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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
With the help of our partner Vital Solutions, we’ve compiled answers to the most frequently asked questions about Vital Oxide and its effectiveness against Coronavirus/COVID-19. This is a great asset to help educate your team and your customers.
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.
From carpet to hard surfaces, XL North develops and markets proven, effective and environmentally responsible floor cleaning, maintenance, and surface prep products. Discover the full line of products – which are recommended, specified or approved by every major player in the industry – in our recently updated product catalog.
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Vital Oxide is on the EPA’s List N and has been approved by the EPA for disinfection and sanitization use against SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
- EPA Registered Hospital Grade Disinfectant
- Kills Mold and Mildews
- NSF Rated D2, No Rinse Required on Food Contact Surfaces
- CRI Approved Carpet Chemistry