Bane-Guard™ Carpet Protector

Bane-Guard helps protect carpets and rugs against spills and stains, simplifies spill cleanup, reduces carpet soiling.

Item # 10141



  • Want an extra $39,000 per year income? That’s what you’d make if every day, only TWO of your customers wanted their carpets treated with protector such as Bane-Guard at $75 each. Not only that, but you’ll be making $300/hour!
  • Bane-Guard is an 21st century advanced generation water-based fluoropolymer protector with stain retardant using short-chain fluoro-technology for EPA compliance.
  • Short-chain fluoro-technology meets the goal of the U.S. EPA 2010/2015 PFOA stewardship program.
  • Effective even on olefin (polypropylene) carpets and rugs.
  • Bane-Guard helps rugs and carpets stay cleaner, brighter and fresher through all kinds of daily wear by creating a barrier around the fiber tufts.
  • Bane-Guard carpet protector’s new generation fluoropolymer and stain blocker combination provides more repellency against oil and water based spills than other leading carpet protectors, along with outstanding soil protection.
  • Readily dilutes in water. Freeze-thaw stable. VOC compliant.
  • Reinforces stain-blocking qualities of stain-resist nylon fibers, such as Stainmaster®.
  • Carpet manufacturers recommend fluoropolymer protector application after each cleaning on all carpet and rug types, even those with built-in soil and stain protection.
  • Effective even on olefin (polypropylene) carpets and rugs.
  • Bane-Guard helps rugs and carpets stay cleaner, brighter and fresher through all kinds of daily wear by creating a barrier around the fiber tufts.
  • Bane-Guard carpet protector’s new generation fluoropolymer and stain blocker combination provides more repellency against oil and water based spills than other leading carpet protectors, along with outstanding soil protection.
  • Reinforces stain-blocking qualities of stain-resist nylon fibers, such as Stainmaster®.
  • Carpet manufacturers recommend fluoropolymer protector application after each cleaning on all carpet and rug types, even those with built-in soil and stain protection.
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$39.95
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$155.80
1 Case - 4 Gallons
$303.60
2 Cases - 8 Gallons
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  • Increase your profits by 50% in a single sale with Bane-Guard™ Carpet Protector!

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    Applying Bane-Guard Carpet Protector to Carpet with Pump-Up Sprayer

    Bane-Guard helps protect carpets and rugs against spills and stains from fruit drinks, soft drinks, Kool-Aid® and frozen fruit treats and simplifies spill cleanup. Bane-Guard also reduces carpet soiling. Extra sales of Bane-Guard Carpet Protector help make a carpet cleaning company highly profitable and grow every year.


    Stain Protector Comparison Test on Nylon 6,6 against Cherry Kool-Aid Showing the superior stain resistance of carpet protected with Bane-Guard:

    Kool Aid Stain Protection

    Soiling Protection Comparison Test on Nylon 6,6 showing how carpet treated with Bane-Guard resists soiling:

    Soil Protection

    Properties & Specifications:

    • Form: Milky white liquid.
    • Use pH: 5.0 - 6.0.
    • Use Concentration: Dilute product by mixing 1 part Bane-Guard with 4 parts water.
    • Approved Use: Safe for stain-resistant nylon carpet.
    • Storage: Protect product from freezing. Keep container closed when not in use.
    • Coverage: 1 gallon diluted Bane-Guard per 200 square feet on damp, freshly cleaned carpet or rug.
    • Container Size: Single gallons.
    • Manufacturer: Bane-Clene Corp.®.
    • Country of Manufacture: United States of America.
    • Flammability: Non-flammable.
    • Freeze-thaw stable.
    • VOC compliant.
    • Readily dilutes in water.
    • Cure time for maximum protection is about 24 hours - should dry to the touch in 1-2 hours if properly applied.
    • Catalog Number: 10141.

