NORTHBROOK, IL — April 5, 2019 — Cleaning and Maintenance Management recently hosted a webinar on carpet care, sponsored by General Chemical Corporation. Carpet is among the most valuable assets in a facility, so it is crucial to preserve its integrity for as long as possible. The full CMM webinar, “Is Your Carpet Doomed? Key Elements to Superior Carpet Care,” is online and available now.

The one-hour webinar was hosted by the Cleaning and Maintenance Management team, featuring Kelly Zimmerman, CMM Managing Editor, as moderator with Mark Exner of Restoration Training Services and Jim Smith of JBS Consultants as presenters. Both Exner and Smith are IICRC-approved instructors with decades of practical experience. During this webinar, they shared their firsthand knowledge on how to tackle real-world challenges when it comes to carpet care.

The CMM webinar reviews four critical factors that contribute to the success of your carpet care program, as well as teaching the signs of when your carpet is beyond repair and in need of replacement. In addition, the webinar covers the value of preventative maintenance; the best products to use on your carpet; spot and stain removal tips; how to balance cleaning chemistry, agitation, and time with other technical carpet cleaning elements; how to determine if a carpet is prematurely wearing out; how to extend the life of new flooring; and much more.

To view the free webinar, click here.


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