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Title: Healthy Carpet Cleaning


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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • What is Healthy Carpet Cleaning?

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • The basic fundamentals of Healthy Carpet Cleaning
    are

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • Soil and allergen removal
  • Without toxic chemicals

4
Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • FACT
  • 1 in 5 adults, children and pets are more
    sensitive to chemicals than the general population

5
Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • FACT
  • Every second home contains at least one sensitive
    individual.

6
Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • FACT
  • Carpet cleaning has been repeatedly linked to
    respiratory irritation and asthma. Cleaning
    products can effect your health and the well
    being of your customers .

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • FACT
  • Carpet cleaning chemicals and their residues pose
    potential health risks to adults, children, pets
    and you the Professional Cleaner!

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • Do you pay enough attention to protecting your
    own health when using chemicals?

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • FACT
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine study found carpet
    cleaning chemical ingredients in blood and urine
    samples of volunteers.
  • None of the volunteers work with cleaning
    chemicals.

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • FACT
  • Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta found
    pesticides and disinfectant residues in blood and
    urine samples of 2000 average Americans.

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • Fact
  • No matter which method of cleaning carpets you
    chose a portion of the cleaner will remain in the
    carpet after cleaning.

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • Do you know what ingredients are in your carpet
    cleaning products?

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • And more importantly
  • Do you know what TOXIC INGREDIENTS you are
    leaving in your customers carpets?

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • Common Carpet Cleaning Detergents contain
  • Sequestrants such as phosphates, NTA, sodium
    citrates and EDTA
  • Builders for alkalinity such as silicates and
    caustic soda
  • Solvents such as De Limonene, glycol ethers and
    butyl
  • Wetting agents or Surfactants

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • TOXIC INGREDIENTS contained in many products
    such as Phosphates, EDTA, NTA, sodium hydroxide,
    caustic soda, sodium carbonate, silicates,
    Ethanalomines and
  • Solvents such as Glycol Either, de-limonene and
    others that effect indoor air quality
  • can become part of the Body Chemistry of
    everyone exposed to these chemicals.

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  • Safe and effective carpet cleaning.
  • Do not use- Severe Health Risk to janitorial
    staff and building
  • occupants
  • Hydrofluoric acid, Nitrilotriacetate/Nitrilotriace
    tic acid (NTA), Perchloroethylene/Tetrachloroethyl
    ene, Tributyl Tin
  • Use Extreme Care or Avoid - Health Risk Janitor
  • Butane,Isobutane,or Propane(aerosol propellants)
    Ethanolamines Glycol Ethers (such as
    butoxyethanol) Quaternary Ammonium Chloride,
    Sodium Bisulfate, Sodium Carbinate, Sodium
    hydroxide.

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • Many carpet cleaning products contain ingredients
    that are harmful.
  • www.scorecard.org/chemical/profiles

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • Do you know that professional cleaners are twice
    as likely to acquire occupational Asthma
  • than any other profession.
  • (Inform. state of California.)

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • Imagine being twice as likely to acquire work
    related Asthma cleaning carpets than a coal
    miner digging coal!
  • If you cant breathe nothing else matters.
  • ( American and Canadian Lung Associations)

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • ASTHMA
  • There are 5000 deaths, 2,000,000 emergency
    hospital visits and 500,000 hospitalizations
    every year in the United States alone.

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • ASTHMA
  • Excessive respiratory irritation, coughing, and
    sneezing have been reported by both cleaning
    professionals and their customers.

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • A portion of the Volatile Ingredients in Carpet
    Cleaning Products will or Already Have Become
    Part of Your Body Chemistry.

23
Healthy Carpet Cleaning is
  • Removal of soil, allergens and existing
    contaminate residues, without the use of toxic
    ingredients commonly found in carpet cleaning
    products, masking agents, deodorizing or
    sanitizing products.

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning Method
  • Recommend to your customers
  • Effective Vacuuming with good filtration is the
    most important carpet maintenance procedure.
  • Entrance matting traps soils at entrances.
  • Vacuum entrances and heavily tracked areas
    frequently.

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • The Steps
  • Dry vacuum
  • Prespray carpet with ECOgent diluted 8oz per
    gallon of water.
  • Power pre spray units are most effective.

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • Spray all areas to be cleaned
  • Allow a dwell time of 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Agitate heavily soiled areas with carpet grooming
    rake or mechanical scrubbing.

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • Rinse and extract carpets with WATER ONLY.
  • DO NOT ADD detergent or rinse aids.
  • If defoamer is necessary add to vacuum tank only.

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • The rinse extraction process can utilize Truck
    mounted equipment, High Flow Extractor, or high
    performance box and wand style extractor.
  • Insure equipment including vacuum system is
    cleaned after use.

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • Avoid over wetting carpet.
  • Insure proper drying with good extraction
    procedures .
  • Use blowers or fans when needed.

30
Healthy Carpet Cleaning Chemical requirements
  • Complete ingredient disclosure.
  • Scent free and No volatile or toxic ingredients.
  • Tested by Professional Testing laboratory -
    recognized by carpet mills.

31
Healthy Carpet Cleaning Chemical requirements
  • Independent Validation for Environmental
    compatibility, such as Green Seal, or
    Environmental Choice.
  • Recognized as being suitable for use around
    individuals with sensitivities, Envirodesic,
    American Lung Association, Asthma Society, ect.

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • Uses cleaning products and procedures proven to
    be suitable for use around individuals with
    sensitivities.
  • Does not promote carpet re-soiling.
  • Removes large amounts of allergens and other
    contaminants which have proven to be problematic
    to sensitive individuals.

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Healthy Carpet Cleaning
  • Soil and detergent free carpets are best for
    everyone.
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