp - November 2009
Carpet Care Isn't Green Unless Products Are Effective


CARPET CARE - cp - September 2009
Bonnet Cleaning Remains A Controversial Issue For BSCs


FEATURE - hs - August 2009
Carpet Care Certifications
CRI answers the demand for environmental standards in carpet care equipment

UP CLOSE: CARPET CARE - sm - July 2009
Cleaning Heavily-Soiled Carpeted Areas
The right blend of products and equipment can help keep customers' carpets in good standing order

FLOOR CARE - cp - July 2009
Eco-Friendly Flooring Maintenance Requires Caution, Common Sense


FEATURE - hs - June 2009
Floor Equipment: Cost Cutting In A Tough Economy
Comparing the cost of repairs with new purchases and making the most of floor care equipment

FEATURE - hs - April 2009
Carpet Care From Start To Finish
From preparation to drying, end users outline the steps necessary to successfully care for carpets

IN THE NEWS - sm - February 2009
CRI Withdraws Support For GS-37


ASSOCIATION NEWS - sm - February 2009
IEHA Signs Agreement With CRI


UP CLOSE: CARPET CARE - sm - January 2009
Rising Demand For Certified Equipment And Chemicals
Customers are asking for approved products from the Carpet and Rug Institute. What sets them apart?

FEATURE - hs - November 2008
Carpet Care Chemicals: Extended Life Expectancy
A comprehensive maintenance program that includes the use of proper cleaning chemicals can prolong the life of a carpet

UP CLOSE: CARPET CARE - sm - November 2008
Low-Moisture Techniques Gaining In Popularity
Carpets receive less water, dry faster and require fewer deep extractions

UP CLOSE - sm - October 2008
Carpet Care: Breaking Down Carpet Chemicals
Distributors must help end users wade through the plethora of available products

OPERATIONSLOG: CARPET CARE - cp - September 2008
Carpet Machines: Extending Their Lifespan
When filters clog, there is a loss of air flow, which can build up pressure, overheat the engine and damage the machine

FEATURE - hs - July 2008
Carpet Equipment: Distributors Tout Low-Moisture Machines
End users can save on labor and chemicals while achieving better aesthetics, healthier facilities and longer carpet lives

- news - June 2008
CRI Earns ANSI Certification For Its Green Carpet Testing


FEATURE - hs - April 2008
Carpet Care: Justifying New Equipment
Cleaning managers access the facility and outline the steps necessary to purchasing carpet-care equipment

OPERATIONSLOG: CARPET CARE - cp - February 2008
Low-Moisture Techniques: Quick, Easy, Eco-friendly
Carpets can look clean, smell and feel fresh, and maintain a high level of indoor air quality, with minimal disruption to occupants

- news - January 2008
New Standard Looks at Carpeting Products


- news - January 2008
Carpet Cleaners Have High Expectations for 2008


- news - January 2008
ANSI Standard Targets Carpet Sustainability


MARKET PULSE - sm - January 2008
Carpet Gets High Marks In Educational Facilities
More schools are switching to carpet for improved health and safety of building occupants

MARKET BY MARKET: HOSPITALITY - hs - November 2007
Rolling Out The Welcome Mat
Properly maintaining floors in hotel entryways leads to improved perception of the entire facility

MARKET PULSE - sm - November 2007
A Well-Rounded Approach To Carpet Care
Specific facilities or customer types have different needs - both in machines required and cleaning frequency

- news - October 2007
Research Institute Receives Grant From CRI


MARKET PULSE: CARPET CARE - sm - October 2007
Product Selection Critical In A Carpet's Longevity
Pairing carpet chemicals with certain carpet fibers is vital in maintaining and extending the life of a carpet.

