Articles Tagged with ''carpet cleaning''

ICRA to Offer Performance Assessments

The first pilot group assessments will be performed in Denver, Colorado for PACR on June 27 and the inaugural event will be held at the Experience Convention in Las Vegas on September 5, 2014.

The International Cleaning and Restoration Association (ICRA) has announced that it is going to be offering a Performance Assessment Certification for various cleaning and restoration designations, according to a press release. 


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Renovations to IICRC Global Resource Center Nearing Completion

The Global Resource Center is a 20,000 square foot facility located in Las Vegas

The IICRC’s Global Resource Center (GRC), which hosted a grand opening celebration in late January, is nearly done with renovations that will include expanding the main meeting room to a 3,000 square foot space to accommodate symposiums and certification council meetings, according to a release from the Institute.


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10 Reasons Why Heat is Crucial to Carpet Cleaning

Some professionals are unaware of why heat is so essential when it comes to cleaning carpets

Most cleaning and building professionals know that heat is one of the four fundamentals of effective cleaning (the other three are time, agitation, and chemical action). 


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ProTeam Named JAN-PRO’s Vendor of the Year

This award recognizes ProTeam for advancements in technology

ProTeam has been named Vendor of the Year by JAN-PRO, the worldwide commercial cleaning franchise.


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ISSA Expanding INTERCLEAN 2014

2014 event expected to have most exhibitors in show history

To further strengthen visitors’ return on investment, ISSA has expanded attendee attractions for this year’s ISSA/INTERCLEAN® North America trade show, which takes place November 4-7, at the Orange County Convention in Orlando, FL, USA, according to a press release.


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Vacuuming Carpet – Why it Matters: Part II

For years, I have maintained that neither carpet owners nor professionals vacuum carpet effectively

Fifty-five minutes of vacuuming. 


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Ask Steve: How Specific (and Personal) Should I be in Naming my Company?

A few observations on naming your business...


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Ask Steve: What Was the Dumbest Thing You Ever Did?

Let me tell you about one of my first dumb stunts...


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Ask Steve: How Much is “Too Much” to Pay Cleaning Techs?

I am firmly convinced as an industry we do not nearly pay our technicians well enough

If you are paying marginal wages don’t be surprised if you get marginal workers.


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ISSA/INTERCLEAN Among Fastest Growing, Top Trade Shows

ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America draws more than 700 exhibitors each year from more than 30 countries

The ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America trade show has been ranked as one of the top 50 fastest growing trade shows.


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The 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition

A look in photos at the 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition, which was held from April 24-26 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas.

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Arguably, sending out a client newsletter is the No. 1 key to a reliable cleaning business. In this episode of The Hitman Advertising Show, John Braun covers the true value of mail newsletters, how to send them, how often to send them and more.
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2014 October

The October issue of ICS features stories on the 2015 ICE Expo, differentiation, deodorizing, upholstery cleaning, facebook advertising, up-selling, rug cleaning, the rug tour, and cool products.

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In addition to residential and commercial carpet cleaning, do you do any janitorial work on the side?
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