Category: Cleaning and Maintenance

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Clean Your Carpet and You've Got Savings Covered It’s a simple idea: Take care of your carpet and it will take care of you. Not only does it look great and offer health and safety benefits, properly maintained carpet offers a host of savings opportunities. Research proves that over time, no other flooring option offers you as much chance to clean up. What You Should Know Carpet is cost effective. In fact, it can be 65 percent less expensive to maintain than hard surface flooring. While buying an [...]

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6 Reasons to Choose Carpet for Your Next Remodel Project Spring can be a great time to remodel your home and if you want to give your interior space a facelift, carpet can be a great addition to any home. If you’re considering remodeling your home, there are a number of decisions you need to make in regards to budget, style, design, but one easy decision is to include carpet as the flooring option for your home. Whether you’re redesigning a recently purchased home or the home you’ve owned for ma [...]

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The Benefits of Carpet for Your Home With so many flooring choices in the market these days, it can be difficult to decide which flooring is best for your home. Carpet offers a number of attributes that can enhance and add to your home. These include: Indoor Air Quality Carpet aids Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) in two ways. The first is that carpet traps dust and other allergens51 and keeps them out of the breathing zone and they are removed through regular vacuuming. The second is by purchasing Gree [...]

Back to Basics: How to Keep Carpet Clean in Your Facility Keeping carpet clean is an easy way to add to the overall appearance of your facility’s interior and CRI is here with some tips to help you keep carpet fresh, clean and lasting, especially with Seal of Approval-certified products. The following tips cover the different aspects of a maintenance program you will need to keep your carpet looking great all year. 1.      Vacuuming Vacuuming is the simplest and easiest way to keep carpet clean [...]

Back to Basics: How to Keep Carpet Clean in Your Home Keeping carpet clean is an easy way to add to the overall appearance of your home and these tips will help you keep carpet fresh, clean and lasting, especially with Seal of Approval-certified products. The following tips cover the different aspects of how to keep you carpet looking great all year. 1.      Vacuuming Vacuuming is the simplest and easiest way to keep carpet clean and lasting. Regular vacuuming, at least once a week, is imperativ [...]

Allergies

5 Totally Bogus Things You Only Think You Know About Allergies You sneeze when a cat walks by, wheeze through the spring and summer, and can’t even get close to a Christmas tree. As one of the 60 million Americans who suffers from allergies, according to the Allergy and Asthma Association, you may think you’re already aware of everything there is to know about allergies and the allergens that trigger them. You may actually “know” much less than you think. Misconceptions about allergies and what [...]

Carpet Cleaning: Heavy and Severe Traffic Areas Cleaning is paramount for keeping the carpet in your facility looking fresh and fulfilling its useful life. It can be confusing to know which cleaning needs to be done, and when, in your facility, but the Carpet and Rug Institute is here to help. We have some tips for cleaning the severe and heavy traffic areas at your office or facility. Foot traffic wears on carpet and can grind in dirt, therefore higher traffic areas need more attention. Here ar [...]

Angry Janitors: Fun and Education All in One Game Mobile gaming - games for smartphones and mobile devices - are growing in popularity, and with thousands of games available for free, it’s not hard to see why. Sports, racing, and puzzle games are just a few of the popular genres, but now there is a game with a new and perhaps unexpected set of characters – professional cleaners. ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, has developed and released its own game called Angry Janitors. A ta [...]

Four Reasons to Attend a Carpet Cleaning Tradeshow There are a number of carpet cleaning tradeshows across the country each year and if you’re a carpet cleaning professional, it can be a huge bonus to your business to attend the shows. If you have never made it to a carpet cleaning show and aren’t sure about attending, we have teamed up with Craig Kersemeier of K-Tech Kleening, a Seal of Approval-certified Service Provider, to bring you the top four reasons you should attend a cleaning tradeshow [...]

How to Extend the Life of Carpet in Your Facility If you are a facility manager, keeping the carpet in your facility clean isn’t just about appearance. Regular cleaning extends the life of carpet, creates a healthy workplace for employees and reduces its environmental footprint. CleanLink.com recently released an article with four tips for carpet maintenance. Here are their tips, with some added advice from CRI: 1. Use entryway matting When it comes to entryway matting, the bigger the better. Th [...]