    Directions for Using and Applying Bane-Guard Carpet and Rug Protector:

    • Shake before using.
    • Bane-Guard is simply diluted in water (4 parts water to 1 part concentrate) and sprayed onto freshly cleaned damp carpet or on clean dry carpet or rugs at 40 psi.
    • Apply with an 8004 Tee jet nozzle at the rate of 200 square feet per gallon of diluted product.
    • A stainless steel sprayer with a special fan-shaped nozzle attachment (#8004 nozzle) is recommended as the applicator. However, the electric powered Multi-Sprayer® or the Spray 1® is much easier and faster to use.
    • It is recommended that you allow 50% overlap and brush or rake the carpet after treatment. The carpet will feel stiff for a few days after the treatment.
    • Wipe off any spray on furniture, baseboards, etc., while wet.
    • Allow 24 hours for maximum protection.
    • To prevent material accumulation in spray equipment, clean with fresh water after each use.

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    VIDEO: Carpet Protectors against Stains and Soil

    Video is an excerpt from a “Chemistry of Cleaning” training class taught by Ted Gurnowski for professional carpet cleaning companies at the Bane-Clene training center. Video covers how carpet protectors work in repelling soil and stains and covers the products Bane-Clene’s Bane-Guard™, Sta-Clene®, DuPont’s Teflon® Advanced and 3M Scotchgard™ why they should be used after cleaning carpet.

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    Teflon vs. ScotchgardSelling Aftermarket Carpet Protectors

    Added value for your customers means added profit for you.

    by Rick L. Raessler, former manager sales and marketing of carpet protection chemicals to the carpet mill and aftercare market segments for DuPont Chemical.

    Who needs an aftermarket carpet protector? If you are not currently selling a carpet protector as a part of your residential carpet cleaning business (or are only offering them when requested), this question may seem irrelevant.

    However, it is an important one for your customers and the profitability of your business. To help answer the question, here are three excellent reasons why carpet protection is important:

    (1) Help customers protect their investment.

    Your customers want carpet protection. If your customers care enough about the appearance of their carpets to go to the expense and effort to have them professionally cleaned, they are going to want their carpets to stay that way for as long as possible.

    Your challenge is that some of your customers might not realize they want carpet protection applied, or they might not believe that carpet protectors really work.

    It is your responsibility and opportunity to educate them, because, after all, newer - and cleaner-looking carpet is the reason you are there in the first place.

    (2) Longer carpet life

    Carpet protectors work and extend the life of your customers' carpets. A good aftermarket carpet protector can dramatically improve the soil resistance, stain resistance and repellency of your customers' carpets and extend the carpet's life. In reality, carpets seldom wear out, they ugly out.

    (3) Added value = added profit

    Added value for your customers means added profit for you.

    Aftermarket carpet protectors should and can be an important contributor to the overall profitability of your carpet cleaning business.

    Carpet Protector GraphBy applying an aftermarket carpet protector, you are providing your customer with a valuable service, and you should be appropriately compensated for this value.

    Aftermarket carpet protection is a very significant profit generator in most successful residential carpet cleaning companies. Consider this chart that shows the additional sale of a carpet protector on a single job can almost triple the profit from that job.

    This chart assumes a charge of $0.25/sq. ft. to clean with an average gross profit margin of 15 percent. The impact of the carpet protection is calculated by using a very modest charge of $0.12/sq. ft. for the carpet protection with a gross profit

    Understanding carpet protector performance

    To be successful, you need to know how to overcome the challenge of getting your customers to realize they want a carpet protector and convincing skeptical customers that carpet protectors really work.

    In order to do this effectively, consistently and convincingly, you and your technicians need to have a basic understanding of what aftercare carpet protectors do and how they work.

    Aftermarket carpet protectors can enhance carpet soil resistance, stain resistance and repellency. While this sounds relatively simple, there is actually a great deal of confusion around the differences between each of these separate and distinct attributes.

    Aftermarket carpet protectors currently on the market may provide one or two or all three of these attributes.

    Because it is important for you and your technicians to understand these differences and how different carpet protectors work, let's review each in more detail.

    Soil resistance

    Soil resistance is simply the ability of a carpet protector to help carpets resist dry or wet soils and dirt. A good soil resist will help prevent carpets from getting dirtier from the tracking in of dirt and will allow easier cleaning and vacuuming.

