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December 3 2010 at 9:17 AM

Does anyone have data they can share on how much you can potentially extend the life of carpet by regular cleanings? I realize there are variables but would like some general data that can be used for sales purposes during presentations?

Don Eldred

Re: Projections

December 3 2010, 3:34 PM 

Do not know of any published document on that subject.
A. The mills would never do such a study [would effect sales]

B. We say in our presentations that we can double the useful life of their flooring investment, if they go with our carpet management program.


Rick Gelinas

Re: Projections

December 3 2010, 6:07 PM 

Several years ago there was data from a study that conducted by Allied carpet fiber showing how maintained carpet lasted longer than non-maintained carpet. A similar study was conducted by Host-Racine, and their results were very comparable. We took the numbers from the Allied research and used them for the graph in the CMS program.

Rick Gelinas


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Re: Projections

December 4 2010, 11:59 AM 

Thanks for your input. "There is wisdom in a multitude of counselors"

Don Eldred

Re: Projections

December 5 2010, 10:12 AM 

Like anything else, if one maintains it properly it will last a whole lot longer. Your trucks, your car, your Cimex etc. etc.

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