- THE MAGAZINE
The main difference is the technology used to dehumidify the air passing through the unit.
When we were putting together the ICS 50th anniversary issue last February (www.icsmag.com/50), I remember speaking with Claude Blackburn about his early days in the industry.
You might have heard the quote, “Those who can’t do, teach.” That’s hardly the case in the cleaning and restoration industry.
Traditionally in the carpet cleaning industry, it’s the women who are the target customers, not the owners, cleaners and educators. But women are playing a more prominent role today than ever before in the cleaning and restoration sectors.
Like so many others today that are involved in bio-hazard, trauma and crime scene cleaning, there’s a personal tragedy that ignited Dan Bowen’s interest and involvement in the field.
A friend just bought an Asian food café and the loop-pile nylon carpets haven’t been cleaned in about 2½ years. There are heavy food soils and the walkways are matted with grease. What can I do to clean the carpet?
As someone who is active in the industry and yet still goes out on water damage jobs, I am constantly amazed at the quality of work in our industry.