Commercial Carpet & Floor Cleaning Blog: Posts by Neal Peters

Tips to help property & facility managers achieve a higher degree of clean.

How to Tackle Common Carpet Stains During the Holiday Season

By | November 14, 2017

How to Remove Common Holiday Stains from Carpet

Hard to believe, but the holiday season is here again. That means food, food, and more food. More than any other time of year, it seems like everywhere you turn in November and December there’s a tray of treats—from meatballs and cheese platters to pumpkin pie and sugar cookies. And […]

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Quiz: How Clean is Your Building’s Carpet?

By | October 10, 2017

Get your free carpet cleanliness score

Carpet often gets taken for granted. With hundreds, or maybe even thousands, of people trampling on it every day, your building’s carpet really takes a beating. Plus, it becomes a magnet for all the dirt and debris that enters your building. That’s why carpet is one of the most used […]

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How to Keep Your Hard Surface Flooring Looking Great

By | July 27, 2017

12 Tips for Maintaining Hard Surface Floors

It’s all about the shine. If you’ve ever walked into the lobby of a building right after the floor’s been cleaned, you know hard surface flooring can make a big impact. A clean, shiny floor catches the eye and creates a polished, professional impression. Along with looking great, hard surface […]

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How to Choose the Right Vendors for Your Facility

By | July 11, 2017

7 tips for choosing a vendor for your facility

From groundskeeping and HVAC maintenance to carpet cleaning and window washing, vendors are a vital part of building operations. Since not everything can be handled in-house, having external partners to handle certain tasks is essential. For facility managers, a reliable vendor can be an amazing asset—providing you peace of mind, enabling […]

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How Knoxville’s Commercial Real Estate Market is Performing in 2017

By | May 02, 2017

How the Knoxville Commercial Real Estate Market is Performing in 2017

At DPM Care, we’ve called Knoxville home for 20 years. So we know firsthand what a great place to live and work it is. Knoxville offers the perfect combination of big-city and small-town living. And it seems the word is getting out. Knoxville has experienced healthy growth over the past […]

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How to Clean Carpets and Upholstery After Fire and Smoke Damage

By | March 21, 2017

On November 28, a devastating fire ripped through Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The blaze burned thousands of acres, many of them in beautiful Great Smoky Mountains National Park. According to USA Today, it also damaged or destroyed 2,460 structures—including many homes and businesses. DPM Care was a part of the cleanup effort […]

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5 Tips for Managing Church Facilities

By | February 07, 2017

5 tips for managing your church facility

Churches are so much more than buildings. They are places of worship, community, and connection. They have great meaning beyond simply floors, walls, and windows. That’s why it can be difficult to think of a church as a “facility”. And yet, in order for a church to continue playing the […]

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Top Technology Tools for Facility Managers

By | January 24, 2017

Facility Manager Tech Tools

Technology is advancing quickly these days. If you’re a facility manager, it can pay to keep up. There are a lot of tech tools out there that can save you time, reduce stress, and make your work more efficient. Of course, not all technology is “one size fits all”. Because […]

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Facility Management Trends to Watch in 2017

By | December 20, 2016

2017 Facility Management Trends

In our recent post, Top Facility Maintenance Tips from 2016, we looked back on the year behind us to uncover some insightful maintenance lessons for facility managers. Now it’s time to look ahead to the facility management trends of 2017. When it comes to trends in facility management, what should […]

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How to Choose the Right Commercial Flooring for Your Office

By | November 09, 2016

Choose Commercial Flooring for your office

When you need to install or replace the flooring in your facility, you may find yourself faced with more options than you expected. Many more. From carpet and hardwood to concrete and vinyl, there’s a lot of choice today when it comes to commercial flooring—and that doesn’t even take into […]

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