As businesses across the country begin to reopen in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, undoubtedly new disinfection, cleaning, and sanitization procedures will need to be put in place to assure the health and safety of customers and employees. We asked three industry leaders – architect Timothy Hawk, commercial flooring services provider Thomas Holland, and […]
Although the pandemic continues, businesses across the country are beginning to reopen and begin a “new normal”. As trusted service providers for these customers, we need to take steps to get ahead of a potential overwhelming flooring problem. With over 400 approved disinfectants being used on multiple surfaces to keep people safe over the past […]
Carl Bredl has been in the flooring industry for 35 years and the depth of his experience is impressive. Beginning as a union installer in 1985, he started with carpet, and eventually ventured into hard surfaces, including vinyls, rubber, wood, laminate, concrete repair, epoxy mitigation systems, and resinous flooring. He’s known as “The Moisture Testing […]
Disinfection and sanitization are trending topics due to the current pandemic. As the situation around the globe changes daily, it’s important to educate your staff and your customers with the most updated information. Although the words “disinfect” and “sanitize” may commonly go hand in hand, they are different. Here’s the distinction. Only hard non-porous surfaces […]
More than ever during this uncertain time, you need to arm yourself with the facts so you can make the best choices to protect you, your staff, your customers, and their employees.
In the commercial floor care industry, we are seeing the effects of COVID-19 in a couple of ways. First, our customers are sending non-essential personal to work remotely from home, if possible. Second, we are being asked to assist our customers with disinfection and sanitization procedures. What do these two things mean for us? Our […]
March 26, 2020 – COVID-19 Update Because the Coronavirus pandemic situation is constantly evolving, we want to remind our customers, partners, distributors, and end users that Vital Oxide is on the EPA list of Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19. January 20, 2020 – Original Post The Coronavirus […]
Vital Oxide has demonstrated effectiveness against viruses similar to 2019-nCoV on hard non-porous surfaces.
Lance Strait, Director of Maintenance with ReSource Colorado, discusses a demo where carpet in a mezzanine area of the Denver International Airport had become so dirty with grease and soil that it actually resembled concrete. He describes the challenge. “This isn’t a maintenance customer, but we do a lot of installation there. One of the […]
XL North partner RD Weis shares the successful results that can be achieved when commercial carpet manufacturing, maintenance, and chemistry are specified, installed, and performed properly. The photos from their customer’s facility tell the story. Carpet tile installed at Affinity Health Plan in New York is seven years old, yet continues to look brand new. […]