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Take Some of the Work Out of Your Work, and Produce More

April 15, 2002
The need for proper vacuuming is a truism that spans cleaning: From carpet to upholstery, proper vacuuming is a commonality.
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Sooner or Later, You're Going to Face It: Restoration of Electronic Components

April 15, 2002
Emergency restoration professionals take note: Electronics restoration takes special procedures.
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Mold Remediation: A Big-Ticket Business with Big-Ticket Considerations

April 15, 2002
In my last article (Mold and the Workplace, ICS Cleaning Specialist, December 2001), we considered facts surrounding mold and the insurance industry. Here we'll consider mold remediation in your operation.
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On IICRC-certified instructors

March 10, 2002
Letters to the Editor
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A Vacuum Cleaner for Every Need

March 10, 2002
When it comes to purchasing a vacuum cleaner, there are as many choices as there are uses. Although we often think of a vacuum cleaner as a way to remove dry soil from a rug or carpet, many of today's vacuum cleaners can be used for a wide variety of cleaning tasks. Choosing the correct vacuum cleaner for the job at hand will make the work easier as well as enhancing production, effectiveness and worker safety.
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Steps To Take In Expanding Your Business

March 10, 2002
If you're like most carpet cleaners, you are looking for ways to maintain or expand the flow of revenue during the winter months leading into the spring, and turning them into a consistent source of ongoing revenue.
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The Training Corner: Your Customer. After 9/11

March 10, 2002
Enhanced, unreasoning fears have become the norm - along with greatly diminished trust of anybody or anything unknown, unfamiliar or new. A trend that has been growing steadily for the last 20 years has accelerated into a tidal wave.

It's called "cocooning."

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Focus on Chemicals: Out, Out Damned Spot

March 10, 2002
When you approach spot removal, the most important point to make to the owner is that they recognize that it is their spot, not yours. However, it's up to you to do everything you can to remove it.
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Landing Commercial Property Accounts: There Are No Fast Rules Except: Know Your Business Firstes

March 10, 2002
Large commercial properties are the anchor accounts for many floor-cleaning contractors. How do you get them, and how do you keep them? Here are some tips that will help you convert opportunities into contracts.
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