Prochem Ultrapak Extreme too extreme for me

icleancarpetz

Member
Joined
Mar 7, 2015
Messages
508
Location
19734
Credits
1,768
Points
1,768
Name
Rafael Samson
tried using it today but after 5 seconds of prespraying, went outside and dumped it. Stuff smells like an atomic bomb! Baby in the house, mother and father, no way was I going to chance it and have the entire house smell like a nuclear bomb in the air. Reminded me of my JonDon GrandSlam days. Too strong of a chemical smell. I’m certain it cleans well, but not on my health or my clients wondering what am I cleaning with!

Mixed my usual fresh scent Rafamix Secret Sauce. Proceeded on....

I don’t see how you guys are using this stuff and still living to rave about it. Jesus must be with you or sumthing.
 
  • Like
Reactions: ronbeatty

Cleanworks

Supportive Member
Joined
Oct 22, 2012
Messages
12,483
Location
New Westminster,BC
Credits
27,168
Points
27,168
Name
Ron Marriott
tried using it today but after 5 seconds of prespraying, went outside and dumped it. Stuff smells like an atomic bomb! Baby in the house, mother and father, no way was I going to chance it and have the entire house smell like a nuclear bomb in the air. Reminded me of my JonDon GrandSlam days. Too strong of a chemical smell. I’m certain it cleans well, but not on my health or my clients wondering what am I cleaning with!

Mixed my usual fresh scent Rafamix Secret Sauce. Proceeded on....

I don’t see how you guys are using this stuff and still living to rave about it. Jesus must be with you or sumthing.
I haven't had to use it yet, (no free sample in the mail) though I don't think is an every day product that you want to use in homes. Over 12 ph, it's a powerful product more suited to trashed rentals and commercial carpets. Having said that, I used some Saigers code Red today, (similar ph) on white nylon carpets. Portable job in a high-rise and the carpets were in poor condition. Came out great. I added a deodorizer to give a fresh scent. I think the Prochem extreme would work well in the same situation and you wouldn't need any Deo as long as you like peppermint. It's not a non toxic/environmentally product imo but it's what's necessary when your regular stuff isn't up to the job.
 

ruff

Member
Joined
Apr 19, 2007
Messages
9,850
Location
San Francisco, CA
Credits
4,484
Points
4,484
Name
Ofer Kolton
Prochem's chems have always been like that.
That's why Larry C. calls them the Gold Standard. What he means by that is: Hey after and throughout all them gun shots and smoke etc. I can actually smell their products.

Don't ask why but that's how they make them in WhooooopChuck OH :winky:
 

Mikey P

Administrator
Joined
Oct 6, 2006
Messages
78,317
Location
The High Chapperal
Credits
64,268
Points
64,268
I more chemically sensitive than anybody I know but this deaf as a badge at all M just dunk over use it the to 3 and scooping them skulls
 

icleancarpetz

Member
Joined
Mar 7, 2015
Messages
508
Location
19734
Credits
1,768
Points
1,768
Name
Rafael Samson
The real risk is using your "Usual Raf" bathtub chemistry. God forbid an issue and a need for an SDS. With no manufacturer to stand behind you'll get ripped apart by even a rookie attorney. I'd be concerned about high ph products in this setting but far riskier is using your own brew.
Yeah but my bathtub mix makes for a great cleaner with low fresh scent that does not give you a buzz after prespraying unlike Ultrapak.

It only took 5 seconds of a whiff to put that Genie back in its bottle.
 

Desk Jockey

RELENTLESS
Joined
Oct 9, 2006
Messages
59,707
Location
A planet far far away!
Credits
22,815
Points
22,815
Name
Bud
Yeah but my bathtub mix makes for a great cleaner with low fresh scent that does not give you a buzz after prespraying unlike Ultrapak.

It only took 5 seconds of a whiff to put that Genie back in its bottle.
Not trying to compare the two, just reminding you of the risk you are assuming for your company.
 
  • Like
Reactions: Cleanworks

ruff

Member
Joined
Apr 19, 2007
Messages
9,850
Location
San Francisco, CA
Credits
4,484
Points
4,484
Name
Ofer Kolton
Rest easy Richard (who if I may testify is the best lawyer among carpet cleaners) usually garage mix formulas mean that they added delimo and peroxide.

