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Bob Bonwell is a 28-year veteran of the industry and the president/owner of Advantage Marketing, Inc.
Bill Foulds is a 30-year veteran of the industry. He currently serves as president of the Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS).
Bill Bane is the owner of Bane-Clene Corp., which recently celebrated 50 years in business. He shared many of his memories in a special tribute in the February ICS.
Barry Costa has been involved in the industry since the early 1970’s. He’s an educator and consultant in carpet installation and repair, water damage restoration and cleaning.
In the early days of my carpet cleaning career, responding to a call for water damage restoration meant we would extract water from the carpet and perhaps place one or two air movers blowing under the carpet.
“Jessika, I received a phone call from a commercial carpet cleaning project I was on last week and they want me to replace the carpet. Please help me!”
You’ve probably seen the national commercials from Angie’s List. Angie Hicks, company founder, says on the commercial, “No company can pay to be on Angie’s List, so you can trust what you’re reading.” But do you prospects believe this? And better yet, is it worth it to you to advertise on Angie’s List?
Welcome to the first entry of a new feature here in ICS Cleaning Specialist, where we’ll examine services that you can add to your cleaning and/or restoration business to further diversify yourself from the competition, while ideally increasing your profits.
It is important for a water damage restoration specialist to establish the source and extent of the moisture damage that has occurred. The best way to achieve this is with a moisture meter.