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Notes from the Desk: The Best is Yet to Come!

February 1, 2001
Throughout this premiere issue, we have remained persistent in our principle goal of providing informative and stimulating articles. Included within the pages of this issue are extensive feature articles...
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Grout Cleaning Basics

February 1, 2001
Your maintenance staff has been doing an excellent job of maintaining the ceramic floor lobby, but it still does not look good. The grout is discolored, dirty and in terrible shape. Your staff has tried everything to get it clean but to no avail. What can you do to get the grout looking new again and more importantly, keep it looking new?
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Solving Rest Room Floor Maintenance Problems

February 1, 2001
One of the most challenging areas for a facility manager or a hard floor maintenance technician is the rest room. Some facilities may see minimal usage while others receive excessive traffic. As many facility types there are, there are just as many types of floor coverings used in rest rooms.
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How To Protect Your Facilities Management Company When Hiring Employees

February 1, 2001
Facility managers can be held legally responsible for wrongful acts carried out by their employees. Carl Williams provides you with solid advice of what you can, can’t and should do to avoid legal problems when interviewing and doing applicant background/reference checks.
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The ABC’s of Managing Educational Facilities

February 1, 2001
With enormous demands on having a good staff and the right tools, managing an educational facility requires a talent for seeing the big picture, setting up a system, and always being prepared for the unexpected.
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Cleaning Commercial Carpets

January 25, 2001
As more end-users of carpet are discovering that carpet care is not a job for amateurs, the ensuing demand for competent carpet care service presents a window of opportunity for the skilled service company and facility manager.
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2001 Truck Mount Cleaning & Accessories Guide

January 12, 2001
Shopping for a truck mount, or looking to add accessories to the one you own now? Then let us help you narrow your search with ICS Cleaning Specialist magazine's Annual Truck Mount Cleaning Equipment & Accessories Guide.
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Determining The Value Of An Oriental Rug

January 8, 2001

By educating yourself on how a rug’s value is determined, you can decrease your liability and increase your professionalism.

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Alternative Training Methods for Cleaning Technicians

January 8, 2001
Lack of time or funding is slowly beginning to become a thing of the past for carpet cleaning firms or technicians looking for training venues.
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Mitigation, Restoration, Remediation and the Rules of Containment

January 8, 2001
More than 250 professionals working in water loss and restoration attended to gather information on the latest issues affecting their industry during the Fifth Annual Water Loss Institute (WLI) Conference held in Bellevue, Wash., Oct. 20-21.
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