Articles Tagged with ''technicians''

Survey Says: Cleaners Prefer Equipment Warranties

June 5, 2012
According to a May 2012 survey conducted for U.S. Products, a leading manufacturer of carpet care equipment, 81 percent of the carpet cleaning technicians surveyed believed the length of carpet cleaning equipment’s warranty is “very important,” according to a press release.
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The Difference Between Price and Cost

April 2, 2012
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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Game Plan: The Cleaning Process

November 11, 2011
We as technicians must perform all the steps in the cleaning process, using available equipment to accomplish the goal of safely removing all the soil possible...
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Is It Time To Quit?

November 11, 2011
Having been in this industry for over twenty years and having coached business owners for the last five years, I would have to say there are situations in which taking down the sign and closing the doors is not a bad idea.
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Breaking Down the Business of Bio-Recovery

November 3, 2011
It's hard to argue that of all the different niches in the cleaning and restoration industry, bio-recovery (better know as crime scene cleanup) gets the lion's share of the spotlight.
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Type and Cross: Rx for Wood Floors

September 20, 2011
For the last decade, new flooring sales have demonstrated that carpet sales are on the decline, while hard surface flooring is on the rise.
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Web site Makeover: Eight Easy Fixes to Book More Cleaning Jobs

September 14, 2011
How well does your cleaning website work? You can clearly tell by the number of jobs you book from your site. For the cleaning company who uses the web effectively, it’s easily one of the cheapest ways to get clients.
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Diversification Pitfalls

August 9, 2011
Let’s face it: most owners of restoration companies are great people, people you’d like to hang out with.
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Building the Job Ticket - Part II

July 19, 2011
Airlines recognize that filling those last few seats can mean the difference between profit and bankruptcy. You too can fill up your bank account by “building your job ticket” when you and your employees sell more work on each job.  
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