Alkali / Alkaline

  • A substance with a pH above 7.0 in water.
  • Neutralized by acids.
  • Turns litmus paper blue.
  • Most water-based cleaning solutions are alkaline.
  • ALL OTHER THINGS BEING EQUAL, the more alkaline or the higher the pH, the better the cleaning.

Related Carpet Care Information:

  • pH Measurement of Alkalinity and Acidity