Commercial Carpet & Floor Cleaning Blog: Posts by Neal Peters

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

5 Simple Ways to Keep High-Traffic Areas in Your Facility Clean

By | June 06, 2019

When it comes to keeping your floors clean, there are varying degrees of “dirty.” High-traffic areas — those with more foot traffic and activity — seem to be especially susceptible to dirt and accidents. The truth is, we all make a mess sometimes. And, if everyone cleaned up after themselves […]

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2019 Knoxville Commercial Real Estate Update

By | April 23, 2019

How the Knoxville Commercial Real Estate Market is Performing in 2017

DPM Care was founded over 20 years ago in Knoxville. So, naturally, we’re partial to the city. Knoxville has seen steady growth over the past few years, and it’s been fun to watch. Keep reading to learn about the city’s growth and what you might be able to expect in […]

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Does Your Commercial Carpet and Upholstery Need Stain Guard?

By | March 26, 2019

It seems harmless enough— The cup of coffee that’s just a little too full. Until it goes flying and lands directly on the carpet, where the thirsty fibers soak it up immediately. A few paper towels later, the carpet isn’t wet anymore — but there’s a noticeable stain… And it […]

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How to Keep Flooring Clean in Healthcare Facilities

By | January 22, 2019

Keeping Floors Clean in Healthcare Facilities

According to the EPA, carpet “acts as a reservoir for dust, dirt, pollen, mold spores, pesticides and other materials which may originate indoors or be brought into the indoor environment from outside.” Not exactly something you’d want in a healthcare facility, right? Beyond that, according to the CDC, “on any […]

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Top Facility Management Trends for 2019

By | December 14, 2018

Being a successful facility management professional requires staying up-to-date on current trends. Often, these are things you might notice over the course of a year. But some are harder than others to spot. Here are three trends we believe will be important to facility management professionals in 2019. 1. Real-Time […]

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Low-Moisture Carpet Cleaning vs. Hot Water Extraction: Which is Really Better for Your Carpet – And Why?

By | November 15, 2018

Low-Moisture Carpet Cleaning

Hot Water Extraction cleaning—often referred to as “steam cleaning”—has been the go-to carpet cleaning method for years. And with good reason. Many carpet manufacturers recommend steam cleaning, and it has a proven track record. It’s become ubiquitous. There are multiple other types of carpet cleaning methods, but there’s one that […]

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How Often Should You Clean Hard-Surface Floors in Your Facility?

By | October 16, 2018

How often to clean hard-surface floors

Hard-surface floors need more attention than you might think. The first thing to understand about cleaning hard-surface floors is that there are many different ways to do it. The word “cleaning” encompasses multiple practices you can use to extend the life of your floor and keep it looking fresh. Windsor’s PDIR […]

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When Should You Replace the Carpet in Your Facility?

By | September 18, 2018

When to replace carpet in your facility

Determining when you should replace your facility’s carpet can be tricky. On one hand, a worn-out appearance can indicate you need a new carpet. But just because your carpet looks weathered doesn’t always mean it needs to be replaced. Consider this example. One of our clients contacted us because they […]

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How to Budget for Commercial Carpet Cleaning

By | August 21, 2018

It happens slowly, so it’s hard to notice. But the dirt adds up, until one day, you’re looking at your building’s carpet wondering How did this get so dirty? It’s time to call a commercial carpet cleaning professional. But do you know how much you should be paying? Have you […]

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Meet the Property Manager – Holly Sparks of Realty Trust Group

By | July 03, 2018

Holly Sparks, Knoxville Property Manager

Keeping facilities clean is a priority for every property manager. But, when you only manage healthcare facilities, it’s absolutely imperative. That’s just one of the unique challenges today’s featured property manager faces on a daily basis. Today, we are pleased to introduce you to Holly Sparks, CPM, Senior Operations Manager […]

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