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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 ...

Commercial Carpet Cleaning: Why Choose Encapsulation Technology

Whether you manage one facility or are responsible for cleaning carpets in multiple buildings with very heavy traffic, some cleaning processes and chemicals can be harsh on carpet fibers and require long down times to dry. Whittaker’s encapsulation technology is an ideal solution for even your most ...

PHOTOS: Where in the World is Whittaker?

At Whittaker, we are proud to work with clients all over the country in a wide variety of facilities. Here are a few snapshots of Whittaker machines throughout the United States (plus one bonus international location!).

Mandarin Oriental, Miami – Miami, FL

National Aquarium – Baltimore, MD

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Purchasing Trends of Large Cleaning Contractors

Several purchasing trends are influencing and shaping the business practices and buying habits of building service contractors. 

An article published by CleanLink points out these key conditions, which are shaping the way large cleaning companies operate. Each of these needs is met by Whittaker’s S...

Carpet Cleaning Solutions for High Traffic Areas

Historically, carpet is cleaned when it appears soiled. If soiling is allowed to accumulate, the original appearance of the carpet will be difficult if not impossible to restore due to irreversible fiber damage. To prevent this situation from occurring, regularly scheduled cleaning should be perform...