It’s not always easy to keep up with all the latest products designed for the cleaning and restoration market. To help, we’ve compiled a number of “Best Buy” products from a number of industry leading companies for your consideration in 2013. Check out the listings below and see if any of these “Best Buys” can increase the efficiency of your next job or project.

Benefect is a world recognized leader in next-generation botanical antimicrobial technology. Using nature as the model, they have succeeded in creating cleaning products with no compromise in strength and without endangering human health.

In nature, plants produce germ-killing “essential oils” to protect themselves from invading microbes, similar to how our bodies produce antibodies for our protection against disease.

Benefect‘s active ingredient is a revolutionary blend of these antimicrobial extracts, particularly from the herb Thyme.

Decon 30 Disinfectant:

  • Botanical one-step disinfectant and cleaner
  • Kills in 30 seconds
  • Carpet deodorizer
  • Light scent
  • The clear choice for water damage.

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Concrobium Professional Restoration Products help restoration pros achieve exceptional job results with lower labor costs and no harmful chemicals. The innovative product line-up consists of:

Concrobium Mold Stain Remover: Powerful, patented oxidizing technology that removes tough mold staining with no scrubbing.

Concrobium Mold Control, the dual-purpose antimicrobial that remediates mold spores and prevents mold growth without harmful chemicals

Concrobium Broad Spectrum Disinfectant: The EPA-registered, botanically-derived solution that delivers professional grade disinfection and cleaning without the harsh, lingering odor or the premium price associated with first generation botanicals.

The LGR7000 is not just the best performing LGR dehumidifier. It’s also easier to maneuver, easier to maintain and it provides easier job management with its real-time display of inlet and outlet conditions. It pulls 130 pints per day at AHAM in a compact Evolution-sized design that’s also stackable. Built in the U.S. with a rugged rotomolded housing, it has low center of gravity for easier transportation. Maintenance is truly simple: Remove four bolts and lift off the cover for complete access to the coils and the heat exchange block. For the best LGR on the market, choose the 7000XLi from Dri-Eaz.


Cleanco Truckmounts and Esteam Cleaning Systems provide industrial grade equipment and chemicals for the professional cleaning and restoration industries. Well known throughout the industry for producing top quality truckmounted and portable hot water extraction equipment, Esteam also offers premium quality, concentrated chemical solutions to go farther and work better for you and your business.

With a professional distribution network throughout North America and World Wide, we have been providing the industry’s best cleaning equipment, solutions and accessories for over 3 decades.  |

Phoenix has added another HOT option to its electric heat product offering. The Phoenix FireBird Compact 20 Electric Heat Drying System can provide up to 20,000 BTUs of instant heat operating on 120VAC outlets. The 13″ x 12.5″ x 26″ durable stainless steel cabinet allows operation virtually anywhere on the job site that heat is needed to speed up the drying process. The portable electric heat system features multiple power receptacles for connection to common 120VAC outlets. The Phoenix FireBirds have combined the safety, security, and convenience of electric heat with the legendary reliability of our proven restoration equipment. The FireBird Compact 20 is a compact, powerful drying tool – just another example of Phoenix Restoration Equipment giving the restoration professional the right tool in the right size for any restoration job.

Microban Disinfectant Spray Plus is the number one choice of restoration professionals when flood events occur. It’s a ready-to-use phenol-quaternary formulation that when used as directed effectively decontaminates bedding, mattresses, textiles, drapes, upholstered furniture, rugs and carpets to control mold, mildew, fungus and odors. It’s a proven, versatile EPA-registered (No. 70385-5) product you can trust.

Microban Disinfectant Spray Plus is a mildewcide, bactericide, fungicide, deodorant and antimicrobial. It also has stasis properties as a bacteriostat and fungistat, which means it continues to protect even after it’s been applied.

Sapphire‘s revolutionary HOSS 700 rotary carpet cleaning tool provides a 15-inch wide cleaning platform to make fast work of the toughest carpet cleaning challenges. Unique floating heads deliver maximum agitation and provide a tight vacuum seal — even on commercial glue-down carpets installed over rough floors. The tools’ patent pending helical solution injection pattern maximizes coverage and maximizes flow for thorough soil removal. Fingertip control of solution flow and a fully adjustable handle ensures fatigue-free cleaning all day long. Plus, the HOSS 700 offers on-the-job easy cleanout of the solution delivery system. Cleans better and dries carpets faster — up to 50 percent quicker.

Viking’s 2200 EX GFCI is one of the most sought after fans in the restoration industry. Its powerful 1/3 horse motor drives a hand balanced wheel at 1,100 RPMs, delivering a whopping 3,000 FPM of air. Known for its durability, stacking capabilities, balanced air flow and bearing UL, the most recognized mark for safety in the world, Viking proudly claims the lowest amps on the highest setting of any manufacturer to date.

The 2200 EX GFCI draws a meager 2.5 amps on high, and just 2.3 on low. Daisy chainable, it’s GFCI is backed up by an independent circuit breaker allowing the chain to keep running should one unit unexpectedly shut down.

Viking: Proven Products. Strongest return on investment.