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Biosan II disinfectant being applied with a fogging machine outdoors
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A complete guide to the use and application of Biosan II

Why is Biosan II the best product on the market for fogging applications, and how do I use it to [...]

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Carpets spot cleaned with Conquer are safe and healthy for children and pets
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What makes Conquer so special?

Conquer. Possibly the best carpet stain remover in the world. Conquer is so much more than just a spot and [...]

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Shows that Biosan II is safe on all surfaces.
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Biosan II kills COVID-19

The Actichem team is excited to confirm that the COVID-19 kill performance of Biosan II (AP439) has been independently verified [...]

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Emulsifier
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What are the benefits of using an emulsifier?

Many carpet cleaning technicians do not run an emulsifier through their machine during extraction, they prefer to rinse with ‘clear [...]

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Fibre shield carpet protector dilution ratios
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Fibre shield carpet protector dilution ratios

What is the correct dilution ratio for Fibre Shield on both dry and freshly cleaned damp carpet? Fibre Shield Actichem’ [...]

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Boosting clean force
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Boosting clean force

What is the best combination for boosting Clean Force?   Can Clean Force enzyme prespray be boosted with POG and/ [...]

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What is the difference between Biosan & Deosan?
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What is the difference between Biosan & Deosan?

Biosan and Deosan have a large overlap in application. However, they do both have some very specific roles. The principle [...]

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What is the difference between CTR and Brownaway?
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What is the difference between CTR and Brownaway?

Brownaway has a large overlap with Actichem CTR. It has been primarily formulated to fill the requirements of a cellulosic [...]

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Supermarket & Hospital Cleaning
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Supermarket & hospital floor maintenance program

Maintenance Program for Supermarket & Hospital Floors Vinyl & Linoleum: AP422 Instagloss Equipment Required Auto-scrubber Rotary floor buffing machine (electric [...]

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The difference between Intense vs Intense Pro
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The difference between Intense vs Intense Pro

Intense is our full strength enriching sealer for natural stone, masonry, concrete and cement-based substrates. It is designed to provide [...]

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Floor Maintenance Pads
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Floor maintenance pads

Buffing & Cleaning | Floor Maintenance Pads The best pads for buffing are: Red Regular speed machine Using a spray buff [...]

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Cleaning pool surrounds
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Cleaning pool surrounds

What is the best Equipment & Chemistry for cleaning pool surrounds? Cleaning pools surrounds in aquatic centers and public swimming [...]

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Graffiti Treatments
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Graffiti treatments

What is the best treatment for my application? When protecting a porous surface from potential graffiti attacks, it should be [...]

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Limestone Benchtop
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Cleaning & sealing limestone benchtops

Limestone Benchtops — Cleaning & Sealing Tips Limestone presents some very challenging scenarios when used as a benchtop. It is important [...]

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Colloidal Boost
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Colloidal Boost

Can it be used as a prespray? Colloidal Boost (pronounced “CO – LLOYD – AL”) Is a product with amazing potential. Aside [...]

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Why use an emulsifier?
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Why use an emulsifier?

Emulsifiers – Extraction Liquids Simply put, an emulsifier transforms the rinse water into an effective rinsing solution. Water on it’s [...]

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Diluting & using floor strippers
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Floor stripper usage rates

How to dilute & use floor strippers A 5Lt of AP400 Instastrip will make up 20Lt of RTU solution (1:4 dilution) [...]

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Carpet spotting guide
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Carpet spotting guide

Download our Carpet Spotting Guide A high proportion of stains can be effectively removed using Conquer if treated early – however, [...]

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Tips for protecting Terracotta
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Sealing terracotta

Tips for protecting Terracotta Terracotta Sealing Terracotta is normally sealed using a topical sealer. The secret to sealer durability is [...]

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Actichem Sealer Selection
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Sealer selection chart for penetrating sealers

Download our Sealer Selection Chart Need help determining the best sealer to use for your construction project? View our handy [...]

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Oriental rug fringes
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Oriental rug fringes

How to effectively clean the cotton fringes and tassels The fringes should first be thoroughly cleaned with Rinse Pro (diluted 1:100) [...]

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Limestone cleaning & sealing tips
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Limestone cleaning & sealing tips

What is the best sealer for Limestone exterior walling? When applying a penetrating sealer to Limestone exterior walling, you are [...]

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Linen Lounge Cleaning How to clean linen upholstery.
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Linen lounge cleaning

How to clean linen upholstery Linen and cotton are very susceptible to discolouration from environmental factors and browning, and even [...]

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Actichem Aquatic Tile Cleaning
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Aquatic centre tiles

Aquatic centre tiles – the secret to getting them clean The soiling at aquatic centres is quite complex. Present in the [...]

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Maintaining slip resistance on new smooth floor surfaces

Slippery Tiles – What makes tiles slippery & how to fix them There are three reasons why tiled floors get slippery. [...]

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Amazing chemistry – understanding pH

The secret behind soda’s bite? By: Melissa Pandika 22.08.13 What gives carbonated drinks their zesty bite? Bubbles might be your [...]

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Mould removal in washrooms
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Mould removal in washrooms

Chlorosan The Chlorosan is enhanced with chlorine-specific wetting and penetrating agents which ensure that the mould spores embedded in porous [...]

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Mattress cleaning
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Mattress cleaning

To effectively clean and sanitise a mattress follow the below steps. Prespray with Biosan II at 1:40 Allow 20 minutes reaction time. [...]

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2018 list of stockists
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2018 list of stockists

Actichem is currently stocked in New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania and the ACT. To view your closest stockist download [...]

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Removing stains from vinyl

One of the only things that takes Iodine stains out of vinyl, is Oxyboost Plus (Containing Sodium Percarbonate). It will [...]

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What is the most effective carpet cleaning method?
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Part 4: Carpets in medical facilities. Are they really a playground for germs?

What is the most effective carpet cleaning method? In high-traffic hospitals and health care facilities, it is important to make [...]

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Updated chemical dilution guide
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Updated chemical dilution guide

The Actichem Chemical Dilution Guide is an excellent resource for busy contractors. Quickly and accurately calculate mixing proportions with this [...]

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Part 3: Carpets in medical facilities. Are they really a playground for germs?
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Part 3: Carpets in medical facilities. Are they really a playground for germs?

How often should we be cleaning carpets in medical facilities to reduce the spread of infection? How often should we [...]

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How should we be cleaning carpets in medical facilities to reduce the spread of infection?
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Part 2: Carpets in medical facilities. Are they really a playground for germs?

How should we be cleaning carpets in medical facilities to reduce the spread of infection? The search for an effective [...]

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Carpet spotting chart
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Carpet spotting chart

The Actichem Spotting Chart is a super useful resource for busy contractors. Quickly identify the correct spotter for every stain. [...]

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Carpets in medical facilities. Are they really a playground for germs?
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Part 1: Carpets in medical facilities. Are they really a playground for germs?

Part 1: Are carpets in healthcare facilities making us sick? It’s commonly known that carpeting is one of the most [...]

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