Articles Tagged with ''equipment''

The Difference Between Price and Cost

When I speak to realtors or referral sources or prospects, I always emphasize the difference between price and cost. Your clients need to know there is a huge difference and they ought to know what the difference is.

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An Effective, Sustainable Alternative: Cylindrical Brush Machines

It is not uncommon for a technology to be introduced ahead of its time to be appreciated only years, if not decades, later. For instance, most auto buffs are familiar with the 1948 Tucker Sedan. It introduced a host of technical innovations to the automotive world, including disc brakes, seat belts, fuel injection and a padded dashboard - none of which got more than a passing glance at the time. Twenty years later, most cars included these innovations as standard equipment.


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The ICS 2012 Disaster Restoration & Remediation Market Study

The annual ICS Disaster Restoration & Remediation Market Study is an analysis of the opinions and preferences of restoration and remediation professionals as it pertains to their business.
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Vacuums: The Unheralded Equipment Essential

When it comes to their equipment, professional carpet cleaners will wax eloquent on truckmounts, wands and hoses...
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Game Plan: Man vs. Machine

This month, as we start our look at the cleaning process, I want to first discuss the role of the technician and the various pieces of equipment we use.
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Rug Cleaning 101: Equipping Your Facility

In the past three articles of our Rug Cleaning 101 series, we discussed the importance of receiving training before beginning cleaning, why you should be cleaning in a shop or plant, and the pre-cleaning inspection process.
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Truckmounts: The ICS Interview

When it comes to carpet cleaning, truck-mounted equipment does occupy a dominant space in the industry, and in the last 10 years, the segment has seen some definitive changes.
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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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Grow Your Business and Improve Operations with New Payment Technology

Attend this free webinar to learn how new developments in payment technology can help you close more jobs, increase upselling opportunities and improve operations.

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The winter slow season is a great time to pursue commercial cleaning accounts and stay busy. John "the Hitman" Braun solicited questions from thousands of cleaners across the country regarding their questions on commercial cleaning accounts and answers them in this episode of the show.
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2014 Nov/Dec

The Nov/Dec ICS features content on how to get better meter readings, a roundtable on truckmount development, neighborhood marketing and more. Also included is the annual Buyer’s Guide and Directory.

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The Carpet Cleaner's Book of Unlimited Success! (ebook)

Don’t worry about the recession or about your competition.  Now you can be the owner of over 400 ways for carpet cleaning professionals to make more money and get more jobs!

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ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

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TRUCKMOUNT EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GUIDE

Truckmount.jpgEquipment listings and specifications from the leading industry manufacturers.

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