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Why We Use Whittaker: The AHI Facility Services Carpet Story

R.E. Whittaker Company takes great pride in giving service providers a smarter way to clean their client’s carpets. Today we sat down with Jacob Talley, Portfolio Manager at AHI Facility Services, to find out exactly how Whittaker Systems can help service providers care for carpets in a more efficie...

Top 3 Benefits of Encapsulation Cleaning

With a deeper clean than vacuuming alone and less disruption than hot water extraction, encapsulation carpet cleaning can be a valuable part of any carpet maintenance plan. If you or your clients are unsure about introducing encapsulation into your cleaning rotation, this blog post will explain exac...

Designing a Carpet Maintenance Program

A well-designed carpet maintenance program will protect a facility’s investment in the flooring, by both keeping the carpet appearance satisfactory and extending the life of the carpet. Whether you are a facility manager or a building service contractor, there are several important points to keep in...

Be Prepared for Spots and Stains

Carpets are a significant investment in facilities, and making them last as long as possible is best for a business’s budget. The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI), Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC), and the International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA) all agree...

Summer Carpet Care Tips

With June comes the official start of summer, and for many, a very busy cleaning season. Whether you’re an educational facility cleaning and preparing for a new school year or an office building that’s busy year round, we have some carpet care tips to keep in mind this season.

 

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Why We Use Whittaker: Franchise Owner of The Maids Carpet Story

R.E. Whittaker Company takes great pride in giving service providers a smarter way to clean their client’s carpets. Today we sat down with Hank Williamson, a franchise owner of The Maids, to find out exactly about how Whittaker Systems can help franchises care for carpets in a more efficient and cos...

Encapsulation Cleaning for Food & Drink Stains

Carpets in every facility are bound to experience spills, but food and drink stains in carpeted areas of cafeterias, offices, restaurants, and other food service areas can be especially hard to remove. 

The first line of defense against stains is to treat food and drink spots quickly, so they are l...

Spring Carpet Cleaning Is A Serious Business

During the winter months, we tend to hibernate indoors. The windows stay shut, and we count down the weeks of cold weather as we come and go, dragging the dirt, snow, and salt with us. If that weren’t enough, did you know that the human body sheds all of its dead skin cells in just four weeks’ time?...

NFMT 2016 Conference Recap

Earlier this month, we attended Building Operating Management's NFMT Conference 2016, which took place in Baltimore, MD from March 22-24. As the #1 facilities and conference expo, NFMT brings together facilities professionals for networking, education, and product discovery during the free three-day...

Encapsulation Cleaning Frequency

Here at Whittaker, we believe that your carpets should be properly cared for in order to save your organization money and to ensure that they always look their best.  

While it is extremely important to follow a regular vacuuming and soil prevention routine, it is equally as important to follow a c...