Or a concoction of adding what was left in the hydro the last seven times over.

Is all good. And still beats PC products smell :winky:
 
Last edited:
  • Like
Reactions: Desk Jockey

Desk Jockey

RELENTLESS
Joined
Oct 9, 2006
Messages
59,707
Location
A planet far far away!
Credits
22,815
Points
22,815
Name
Bud
Reast easy Richard, who if I may testify is the best lawyer among carpet cleaners, usually garage mix formulas mean that they added delimo and peroxide.

Or a concoction of adding what was left in the hydro the last seven times over.

Is all good. And still beats PC products smell :winky:
I just know it would be impossible to defend.

Hell, mixing boosters with different brands. Or anything contrary to what is specified on the label and you assume all liability.

Cowboys nuttin but Cowboys!
 

SamIam

Supportive Member
Joined
Aug 9, 2012
Messages
8,009
Location
California
Credits
3,387
Points
3,387
Name
sam miller
Ultrapak has a strong mint scent, that’s why I like Saigers free, and petzone with hydrocide.

Some people are fragrant intolerant, you want to ask if a strong scent will bother them.

I like carrying both stuff with out fragrance and some sfuff with.

Not everyone is sensitive to it!
 

SamIam

Supportive Member
Joined
Aug 9, 2012
Messages
8,009
Location
California
Credits
3,387
Points
3,387
Name
sam miller
My main concern would be does it do what it says?
Lastly my helper gags everytime I use Saiger cide. Should I stop using it?
 

Nomad74

Boy Sprout
Joined
Feb 4, 2016
Messages
9,038
Location
Redding
Credits
31,849
Points
31,849
My main concern would be does it do what it says?
Lastly my helper gags everytime I use Saiger cide. Should I stop using it?
I wonder what kind of dent the SaigerCide has made in the Odorcide market. I know I haven't needed to touch my Odorcide since using Saiger's stuff.
 
  • Like
Reactions: SamIam

sOOper hero

Number 5
Joined
Oct 7, 2006
Messages
21,024
Location
North East Ohio
Credits
16,621
Points
16,621
Name
Larry Capitoni
Prochem's chems have always been like that.
That's why Larry C. calls them the Gold Standard. What he means by that is: Hey after and throughout all them gun shots and smoke etc. I can actually smell their products.

Don't ask why but that's how they make them in WhooooopChuck OH :winky:



sissy ....




























lta
 

Radar Foster

Mr Personality
Joined
Oct 9, 2006
Messages
9,389
Location
Stoughton,MA
Credits
4,685
Points
4,685
Name
Fred Boyle
Good grief

This stuff is ph13 and designed for rat nasties and commercial

It should come with a gas mask and gloves

If you're dumb enough to use it as an everyday cleaner, then by all means eliminate yourself

No reason to take unwitting customers with you in the process



What's the next Brew of the month? A PH 14 cleaner with a skull and bones on the label?
 

Jimmy L

Member
Joined
Oct 7, 2006
Messages
12,303
Location
Ne
Credits
8,285
Points
8,285
Name
Jimmy L
RADAR SHUT UP! YOU WILL NEVER BE THE MAN.........BUFFFOON!
 

Nomad74

Boy Sprout
Joined
Feb 4, 2016
Messages
9,038
Location
Redding
Credits
31,849
Points
31,849
I thought the ultrapac nano smelled pretty good. Once I stopped mixing it so strong I had very good cleaning results. Scent appreciation is a personal taste. The smell of GrandSlam bugs me, but most love it.
 

Rick J

Member
Joined
Jan 9, 2016
Messages
394
Location
Ohio
Credits
1,385
Points
1,385
Name
rick Jones
I thought the ultrapac nano smelled pretty good. Once I stopped mixing it so strong I had very good cleaning results. Scent appreciation is a personal taste. The smell of GrandSlam bugs me, but most love it.
Agree.. It has done well the two times I used it. Both times applied with shower tank on a 175. One time mixed as directed.
Other time slightly stronger . As I was doing a trashed berber and wanted more foam to stay up on the fibers.


Usually I use Power Burst. I get nothing but good comments on that when using it in occupies situations, as most of my stuff is vacant. .
 

Top