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Game Plan: Absorbent Compound 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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Target Your Advertising with Every Door Direct Mail

By John Braun
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Postcards are a favorite advertising choice for cleaning companies. They’re cheap, simple and they get read.
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Preserving Wooden Floors Can Be As Easy As 1, 2, 3

By Stanley Quentin Hulin
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There is a common misconception regarding hard flooring in general, but it’s particularly applicable to the wood flooring category and classifications.
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Rug Dyeing Tactics Part II: Color Correction

By Ruth Travis
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In my last article, I talked about a few of the color corrections you can perform on rugs that will not only bring more income to your business, but also make you a “hero” in your client’s eye.
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"Socially" Selling Commercial Carpet Cleaning

By Steve Toburen
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Do you ever get tired of reinventing the wheel with a constant parade of different houses and businesses to clean?
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Phenomenal Leadership Systems

By Howard Partridge
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One of the biggest reasons small business owners remain a slave to their business is due to the lack of leadership.
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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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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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Have a limited marketing budget but realize the importance of neighborhood marketing? Try doorknob hangers, a low-cost, yet highly effective way to drum up more business. In this episode, John Braun discusses the value of this tactic as well as what you should include on the materials you're hanging.
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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine

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2014 September

The September issue of ICS features stories on moisture detection, disinfectant services, neighborhood marketing, then we discuss the last level of being phenomenal, and cool products.

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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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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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