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Chemspec Releases “Gold Standard” Cleaning Line

The line helps to protect carpet investment, maintain manufacturer warranty and provide maximum cleaning performance.
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Chemspec has released its new “Gold Standard” cleaning line, a refined line uses formulations that maximize the effectiveness of today’s high performance cleaning equipment while reducing maintenance costs.


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Check out This Cool New “Museum of Carpets”

There are over 13,000 exhibits and items total, which include the likes of thread work samples, metalwork, carpets, photographs and fabrics.
By Eric Fish
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It’s hard not to miss the giant rolled carpet that covers the new five-story Azerbaijan State Museum of Carpets in Baku. 


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Ask Steve: How Can I Match the Marketing Muscle of the National Franchises?

By Steve Toburen
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Many of the “national big boys” are really great marketing companies that just happen to clean carpets.


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Interested in Government Cleaning Contracts? Here’s What You Should Know

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Many small cleaning contractors seek out government contracts and many federal, state and local governments are required to select a certain number of small companies to fill such contracts. 


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Ask Steve: How Can I Increase Bookings Over the Phone?

By Steve Toburen
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It is extremely hard to differentiate yourself over the phone.


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Ken Snow Posthumously Honored with “Legacy Award” by 8 Mile Boulevard Association

Snow was a long-time cleaning industry veteran, President of Hagopian Cleaning Services and community activist
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Recognizing his contributions and his stalwart commitment to the organization that works to be a conduit for socioeconomic change in southeast Michigan, The Eight Mile Boulevard Association (8MBA) posthumously honored Ken Snow, a founding member, with the newly created Legacy Award at its annual Leadership Luncheon on April 25, 2014, according to a press release. 


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Ask Steve: How Can I Pull in Prospective Customers at a Home Show?

When you present your company correctly at a home or trade show, people can pre-experience your service
By Steve Toburen
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Reflecting back on our home shows, they were exhausting affairs but extremely rewarding. 


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RSA Ups Online Training With Courses Designed for iPad

RSA Online courses were developed by the same restoration experts and industry veterans that teach RSA hands-on classes
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Restoration Sciences Academy has just released the iPad version of its popular, interactive online courses, allowing on-the-go professionals to take online cleaning and restoration courses, according to a press release.


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What Makes for Good Training?

We posed the question to two professionals in the industry – here’s a look at training, from their perspective, that work best for their respective businesses.
By Eric Fish
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When it comes to cleaning and restoration, proper education is a must.


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Mytee releases new Flexstar T-REX cleaning head

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Mytee has released a new carpet cleaning head, the Flexstar T-REX.


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2014 August

The August issue of ICS features stories on carpet mold, good training, marketing for cleaners, traffic lane cleaning, and cool products.

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