    Fluoro-based aftercare carpet protectors resist these soils by reducing the surface tension of the carpet, which means the soil will preferentially stick to the shoe rather than the carpet fiber. This reduced critical surface tension of the fiber created by the fluoro-based carpet protector will also aid in the removal of soils through vacuuming. This keeps treated carpets looking cleaner longer.

    In addition to fluoro-based carpet protectors, silica-based soil-resist protectors are also on the market. Silica-based carpet protectors work by filling spaces so that soils and dirt can not adhere to the fiber. This makes vacuuming away soils easier.

    Generally, silica-based protectors do not contribute to stain resistance or repellency or offer the durability of a fluoro-based carpet protector.

    Stain resistance

    A stain is an unintentional, localized change in the color of a carpet. Most stains are caused by food and drink spills or pet and human accidents.

    A fluoro-based aftercare carpet protector can help prevent and/or minimize staining by providing oil and water repellency, which gives time to treat the stain before it sinks into the carpet.

    Additionally, there are fluoro-based aftercare protectors on the market that have acid dye resistors or blockers formulated into the protector.

    In addition to providing soil resistance, these types of carpet protectors help to refresh the stain resistance of nylon carpets. To conceptualize how the acid dye blocker works, consider it as a colorless stain that ties up the dye sites on the carpet fiber, thus making these sites unavailable for later staining.

    Fluoro-based aftercare protectors with acid dye blockers generally provide no oil or water repellency.

    Repellency

    Repellency is the measure of the contact angle of an oil or water drop on a surface of the fiber. This is the most demonstrable attribute of an aftermarket carpet protector and the attribute most customers look for after you leave the job.

    Fluoro-based aftercare protectors can provide outstanding oil and water repellency on carpet.

    “But my carpet already has built-in soil and stain protection”

    The most common objection you or your technician will hear from your customers when offering aftermarket carpet protection is that their carpets were protected when they were manufactured.

    This is frequently true, but a good-quality aftermarket carpet protector can enhance the performance of the mill protection, adding life to the carpet.

    Almost all residential carpets manufactured today are treated at the mill with a fluoro-based protector for soil resistance and an acid dye blocker for stain resistance. The carpet mill has the capability to heat-set the fluoro-based protector and steam in the stainblocker.

    This provides more durable protection than an aftermarket carpet protector that must cure at ambient temperatures. Even so, mill treatments will diminish over time through abrasion and cleaning.

    While the rate of this decline will depend on the initial quality of the carpet, it only makes sense to supplement this protection with an aftermarket carpet protector. This will extend the life and performance of your customer’s carpet.

    Use the carpet protector manufacturer’s “Point of Purchase” materials to highlight the benefits of an aftermarket carpet protector and to reinforce the explanation.

    Don't be shy in asking for the sale and being rewarded for adding value to your offering. By selling and promoting aftermarket carpet protectors as a key part of your carpet cleaning business, you are providing true value to your customers and your business.


    From the Bane-Clene Blog:

    We always approach every customer about having carpet protector applied after cleaning. Many times, someone who we have not cleaned their carpet before, has a negative response. They reply, “The last time I had it done, it did not work,” or “I could not tell that it did any good”, or “It made my carpets sticky”. Our response is that we stand behind our work and our products are all time tested and effective.

    A happy customer will call us again. Carpet protector allows them to enjoy a cleaner carpet for a longer period of time. An added benefit to us is that the carpet protector makes it easier to clean their carpets when we return.

    We offer different carpet protectors depending on the situation. Bane-Guard™ and Sta-Clene® are our two most popular brands. We also offer Teflon®. When you sell a carpet protector that requires mixing with water, be sure to mix it properly. Always apply any carpet protector according to all the directions.

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    Use Concentration:Dilute product by mixing 1 part Bane-Guard with 4 parts water.
    Coverage:1 gallon diluted Bane-Guard per 200 square feet on damp, freshly cleaned carpet or rug.
    Use pH:5.0 - 6.0