I write this on Sept. 15 and while much will have occurred between my ICS Cleaning Specialist deadline and your reading of this column, there is little doubt that the world as we know it has changed forever ... and not for the better.
In the world of wands and upholstery tools, the variety is both head spinning and calming. There's something for every category of cleaning. It's all a matter of selecting the right piece of equipment for your specific needs.
Restoration of a rug is an attempt to return it to its original condition. Conservation is preserving an object with as little change to the object as possible. Repair is a compromise between conservation and true restoration.
Have you ever wondered if color repair can be a viable add-on service? If you are cleaning carpet, you may already have built-in customers that you can offer this service to. If you are trying to expand your offerings, think about adding color repair.
Facility managers take note: Winterizing is best done in the warm days of fall when it is 50 degrees or warmer. Why? Because once the weather drops, it's too late avoid avoidable "emergencies," unnecessary expenses, and water extraction.
Today's chemical dispensing systems provide the same results for the custodial services manager: An accurate solution of cleaning chemicals and water, each and every time, with quality results that have a direct impact on the bottom line - the housekeeping budget.
No matter what your grandma taught you about cleaning the kitchen, avoid the mop like Chef's fries. Why? Because mopping doesn't get the grease up; it just spreads it around. There's only one way to get grease off, and that's up.
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.
Most cleaners rely on their online marketing presence to get jobs. But Google hasn't made things easy lately with their algorithm updates, which has impacted a lot of cleaning sites. Here's a look at some tips and suggestions to improve your Google ranking.
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.