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Test Yourself: Seven Tough “Taking Stock” Questions for Business Owners

January 8, 2013

Ano Nuevo, vida nueva” is a very old Spanish proverb that translates, “a new year, a new life.” And even in our modern times, many feel that a new year on the calendar means a new start, a better life ahead.


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How to Create Record Sales and Profits: Part III

January 8, 2013

A Tribute to American Legend Zig Ziglar (1926 -2012)


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The January ICS Must See Product Gallery

January 8, 2013

Check out the January ICS Must See Products from the latest technology and innovations currently on the market.


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What is an LGR Dehumidifier? More Than What You May Think…

December 3, 2012

What is an LGR dehumidifier? What a silly question! What is a Low-Grain Refrigerant dehumidifier? Obviously, it is a dehumidifier that says “LGR” on the name plate…right?


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Thinking About “Diving In” to Water Damage? Here’s What You Should Know

December 3, 2012

Combining residential carpet and upholstery cleaning, contract commercial cleaning and restoration gave me a three-legged stool with each “leg” supporting the others.


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Rug Touring in Turkey: Part III

December 3, 2012

This is the final chapter of the Master Rug Cleaner Tour of Turkey. We saw the main tourist destinations of Istanbul, Izmir, Ephesus and Cappadocia and visited the rug weaving, dyeing and finishing facilities of Woven Legends.


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ATP Testing: Determining Conditions and Verifying Cleanliness

December 3, 2012

I’ve seen the process of restoring homes and businesses go from a simple, unsophisticated approach to a complex, scientific and professional service.


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Technology in Cleaning and Restoration - December 2012

December 3, 2012

As a cleaning and/or restoration professional, we’re betting that you’re constantly on the lookout for new, innovative technologies that allow you to do your job faster and more efficiently.


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The Science of Encapsulation: Polymer Chemistry Optimizes Cleaning Potential

December 3, 2012
Carpet cleaning is like any other industry where optimizing your technology will be a key to business survival. That is exactly what polymer chemistry is all about. 

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The Importance of Working on Your Business

December 3, 2012

Do you ever feel bogged down with your work? Are you doing the work of several people and finding this workload to be not as glamorous as you envisioned when you started the business?


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