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rob allen

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I need a complete list of all chemicals made for our industry. Your help would be appreciated. Please name any chemical you have tried and give it a rating of 1-10. You may pick from or add to this list.







Thanks,Rob.

Presprays

Grease Eraser
PowerMax
FiberMaxx
Matrix Grand Slam
Formula 77
Prochem Ultrapac
Matrix Grand Slam
Matrix Grand Slam w/ CitrusForce
Chemspec Traffic Lane Cleaner
Hydramaster Quake
Judson's O2
Enzall
PowerBurst
Matrix New Decade
Matrix Olefin Prespray
Planet Guard Prespray
Masterblend Fine Fabric

Boosters
Fabpro Activator
Fabpro Citrisolve
Judsons Booster
Hy-Speed Orange Burst
BP Citri-solve

Rinse
Fabpro Fiber Rinse
Chemspec Formula 77
Matrix Finish First
Dry Slurry
New Decade Detergent
O2 rinse
Envirex Oxygen Release
Matrix Royal Mist
Matrix All Fiber Rinse
Chemspec All Fiber Rinse
Planet Guard Rinse
Super Encapsulation Plus Rinse
Last Step

Detregent
Fabpro Form 95

Shampoo and Encapsulants
Snap encap
Releaseit
Masterblend Oriental rug Shampoo
Double Strength Encapsulant
Matrix Champion Shampoo
Matrix Dynasty Oriental Rug Shampoo

Furniture
Fabpro Neutral Pre
Matrix Outset
Matrix Impression
Prochem for Cotton
Chemspec Heavy duty soil lifter

Tile and Grout
Matrix Grout Devil
Stone Tech Stone and Tile Cleaner
Stone Tech Restore

Spotters
Hel-Gel
Liqua Gel
Red Relief
Stain Magic
Power Gel
Kill Odor citrus
Urine Stain Remover
Urine Preconditioner
Citric acid
Fels Naptha
Prochem Filter Out
Red One
Vac-A-Way red Vanish

Deodorizers

Bottom Line
Microban QGC and Space Spray Plus and natural fiber sanitizer

Mattress products

Steri-Fab
 

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Man there are alot of them, this is what I use.
Pre spray
Zone Perfect
Traffic Slam
Flex

Extraction
End Zone
Power Point
White Lightning
Fab Set

Spotters
Avenge
Citrus Solv
PIG
T Rust
Gel Break
Harvards Stain Blaster (artificial food dyes like Kool Aid)
Stain Zone

Boosters
Boost All
Citrus Solv

As you can see I use mostly Bridgepoint products, as a side note I used Flex and White Lightning together this past week for the first time on a nasty rental and was very impressed. I had used Flex in the past with another extraction cleaner and didn't get great results.

There are some other products in my van but I don't like typing that much maybe some more later.
 
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formula 77 great product, steri fab is one you dont have listed great for those mattress cleaning.black water overflows ect. great product.
 

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Procyon prespray 8/10
Prolon prespray 8/10
Matrix Finish First 9/10
Esteam Ammonia Traffic lane 9/10 for effectiveness but nasty to use, very fumy.
Esteam Pre max 7/10
Prochem Ultrapac traffic lane 4/10
Prochem Power burst 8/10 for restaraunts only
Esteam Attack 8/10 restaraunts only

Just a few off the top o me head. There are dozens and dozens more, it actually boggles the mind how even the same manufacturere makes so many different versions of the same thing.
 

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PRE SPRAY
extream clean 8/10
judson pre spray 9/10
ultra tlc 6/10
release 4/10
101 ecolab 4/10

EXTRACTION
201 ecolab 4/10
extraction matrix 6/10

BOOSTER
energy 7/10
hot sauce 8/10

SHAMPOO
champion matrix 9/10
501 ecolab 7/10
Johnsonwax 6/10

SPOTTER
enzyme ecolab 9/10
red vanish 9/10
red zone ? i just tried one with no success
rust away 9/10
rust remover from prochem 4/10 too dangerous
citrus force 6/10
pro solve 7/10
power gel 7/10
miracle ecolab 8/10
multipurpose spotter ecolab 7/10
 

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Here is alist of what I can remeber that we have tried or currently use.

PRE SPRAYS
Enz All
Grease Eraser
Power Burst
WhiteLightning
Ultra Pac
Flex
Wipe Out

Boosters
BP Citra Solv
Matrix Citra Solv
Boost All

Extarction
Dry Slurry
Fomula 90
Prochem all fiber rinse

Tile and Grout
Viper Venom
Viper Renew
Spinnergy Products

Spotters
Citra solv BP and Matrix
T Rust
Stain Magic
Red Relief
Urine Remover
Back in the day spotters
Puro
Rusticator good stuff not skin friendly

Deoderizor
Odorcide 210
sadly have stuff on truck can't rember what it is

We have usually stayed with Prochem or Bridgepoint products
 
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Upholstery shampoo???any tips on micro fiber?

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For hot water extraction of upholstery including microfiber, synthetics or blends that are mostly synthetic use Avenge Heavy Duty Upholstery Prespray from Bridgepoint.

For natural fibers or delicate material use the Avenge Upholstery prespray.
 
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Prespray: Liquid Gold Traffic Lane Cleaner from Steam Action
Booster: Super Charger from Steam Action
Honestly haven't used many other products so can't give an accurate ranking. Actually testing a number of them out right now.
 

