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Power Through Any Upholstery Cleaning Challenge
Cleaning upholstery presents unique challenges with delicate fabrics, difficult stains and the potential for over-wetting. But with the right system, you can clean upholstery with ...
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Ain’t No Party Like a Facebook Watch Party
Everyone knows that a party is only as good as the planning put into it (…college years aside). At Legend Brands, we’re committed to utilizing the latest tools in social media ...
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Restorative Cleaning: Winning the Race Against Dirt
Operators are often in a “race against dirt” – a race they feel they can never win! Facilities work hard to keep their floors, fixtures and furniture looking clean and looking ...
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Restorative Cleaning vs. Maintenance Cleaning, or Why Autoscrubbers Don’t Cut It
Legend Brands visited the West Edmonton Mall in Edmonton, Canada, and studied the floor cleaning procedures used. With over 570,000 m2 of space and 800 stores, it is the largest ...
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Truckmount Vacuum Pump Maintenance
Of all the parts of a truckmount, we get the most inquiries about the blower (technically, it’s called the vacuum pump): how to maintain it, and how to keep it running at peak ...
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Q&A with Glen Wilson: What does the future hold for truckmount engines and heat management?
In the U.S., state and federal emission regulation changes for industrial engines have had a significant impact on the truckmount industry. Legend Brands engineers work to develop ...
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How Bioenzymes Work
Many industries use enzymes and bioenzymes, and it's helpful to understand how they work. Enzymes are complex molecules, typically proteins, that make biochemical reactions occur ...
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When Temps Rise, So Can the Odors
When warmer weather approaches, it's a good time to review how higher temperatures affect odor generation. First, volatile compounds - the source of most odors - are more easily ...
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Q&A with Michael Roden: The Future of Truckmounts.
I see a couple of trends in the truckmount industry. First, the size and load capacity of the vehicles are going to shrink. That puts the pressure on manufacturers to produce smaller, ...
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Q&A with Michael Roden: Key Truckmount Features
What features should a cleaner consider before buying? Truckmount buyers should consider three things. First, bear in mind the strength and reputation of the company, ...
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Q&A with Michael Roden: Expanding Your Opportunities with a Truckmount
What are some ways truckmounts can expand a carpet cleaner's business opportunities? Hard surface cleaning is lucrative and immediately available to the truckmount owner, ...
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Q&A with Michael Roden: Truckmount or Portable?
Gasoline prices continue to be high. Does it still make sense for a carpet cleaner to own a truckmount instead of a portable? Portables have their place in the cleaner's tool ...
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Ten things to know before you buy a truckmount
#10 Don't buy on price alone. Every day cleaners and restorers search the Internet for the best deal on equipment hoping for a better price than the quote provided by their trusted ...
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What Causes Urine to Glow Under UV Light?
Most of you have probably used a UV light to detect urine spills in carpets, upholstery and flooring. But why does urine glow like that? And more importantly, why do urine spots ...
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