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Letters to the Editor: Stan Hulin Will Be Missed

I have been in the floor care maintenance field for some 29 years now and I wish to praise as much as I possibly can your recent article by Stanley Hulin in the December 2000 issue of ICS. In fact, I want to shout from the rooftops, “Thank you Mr. Hulin” for your praise of the hard floor care technician.
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Changes in the Industry

Along with the continually evolving cleaning and restoration industry it serves, the IICRC has also been expanding its educational and certification offerings.
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The Cleaner’s Guide to Saving Money by Spending Wisely

Habits are hard to break, especially bad ones. By not having a purchasing plan implemented, your bottom line will continue to decrease, while your debts increase.
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Editorial Comment: Get A Jump Start on Spring Cleaning

Get ready for the new season with spring cleaning promos, mailers and phone calls.
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A Life Well Lived

: In his premiere column, Steve Toburen reminds everyone success in business does not automatically equal success in life.
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Winter 2001: Product & Literature Guide

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

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

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!

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

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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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.

Podcasts

Arguably, sending out a client newsletter is the No. 1 key to a reliable cleaning business. In this episode of The Hitman Advertising Show, John Braun covers the true value of mail newsletters, how to send them, how often to send them and more.
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2014 October

The October issue of ICS features stories on the 2015 ICE Expo, differentiation, deodorizing, upholstery cleaning, facebook advertising, up-selling, rug cleaning, the rug tour, and cool products.

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Janitorial Work

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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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ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

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TRUCKMOUNT EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GUIDE

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