Soiled with grease, the fibers of the walk-off tiles at a St. Paul pizza restaurant were nearly unrecognizable. In this XLN case study, Mike Becker, Operations Manager with CFS Interiors & Flooring, describes how using two XL North Products – XL Grease & Oil Remover & XL Nylon Pre-Spray Advanced – helped his team to […]
Unhappy with the appearance of relatively new carpet, the staff at a dining facility in Chicago reached out to Steve Starcher and the Timco team for assistance. Steve and his crew performed an impressive demo to show how easily and effectively carpet can be cleaned and maintained when equipped with the proper chemistry and floor […]
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.
Customers often depend on flooring professionals to properly educate them on how to clean their floors in between routine service visits. In most facilities or buildings, janitorial staff maintains the floors and teaching them proper care and maintenance procedures is standard practice. Restaurants, however, tend to be an exception as kitchen and serving staff are […]
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.
What a difference Tri-State Carpet from Wilmington, Delaware made on a restaurant’s heavily soiled carpet. In this case study, Tri-State’s Valerie Harrison explains the pre-existing carpet conditions and describes the process used to achieve such amazing results.
At the request of a carpet manufacturer, XL North was asked to offer recommendations for cleaning the carpet in a restaurant chain. The franchisee owner was upset wit the condition of the carpet, even though he’d just had it cleaned, and he believed the carpet was the problem. Learn the simple process XLN’s Bill Luallen […]
Recently we were called out to a restaurant in Cleveland, Ohio that had an extreme build-up of kitchen greases in carpet less than two years old. The most notable soiling was in the major walking paths and around the server area and extended from the restaurant’s kitchen into the dining area. With proper chemistry and […]
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, […]
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.
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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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