Carpet/Rug/Upholstery Cleaning

Game Plan: Suspended Soil Removal Methods

August 1, 2012
The intention of this column is to subjectively discuss (my view) the carpet cleaning process in detail and in relation to the IICRC S100.
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Game Plan: The Soil Removal Process

July 2, 2012

The intention of this column is to subjectively discuss (my view) the carpet cleaning process in detail and in relation to the IICRC S100.


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Warning… We Have an Upholstery Emergency

July 2, 2012

So what’s the emergency? Hopefully you don’t have one, but a professional cleaner I recently talked to needed a total makeover on his upholstery cleaning process.


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Carpet Cleaning: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

May 1, 2012

Carpet cleaning is an easy industry to get into. Heck, I started up my first cleaning business at the age of 16 with $75! (Used buffer, used mop buckets, used squeegees and used mops!)


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Game Plan: Suspended Soil Removal

May 1, 2012
The purpose of the "Game Plan" is to explore in detail the technical or mechanical process of cleaning carpet.

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Revisiting Moths and Wool Rugs: 10 Years Later

May 1, 2012

Adult clothes moths do not cause damage - it is the larvae, which actually feed on wool, they produce that cause the problem. There are only two kinds of moths to be concerned with: the webbing moth and the casemaking moth.


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Low-Risk, High-Reward: Duct Cleaning

May 1, 2012

What if I said you could potentially double or triple your profits on each job? Would you be interested?

 


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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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Leather 101: How to Properly ID it

April 1, 2012

Business owners are always looking for the next "low-cost, high-return" investment. This could be tile and stone cleaning, area rug cleaning or air duct cleaning. However, none of these have a lower cost entry point than leather cleaning.


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