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Selecting Floor Care Equipment to Fit Your Facility’s Need

The purchase of the appropriate pieces of equipment is only the beginning in a long-term strategy to maintain a quality arsenal of cleaning equipment.
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Contingency Plans ― Expecting the Unexpected

A properly implemented plan will provide a company with the tools it needs to survive a disaster and get back to business as quickly as possible.
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Notes from the Desk: Spring Into Action

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 on: Sprucing Up Your Retail & Office Maintenance Program; Selecting Floor Care Equipment to Fit Your Facility’s Needs...
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Cleaning Smoke-Damaged Window Treatments -- Part 2: Sheers, Top Coverings and Blinds

Restorers have been overwhelmed with stories of shrinkage, fabric deterioration, circling and sun streaking of window treatments. The probability of problems with is greatly reduced if restorers follow a few simple guidelines.
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MSPCA Marks Silver Anniversary With Golden Opportunity

The MSPCA's upcoming Convention and Trade Show is one event not to be missed.
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The Restoration Connection to Carpet Cleaning

Certain parts of restoration cleaning can be accomplished with carpet-cleaning tools, but there are many factors of which a novice restorer must be aware. To go cold turkey into this area would be suicidal.
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Special Section: Cleaner Solves Hose Reel Problem

Here it is...a new section devoted to our readers, their concerns, tips, tricks, and more. Look for this section throughout the year.
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CFI: President’s Message

As our business grows, we all become complacent with the way everything is going. You made more money in 2000 than any year before, but wait, has your profit increased at the same rate?
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Cultivating a Repeat and Referral Cleaning Business

Don’t take your repeat customers for granted. Maximize our industry’s number one source of business.
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Successfully Cleaning Oriental Rugs

Without the proper training and execution of precautionary measures, the next Oriental rug you clean may become your responsibility.
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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.

Podcasts

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

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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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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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ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

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TRUCKMOUNT EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GUIDE

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