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Pets in the Office? Managing Carpet Cleanliness at Work
Pets in the Office? Managing Carpet Cleanliness at Work

Do you welcome pets in the office? This trend can result in accidents that create stains and leave odors. Learn how building managers can keep flooring clean and sanitary!

Relay Resources Takes Cleaning to New Heights at Portland International Airport
Relay Resources Takes Cleaning to New Heights at Portland International Airport

Portland International Airport (PDX) has a unique history when it comes to carpet. Learn more about their story, and how Whittaker's complete carpet care system helped to acheive superior stain removal, strengthened brand reputation, and ensured employee satisfaction in this case study. 

Types of Carpet Cleaning Machines: Choosing the Right TRIO Size for Your Space
Types of Carpet Cleaning Machines: Choosing the Right TRIO Size for Your Space

Whether you’re starting a new carpet care business, expanding your portfolio to include carpet cleaning services or simply want to refresh your fleet of machines, you’ll need to carefully consider the proper type and size when selecting a carpet care system.

The Importance of a Quality Vacuum, and the Lasting Impacts of a Bad One
The Importance of a Quality Vacuum, and the Lasting Impacts of a Bad One

With many different options on the market, it’s important for facility managers to understand the importance of a quality vacuum and the impact of a bad vacuum.

Carpet Cleaning During a Pandemic: Lessons Learned
Carpet Cleaning During a Pandemic: Lessons Learned

There are some obvious lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic (such as the importance of surface cleanliness and personal hygiene), and there are also unexpected outcomes that BSCs and facility managers may not have previously considered. Learn more about what we've learned about carpet cleaning during a pandemic.  

Spill, Spot, Stain: What's the Difference?
Spill, Spot, Stain: What's the Difference?

It’s important for BSCs to understand best practices for managing carpet stains, spills, and spots as well as reducing their occurrence.

Embracing a New Era of Carpet Cleanliness - Pandemic Carpet Cleaning Best Practices
Embracing a New Era of Carpet Cleanliness - Pandemic Carpet Cleaning Best Practices

As businesses reopen following the novel coronavirus pandemic, it is essential for building service contractors and facility managers to understand and embrace the new carpet cleaning best practices. 

Why Appearance (and Cleanliness) Matters in Long Term Care Facilities
Why Appearance (and Cleanliness) Matters in Long Term Care Facilities

Carpet care in long term care facilities is critical not only for the health of the staff and residents, but also impacts the appearance and perceived cleanliness of the facility as a whole. Learn more about cleanliness in long term care facilities. 

Research Shows Dirty Carpet has Negative Impact on Brand Image [Infographic]
Research Shows Dirty Carpet has Negative Impact on Brand Image [Infographic]

According to a survey conducted online by The Harris Poll on behalf of Whittaker, a majority of Americans say dirty carpet with things like stains, animal hair or food residue in a facility would negatively impact their perception of that business/organization. 

Maintaining Carpet Cleaning Equipment During the CODID-19 Lockdown, and Preparing for Reopening
Maintaining Carpet Cleaning Equipment During the CODID-19 Lockdown, and Preparing for Reopening

As businesses begin to re-open in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, facilities will need BSCs to conduct thorough cleanings. In preparation for ramped-up facility cleaning, we're talking about maintaining carpet cleaning equipment during the lockdown, and preparing for reopening.