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Cleaning and Covid-19

Posted by Danielle Watson-Goetz on

Cleaning and Covid-19

With more and more public use areas opening up, COVID-19 and how to sanitize your space is at the forefront of everyone’s mind. COVID-19, which can be spread by respiratory droplets can live on surfaces—possibly up to hours after the fact. In homes, whether someone has been exposed to COVID-19 or not, there are two main guidelines that the CDC has put forth for homes and businesses: cleaning and disinfecting.   Cleaning and Disinfecting Cleaning refers to the removal of dirt, germs, and impurities. Disinfecting is the act of killing germs on surfaces with the use of a chemical. Within...

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SkyVac 85 Elite and SkyVac Interceptor: What’s the Difference?

Posted by Danielle Watson-Goetz on

SkyVac 85 Elite and SkyVac Interceptor: What’s the Difference?
Cleaning gutters is a serious business. Both the SkyVac 85 and SkyVac Interceptor are perfect for the job, but what makes them different?

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What is Combustible Dust?

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What is Combustible Dust?

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) defines a combustible dust as “a combustible particulate solid that presents a fire or deflagration hazard when suspended in air or some other oxidizing medium over a range of concentrations, regardless of particle size or shape.” Combustible particulates having an effective diameter of 420 μm or smaller are generally considered to be combustible dusts. The vast majority of natural and synthetic organic materials, as well as some metals, can form combustible dust. The NFPA’s Industrial Fire Hazards Handbook states, “Any industrial process that reduces a combustible material and some normally non-combustible materials to a...

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What is Electrostatic Spraying?

Posted by Danielle Watson-Goetz on

What is Electrostatic Spraying? With the Covid-19 crisis still in full swing, many companies are offering products that can help eliminate the virus and help you sanitize your home, office, event space, or business. One of these products is the electrostatic sprayer. Electrostatic sprayers charge liquids as they move through the sprayer nozzle. As the chemical exits the electrostatic sprayer, it’s given a positive electrical charge. The droplets then become attracted to all negative surfaces, covering the visible area, underside and backside, with the sanitizing agent. Surfaces that are already covered will repel the spray, making the method extremely efficient....

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What is Encapsulation Carpet Cleaning?

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What is Encapsulation Carpet Cleaning?

Encapsulation cleaning, or “encapping” is a relatively new cleaning method in the industry, as compared to traditional wand cleaning. What is encapsulation carpet cleaning? Encapping is a “very low moisture” (VLM) type of cleaning that uses polymers to encapsulate and crystallize stains and dirt for immediate vacuuming. These polymers act like small sponges. The crystals absorb and hold dirt and soil to be vacuumed out, leaving no sticky residue and providing a deep clean. For the past few decades, encapsulation has gained popularity and garnered a reputation for both commercial and residential carpet cleaning.   What are the benefits of encapsulation cleaning?...

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