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I need a complete list of all chemicals made for our industry. Your help would be appreciated. Please name any chemical you have tried and give it a rating of 1-10. You may pick from or add to this list. Thanks,Rob.

Presprays
Grease Eraser - 10 (When used properly and mixed with very hot water this product has never let me down. Excellent for restaurants and trashed carpets where heavy soils with drink and food spills or grease are an issue.)

Matrix Grand Slam - 9 ( 1 point off for smell, but 10 for performance. Although it works very well if used as directed I think the smell is a bit strong. Tried the unscented version and didn't really care for it.

Matrix Grand Slam w/ CitrusForce 10 for performance
Chemspec Traffic Lane Cleaner 8 The one with biosolve, haven't tried the Express Lane and probably never will.
Hydramaster Quake 10 ( high ph, works well, but a gallon doesn't go far!!!)
Judson's O2 10 all the way. Just a bit pricey, but loved the stuff.
Kleenrite Klenz enzyme TLC - 10 ( I've used a lot of this stuff and it just works. Good for many upholstery jobs as well.)
Matrix Wipe Out 2 ( This stuff just didn't do it for me. Won't buy again.)
Matrix Fast Acting TLC 1 all the way. Perhaps the worst prespray I've ever purchased anywhere. Surprised the stuff is still being sold.
Matrix Enzyme Prespray 9 at least, maybe 10. Seems to work pretty well.
Chemspec PreKleen 10 ( product definitely works, but seems to shine on certain types of soil. Haven't used in quite a while though.)
Hydramaster Fast Break 10 ( Only used a couple years, but worked very well as I remember.)
Matrix Olefin Prespray 9 ( haven't used a lot of it because Grand Slam takes care of Olefin just fine, but this product does work pretty well.
Hydramaster Poly Break ( I don't know if the formula has been changed on this. I used Hydramaster's Olefin TLC and it was excellent on olefin. The name is different for this product so it may be different altogether. The older product I would give a 10 all day long. I may try the new product on some of the crappy polys I've been running into lately.)
Boosters

Judsons Booster - Hard to rate. I couldn't really tell a difference with it or w/o it.
Hydramaster Grease Break 10
Matrix Citrusolve 10

Rinse
O2 rinse 10 (loved the stuff, but cost of shipping as well as the product a bit too high for my taste.)
Matrix All Fiber Rinse 10 (if used properly does a great job. Not a pure acid rinse so if that's what you want look elsewhere.)

Detregent
Matrix Finish First 10
Matrix Confidence 10 ( works well, but more foaming. Might not be a good choice for a porty.)
Kleenrite PCX 10
Prochem Heat Wave 10 ( haven't used a lot of it, but seems to work very well)
Shampoo and Encapsulants

Releasit 8(regular strength, haven't tried the DS yet, but will soon)
Matrix DS 1 (I think they need a new chemist) So far this stuff has sucked big time. Won't buy again.
I don't do much encap so take this for what it's worth.
Furniture

Matrix Outset 9, stuff works ok, but is way over priced imho.
Prochem Upholstery Prespray 10 - FAR BETTER VALUE with performance VERY similar to Matrix Outset at a fraction of the cost.
Tile and Grout
Tile Master of course 10 all the way
Spotters
Hel-Gel 10
Liqua Gel (Chemspec) 10, works excellent,but expensive for such a small amount.
Red Relief 10
Stain Magic 8
Stain 1 10
Matrix ASR 9
Matrix Red B Gone 10
Pros Choise Urine Stain Remover 10
Matrix Bad Dog 10
Matrix Urine Preconditioner 10
Matrix Rust Eradicator 5 Not too impressed with this stuff
Chemspec Rust Remover. 10 love it
Matrix Ink Away - 2 Hate it
Matrix Citrusolve 10 Excellent primarily as a spotter
Hydramaster Spotmaster Gel 10 excellent stuff
Prochem Red Rescue 1 (maybe I got a bad batch, stuff didn't work at all)
Prochem Solve Ink 6 at best, not a great ink remover for sure
Red One 10

Deodorizers
Bottom Line 8
Chemeister Proliminator 10
Thornell Odorcide 10 (haven't used extensively, but product does seem to work well.)
Pros Choice OSR 10
Matrix Miracle 10
TMF Pure O2 10 ( have to rate the performance of these last 3 about equal, but the Pros Choice product does seem more active when mixed.)

Mattress products

Protectors

3M Scotchgard 5 at best for performance only and that's being generous, Phasing this stuff out of my life permanently. Really growing to hate it.
Dupont Teflon Advanced 8, Much better than Scotchgard. Only real problem with this stuff is I've had repeated clumping of the product requiring it to be strained before application and like Scotchgard it requires WAY, WAY TOO MUCH FREAKING WATER TO APPLY.
 

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prochem's axiom line
full line up from vacaway
soils and oils.......
 

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Pre-Sprats

Scot labs PowerMax LVC
Scot labs Tuff Guy

Emulsifiers

Scot labs PrimeTime

Acid Rinse

Scot labs UltiMax

Boosters

Scot labs Citrus Boost
Scot labs Oxi Shot

Low Moisture

Scot labs FoamDry
VacAway Hot Knife