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  1. Rick J

    WAIT FOR IT!

    Apple started it, Then @rob allen followed, :p Now Biden !!!LOL!
  2. Rick J

    Mold/Mildew on carpet

    A strange one for me. Been doing this, (not mold remediation) for a long long time. In all that time, pulling up my share of carpet. Never have I seen any incidence of mold growth on a contaminated carpet. Until now. Happens to be someone I know. New house. New build by them. Recenly moved...
  3. Rick J

    UV light before and after??

    Did a job the other day. Now I usually do not use a UV light. ( I know, I know, ) But , for an office person in a PM company I do a lot of work for. I know going in that there is a pet issue. No cover up by them attempted. Doggines missing the training pads in a couple of places. They...
  4. Rick J

    CLO2 ?

    Maybe for @Mama Fen since she gets feedback. or maybe @Scott W I know about it(sort of) and all the hype a while back. Did a sear ch here and nothing really recent. I have some that I purchased from my Interlink thinking I would experiment . Haven't done so up to now. The setup------ Had...
  5. Rick J

    barter?

    I spoke with a realtor . Very nice. Turns out he is a member of a barter network. I do not think it anything like a BNI. Anyway I did call them. It sounds very , very interesting. The rep I spoke with was extremely nice, helpful explaining how it work. Not pushy. Her husband is a member...
  6. Rick J

    freezing & chems

    Random thoughts------- Concerning the cold weather and equipment Do any of our chems when in solution provide any moderate freeze protection. ? I usually run Dry Slurry, If run through system and maybe a little stronger at the end will it stay liquid a bit longer than plain water...
  7. Rick J

    Citra Solve II

    hey @ Scott W or @ Shawn F what is the difference between original Citra Solv and CS II? Just that the II is not DL based? why would one be used over the other? Purely personel preference?
  8. Rick J

    another poly fail/ sort of

    typical dingy traffic lone. 6 month old, like new , except this one area, and in front of a window of course. Long time custy., who does not blow smoke up rear side.!!LOL Yes , it was an eviction, but they got rid of her berfore it got bad. Unit was overall in great shape. As far as carpet...
  9. Rick J

    best vac?

    best one I have found!!!! can use it on wet carpet too!!!! OK OK leave me alone , I am kidding. I don't do campus turnarounds. But they are going hot and heavy here . One Realtor I work for managed just one or two campus places. Of course nothing goes how it is supposed to, Especially...
  10. Rick J

    Insurance

    On equipment, How do insurance people value something like an older truckmount that you may have gotten. Used, but working. With a truck. Do the just look at the truck, and take a guess at the installed equipment Or do they just ask what you purchased it for? But we all know it is worth a...
  11. Rick J

    TMF ROB otics (robotics

    News this morning had a story . They showed assembly lines in factories. The workers were outfitted with exoskeleton things to help with their repetitious motions. Something that has been being worked on for some time. Only a matter of time!!! Till Rob comes up with something for us to...
  12. Rick J

    For Rob

    News this morning had a story . They showed assembly lines in factories. The workers were outfitted with exoskeleton things to help with their repetitious motions. Something that has been being worked on for some time. Only a matter of time!!! Till Rob comes up with something for us to...
  13. Rick J

    crap olefin carpet

    Where a rug had been for who knows how long. this is the AFTER!!:mad: scrubbed using RSF Spiked and flushed with RSF. rinse then again with BP traffic slam , with some citrisolv. then flushed and flushed using RSF. rinse I dept going back over that line trying to reduce the contrast...
  14. Rick J

    $$ for a van question

    I posted already, in the wrong place. Don't know how to move it. Going to look at a van. I know it is difficult, no, almost impossible due to so many variables , but for the sake of discussion, and maybe a starting point. 2010 chemvy 2500 with a CDS white maagic . Not sure which one. van...
  15. Rick J

    value of a van

    I know it is impossible to peg, due to so many variables., but maybe a starting point? Whit Magic DD in a 2010 2500 78,000 miles.. Hours are really high 7900 Going to go look. the pics don't show much.
  16. Rick J

    RSF

    Hey Rob, are you trying to keep the instructions a secret as well. ? I am not sure your print on the labels could be any smaller!! Some of us out here do not have 100/20 vision. !:D:D Or is that another marketing trick... Everybody in this industry knows we carpet cleaners don't follow...
  17. Rick J

    RSF ?!!

    Hey Rob, are you trying to keep the instructions a secret as well. ? I am not sure your print on the labels could be any smaller!! Some of us out here do not have 100/20 vision. !:D:D
  18. Rick J

    fiber ID?

    Question on telling difference btw a nylon and a poly? Of course a vacant rental. BUT nicer, and nicely cared for. Had a clean . On first impression thought it a nylon. Nice fluffy soft. Brown tufted and with more face pile than normally seen in a rental. Not the steel wool stiffness of...
  19. Rick J

    Boost All

    I need to clean my back deck. A lot of H202 cleaners out there for this. @Scott W can I use Boost all? I already have. YES,YES, I did a burn test. It it is cellulosic ! lol:D:D:D And I will keep the dogs away so I don't get it on their hair. Don't want them felting up. !! Years ago , I...
  20. Rick J

    new install!!

    Reading a home for sale. I cleaned the largest part of it. But in the huge family room they put in new. !! The room took 3 widths of carpet, so two seams across the room. And throughout the home there was significant wrinkling. The installers were supposed to rrestretch when they did the...
  21. Rick J

    encapuclean 02 @scottw

    @Scott W I have some encapuclean 02. older , so not sure how good the 02 part still is. On my finger, it still had some bubbling (full strength, not mixed strength) I want to use is and bonnet a small area that had water damage. Since it is an encap which is formulated with h202, can I...
  22. Rick J

    age old question URINE which is best?

    Over the years , tried numerous methods, probably all of them! Acid pretreat, vs. a higher ph soak as in OSR, PetZone which are 10? Dwell, flush , flush , flush. Both work. Are there conditions that dictate one over the other.? OSR/ PetZone , the peroxides are higher. in ph. But...
  23. Rick J

    availability of TMF product?

    a question for maybe @Scott W or @rob allen . When the TMF line first came out I had my local Interlink order it in for me. They did not carry it on a normal basis, but could get it. (I thought it would give Rob a little exposure.) Is it still available through Interlink? MY dist had a...
  24. Rick J

    STUBBORN!!! spot

    I have a spot that I have gotten personell with over a long period time. It is in the rental office of a property I service. CGD extremely thin stuff. One spot, and I know it is the same one , I can not remove , and have it not return. Cleaned with my OP , numerous times. Using good...
  25. Rick J

    Power Flite floor machines

    Any input on Power Flite ? Locally-- a 2 speed power flite 20" modelC202 in an online auction. I would go look first. But right now it is only a couple of dollars. ending tomorrow.