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Upcoming Activities of the PCUCA

The Professional Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners Association supports the cleaning and restoration industry in the Rocky Mountain region and central states. This was very evident during the recent months that saw enormous wildfires burning in many western states.
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Specialty Stain Removal: Don't Drop the Ball

It appears that there are technicians employed in our industry who are content to take a trashed carpet, apply their respective skills to it, and restore it to 80 percent of its original condition. The homeowner is happy, the tech is happy, it's a job well done.
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Heat, Flow & Truckmounts: The ICS Interview

To better understand heat and water flow as they pertain to the carpet cleaning process, ICS Cleaning Specialist went to four of the top truckmount manufacturers and asked them five questions designed to help professionals in the field educate and better inform their clients, and possibly garner some new knowledge for themselves.
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Redefining the Goal

When Commercial Floor Care was first conceived, it was done so with clarity and a purpose: to provide professional commercial contractors and facility managers with a publication focused on addressing their concerns and questions regarding floor care and maintenance.
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Stone Floor Care and Maintenance

Caring for and maintaining stone floors is a standard part of many facility management professionals' routines. Understanding the composition of the floor being cared for is an important step toward developing a proper maintenance program.
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Caring for Commercial Rest Rooms

The life of a rest room floor is not easy. Every flush of the commode releases millions of bacteria into the air to create an aerosol of fecal toxins, most of which end up on the floor. If that is not bad enough, rest room floors are the reluctant recipients of additional substances like blood, urine, vomit, spit and so on. And there is the constant parade of shoes tracking in additional types of dirt and microorganisms.
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Discover the Wealth

Hundreds of professional carpet cleaners, restoration specialists and industry suppliers from across the country will be in attendance at the CFI/PCUCA Joint Convention and Trade Show, "Discover The Wealth," in Sacramento, Calif., Aug. 15-17.
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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.


Beginning April 21, Google will start judging websites based on their mobile friendliness. What exactly does this mean to you cleaning website? Find out in the latest edition of The Hitman Advertising Show, which will also cover tips and suggestions on getting mobile compliant.
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2015 April

The April ICS issue features content on concrete polishing, green cleaning, air duct cleaning, injection sprayers and new products.

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Janitorial Work

In addition to residential and commercial carpet cleaning, do you do any janitorial work on the side?
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The Carpet Cleaner's Book of Unlimited Success! (ebook)

Don’t worry about the recession or about your competition.  Now you can be the owner of over 400 ways for carpet cleaning professionals to make more money and get more jobs!

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