We are pleased to announce that we have entered into a partnership with Best Western International. Renue Systems has become their Preferred Vendor for the deep cleaning needs of their affiliated properties. We are very excited to assist Best Western’s more than 2,000 properties across North America.
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So many times we receive the frantic customer phonecall: “In a few days Mr. Marriott is visiting our property. Can you please come tomorrow to help clean our hotel?”
Marriott Chairman Bill Marriott is legendary for visiting hundreds if not thousands of his hotels each year. We are aware of many of his inspections, but we had not seen one…until this week. At a full-service property in Chicago, we were polishing marble on a guestroom floor when lo and behold out of the nearby elevator Read Full Post +
While tile and grout by nature of their interconnectedness must be cleaned together, they actually are two very different substances that are best treated in dissimilar manners. Commonly composed of porcelain or ceramic, tile is extremely durable, smooth and water resistant whereas grout, typically sanded cement-based, is irregular and porous. These disparate qualities are complicated further by the fact that grout is usually housed below the surface of the tile.
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A material safety data sheet (MSDS) is to be provided by the seller for every cleaning product purchased and by the service provider for every cleaning chemical used by an outside firm on your property. These sheets contain a significant amount of important information covering such items as the product’s manufacturer, any hazards, recommended first aid measures, handling and storage procedures, toxicology and disposal protocol. Each MSDS sheet is required to be updated every three years or Read Full Post +
While we consider ourselves professional carpet cleaners, on the inside we are actually chemists. Much of what we do on a day-to-day basis relies on the power of hydrogen scale (pH). This is a scale of 0 to 14 showing how acidic a substance is versus how basic it is (meaning, how much alkaline it contains). Acid and alkaline are opposite properties, so the lower the number on the pH scale, the more acidic and the less basic. By way of reference, water is neutral, so it has a pH of 7.0.
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