What Causes Salt Stains on Commercial Carpets, and How to Prevent Them

Posted on 1/10/18 7:30 AM

We’ve all seen it. When winter arrives, the rock salt and ice melt products come out and ground-in, matted down areas with those signature white salt stains seem to crop up overnight on business entryway carpets. Efforts to prevent them seem futile, and attempts to get the stains out sometimes result in even more stains and permanent damage.

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Topics: Commercial Carpet Cleaning

How to Maintain and Protect Commercial Carpet in Winter

Posted on 2/15/17 8:00 AM

Salt trucks have been out in force this winter, and facility managers at businesses have been trying to keep up with one ice storm after another by applying sand, rock salt, and other chemicals to their parking lots, sidewalks, and entryways.

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Topics: Commercial Cleaning, Commercial Carpet Cleaning

What’s Lurking in Your Office Carpet?

Posted on 4/19/16 7:30 AM

Let’s face it: unless there’s a big stain or mess on your carpet, you probably don’t think too much about cleaning it. Just vacuum it every now and then and you’re good, right? Unfortunately, it’s not that simple.

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Topics: Commercial Carpet Cleaning

5 Winter Floor Maintenance Tips for Wisconsin Businesses

Posted on 12/15/15 7:30 AM

It’s that time of year again. Temperatures are dropping and it won’t be long until snow is covering the ground. Unfortunately, this means your floors are in for some rough treatment.

During the winter, your employees and customers track in snow, dirt, sand, and salt from outside, and all that extra moisture and junk ends up on your floors. And while you might not think some extra water and dirt is much of a problem, if you don’t take proper care of your floors and keep them clean, the effects of winter will last long after the snow has melted.

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Topics: Commercial Carpet Cleaning, Hard Surface Floor Cleaning

5 Winter Messes Jack’s Maintenance Can Help You Clean

Posted on 12/29/14 9:45 AM

It’s that time of year again: snow is on the ground, frost is on the windows, and everyone is bundling up to stay warm. While winter might be fun for the avid skiers and snowmobilers of Wisconsin, for business owners, it’s mostly just a hassle. Winter brings along its own unique set of problems, and no matter how hard you try to avoid them, there’s just no way around it.

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Topics: Commercial Carpet Cleaning, Emergency Cleanup, HVAC Cleaning

Busting the 3 Biggest Myths About Commercial Carpet Cleaning

Posted on 9/25/13 7:30 AM

When it comes to taking care of carpets, most people don’t think much past vacuuming and the occasional shampooing and/or steaming. However, what they don’t know is that these misconceptions can lead to harmful, expensive consequences for your carpet. To help protect the look and longevity of the carpet in your business, we’ve busted 3 of the most common myths about commercial carpet cleaning. 

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Topics: Jack's Maintenance Service, Commercial Carpet Cleaning, Commercial Cleaning Companies

Commercial Carpet Cleaning & Indoor Air Quality

Posted on 5/30/13 9:09 AM

We talked in a recent blog post about how often to have your carpets cleaned, and today we’d like to drill down to the effect dirty carpeting can have on the health of your building’s occupants.

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Topics: Facility Maintenance, Workplace Enhancement, Commercial Carpet Cleaning

Commercial Carpet Cleaning: How Often Does It Need To Be Done?

Posted on 3/20/13 9:26 AM

Carpeting a commercial facility in Northeast Wisconsin can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. It’s a huge investment that facility managers want to protect – but only if they don’t need to rip it out and replace it!

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Topics: Commercial Cleaning, Facility Maintenance, Jack's Maintenance Service, Commercial Carpet Cleaning

The Benefits of Commercial Carpet Cleaning For Fox Valley Businesses

Posted on 12/10/12 7:35 AM

Your company’s carpet is more than just decoration.

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Topics: Commercial Cleaning, Workplace Enhancement, Commercial Carpet Cleaning

4 Seasonal Cleaning Tips to Survive a Fox Valley Winter

Posted on 10/10/12 1:03 PM

For many folks, the thought of heavy-duty cleaning is most often associated with the rites of springtime. But why wait?

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Topics: Facility Maintenance, Workplace Enhancement, Commercial Carpet Cleaning