Commercial Carpet & Floor Cleaning Blog

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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Meet the Manager: Dede Scott of Colliers International

By | May 23, 2019

During the past 35 years, Dede Scott has had a direct impact on Nashville’s booming commercial growth and development. As assistant vice president at Colliers International in Nashville, she contributes to the company’s full range of services – real estate sales, leasing, facility management, property marketing, investing and everything in […]

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5 Ways to Get the Most from Your Commercial Cleaning Partner

By | May 21, 2019

Business relationships work best when each side knows what to expect from the other. After being a trusted commercial carpet cleaner in Tennessee and Georgia for more than 20 years, we’ve learned a thing or two about how our clients can help us do our best work. We’ve compiled this […]

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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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6 Carpet Maintenance Practices For More Environmentally Sustainable Facilities

By | April 11, 2019

First, businesses that adopt environmentally friendly practices prove they are good stewards of the resources needed to run their businesses. And that matters to many consumers. In fact, a 2018 survey showed that “83% [of respondents] would always pick the brand that has a better record of sustainability…” But — […]

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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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Battling Against Commercial Odors (and Winning)

By | February 26, 2019

“What is that SMELL?” At home, unpleasant carpet odors can keep you from relaxing. At work, they can distract you from your job. The fact is: Carpet odors are disruptive. And without the right cleaning methods, it can be hard to get them to go away. You may be able […]

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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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5 Continuing Education Resources for Property and Facility Managers

By | January 17, 2019

5 Continuing Education Ideas for Project and Facility Managers

If you want to succeed in any career long-term, it’s important to seek continuous improvement. It shows your employer you’re dedicated to becoming the best you can be, which can increase your likelihood of receiving a raise. It also looks great to potential future employers who may want to hire […]

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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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