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The Importance of Dry Soil Removal

May 1, 2012
Vacuuming is a chore for many of our clients (and for us too). We know that there are probably a thousand other things they would rather be doing.

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News and Views from PACR

May 1, 2012
The Professional Association of Cleaning & Restoration (PACR) will be busy this summer!
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Restoring Smoke-Damaged Clothing

May 1, 2012

Homeowners have several misconceptions relating to smoke odor in clothing and other household fabrics. First, they believe that closed closet doors or closed drawers provide protection against smoke residue and odor in a moderate-to-heavy smoke damage situation. That simply is not true. 


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Going Mobile With Your Cleaning Website

May 1, 2012

Mobile Internet is now one of the key media outlets consumers use to find local businesses.

 


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News and Views from the SCRT

April 2, 2012
The new International Trade Association ICRA is well on its way. The affiliation agreements have been sent to all the participating associations.
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The Four "M's" of Marketing

April 2, 2012

Are you breathing a sigh of relief that winter is finally over? Are you relieved that now your phone is ringing? While the doldrums of winter and the lack of phone calls is still a recent memory, let me encourage you to avoid the same trap next year by ramping up your marketing while you are busy.


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News and Views from PACR

April 2, 2012
The Professional Association of Cleaning & Restoration (PACR) is ready for spring!

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The Costs of Stripping and Refinishing VCT Floors

April 2, 2012
Vinyl composition tile, or VCT, is by far the most common resilient floor covering that the floor maintenance technician is exposed to.

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Low-Moisture Carpet Cleaning: The Basics

April 2, 2012
Have you ever been frustrated with a particularly tough cleaning job and screamed (preferably in your head so your customer didn't hear you), "I'm through with hot-water extraction - it's too hard for these lousy results!?"

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Game Plan: Soil Extraction

April 2, 2012
The purpose of the "Game Plan" is to explore in detail the technical or mechanical process of cleaning carpet.

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