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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


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



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



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


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


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


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


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
Proper Carpet Extraction Methods


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



– 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?

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








– 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

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

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

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?

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

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

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



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?

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