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What Makes LX Vacuums So Good?

March 10, 2022 | No Comments »

What Are LX Vacuums? By now, chances are you’ve at least heard about Mytee’s exclusive LX vacuum motors. Cleaners swear up and down they are stronger, but what makes these motors so good? Mytee worked closely with the industry’s top vacuum manufacturer Ametek Lamb to design the best vacuum system of any portable ever built, […]


January 6, 2022 | 1 Comment »

While shopping around for a new portable extractor, truck mount, or any other vacuum system, you’ll likely be considering–among other things–how “strong” the vacuum is. Manufacturers will throw around specs like water lift, inches of mercury, and CFM when talking about vacuum power, but what the heck do they mean? Which is better to have […]

Should I Get a Rotary Extractor?

July 22, 2021 | No Comments »

They sure do look cool. But what does a rotary extractor do that you can’t with a regular wand? Is it worth it for your business? Well, that all depends. We’ll cover some factors to consider below before you make a purchase.  What is a Rotary Exactly? Despite having the word extractor in their name, […]

What Size Generator Do I Need?

June 23, 2021 | No Comments »

Generators are great tools to have–providing consistent and reliable power for mobile cleaners. But how do you pick one that’s the right size? Well, we’ve got a simple formula below that you can use to find the right size generator for any setup! If you’ve ever needed to know how to pick a generator, this […]

Is VLM Right For Your Business?

May 24, 2021 | No Comments »

VLM. Unless you started cleaning carpets a week ago, you’ve probably at least heard the term. There’s a lot of info and opinions out there, but the question remains, is it a fit for your business? The decision is ultimately yours to make, but we’ve gone ahead and broken down some key points to consider. Below […]

How Important Is System Maintainer?

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Are you using System Maintainer regularly? No seriously–are you? Mytee recommends using our maintainer every 3 months (for machines that get daily use) to remove the hard scale (calcium) build-up from the heater, and any other chemical deposits in your machine’s plumbing. Still, you might be wondering how important is system maintainer exactly, so we […]

pH 101: What You Need to Know About Carpets and pH

May 19, 2021 | 2 Comments »

If you’re just starting out, you probably haven’t thought much about pH since lab in high school. While it isn’t the only factor when it comes to carpet chemistry, any seasoned carpet cleaner can tell you it’s crucial to know at least the basics (pun intended). So we wrote the following as a quick guide […]

Why are spots and stains reappearing after I’ve cleaned them?

January 13, 2021 | No Comments »

  It’s happened to nearly every cleaner at some point. You get a call from someone you thought was a satisfied customer. The carpets were spotless when you left, but now they report that stains you removed yesterday have magically reappeared. So what happened? This “phantom stain” phenomenon is caused by a process known as […]

What is Encapsulation Carpet Cleaning?

March 15, 2019 | 2 Comments »

Encapsulation cleaning, or “encapping” is a relatively new cleaning method in the industry, as compared to traditional wand cleaning. What is encapsulation carpet cleaning? Encapping is a “very low moisture” (VLM) type of cleaning using a special encapsulating cleaner that features polymers to encapsulate and crystallize stains and dirt for immediate vacuuming. These polymers act […]

Mytee Staff Picks

February 12, 2018 | No Comments »

8400P Air Lite™ Upholstery Tool  “I love the clear top head on this upholstery tool! Such a simple thing but it makes a BIG difference! It let’s me see how dirty the water is so I can keep cleaning until the water runs clear. Best of all is the amazing suction and faster drying times you get […]

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