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Winter 2001: Product & Literature Guide

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Commercial Floor Care Magazine's signature Product & Literature Guide.
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Case Study: Amtrak Utilizes Von Schrader LMX Systems in ‘Transformation 2000’ Program

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Von Schrader units help Amtrak stay on top of cleaning track.
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Floor Care in the Hospitality Sector: Keys to Success

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Hotels, casinos and other hospitality venues have unique floor care needs, and image is a high priority. They are often open 24/7/365 with regular traffic in nearly all areas of the facility from both guests and staff. Shopping malls, restaurants and many retail stores face similar challenges since these facilities depend on a “hospitality experience” to attract customers.
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Notes from the Desk: The Best is Yet to Come!

By Arpi Nalbandian
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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

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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

By Stanley Quentin Hulin
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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2014 August

The August issue of ICS features stories on carpet mold, good training, marketing for cleaners, traffic lane cleaning, and cool products.

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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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