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For cleaners that like the way a wand handles and maneuvers, Rotovac has just come out with a wand handle version of the Bonzer (The Wandzer). Rotovac is offering money back trials to anyone looking to try one out.
  • Completely encapsulates all heat and steam under manifold (puts the heat where you need it)
  • Front and rear Teflon vacuum glides clean in both directions
  • Works with...
Press Release – For Immediate Release June 1st, 2018 – Aramsco®, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Cleaning Supply Warehouse. Cleaning Supply Warehouse, based in Nipomo, California with a second location in Bakersfield, is a leading solution provider to specialty contractors focused on the professional cleaning market in central California. “This is a great opportunity...
Press Release May 15, 2018 HydraMaster Introduces the Evolution Multi-Purpose Wand Rack and Holder HydraMaster wand holder-rack 2.jpg Quit fumbling around in the back of your van or work vehicle trying to find the right place for your Evolution Wands. Those clips don’t hold up and often don’t fit, but...
Nearly four years ago the City of Denver said they were buying our neighborhood, that we’d be moving, and to figure it out. I hired a lawyer and started looking for a new place. I quickly found out the pot guys had bought every warehouse in town and when you saw a place it cost nearly twice as much as it had a few years before. There...
May 4th, 2018 – Aramsco®, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of GLT Enviro Inc. (“Enviro”) a division of Great Lakes Textiles, Inc. Enviro, based in Cleveland, Ohio, is a leading solution provider to specialty contractors focused on the restoration, asbestos and lead abatement, and professional cleaning markets. “This is a great opportunity for our customers and employees. Being part...
BF861CE3-ECD1-4D80-87D9-51704D887170.jpeg HydraMaster introduced rotary jet extraction® cleaning to the industry 35 years ago with three primary goals: a higher level of cleaning performance in a carpet cleaning wand, faster drying, and reducing fatigue for the cleaning technician. Now HydraMaster is raising the stakes in rotary...
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"The Gentle Extraction Method" by Jim Pemberton - Fabric Pro Specialist One of the more common risky issues that you will face as a fine fabric care expert is removing spots from fabric that might experience texture distortion during spot removal. When fabrics are heavily soiled, overall cleaning usually changes texture somewhat evenly over the entire fabric, so...
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impact_janitorial.jpg NORTH AMERICA (March 2018) Jon-Don, a leading national distributor of supplies, equipment, and training to professional contractors and in-house service providers in the disaster restoration, carpet and flooring maintenance, janitorial, and concrete surface...
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5 Reasons to Spend an Extra 60 Seconds Testing Before You Clean! by Jim Pemberton - Fabric Pro Specialist Fiber ID testing is one of those tasks that cleaners acknowledge should be done (at least in class or in the presence of a trainer or mentor), but that they rarely do in practice. There are several reasons why cleaners skip this important test, but one...
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Can You Clean Upholstery Without a Machine? by Jim Pemberton - Fabric Pro Specialist ANSWER: Absolutely Yes! . . . in some cases, the best technique for cleaning a delicate upholstery fabric can actually be no upholstery machine or specialty tool at all! Cleaning professionals invest tens of thousands of dollars in the ideal carpet cleaning equipment. Along with that...
We have used Dye Loc with rather good success for "dye stabilizing" since we started cleaning rugs. Though expensive, the dilution ratio is very good. With that said, Dye Loc has a PH of 7.5, and the normal "dye stabilizing" solution is 1-4ph....trying to understand this better if someone can elaborate why Dye Loc and Acid are both recognized as "dye stabilizers" but the PH levels are acid and...
This app will help HydraMaster equipment owners troubleshoot and answer some of the most common questions while operating or maintaining a HydraMaster Truckmount. It provides on-the-job immediate support 24/7/365, even when you are cleaning at night, on weekends, and on holidays. It is a great resource for training new technicians. You can...
Natural Stone Solutions Inc., including all related entities, (“NSS”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell substantially all of its assets to Aramsco, Inc. (“Aramsco”). The transaction is expected to close in the coming weeks. “We are thrilled to partner with Alejandro de Quesada, Ruben De...
If you don't mind dealing with your contaminated equipment and value a customer who's pets use the floors as their toilet, DONT say a damn thing, Just pre vac where you can safely, use your UV light with out mentioning it, hit the pee spots with some 40 and or some smell good product and just flush the carpet as best you can. No water claw promises, no lectures, no mention of needing...
For some an ugly subject that gets put off year after year untill it's toolate but to kid yourself For others it's constant thought and probably thier main hobby. Some of us have working wives who may be able to float the boat once our backs can no longer devastate soiled floors as owner op super heros. Some, few, very few actually have a business with a value that can fund our survival Some...
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