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


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Ask Steve: Should I Sell Tangible “Add-On” Items in the Home?

Remember that the average tech has very limited selling skills
By Steve Toburen
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We used to putz around with selling spotter kits, groomers, entrance mats, vacuum cleaners, (and bags for them) plus furnace filters, etc.


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Game Plan: Suspended Soil Removal Methods

By Noel Frank
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The intention of this column is to subjectively discuss (my view) the carpet cleaning process in detail and in relation to the IICRC S100.
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Green Cleaning: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You

By Stephen Ashkin
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Invariably, one of the things that most impresses me when I attend tradeshows for the carpet cleaning and restoration industries is the entrepreneurial spirit of the attendees.

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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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Don't underestimate the value of a good Internet marketing plan. In fact, if you do this right, it's not uncommon to see ROI along the lines of 30-to-1. Here's a look at 27 free and low-cost tips that you can begin implementing within your cleaning business today to drive more business.
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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine

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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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Social media is a good way to regularly keep in touch and interact with current clients and reach potential ones. What social mediums do you use in your cleaning/restoration business?
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ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

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TRUCKMOUNT EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GUIDE

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