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  1. mike

    Largest Job ever in one day!

    Just was think who here has cleaned the most carpet on one job, in one day, solo? I have cleaned huge places but not solo. I know it's not much but for me the largest place I have cleaned solo was about 4k sq ft. What about you?
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    Pricing per area..

    I have been cleaning carpets for a long time and have always charged by the sq ft. It has always worked great for my small city I was in but situation in my life has caused us to have to move to a much bigger, busy area and have found the charging by the sq ft is killing me. Customer want a...
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    Math question

    So my HF is 1:8 and I took the yellow deal out so now it it 1:4. Now my chemical jugs says to mix 12oz into my 5qt jug but that's at the dilution rate of 1:8 so what would my new mixture rate? Thanks in advance!
  4. mike

    Math question

    So my HF is 1:8 and I took the yellow deal out so now it it 1:4. Now my chemical jugs says to mix 12oz into my 5qt jug but that's at the dilution rate of 1:8 so what would my new mixture rate? Thanks in advance!
  5. mike

    Steam Genie

    Hello everyone have not posted here in a long time but always on here lurking and learning. Anyways.. I already have a my unit and would like a back up unit. I have someone who is local that has a broke down steam Genie that will need a new motor (20hp) frame is in good shape and says...
  6. mike

    fox truck mount blower

    I just got a used fox truck mount with a nissan engine and the blower locked up. i took it to someone and they said it would be about $5500! because he said there is only 2 supports on the engine instead of 4 and the machine most likley shakes and that might be the reason my blower messed up...
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    fox truck mount blower

    I just got a used fox truck mount with a nissan engine and the blower locked up. i took it to someone and they said it would be about $5500! because he said there is only to supports on the engine instead of 4 and the machine most likley shakes and that might be the reason my blower messed up...
  8. mike

    My machine keeps turning off!!

    Does anyone know why? I have a legend. When I start it, it works fine. But as soon as I turn my pump on it kills the engine. If I let it sit for a while it will turn on for about 30 min and then it will die. Thanks
  9. mike

    Leaking water

    What can I do to stop my prochem legend from leaking water out of my vacum inlet. This happens after I finish every job and it will leak out until it empties my small holding tank. This drives me nuts ( it's not a a very far drive :-D. )
  10. mike

    Rx-20 problem

    I was cleaning an apartment today and the plug sparked. Now my unit won't work. Is there a fuse or something I should look for? Thanks for any help.
  11. mike

    Q’s on Upgrades to my portable

    I run a truck mount all the time but I also have a portable unit that I really do not use except if my machine is down and I have to finish up a job. So I was curious on what I could do to improve my portable for when I need it. I would like some higher psi like around 250-300 or so. Will I need...
  12. mike

    Raising price

    What do you guys think? I’m wanting to raise my price for one of my night jobs. I have been cleaning their carpets for a little over a year now and my price is very low. I figured that since the beginning of the year is coming up it would be a perfect time raise my price a little. Since I have...
  13. mike

    RX-20 W/Glides?

    Okay for you that have a RX-20. What glides work the best. I am buying a used RX-20 and I have been looking at the prices for glides and I have found the yellow ones for around $75.00 and other ones up to $200.00. They all claim to be the best but what is the difference? I clean a lot of dirty...
  14. mike

    another new guy to tmf

    :hi: Hello everyone. I have been a member of this forum for some time (about a year) but this is my first post. I’m a young one. I am only 27 years old so I know many of you have been cleaning carpet before I was even thought of. I have been cleaning carpets for 7 years and on my own for 2...