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Notes from the Desk: Getting Back to Business

A lot has taken shape in our society since we last met. On Sept. 11, 2001, terrorists attacked the United States, killing thousands of innocent civilians. Now what?
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Sick Building Syndrome: Better building and maintenance techniques have spawned health problems stemming from poor IAQ

Public awareness over Indoor Air Quality was piqued in 1976 when a group of American Legionnaires was stricken by a mysterious illness. The level of concern has increased since then.
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An Odor or a Stench, Get Rid of It

For facility managers, an educated approach to malodorous intervention is the best approach.
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To Your Success: Three Powerful Words:

Diversifying lets you become more valuable to customers, and to pay employees better. So consider this ...
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Notes from the Trenches: Tackling Furniture Cleaning as a Service

If your cleaning firm offers carpet cleaning services exclusively, I would

recommend upholstery cleaning as a highly

lucrative add-on opportunity.

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Rx for Restoration: Mold Remediation Checklist

Here are some basic guidelines for mold remediation. Techs should also attend an IICRC-approved mold remediation course.
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The Training Corner: Post Disaster Training Alert

Sept. 11 affected us more deeply than we may have thought at first in our industry. But we can overcome.
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AWCC Holds Annual Convention

Annual convention held
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A 'Carpet-Caring' Story

All in a day's work for carpet cleaners
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Mold Remediation: Tackling the Problem by Being Part of the Learning Process

Anyone in the business of dealing with water damaged commercial structures that isn't aware of the controversial subject of mold and how professionals are trying to deal with it has probably been living in a Afghanistan cave for years.
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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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Grow Your Business and Improve Operations with New Payment Technology

Attend this free webinar to learn how new developments in payment technology can help you close more jobs, increase upselling opportunities and improve operations.


While winter is considered the "slow season" for carpet cleaners, it can also be a season of great opportunity. In this episode of The Hitman Advertising Show, John Braun offers advice for keeping revenue consistent during the cold weather months so you're thriving - and not just surviving - the winter.
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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine


2014 Nov/Dec

The Nov/Dec ICS features content on how to get better meter readings, a roundtable on truckmount development, neighborhood marketing and more. Also included is the annual Buyer’s Guide and Directory.

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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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