Carpet maintenance in winter

This is a pretty good article, if not terrible specific about the chemicals. Winter Carpet Care The high points : – Matting – same song we always sing – get lot’s of it.  Also talks about periodically extracting the mats …

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Disinfecting with steam lowers the needed “dwell time”

One of the reasons that people rarely disinfect, even tho many contractors claim to, is that it requires a substantial wait time / dwell time for liquid disinfectants to do their job. In most situations, the physical removal of the …

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Enzymes – a chemistry lesson

This is a pretty good basic lesson in enzyme chemistry. Enzymes and Cleaning Performance One misconception that I have been guilty of teaching is that they are bacteria.  This article describes them as a “catalyst” for breaking down odor causing …

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Wicking

This if from a frequently asked questions section in Cleaning Management magazine and their Cleanlink web site. Fixing Wicking Wicking is when a high volume of fluid stains a carpet and, incompletely removed from the under layers and pads of …

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Coverall on Green Cleaning

Coverall as I’ve covered in some of the posts below got into “green cleaning” as a byproduct of cleaning 10,000 medical buildings nationwide.  (100 plus in the Twin Cities). Much of the stuff that works better in medical facilities (Hepa …

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Coverall – Indoor Air Quality Posts

Following are Coverall the franchisor’s posts on indoor air quality. Indoor Air Quality Archives – Coverall Health-Based Cleaning Official Blog | Commercial Cleaning Blog I have a number of posts that I frankly think are less “feel good” and more …

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Coverall on Flu Season

We’ve done a lot of work with customers on cleaning touch points and so on to mitigate the risk of communicating flu and other diseases. One of my earlier posts documents / links to a test we did with Kaivac …

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More on Microfiber

Coverall – our franchisor – converted to microfiber mopping and wiping as part of it’s “Heath Based Cleaning” years ago. I’ve discussed the advantages of microfiber on this blog frequently, but here are some of their discussions as well. Mopping; …

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Coverall’s Blog – Corporate

They franchisor has really upgraded the content of their web page with the new design. A lot of it is selling oriented – fair enough – but a lot of it is a different take on the technical stuff we …

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Grout Cleaning

Grout cleaning is one of the more difficult challenges we face. Article in Cleaning and Maintenance Management this month laid it out step by step with some discussion of the tradeoffs in using different procedures. Dingy Grout — You’re Out! …

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