In this set of recommended procedures, learn how to remove the adhesive left behind from protective layers used on nylon, olefin, and polyester carpet fibers. The sticky residue can often be troublesome to get rid of, but by following the procedures suggested in this XL North document, floor care technicians will be able to tackle […]
XL North is proud to announce that our low moisture carpet cleaning chemistry, XL Grab Dry, was recently reviewed and approved by WoolSafe and awarded WoolSafe and CleanSeal certifications for use on wool carpeting. As stated on the WoolSafe Organisation’s website accredited products are tested according to WoolSafe Standard WS 1001: “Protocol for the evaluation […]
XL North’s Bill Luallen is back with a quick tip on how to remove the adhesive residue that stickers can leave on floors. More and more businesses are using way finding stickers throughout their facilities to direct traffic according to social distancing guidelines. While these stickers help promote safety in the workplace, adhesive can be […]
Although the pandemic continues, businesses across the country are beginning to reopen. As trusted service providers for these customers, we need to take steps to get ahead of a potential overwhelming flooring problem. With over 400 approved disinfectants being used on multiple surfaces to keep people safe over the past few months, a large percentage […]
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.
Discover XL North’s step by step suggested procedures for sanitizing carpet along with recommended products to ensure the best possible results.
Disinfection and sanitization are trending topics due to the current pandemic. As the situation around the globe changes daily, it’s important to educate your staff and your customers with the most updated information. Although the words “disinfect” and “sanitize” may commonly go hand in hand, they are different. Here’s the distinction. Only hard non-porous surfaces […]
Lance Strait, Director of Maintenance with ReSource Colorado, discusses a demo where carpet in a mezzanine area of the Denver International Airport had become so dirty with grease and soil that it actually resembled concrete. He describes the challenge. “This isn’t a maintenance customer, but we do a lot of installation there. One of the […]
XL North is always on the lookout for new advancements in the commercial floor care industry that can help our customers achieve better results. While using foam detergent as a cleaning method has been around for quite some time, the chemistry and process used to create foam has changed greatly over the decades. Recent improvements […]