- news - September 2007
CRI’s Seal of Approval Goes Green


CLEANING OPERATIONNS: VACUUMS - hs - August 2007
Vacuum: Lean, Green, Quiet Machines
New technology and design make vacuuming easier than ever

OPERATIONSLOG: FLOOR & CARPET CARE - cp - August 2007
Flooring Trends Are Changing Across All Markets
Schools are switching to carpet to make floors last longer, but kids track in a lot of dirt — that means daily vacuuming

- news - July 2007
Survey: Green Carpet Cleaning


ISSA REPORTS JUNE 2007 - hs - June 2007
ISSA: Updates from the Leading Association for the Cleaning Industry Worldwide


CLEANING OPERATIONS: CARPET CARE EQUIPMENT - hs - April 2007
Carpet Care: Cleaning by the Clock
When time is of the essence, cleaners can benefit from the use of ‘multi-task’ extractors

- news - March 2007
Book: Carpet Cleaning for Dummies


OPERATIONSLOG - cp - February 2007
CARPET CARE
For Maximum Productivity, Size The Extractor To The Job



CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE - cp - January 2007
FLOOR CARE
The Basics Of Robotic Equipment



CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE - cp - January 2007
CARPET CARE
Choosing The Right Vacuum



CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE - cp - January 2007
CARPET CARE
Expanding Vacuums With Attachments



MARKET PULSE: CARPET CARE - sm - January 2007
Care Based On Customer Type And Location
Diverse customers and weather conditions present distributors with unique carpet care challenges

- news - November 2006
CRI Survey Found That Consumer Attitudes Improve Toward Carpet


MARKET PULSE: CARPET CARE - sm - November 2006
The Cream Of The Carpet Care Crop
Manufacturers sound off on why their high-end equipment is worth every penny

- news - September 2006
Carpet Cleaning: Schools Focus their Attention


CLEANING OPERATIONS: VACUUMS - hs - August 2006
Vacuum: What are the Factors Driving Vacuum Purchases?
Experts break it down into four steps when choosing the right piece of equipment

OPERATIONSLOG: CARPET CARE - cp - July 2006
Carpet-Cleaning Tips For The Budget-Conscious BSC
As far as maintaining carpet, vacuuming is absolutely the most important step

- hs - June 2006
Industry Buzz


CLEANING OPERATIONS: CARPET CARE - hs - June 2006
Carpet Cleaning: Deep Cleaning with Carpet Extractors
Industry experts weigh in on the importance of carpet extraction and where technology is going

GREENGUIDE - cp - May 2006
Green Carpet Care
It's often assumed that because carpets hide soil, the soil isn't there

OPERATIONSLOG - cp - February 2006
Carpet Care: Better Equipment Selection Means A Better Carpet Program


MARKET PULSE: CARPET CARE - sm - January 2006
Carpet Restoration Tips After Disaster Strikes
Acting as an information resource for customers when they’re faced with big problems pays off for distributors

OPERATIONSLOG - cp - November 2005
Carpet Spots, Stains, Water: Your Carpet Problems, Solved


CLEANING OPERATIONS: CARPET CARE - hs - April 2005
Carpet Extraction: Systems That Get You Through
to the Next Deep Cleaning

Low-moisture carpet extraction keeps facilities up and running

OPERATIONS LOG - cp - February 2005
Carpet Equipment Trends
Carpet Care

OPERATIONS LOG - cp - November 2004
Carpet Care: Snow And Salt Aren't Welcome Indoors
Carpet Care

MARKET PULSE: CARPET CARE - sm - September 2004
Can Cleaning Keep Up With the Carpet?
Carpet manufacturers are working overtime to develop durable, attractive carpets that keep their colors without fading. Are distributors helping customers work toward the same goals?

CLEANING OPERATIONS: VACUUMS - hs - September 2004
Carpet Care: Draw More Dirt from Vacuums
Machines that meet performance criteria and fit your facility needs will achieve the best results — if they are maintained properly

CLEANING OPERATIONS: CARPET CARE - hs - May 2004
Carpet Care: Quality Equipment: Your carpet depends on it
How to make the right selection when it comes to specifying costly extractors and vacuums

CLEANING OPERATIONS: FLOOR CARE - hs - March 2004
Floor Care: Have a Ground Plan
Proper maintenance of stone floors requires careful steps

OPERATIONS LOG - cp - March 2004
Carpet Care: A Carpet Isn't Clean Until It's Dry
Carpet Care



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