Feb 24 2019

Cleaning Flood-Damaged Carpets and Rugs

#water #damaged #carpet # Cleaning Flood-Damaged Carpets and Rugs Ann Braaten ; Assistant Professor; Apparel, Design and Hospitality Management When to Discard, Clean or Call a Professional When faced with flood-damaged carpeting and rugs, your options will depend on the source of flooding. If floodwater consisted of clean basement seepage or lawn runoff into a sub-basement, drying and cleaning is an easy decision. But if sewage-contaminated floodwater has covered your carpeting, you should discard it for health safety reasons. You can assume the water and the carpet contain infectious organisms. Washable throw rugs usually can be saved with proper cleaning. …

Feb 24 2019

History of HOST Dry Carpet Cleaner

#dry #carpet #cleaning, #racine #industries, #rench, #host, #innovative #carpet #cleaning, #history #of #dry #carpet #cleaning # Racine Industries, Inc. manufacturer of the HOST Dry Extraction Cleaning System. began as the Rench Manufacturing Company and was founded by Harry Rench in 1936. From the beginning, Racine Industries, Inc. manufactured carpet cleaning equipment and cleaner. The company was the first in the United States to produce non-resoiling detergents for carpet cleaning, rightfully recognizing that animal based soaps left a residue that contributed to rapid resoiling of the carpet. In the late 1930s, Rench got involved with the Bigelow Sanford company in a …