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 […]
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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Members of the XL North Tactical Group helped us compile this comprehensive list of recommended and must-have tools, accessories, and equipment to have aboard commercial floor care vans and trucks. Learn what you need to be fully prepared on carpet, resilient, and tile & grout jobs.
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 […]
Jesse Castro of Texan Floor Service describes a recent job where kitchen quarry tile and grout needed the attention of floor care professionals. Learn how his crew made the floor shine like new with XL TC Tile Cleaner and XL GC Grout Cleaner in this case study.
Every new carpet cleaning technician on your team should be educated on carpet care basics. Learn the five principles of cleaning carpet – dry soil removal, soil suspension, extraction, grooming and drying – in this informative XLN white paper. Also discover the science of soil suspension, how to deal with wicking, and correct wand techniques […]
Thomas Leveille recently discovered the power of XL North’s rubber floor care products during a restoration project at The William E. Norris School. Leveille, head custodian at the elementary school located in Southampton, Massachusetts, was tasked with removing years of built up dirt and grime, including previously applied floor wax, from rubber flooring in the […]
Roland Downs, owner of Downs Janitorial Services, discusses the recent success he had using XL Rubber Floor Cleaner/Maintainer on the floor at a 24 hour gym. In the case study, discover the process Roland used to remove drag marks from the crumb rubber flooring and how he was able to improve the overall appearance of […]
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.
During the winter season, ice melt issues are a common problem in many commercial spaces. Learn the proper way to clean carpet and resilient areas where ice melt re-soiling is a frequent problem.