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  1. johnny916

    What chemicals will disinfect for Corona virus?

    I know what CDC recommends but is there anything more powerful from the carpet cleaning stores? Speaking more for hard surfaces.
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    BOXXER 421 CHEMICAL FEED TOO MUCH SUCTION FROM SOAP JUG

    Hello guys, I have a problem with my 2012 Boxxer 421 chemical feed. The problem is it's sucking too much detergent rinse from my soap jug, I'll clean just one car with my upholstery tool (trigger fixed to the on position), and the entire jug will end up empty!? I replaced the 3 way valve and...
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    BEST WAND YOU CAN BUY FOR BOXXER 421?? 4 JET WAND?

    HI, I'M BACK FOR GOOD IN THE CARPET CLEANING BIZ. WHAT'S THE BEST WAND I CAN GET FOR MY MACHINE? IT'S A 2012 BOXXER 421, PRICE NO OBJECT.
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    WHICH IS THE BEST TOOL FOR DIRTY AUTO UPHOLSTERY AND CARPET??

    I clean autos often that are absolutely filthy from greasy pavement, coffee stains, soda stains, etc.. I thought about using the Saphire Scientific Upholstery Pro but have some reservations about it. 1. Will the plastic material hold up to constant rubbing/hitting of metal surfaces?? (like the...
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    Which truckmounts have HIGH PRESSURE STEAM washing capabilities?

    I retired from carpet cleaning, but for some reason I always have that itch to come back. Which truckmounts have HIGH PRESSURE STEAM washing capabilities? I need to use it for super dirty autos as well, that's why.
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    Crevice Tool, should I got enclosed jet or open jet?? Glide or no glide?

    Trying to figure out which one to get for cleaning cars, trucks, suv's, etc.. Also does the glide make it easier to move? I had an open jet one once but hardly used it now I am doing more autos.
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    Crevice Tool, should I got enclosed jet or open jet?? Glide or no glide?

    Trying to figure out which one to get for cleaning cars, trucks, suv's, etc.. Also does the glide make it easier to move? I had an open jet one once but hardly used it now I am doing more autos.
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    Mytee 1005DX Issues with drain valve and PSI guage???

    My drain valve in the back is dropping, is there an easy way to fix this? Also, my PSI gauge is just stuck down on the right, all the way down.
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    1005DX How on earth do I put back the Mytee pressure regulator????

    I was lowering the PSI on my 1005DX when the pressure knob just came off from turning too much counter clock wise, now I need to know how to put it back together! The Mytee manual does not state how to do this.. Please help!?
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    Who would like MORE WORK? I will do MARKETING, send YOU jobs, just pay me later..

    I am willing to pay for marketing in your city and send you work in exchange for a 70 (you)/30 (me) split of gross receipts. I ask no money upfront, just a simple contract stating you'll actually send me my cut at the end of each month. Guaranteed to bring you more work! Yes I am legit...
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    NEED OPINION on the Prochem Everest HP (NON-EFI) Anyone??

    I'm looking into purchasing an Everest HP, the non-EFI one. Is there any common problems, pitfalls, or anything I should look out for? What are you thoughts on the performance and maintenance? About what years were these first offered for sale? Any feedback would be much appreciated..
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    Hi again after months! I am looking for a new truckmount and/or van combo

    I sold my old Prochem 405 and van because someone paid a nice premium for it.. Now I am looking for a new setup. What's the current hands down best heat exchange unit now-a-days? My considerations from what I used to know is Amtex, El Diablo, and Prochem Everest..
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    Help! My Flash Extractor keeps breaking for apparently no reason?? Water Claw

    What can I do to fix it? Is there any glue out there strong enough to repair this? 3rd time it broke! Had to replace, these are pure crap!! Don't ever buy one you else you'll experience the same thing..
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    HELP NEED TO GET THIS SOAP SCRUM/GRIME OFF A TUBE AND SHOWER BOTTOM ANY ADVICE??

    I'm sure most of us have this problem after time, the bottom of the tubs and showers become filthy, even the tough solvents can't get this off. So what will do the trick? Acid? Sandpaper? Any actual success stories?
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    What's the absolute best tool or method to clean dirty wall edges???

    I had a lady complain that I didn't do a good job because her never cleaned in 20 year old carpet edges were still dirty after cleaning.. I did a great job with the rest, but she did have a point, the edges were dirty and my Prochem Ti just couldn't reach into the corners efficiently, in fact...
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    How do you caliberate the HydroForce Revolutions and the regular one?

    I got both, but want to make sure they're both spitting out what they should.. .
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    Does anyone offer or have done concrete polishing??

    I noticed one of the several step 17" diamond tool is about $600! Of course you have to use it with your own 175.. Geesh, is there any money left to be made in this business after such extreme tool costs?? I was looking at this one.. link not valid
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    Who wants to buy this newer 2005 DCX SPRINTER 3500 4X2 Box Truck Van? Turn into Carpet Cleaning Rig!

    Clean title, 149k miles, 2.7L 5 Diesel. Runs good. $10,000 it's yours, probably costs over $50,000 new..? Has minor rear end damage but looks like you can either find a replacement somewhere or find someone to repair it..
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    I'm thinking of doing construction clean up and janitorial, what do you guys think? What equipment?

    I've already been doing a few construction clean up jobs here and there. Mostly dust, misc. trash pickup etc.. But what do I need for serious construction cleanup? What about janitorial? What exactly is this all about? Any idea on how much you guys make doing this would help! Thanks..
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    What products and equipment should be used to clean wood and laminate flooring?

    I'm just using a household steam mop whenever a customer requests to have their wood floors cleaned, what else should I be using to make them shine?
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    Customer called wanting a color seal for her grout lines, what do I do??

    I've sealed the grout before with regular transparent sealer, no problem. But how would I apply a color sealer and how much would I charge? Where would I get the color sealer? I normally charge 50 cents to clean tile n grout and 50 cents to do a regular sealer, how much more should I charge...
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    Who wants to invest in a fast food restaurant in Elk Grove, CA?

    I don't mean clean it, I mean start one, from scratch.. I have a plan to rake in $20k plus a month serving 4-5 of my favorite eats that I happen to make regularly.
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    what's the absolute best pre-spray for dirty residential like apts, rentals, etc..

    The best pre-spray I've used is PowerBurst.. I also have some high PH stuff and the Flex with citrus (which works good if there's a lot of grease). I have yet to find the one I really happy with as the majority of homes I clean all have stains, high traffic areas and I typically don't get all...
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    Box Truck and Box Van questions? Lift Gate?

    A few questions for those with box trucks.. What features do you wish you had or are thankful you do have? Do you really need auto lift gate? What is the ideal size of a carpet cleaning box? Isuzu box truck, Chevy box Van, or Toyota Tundra Box Truck are on the top of my list.. Read more...