An epidemic has started in the world of flooring and, unfortunately in some cases, it cannot be corrected. It’s not done maliciously and it starts before anyone realizes it. In this new world of “sanitize this and disinfect that”, facility staff is asked or told to include flooring in the disinfection process. It’s at the […]
Job site evaluations are crucial before beginning any floor care project. By getting answers to as many questions as possible, your team’s effectiveness and efficiency will improve, positively impacting overall job performance. The answers can determine the chemicals used, the cleaning procedures, and/or how many technicians are needed for the job. Do not ever assume […]
XL North partner Vital Solutions provided us with a guideline for using Vital Oxide® in the cleaning and disinfecting of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) contamination in commercial, institutional, and home environments. Please note this guide may be superseded by local regulations. Vital Oxide has demonstrated effectiveness against viruses similar to 2019-nCoV on hard non-porous surfaces. […]
Chip Grimes, President of Facility Services Group in Delaware, discusses his experience with a resilient floor and ceramic tile project at a healthcare customer’s facility. In this case study, see the phenomenal before and after photos from the sheet vinyl and ceramic tile floors (wait ’til you see the grout photos!) and learn the process […]
In this case study, Chip Grimes, President of Facility Services Group in Philadelphia, discusses a recent experience with rubber flooring installed at an area hospital, and the phenomenal results his team achieved using the XL North line of rubber flooring products. Read what Chip has to say about the chemistry, the process, and the status […]
Listen in as Jeff and Jesse from Texan Floor Services join the Home Cents radio show in Houston. They sit down with host Mike Landry to discuss the benefits of using Vital Oxide in education, medical, sports, hospitality, assisted living and restaurant spaces. Hear the details of their customer success stories while using Vital Oxide, […]
In this case study discover how Steve Starcher from Timco in Chicago troubleshooted a yellowing vinyl floor at a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility. Not only did he help advise the manufacturer on the cause of the issue, but he also educated the customer on proper chemistry and maintenance needed to correct the yellowing problem […]
Steve Starcher, President of Timco in Chicago, was recently called to a hospital, at the request of a manufacturer, to troubleshoot a vinyl floor that had a yellowing problem. In this case study, learn more about the tests that Steve and the Timco team performed on the floor and the ultimate outcome.
Jesse Castro of Texan Floor Services had a unique customer request where Vital Oxide not only saved the project, but also helped the customer avoid the cost of carpet replacement and disruption of business. In this case study learn how persistence paid off on the job.
This is a guideline for using Vital Oxide® in the cleaning and disinfecting of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) contamination in commercial, institutional, and home environments. This guide may be superseded by local regulations. For additional resources, please refer to our blog post update on Coronavirus concerns in the US.
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