Needs advice. Unsuccessful carpet clean.

rob allen

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I just looked on your website ...i believe rsf spiked is a combo of rsf and grout master!!!!!

So what your saying is you can clean almost any carpet reaidential and commercial using GM and or RSF...combo...???
And most upholstery with RSF!!???

Other than nylon which is rare!!!!!

Just trying to simplify this chemistry thing!!!!!
Anything that cleans polyester will easily clean nylon. Nylon is the easiest to clean fiber ever made. Even laundry detergent can get it clean most times.
 

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Here are some

Nuke mix I tried in the past with some success with rat nasty



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All great advise
Chemical
Agitation
Heat
Dwell


175 must have

As to Prespary I notice if it work as soon as a scrub if it clean or not.
Never used hydrogene peroxide...
How does it make the diference

Works with light color carpets

Would no recommend high dilutions on dark carpet

Clean blood and other spots

Can clean wine with HP and ammonia

And so on
 

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175 is Absolutely amazing!!!!!!
just finished a theater....used gm and 175
Just wont clean wo a 175...
Sounds good. On your 175, did you use a pad or brush? Thank you, Pat
 

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From reading this gentlemans posts it appears he had a couple of issues.

First his chems may not have been applied heavily enough.

Second he stated is using a carpet brush (maybe a grandi groomer) for agitation. CRB (counter rotating Brush machine) or a 175 rpm floor machine for agitation would have made a huge difference. 175 with tanks are great for laying down chems and agitating at once.

Third when it was obvious the results were not up to expectations he did not go ahead and redo it.

Good luck, I think this was a learning experience for the poster.
 

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Works with light color carpets

Would no recommend high dilutions on dark carpet

Clean blood and other spots

Can clean wine with HP and ammonia

And so on
Andy is quickly becoming a top chemical expert - he's to a point now where he can evaluate a spot on-site and finangle a solution with a high degree of confidence. Less and less guesswork and more and more confidence in the chemistry of cleaning.

One of many, many reasons why he continues to be one of my favorites.

(Don't tell anyone I said that, though. I've got ALL my guys convinced they're my favorites)
 

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Andy is quickly becoming a top chemical expert - he's to a point now where he can evaluate a spot on-site and finangle a solution with a high degree of confidence. Less and less guesswork and more and more confidence in the chemistry of cleaning.

One of many, many reasons why he continues to be one of my favorites.

(Don't tell anyone I said that, though. I've got ALL my guys convinced they're my favorites)

you just raise em like you like em huh
 

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you just raise em like you like em huh
I just understand Scott's frustration - dozens of times a day, I get calls from guys asking questions that would've been answered if they'd spent a day or two in classes learning this job before they jumped right in.

One of the most exasperating is - "I got this couch to clean. What's the cheapest chemical I can use to clean it?"

Me: "Well, what kind of couch is it? Do you know the fiber content?"

"... ... ... ... It's brown."


*headdesk*




Andy has NEVER been one of those guys. He asks WHY things work they way they do, so he can apply that knowledge to other situations on the fly.

The big black X's on the school carpet is a classic example. I still brag on him for that every time I get the chance. I've even got the sample he brought me (which he sprayed with X's of the SAME TYPE OF SPRAY PAINT, that's how thorough he is!) to show these fellows what the job is all about.

It's one part chemist, on part detective, one part civil servant, and one part sweat equity.
 
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