New Products and Technologies

Destroy odors with the RESTORATOR DUO

Vaportek has introduced the RESTORATOR DUO, a rechargeable, portable tool that can quickly and safely eliminate odor in up to 20,000 square feet of space.

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Introducing Viking’s new Eco Cam

Viking’s new Eco Cam centrifugal air mover is a low-amp (1.6), single speed, 1/3 horsepower unit capable of achieving 3,000 FPM.

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Chemspec Releases “Gold Standard” Cleaning Line

The line helps to protect carpet investment, maintain manufacturer warranty and provide maximum cleaning performance.

Chemspec has released its new “Gold Standard” cleaning line, a refined line uses formulations that maximize the effectiveness of today’s high performance cleaning equipment while reducing maintenance costs.

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RSA Ups Online Training With Courses Designed for iPad

RSA Online courses were developed by the same restoration experts and industry veterans that teach RSA hands-on classes

Restoration Sciences Academy has just released the iPad version of its popular, interactive online courses, allowing on-the-go professionals to take online cleaning and restoration courses, according to a press release.

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Tile, grout and hard surface cleaning taken to the max

Butler’s Maximum Tile, Grout and Hard Surface Cleaner is a concentrated alkaline cleaner with corrosion inhibitors for cleaning hard surfaces.

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Mytee releases new Flexstar T-REX cleaning head

Mytee has released a new carpet cleaning head, the Flexstar T-REX.

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Betco introduces two orbital strip machines

Betco has released two new orbital strip machines, the Crewman 20” and the Crewman 28”.

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16-gallon wet/dry vac introduced

ProTeam has added a new product to its line. The ProGuard 16 MD is a wet/dry, 16-gallon vac with the capacity to handle large cleanup but the portability to get into tight spaces.

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Introducing the Fluke Connect app

Fluke has released Fluke Connect, an app that transfers measurement data from test tools to smart phones and to the cloud, thereby improving communication and productivity, as well as safety.

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Gum removal made easy

Eco Gum has released a PRX1 gum removal system, which deploys a safe, natural chemical to vaporize gum immediately upon contact.

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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.


Have a limited marketing budget but realize the importance of neighborhood marketing? Try doorknob hangers, a low-cost, yet highly effective way to drum up more business. In this episode, John Braun discusses the value of this tactic as well as what you should include on the materials you're hanging.
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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine


2014 September

The September issue of ICS features stories on moisture detection, disinfectant services, neighborhood marketing, then we discuss the last level of being phenomenal, and cool products.

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Get Paid! (ebook)
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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