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3m Certified carpet cleaning instructor can answer questions regarding spots/stains on carpet and other floor coverings and possible ways to remove same. Can also answer questions with regard to upholstery cleaning. I do not recommend specific name brands, companies or products.

Experience in the area

10 years as a Former 3M Certified Carpet Cleaning Instructor. Certified flooring inspector for major mills 1985-present.


Floor Covering Inspector Training School; FCITS Floor Covering Inspection Technical Services; FITS Certified Claims Inspectors Association; CCIA


Hartford Courant


B.S. Chemistry 1971 A.S. Physical Science 1969 Armstrong Certified Installer 1972 3M Certified Carpet Cleaning Specialist 1976 FCITS Certified in Carpet and Hard Surface, Commercial and Residential

Past/Present Clients

GE, Phoenix Insurance Group, McDonalds Corp, WTNH, US NAVY, Xerox, Time Warner, Pitney Bowes, Conair, Yale New Haven Hospital, UCONN, Price Waterhouse, PepsiCo

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Recent Answers from R Adams

2017-02-21 Very dirty surroundings.:

Hi  I am so sorry to hear about your circumstances. I give you a lot of credit for being such a good Samaritan. Sorry also that you have been waiting for an answer, this was caused evidently by a glitch

2017-01-25 carpet cleaning:

I am a little confused by a statement you made. I am not sure what you mean by "The chemical door dissipated in hours" ?. Do you mean the chemical odor? Also are the bedbugs now out of the carpet?  Assuming

2016-03-27 floor:

Generally, dried Mop and Glow should be able to be removed with equal parts ammonia and water. Some people also suggest vinegar and water. Either way she may have to let it set a while to soften it. Use

2016-03-21 black wood table cleaner:

A disinfectant wipe is not a cleaner and therefore will usually not clean furniture very well.  I am not sure if your beverages are leaving cloudy or white marks on your table but lets start with basic

2016-02-05 Hairspray gunk on floor:

Its been years since I had to do it but I believe rubbing alcohol will work and will not harm a tile floor. Ammonia can harm the finish on a resilient no wax tile floor but will not harm a ceramic tile


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