Commercial Carpet & Floor Cleaning Blog: Posts by Neal Peters

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

12 Days of Floor Cleaning

By | December 05, 2019

12 Days of Carpet and Floor Cleaning

  To add some holiday happiness to your workday and help you get into the spirit of the season, we’ve created our own rendition of the 12 Days of Christmas…with a bit of a twist. Sing along with us!   The 12 Days of Carpet and Floor Cleaning On the first […]

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The Secret to Lowering Your Commercial Carpet Expenses

By | October 09, 2019

Carpet Cleaning on a Budget

Cheaper doesn’t always mean cheaper.  But, doesn’t it? Not necessarily—especially when it comes to commercial carpet cleaning. When choosing between a specialty floor cleaning service and a cheaper general-service option, the specialty cleaner will save you more.  In this article, we’ll explain why cheaper doesn’t always mean better for your […]

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How to Choose the Right Commercial Carpet for Your Facility

By | September 16, 2019

How to Choose the Right Commercial Carpet for Your Facility

There isn’t anyone out there who thinks about carpet as much as we do—including facility managers. While that’s understandable, how do managers choose a new commercial carpet when it’s time to replace it?   With very little research: They could choose the cheapest option. They could choose the carpet company’s “best” […]

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3 Reasons Commercial Upholstery Should be in Your Facility’s Cleaning Program

By | July 11, 2019

Commercial upholstery cleaning program

In many commercial cleaning programs, facility managers focus on surfaces that tend to “look dirty” from everyday use. It’s understandable, of course. Having a facility that appears clean makes a good impression on employees and customers.  But, even if the facility looks clean, is it really?  Hidden dirt, oils, and […]

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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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