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New Markets for Disinfectant Services

By Scott Warrington
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MRSA has also shown up at other sports facilities from professional lacrosse venues to high school stadiums and locker rooms.


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Chemspec Releases “Gold Standard” Cleaning Line

The line helps to protect carpet investment, maintain manufacturer warranty and provide maximum cleaning performance.
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Chemspec has released its new “Gold Standard” cleaning line, a refined line uses formulations that maximize the effectiveness of today’s high performance cleaning equipment while reducing maintenance costs.


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Traffic lane cleaner goes “green”

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Butler’s Maximum “Green” Traffic Lane Cleaner is an eco-friendly blend of surfactant builders, softeners and solvents designed for fast, efficient soil removal. 


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Ask Steve: At What Point in the Job Should I Sell Carpet Protector?

The easiest way to sell protector? Ask!
By Steve Toburen
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What we affectionately call "upselling" is really giving the customer an opportunity to spend more money with us.


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Stain Removal: Simplified, Not Mystified

By Gordon Hanks
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In my early certification training classes I was taught that if I first applied a VDS to an unknown stain and then followed that up with a NVDS if it responded but needed more oomph, but then had to rinse again with a VDS.


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Redesigned “Viper” line still top of its class

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Hydro-Force’s redesigned Viper line of stone, tile and concrete chemicals have been redesigned, but still offer optimum performance for hard surface needs.


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The solution for tough, hard-to-remove soil

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Butler’s Maximum Multi-Surface Cleaner is a concentrated formula that dissolves hard-to-remove soils, dirt, grime, oil, soot and grease upon contact.


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The Pursuit and Perception of “Going Green”

By Mike Kerner
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There is no shortage of information about the topic of green and environmental stewardship.


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Presprays 101: A Quick Fact Sheet About the Cleaning Chemical

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 Typically, carpets are first presprayed and then rinsed clean using a hot-water extractor. Prespraying the carpet tends to use less chemical and also allows the chemical to dwell on the carpet, breaking down and dissolving soils so that they can be more effectively removed by the extractor. 


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Are “Green” Cleaning Chemicals Always the Best Option? In Some Cases, No

A look at when "going green" isn't the best option
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While green cleaning chemicals are now available for most all cleaning tasks, manufacturers are still making conventional cleaning chemicals.


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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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Have a limited marketing budget but realize the importance of neighborhood marketing? Try doorknob hangers, a low-cost, yet highly effective way to drum up more business. In this episode, John Braun discusses the value of this tactic as well as what you should include on the materials you're hanging.
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2014 September

The September issue of ICS features stories on moisture detection, disinfectant services, neighborhood marketing, then we discuss the last level of being phenomenal, 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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