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RENUE SYSTEMS HOLIDAY CONTRIBUTION

RENUE SYSTEMS HOLIDAY CONTRIBUTIONRenue Systems would like to assist this holiday season, at least in a small way, some of those in our circle experiencing an especially profound economic hardship. We plan to donate to five individuals a $100 Wal-Mart gift card to help make the holidays a little more cheerful. We are asking our customers for nominations. Please send the name and contact information of any recommendations along with a brief description to your local Renue Systems office or to our main office at contact@renuesy Read Full Post +

A WORD OF CAUTION

A customer asked us about using a dye known as an optical brightener that he was told makes a profound difference in brightening a carpet. There is truth in what he said, but given the inherent danger associated with this substance it is worth highlighting the risk. An optical (or fluorescent) brightener is a specialized chemical that absorbs invisible ultraviolet light and re-emits it as visible light. Optical brighteners are often present in carpet shampoos and bonnet cleaning compounds. Th Read Full Post +

BEST WESTERN + RENUE SYSTEMS

BEST WESTERN + RENUE SYSTEMSWe 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. Read Full Post +

MR. MARRIOTT COMETH

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 +

THE CHALLENGES IN TILE & GROUT CLEANING

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. A tile’s appearance can be Read Full Post +

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