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Developing Truckmount Chemicals

August 9, 2001
A different breed of chemical...
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President's Message

August 9, 2001
CFI's annual show looking healthy
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Goodbye Arpi. Hello Bob. Welcome Change.

August 9, 2001
Editorial changes at ICS
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The Carpet Cleaning ‘Triangle’: Winning the Cold War (Part III)

July 20, 2001
When it comes to you and your employees, things can get really strange because neither side really understands the needs and wants of the other.
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Leasing 101: Getting Your Cleaning Business Started

July 20, 2001
Regardless of the heartfelt effort you put into your business, money is almost always a factor in determining the success and longevity of a company. For many carpet-cleaning business owners, leasing can be an excellent solution to the problems that limited cash flow can create. Read on as experts from eight leading leasing companies tell you what leasing can—and can’t—do for you.
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Wood Furniture Restoration Part 2: Light Refinishing

July 20, 2001
Using light refinishing restoration procedures, restorers clean the wood furniture while lightly refurbishing the outer layer of the finish.
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Practical Marketing Solutions: If You Can do it, They Will Come

July 20, 2001
Are you in the “yes” business? It’s worth taking a few moments to reflect on this question. Marketing yourself has as much to do with what you can do for your customers while you’re at their location, or through special requests, as it does with advertising your services.
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Identifying and Correcting Stains, Spots & Soils

July 12, 2001
Educating your customer on the differences between stains, spots and soils, and taking the correct path of action, will raise their confidence level and your bottom line.
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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.


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.
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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine

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2014 June/July

The June/July issue of ICS features stories on add-on services, carpet repair, cleaning silk rugs and ranking websites on Google.

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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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