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Give it Purpose: Mission Statements and Core Values

By Marcus Taylor
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Whether your company is brand new or not, it should have a mission statement.
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From EZ-Moves to Sticky Tabs: Furniture Moving Tools

By Gordon Hanks
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What happens when a professional carpet or restoration specialist gets called out to do a job and can’t lift his wand, let alone a couch?
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Game Plan: Adding Absorbent Pad (Bonnet) Cleaning

By Noel Frank
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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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The September ICS Must See Product Gallery

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Check out the September ICS Must See Products from the latest technology and innovations currently on the market.
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How Much Airflow is Really needed?

By Kevin Fisher
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I have felt for a long time that we are taking “shots in the dark” when we make decisions about how many airmovers to deploy on a drying job.
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Just How Important is Social Media?

By John Braun
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The Internet has turned largely into a social environment. Why else would we open up our laptop and hop on over to YouTube, Facebook or ICS’ new Clean Restore Connect forum?
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Advances in Extraction Tools, Scrub Wands and More (Oh My!)

By Gordon Hanks
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As a young carpet cleaner, what I referred to as a “light wand” actually felt more like pushing a bag of cement around on the carpet.
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The August ICS Must See Product Gallery

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Check out the August ICS Must See Products from the latest technology and innovations currently on the market.
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All About Truckmounts: The ICS Q&A

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You can’t have a conversation about carpet cleaning without discussing truckmounts, as there’s perhaps no word more synonymous with cleaning equipment.
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The 2012 Truckmount Carpet Cleaning Equipment Study

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There’s perhaps no word more synonymous with carpet cleaning equipment than “truckmount.”
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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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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine

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2014 August

The August issue of ICS features stories on carpet mold, good training, marketing for cleaners, traffic lane cleaning, and cool products.

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Social Media

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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Get Paid! (ebook)
Over 30 authors – over 40 articles…from attorneys, contractors, consultants, instructors and others, both inside and outside the restoration industry. R & R, C & R and Cleanfax, opened their archives and gave us the best they had, other chapters were created just for the “Get Paid!” book and its readers. And every one of them has ideas for how to get paid what you are owed.

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ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

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TRUCKMOUNT EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GUIDE

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