October 22, 2015 3 min read

Challenger® is a biodegradable alternative to hazardous solvent-based cleaners that can stand up to any residential or commercial cleaning task. Challenger is available in convenient spray bottles, as well as cost effective concentrated containers that can be diluted to the appropriate strength. Water-based, yet more effective than many solvent-based cleaners, Challenger will not harm plants or foliage. The following is a list of the many cleaning applications that Challenger can help you tackle.

INTERIOR SURFACES

Tile and Linoleum Floors

For tile and linoleum floors, a solution of 25% Challenger to 75% water is recommended. If the floors are waxed, test the solution in a small area to make certain the wax is not being removed. To clean, as wells as remove wax from the floors, strengthen the solution by up to 50% and rinse thoroughly.

Walls

Wash walls with a solution of 10% Challenger to 90% water. Walls with extensive amounts of grease such as restaurant kitchens will require a stronger mixture of up to 50% Challenger to 50% water. Challenger is ideal as a wall wash prior to painting and requires no rinsing!

Desks, Tables, Vinyl Chairs and Filing Cabinets

To clean extremely dirty desks, chairs and tables, a solution of 50% Challenger to 50% water is recommended. Rinse with water after applying Challenger. For cleaning maintenance, a mild solution of 1 ounce of Challenger to 15 ounces of water will suffice. No rinsing is necessary. If using on wood surfaces, use a milder solution of 20% Challenger to 80% water. Be sure to rinse the surface with a damp cloth. Always test Challenger on wood surfaces to make certain the finish isn’t being compromised.

Windows

10% Challenger to 90% water, Do not rinse.

Sinks and Showers

Spray Challenger full strength directly on the surface. Allow solution to sit for 1 to 2 minutes then rinse with warm or cold water.

Fireplace Doors

Spray Challenger full strength directly on the surface. Allow to sit for 1 to 2 minutes then rinse with warm water.

Concrete Basement and Garage Floors

Use Challenger full strength on concrete surfaces. Allow to sit for 5 to 10 minutes then flush with a pressure washer or hose.

Magic Marker Spots

Spray with a solution of 50% Challenger to 50% Water. Use a sponge and rinse with water.

Carpeting

Test Challenger on carpeting before using.


 

EXTERIOR SURFACES

Concrete Surfaces

Use Challenger full strength on driveways and sidewalks. Allow to sit for 5 to 10 minutes then flush with a pressure washer or hose using warm or hot water.

Aluminum Siding

Spray with a solution of 25% Challenger to 75% water. Rinse with water using a pressure washer or hose. Always test Challenger on siding before using.

Outdoor Furniture (composite materials, not wood)

Spray furniture with a solution of 50% Challenger to 50% water. Rinse thoroughly by hand or with a hose.

Garbage Cans and Dumpsters

Spray Challenger full strength or dilute to a 75% Challenger and 25% water solution. Rinse with water using a pressure washer or hose.


 

INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS

Heavy Equipment, Trucks, Forklifts and Air Compressors

Use a solution of 25% Challenger to 75% water then rinse thoroughly. On Engines, use Challenger full strength and allow to sit for 10 to 15 minutes. Flush with water.

Warehouse Floors

Use Challenger full strength on concrete. Allow to sit for 5 to 10 minutes and then flush with a pressure washer or hose.

Air Conditioning Coils

Spray with a solution of 50% Challenger to %0% water then flush with water.

Restaurant Filters

Spray Challenger full strength and allow to sit for 10 minutes. Flush with hot water using a pressure washer. If the filters are extremely greasy, spray Challenger on the filters and place in a plastic bag or container for 1 hour before flushing with water.


 

These are just a few of the many cleaning applications in which Challenger can be utilized. If you have any unique applications in which you experienced success with Challenger feel free to let us know at J.C Licht.com.

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