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Editorial Comment: SummerFest 2000

October 19, 2000
Carpet cleaners from all corners of the United States and Canada gathered in Atlanta, Sept. 29-Oct. 1, for SummerFest 2000.
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‘Soft’ Contents Restoration: Pillows

October 19, 2000
Taking the proper steps when restoring bed pillows following smoke or fire damage yield excellent results—often a brand new pillow.
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Preventing Property Damage Before it Happens

October 19, 2000
Without a good property damage prevention program and awareness, your chances for success in hard floor maintenance are decreased. By conducting pre-inspections, profits can be applied to the bottom line and not to repairs.
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Reducing Mineral Content in Water Increases Cleaning Results

October 19, 2000
Used properly, water-softening units increase productivity and carpet cleaning results, while decreasing downtime.
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Refocus on Your Business Plan and Regain Sight of Your Goals

October 19, 2000
A properly executed and well-thought out business plan is an important part of your carpet cleaning business. However, without dedicated focus and attention, the slightest distraction can make a good plan fail.
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Letters to the Editor: August ICS

October 19, 2000
A cleaner sounds off about Bob Wittkamp's August 2000 column...
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‘Scents’ory Perceptions: Do You Deodorize or Reodorize?

October 19, 2000
-- If it smells clean, then it must be clean. This is the perception many carpet-cleaning clients have when it comes to clean carpets. You make the call—do carpet cleaners deodorize or reodorize with the use of scents in formulations?
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Bolden’s Teams Up with Dickson and Delmhorst Instrument Co.

October 19, 2000
Case Study: Bolden's, Dickson and Delmhorst.
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SummerFest 2000: ‘Breathe a Little Love’

October 19, 2000
During a warm weekend in late-September, Canadian and American carpet cleaners gathered in Atlanta to share ideas, methods, problem-solving techniques...
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Why Ethical Behavior Training is Critical in Today’s Cleaning Marketplace

October 19, 2000
Ethics and ethical business behaviors have become such a critical factor in the marketplace today for all businesses, but most especially for personal service businesses such as carpet and restoration cleaning services.
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