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Application, Application, Pickup: The Special Demands of Restaurant Floor Care

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.
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Maintenance and Repair Considerations for Concrete Floors

Choosing the right coating and applying it carefully when the floor is new can prevent problems for years to come.
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Fuel Safety on Your Truckmount

There are many things you need to concern yourself with when it comes to truckmount safety. The foremost is a fuel leak.
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Is There a Distributor Link in Your Value Chain?

Remember the concept of vertigal integration? Consider the distributor as part of your own value chain.
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The Training Corner: Guess What Your Customers Look for First? (Part Two)

It's the age-old dilemma: Youth means inexperience; older means 'too old.' Beat the stereotype.
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Trade Shows: Walking the Route With Purposeful Enjoyment

What's the best way to navigate a trade show? While there are no hard and fast rules, ICS Cleaning Specialist, Commercial Floor Care magazine, and the World Floor Covering Association, developed a navigation guide to trade shows.
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Do You Have a Marketing Mentality?

What is 'Marketing Metality?' Hank Unck explains.
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Focus on Chemicals: What Do Carpet Cleaners Really Think They Are?

We may be only carpet cleaners, but in the home, we are 'health couriers,' and we mean business.
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September 11, 2001: A Day We'll Not Forget

On Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, life may have been changed forever in the United States. Here, some cleaners offer their voices on the devastating terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
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To Your Success: The Carpet Cleaning Triangle Part II: What About You?

Last month we focused on the business owner. This month we'll examine how your company can bring you emotional fulfillment.
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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.


The winter slow season is a great time to pursue commercial cleaning accounts and stay busy. John "the Hitman" Braun solicited questions from thousands of cleaners across the country regarding their questions on commercial cleaning accounts and answers them in this episode of the show.
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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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