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Trade Show Recap: ISSA/INTERCLEAN & BSCAI 2016

At the end of October, Whittaker attended two commercial cleaning industry shows in Chicago, IL. ISSA/INTERCLEAN® North America took place October 26-28 and featured 740 exhibitors under the theme “unleashing the industry’s untamed potential.” The show drew more than 16,000 visitors from all over th...

Carpet Care Tips to Prepare for Winter

Between snow, salt, rain and mud, winter is the season when carpets take a beating. In order to preserve your carpets during the colder months, there are several steps you can take to prepare your facility and your carpet cleaning staff.

 

Place Interior & Exterior Mats at All Entryways

The first...

Features & Highlights of the New Whittaker Website

Welcome to the new Whittaker website! We have worked hard to bring you an updated, streamlined website to make it easier to view and order our products. In this blog post, we’ll cover some of the new features we are most excited about.

 

Enhanced Content on Product Pages

In addition to new photog...

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.

 

Watch Your Water U...

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...