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.
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 […]
Spot and stain removal can be tricky business! Learn the differences between spots and stains, and how to remove both, in this suggested procedures document. Additionally, to learn more about the products described in this handy guide, check out our Specialty Spotters products today!
Cooper Miller with Sun Interiors in New Orleans recently discovered the challenges that come with surface prep as he completed his first pour and polish job on two small playground bathrooms. Discover how XLN’s Porosity+ helped save the project when Ardex PC-T was used as an overlayment on concrete.
Bob Broda, VP of New Business with M. Frank Higgins & Co., Inc., discusses a recent rubber flooring demo that earned him not only the job, but also brought in additional business through a well-planned marketing initiative spotlighting the job’s before and after photos.
Discover the details from a recent concrete surface prep job where XL Porosity+ was put to the test. Jeremy Ellingford, branch manager at Professional Flooring Supply in Shreveport, LA, explains that concrete around an outdoor pool needed a deep clean before epoxy coating could be applied. That’s where his customer, Kelly’s Custom Floors, stepped in […]
Learn how Steve Brown with Southeastern Commercial Flooring successfully restored the appearance of a customer’s carpet when plastic with an adhesive backing was used to protect the floor during a construction project. When construction was finished and the plastic was removed, the adhesive unfortunately stayed behind.
This XLN white paper discusses the significance of ASTM F3191-16, explains the reasons to render a concrete substrate porous prior to the installation of resilient floor coverings, explores the benefits to the installed products, and offers the best method of achieving porosity.
Learn the four basic fundamentals of soil suspension in this XLN white paper. With Time, Temperature, Agitation, and Chemical, the ultimate objective is to fully suspend all the foreign material from the carpet fibers to prepare the carpet for its subsequent extraction.
Carpet in the main hallway of a Class A building in downtown New Orleans was not performing as well as carpet throughout the rest of the building. Sun Interiors was called in for a demo to see if the carpet could be “revived”. Check out their results and learn the process they used in this […]