Articles Tagged with ''carpet cleaning tools''

ProTeam Appoints Canadian Manager

April 16, 2014

ProTeam has announced the appointment of Marvin Mauer as the new Canadian Country Manager, according to a press release.


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A dual-port walk-behind carpet wand

March 3, 2014

Introducing the ZIPPER, a walk-behind carpet cleaning wand that keeps the handle at waist level, allowing cleaning professionals to ergonomically clean by using all the body’s muscles evenly.


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Creating Positive Experiences: It’s the Little Things that Make a Big Difference

Once you are on the job, you have the opportunity to really show that you care
July 11, 2013

Have you ever taken a call from a perspective customer where they ask you a question and before you know it you are saying words like extraction, surfactant, truckmount, encapsulation, or (heaven forbid) deflocculation?


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Ask Steve: Troubleshooting the “Missing Tools” Conundrum

Missing tools can lead to a lot of finger pointing, not to mention additional business costs.
May 16, 2013

I faced the same problem in my 16 employee, multi-truck company.


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Gadgets Over The Ages

February 4, 2013

Rob’s “super sucker” had just a little more power compared to me spitting and a little more vacuum then I could suck through a straw.


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Spotting kit 2.0

February 4, 2013

Bridgepoint Systems has redesigned its Professional Spotting Kit to better meet the needs of the modern-day carpet cleaner.


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The November ICS Must See Product Gallery

November 1, 2012
Check out the November ICS Must See Products from the latest technology and innovations currently on the market.
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Do I Really Need a Spotting Kit?

October 1, 2012
Not very long ago a “professional” carpet cleaner expressed, “I don’t need no spotting kit - I just give the spot an extra squirt of pre-spray and then kick it with my foot a couple of times.”
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The lightweight, upright vacuum

August 31, 2012
Sanitaire has released its SC9050 model, a CRI-approved five-amp vacuum ideal for hotels, healthcare and education environments, etc.
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Advances in Extraction Tools, Scrub Wands and More (Oh My!)

August 1, 2012
As a young carpet cleaner, what I referred to as a “light wand” actually felt more like pushing a bag of cement around on the carpet.
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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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Most cleaners rely on their online marketing presence to get jobs. But Google hasn't made things easy lately with their algorithm updates, which has impacted a lot of cleaning sites. Here's a look at some tips and suggestions to improve your Google ranking.
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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine

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2014 June/July

The June/July issue of ICS features stories on add-on services, carpet repair, cleaning silk rugs and ranking websites on Google.

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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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