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Whittaker CRYSTAL® Chemistry Receives CleanSeal® Certification

Whittaker is proud to announce that nine CRYSTAL® Chemistry carpet cleaning formulas are now CleanSeal® certified. CleanSeal® is an accreditation program operated by The WoolSafe® Organization that examines maintenance products designed for carpets, rugs, and interior textiles that are made of synth...

Tips for Starting A Carpet Cleaning Business

Making the decision to start and run your own carpet cleaning business is an exciting, but sometimes overwhelming process. Once you’ve decided that launching your very own carpet cleaning business is the right fit for you, it’s time to take the necessary steps to get your business up and running. Th...

The Top Issues Facing Business Service Contractors: How Whittaker Can Help

The ISSA/BSCAI Building Service Contractor Benchmarking Study was just released, and it identified trends and challenges facing commercial BSCs (Building Service Contractors) in 2017. As a BSC, you must constantly work to maintain profit margins, gain new customers through marketing and referrals, a...

Why We Use Whittaker: The Corridor Carpet Care Carpet Story

Anthony Drankiewicz works in the Baltimore, Maryland area cleaning commercial and residential carpets with his company Corridor Carpet Care. We talked with Anthony about his experience using Whittaker machines and chemistry and how they have helped him win new clients.

 

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Beat Winter Carpet Damage with CRYSTAL® Salt Remover

As Fall fades into Winter in most parts of the country, the housekeepers’ focus shifts from cleaning up tracked-in dirt to cleaning up tracked-in snow. Winter weather is particularly challenging because winter-weather hazards can result in costly slip-and-fall accidents. It’s possible to keep your e...

Whittaker's Smart Care® Workloading Calculator

We’ve recently developed a new tool, which we’re excited to share with you! Our Smart Care® Workloading Calculator is designed to help you assess your carpet cleaning workload, depending on the traffic in your facilities, the size of the carpeted space, and the frequency of cleaning.

By simply fill...

Restorative Cleaning for Damaged Carpet

Your facility’s carpet sends a message about your business. Heavily soiled and damaged carpet is unsightly, and can result in a lack of respect and trust from clients, customers, and employees alike. Addressing damaged carpet should be a priority for any business, both to maintain your business’s im...

Cleaning Practices to Care for Wool Carpeting

While synthetic fibers make up the vast majority of the carpet market today, there is still certainly a niche for natural fibers. Among those natural fiber carpets, wool is by far the most common. Wool is resilient and durable, and with proper care can last decades.

 

Wool Carpeting Characteristic...

Color Theory in Commercial Interiors: Protect Your Design

When customers or clients walk into your facility, the colors they see immediately affect their first impression of your company and how they feel about you. Spatially, colors can help to guide people through space. Patterned carpets with runners or rugs over tile can show people where they are expe...

Why We Use Whittaker: Stephen Marinucci of Permont Corporation

Stephen Marinucci has years of experience in the cleaning industry, and has worked with Whittaker Systems in multiple capacities. We talked with Stephen about his experiences using Whittaker in a management company and as a business owner, and the advantages of the low moisture encapsulation system ...