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Editorial Comment: Have a Heart

September 22, 2000
It is with great sadness that I must announce the passing of Gary Berg...
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The Distributor as a Partner

September 22, 2000
Rather than thinking of the distributor as a supply house, cleaners and restorers must consider the distributor as a partner that plays an important role in their success.
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Setting Up Your Truckmount for Efficient Carpet Cleaning

September 13, 2000
Implementing just a few timesaving techniques will enable you to minimize setup time and reap the benefits of your truck mount unit...
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Restoring Lamp Shades

September 13, 2000
Often, contents restoration includes “soft items,” such as lamp shades framed by delicate fabrics or acetate. Following the recommended steps will leave you and the insured pleased with the results.
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Editorial Comment: United We Stand, Divided We Fall

September 13, 2000
Within a couple of weeks of each other, ICS’ family was saddened and full of grief with the news of Kim Costa’s passing, and fellow cleaner Gary Berg’s unexpected start of a turbulent battle with cancer...
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IICRC's Cast of Characters

September 13, 2000
These professionals have volunteered countless resources towards the success of the IICRC for the benefit of the industry as a whole, not necessarily for personal gain...
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Caring and Maintaining Wool Carpet, Part 1

September 13, 2000
The use of this age-old natural fiber can be traced to the beginning of recorded history with references to sheep in the Old Testament.
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Letters to the Editor: Bathtub Chemistry

September 13, 2000
A reader responds to Bob Wittkamp's August 2000 ICS article on Bathtub Chemistry...
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Set the Foundation for Strong Relationships With Your Carpet Cleaning Customers

September 13, 2000
Exceeding your customer’s expectations by performing a few extra services or courtesies strengthens your reputation and your business.
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Cellulosic Browning Causes & Solutions

September 13, 2000
All is not lost when browning occurs on newly cleaned carpet or upholstery. Along with additional dry passes, air movers, and of course prevention, tackle a common problem with uncomplicated solutions...
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