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CAN-DO CANISTERS – August 2017
Advantages To Canister Vacuums


CAN-DO CANISTERS – August 2017
Canister Vacuums Offer Ergonomic Benefits


CAN-DO CANISTERS – August 2017
Extending The Vacuum’s Reach


CAN-DO CANISTERS – August 2017
Caring For Canister Vacuums




– April 2017
CASE STUDY: Living In Luxury Off-Campus
Selecting flooring types that are both fashionable and functional


THE DOS AND DON’TS OF CARPET CARE – April 2017
Biggest Carpet Care Mistakes


THE DOS AND DON’TS OF CARPET CARE – April 2017
Proper Steps To Clean Carpets


THE DOS AND DON’TS OF CARPET CARE – April 2017
Using Matting To Prolong Carpet Life


WHEN TO REPAIR OR REPLACE EQUIPMENT – February 2017
Knowing The Right Time To Buy New Carpet Equipment
When is it better to repair a machine and when is it more cost-effective to simply replace it?

AVOIDING COMMON CARPET CLEANING MISTAKES – November 2016
Top Carpet Cleaning Mistakes For BSCs
There are plenty of things that can go wrong when it comes to carpet cleaning


MINDFUL OF MAINTENANCE – August 2016
Maintenance That Extends The Life Of Equipment
Proper upkeep of carpet equipment can extend the life of machines

MINDFUL OF MAINTENANCE – August 2016
Routine Extractor Maintenance Protects Equipment


MINDFUL OF MAINTENANCE – August 2016
Handling Big Problems With Carpet Equipment



GUIDELINES TO DRYING CARPETS – April 2016
Recommendations For Cleaning And Drying Carpets


GUIDELINES TO DRYING CARPETS – April 2016
Beyond Routine Cleaning: Caring For Over-Saturated Carpets


STRAPPING ON SAVINGS – February 2016
Tackling Vertical Surfaces With Backpack Vacuums


STRAPPING ON SAVINGS – February 2016
Benefits Of Vacuum Filters


STRAPPING ON SAVINGS – February 2016
Maintaining Mobility With Backpack Vacuums


STRAPPING ON SAVINGS – February 2016
Properly Fitting A Backpack Vacuum


IN THE MARKET FOR NEW FLOOR EQUIPMENT? – September 2015
Floor Equipment Questions To Ask Before Purchasing


PURCHASING THAT WON’T BREAK THE BANK – September 2015
Benefits Between Buying Or Leasing Equipment




CLOSING THE DOOR ON CARPET ODORS – August 2015
Identifying The Cause of Carpet Odors


CLOSING THE DOOR ON CARPET ODORS – August 2015
Techniques For Removing Odors From Carpets


CLOSING THE DOOR ON CARPET ODORS – August 2015
Stop Carpet Odors Before They Start



ADJUSTING TO NEW SURROUNDINGS – April 2015
Versatility Of Orbital Equipment Includes Carpets


ADJUSTING TO NEW SURROUNDINGS – April 2015
Benefits Of Using Orbital Equipment On Carpets


MULTIPURPOSE MACHINES – April 2015
Identifying Alternate Carpet Extractor Functions




DOWN AND DIRTY: ESSENTIAL VACUUM ATTACHMENTS – February 2015
The Right Vacuum Attachments Reduce Labor, Clean Safely


CLEAN UP PRODUCTIVITY PROBLEMS – February 2015
Using Ride-On Vacuums To Improve Productivity


CLEAN UP PRODUCTIVITY PROBLEMS – February 2015
Carpet Equipment That Results In Big Savings


CLEAN UP PRODUCTIVITY PROBLEMS – February 2015
Carpet Equipment Accessories That Make Sense


CLEAN LARGE AREAS FASTER WITH STAND-ON MACHINES – November 2014
Stand-on Equipment And Airport Cleaning Make Good Match


A SPOTTY SITUATION – November 2014
Tips For How To Remove Urine Stains And Odors



SCHOOLS BENEFIT FROM BACKPACKS – November 2014
Backpack Vacuums Improve Efficiency And Productivity


SCHOOLS BENEFIT FROM BACKPACKS – November 2014
Benefits to Using Backpack Vacuums


COMBINING CARPET CARE AND EFFICIENCIES – October 2014
Carpet Equipment That Streamlines Frequencies


COMBINING CARPET CARE AND EFFICIENCIES – October 2014
Simplifies Cleaning Processes Using Carpet Equipment


CUTTING THE CORD – August 2014
Battery Powered Backpack Vacuum Saves Time, Money




ORBITAL FLOOR MACHINES CAN BE USED FOR INTERIM CARPET CLEANING – August 2014
Interim Carpet Cleaning With Orbital Equipment




IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY WITH BACKPACKS – August 2014
Advancements To Backpack Vacuums Result In Efficiencies


IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY WITH BACKPACKS – August 2014
Improving Ergonomics For Backpack Vacuums


IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY WITH BACKPACKS – August 2014
Proper Maintenance Of Backpack Vacuums



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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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



DEBUGGING CARPETS – October 2013
Vacuums Aid In Pest Control


DEBUGGING CARPETS – October 2013
Control Pests With Carpet Extraction


DEBUGGING CARPETS – October 2013
Using Entrance Matting To Prevent Pests



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


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


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


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



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


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


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


GREENER PASTURES FOR FLOORS – June 2013
Training Tips For Floor Equipment







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


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


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


THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARPET EXTRACTION – April 2013
Proper Carpet Extraction Methods


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





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


– 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



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

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

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












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




– 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







– April 2012
Carpet Drying Times



– 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

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


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

– 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






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

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




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





UP CLOSE: CARPET CARE – 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 – April 2011
Carpet Care: Penny Wise, Pound Foolish
Extending the life of carpeting through proper maintenance and due diligence




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

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



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

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


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

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



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

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


FEATURE – 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 – 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 – February 2009
CRI Withdraws Support For GS-37


ASSOCIATION NEWS – February 2009
IEHA Signs Agreement With CRI


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

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

OPERATIONSLOG: CARPET CARE – 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 – 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


FEATURE – 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 – 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




MARKET PULSE – 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 – November 2007
Rolling Out The Welcome Mat
Properly maintaining floors in hotel entryways leads to improved perception of the entire facility

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


MARKET PULSE: CARPET CARE – 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.


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

OPERATIONSLOG: FLOOR & CARPET CARE – 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



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



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



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



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



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


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


CLEANING OPERATIONS: VACUUMS – 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 – July 2006
Carpet-Cleaning Tips For The Budget-Conscious BSC
As far as maintaining carpet, vacuuming is absolutely the most important step

– June 2006
Industry Buzz


CLEANING OPERATIONS: CARPET CARE – 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 – May 2006
Green Carpet Care
It's often assumed that because carpets hide soil, the soil isn't there


MARKET PULSE: CARPET CARE – 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


CLEANING OPERATIONS: CARPET CARE – 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 – February 2005
Carpet Equipment Trends
Carpet Care

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

MARKET PULSE: CARPET CARE – 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 – 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 – 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 – March 2004
Floor Care: Have a Ground Plan
Proper maintenance of stone floors requires careful steps

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