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Launching an upholstery cleaning business in 2020 - Chemicals?

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*******i know I can do a google search, look at the store here on this forum, and even go on Jon Don... But i would like YOUR input

I currently work for a well known carpet cleaning franchise, but want to branch off in a nearby city to do my own thing.

I know my company's products very well, but will have to use different products.

What fabric safe chemicals do you recommend to mix into my solution, and to pre treat upholstery?

water based solvents?
alcohol based solvents?
peroxide product for water marking/ cellulose browning?
acid rinse?

Thank you
 

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Don’t know much about other brands but here’s what we keep on all our trucks

Synthetics-Black Label 9.6 ph
Blends-Rug Smack 7ph
Delicates-Revive
Spotting-6oz Revive/26oz water hand spr
Rinse-Ultimate Fiber Rinse
 
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*******i know I can do a google search, look at the store here on this forum, and even go on Jon Don... But i would like YOUR input

I currently work for a well known carpet cleaning franchise, but want to branch off in a nearby city to do my own thing.

I know my company's products very well, but will have to use different products.

What fabric safe chemicals do you recommend to mix into my solution, and to pre treat upholstery?

water based solvents?
alcohol based solvents?
peroxide product for water marking/ cellulose browning?
acid rinse?

Thank you
Are you only planning on doing upholstery?
 

Johnwick

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Don’t know much about other brands but here’s what we keep on all our trucks

Synthetics-Black Label 9.6 ph
Blends-Rug Smack 7ph
Delicates-Revive
Spotting-6oz Revive/26oz water hand spr
Rinse-Ultimate Fiber Rinse


Thank You! If I am using a portable, do you recommend using water in my unit only, or adding Fiber Rinse into my tank?
 

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I Just started out with a portable as well & I am using fiber rinse in my water tank. I do believe however that the measurements are very different than a truckmount.
 

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I Just started out with a portable as well & I am using fiber rinse in my water tank. I do believe however that the measurements are very different than a truckmount.

Yes and that’s probably not best rinse for cleaning or detailing cars. There’s much better quality and performance products available.
 

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Would you have some suggestions for products that work better specifically on indoor or auto upholstery as a rinse or if you use an after spray? My focus is more towards carpets however I would like to have the right tools for any job.
 

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Would you have some suggestions for products that work better specifically on indoor or auto upholstery as a rinse or if you use an after spray? My focus is more towards carpets however I would like to have the right tools for any job.
I always used Prochem Dry Slurry in my portable tank. One scoop per 5 gallons of warm/hot water. If you fill your portable from a hose and not buckets I would suggest liquid slurry, easier to measure out and mix with water in the machine.