Articles Tagged with ''carpet cleaning''

Dates Set for ICE Expo 2015

The show was launched to bring together auto detailing, carpet cleaning, restoration and jansan.
March 6, 2014

After a successful inaugural show, the International Cleaning Experts (ICE) Expo will return in 2015. The event is scheduled for January 29-30 at the South Point Hotel in Las Vegas.


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Five Business Tips from a Highly Successful Cleaner

March 5, 2014

We stumbled upon a story recently in the Charlotte Observer that profiled Chris Souk, an Oxi-Fresh franchisee in the greater Charlotte area that was also the franchise’s top cleaner – of about 250 franchises – in 2013.


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GPS fleet tracking offers more accurate idling, reduces CO2 emissions

March 3, 2014

The Azuga cloud-based fleet tracking solution now offers a capability that provides a more accurate idling and carbon footprint report to help businesses become greener and save more on fuel costs.


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Long-lasting, low-friction wand glides

March 3, 2014

Hydro-Force has introduced its Delrin and Teflon “Hydro-Glide” wand glides, both of which are designed to easily glide over carpet and clean more aggressively than conventional glides.


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CFI Chapter Report

March 3, 2014

On January 21, 2014 the Orange Co/Inland Empire Chapter had a meeting at Expert Carpet Care’s new rug plant in Bellflower, CA.


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Talking Truckmounts with Mike Roden

March 3, 2014

Mike Roden has been designing and building truckmounts for the past 35 years, first with his brother Jim at Prochem, and more recently as the VP of Engineering at Sapphire Scientific.


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Prepping the Job (And Your Client)

“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” –Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922
March 3, 2014

Any woodworker will tell you that 90% of their project’s success is based on preparation. Everything from matching the grain to squaring the pieces to the final sanding - miss one step and your project will be ruined.


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Do You Have a Phenomenal Dream?

March 3, 2014

I’m a dreamer. Outside of the grace of almighty God and my phenomenal wife Denise, I live a phenomenal life because I spend a lot of time thinking and dreaming.


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The Key to a Reliable Cleaning Business

March 3, 2014

Many cleaners struggle to stay busy. Training, customer service and quality work are super important in our line of work.


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Ask Steve: How Can I Best Prepare to Sell My Business?

Remember that selling your company should be just one part of your well-balanced personal investment program
February 27, 2014

 One dirty little secret of our industry is most carpet cleaning companies never sell… they just wither away. 


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The 2013 Experience Convention & Trade Show

A look back in photos at the 2013 Experience Convention & Trade Show in Las Vegas.

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Take a look at the April 2014 issue with features on air movers, going green, carpet cleaning and new products & technologies.

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