In The News
Is There an RFP in Your Future?
Cleanfax Online - September 10, 2015
While the request for proposal (RFP) process is common in the professional commercial cleaning industry, it is not as common for carpet cleaning technicians — even those primarily focused on commercial carpet cleaning — to encounter RFPs...
Cleanfax Online - May 14, 2015
Let's face it...running any business can have it's share of headaches...and successes...
Tips for speeding up Commercial Cleaning jobs
Cleanfax Online - April 15, 2015
CFR (continuous recycling extractors) recently created a list of seven ways carpet cleaners can speed up commercial jobs, allowing them to move on to other jobs more quickly and increase revenue, according to a press release...
Why All the Questions?
Cleanfax Online - April 8, 2015
Carpet cleaning technicians are likely to be in for a few surprises when they venture from residential carepet cleaning to commercial carpet cleaning...
Cold Weather Quandry
Cleanfax Online - January 30, 2015
Wintertime is a slow time for many carpet cleaning technicians. Some techs take advantage of this time to improve their marketing efforts and marketing skills...
The Wonder of Wands
CMM Online - December 29, 2014
What always amazes me is how often buildeing service contractors and in-hose facility service providers-as well as carpet cleaning technicians-overlook the importance of the wand when they are selecting a carpet extractor...
Are hard surface floors really greener?
McKnight's Long-Term Care News - September 15, 2014
More and more long-term care and similar facilities are now installing hard surface flooring - including tile, cement, terrazzo, etc. - instead of carpeting.
Tips To Combating Recurring Carpet Spots
CleanLink News - September 9, 2014
Many carpet cleaning technicians have run into this problem: you clean a soiled, spotted carpet. All looks fine when you leave and then a few days later, spots not only return, they're even bigger...
Cleaning That Counts
retailfacilitybusiness.com - September 8, 2014
Determining how often carpets should be cleaned in a commercial facility has always been a bit of a mystery because there are simply no set guidelines...
Finding Real Floorcare Savings
CMMOnline - June 17, 2014
It is no secret to anyone in the professional cleaning industry that cleaning budgets, especially for educational facilities, have been cut dramatically....
The Importance of the Wand
Cleanfax Online - November 5, 2013
The wand on a carpet extractor plays a far more important role in effective carpet cleaning than many carpet cleaning technicians and cleaning professionals may realize...
Repairing Carpet Damage left by Office Furniture
Reminetwork - September 9, 2013
When office carpet becomes damaged it's time to repair or replace. If the appearance is still fair to good, and the only noticeable harm is furniture impressions, the former is the most viable and cost-effective option....
A Strange Carpet Phenomenon
CMM Online - August 28, 2013
A strange phenomenon often happens with wall-to-wall carpets, especially those installed in very large areas such as hotel ballrooms...
Tips To Choosing The Right Carpeting
Cleanlink News - August 22, 2013
Carpet cleaning technicians and carpet cleaning professionals are often asked to advise their clients on the selection of new carpets....
Three Keys to Green Carpet Care
ISSA - July 2, 2013
While the practice of green cleaning in schools and offices has become fairly common, green carpet care is a lesser known exercise....
Industry News - July 2013
While Green has become a norm in the industry, the professional cleaning industry continues to evolve....
Eleven Commandments and 10 Steps of Green Carpet Care
Building Services Management - April 2013
To help make carpet care 'greener' and healthier for cleaning professionals, carpet cleaning technicians, building user, and the environment, CFR, a manufacturer of recycling carpet extractors, has released the "Eleven Commandments of Green Carpet Care."...
Watch Your Waste
Cleanfax Online - March 4, 2013
In many ways, the carpet cleaning industry as we know it began in the early 1950's....
Sustainable Carpet Cleaning
ICS Magazine - February 2013
While carpet cleaning and professional cleaning are viewed as two distinct industries with their own special needs, concerns and interests, they do have many things in common....
How Well Do You Know pH?
i Cleaning Specialist Magazine - August 20, 2012
For carpet and upholstery cleaning technicians, a thorough understanding of pH and how it can impact cleaning is critical....
A Tough Economy Calls for Tough Spot and Stain Removal Procudures
ISSA - August 7, 2012
While the cleaning industry-and ISSA in particular-strive to reinforce the value of proper cleaning and its role in preserving building assets, tough economic times can pressure certain facilities to scale back their regular carpet cleaning programs...