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Maintaining Positive Client Relationships

August 1, 2012
If you have been in the cleaning or restoration game for any length of time, you undoubtedly take a lot of pride in the quality of your work.
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Game Plan: Suspended Soil Removal Methods

August 1, 2012
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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Google Places No More, Meet Google Plus (Local)

August 1, 2012
You may be wondering why your Google Places profile has drastically changed. It’s now part of Google Plus Local.
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Tile and Grout: The Importance of Routine Maintenance

July 2, 2012

“I’ve only had this tile six months now and it looks horrible!” If you have been in the floor maintenance industry for any amount of time at all, you have heard this comment.


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Game Plan: The Soil Removal Process

July 2, 2012

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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Warning… We Have an Upholstery Emergency

July 2, 2012

So what’s the emergency? Hopefully you don’t have one, but a professional cleaner I recently talked to needed a total makeover on his upholstery cleaning process.


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The July ICS Must See Product Gallery

July 2, 2012

Check out the July ICS Must See Product Gallery for the latest technology and innovations currently on the market.


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Cutting the “C.R.A.P.” Business Model: Part II

July 2, 2012

Far too many of my ICS readers (you know who you are) attract customers who choose a carpet cleaner the same way they buy gas - the lowest advertised price!


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Secrets of a Phenomenal “L.I.F.E.”

July 2, 2012

Everyone wants a phenomenal life, yet few seem to be truly satisfied with all aspects of their lives.


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Xactimate 101: The Basics

July 2, 2012

The restoration industry has been on the fast-track to growth with the advancement in technology.


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