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Basic Coatings Announces New Blog

Weekly posts include the latest information and developments in floor care

Basic Coatings has launched a new blog, featuring a collection of posts written by Basic Coatings experts to give readers more insight on the floor care industry. 


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2013 Marks 35th Anniversary for Jon-Don

Over the years, the company has been guided by a philosophy called “Partners for Success.”

Jon-Don, a leading distributor of products, equipment, and training for independent contractors and in-house service providers founded in 1978 by John and Nick Paolella, is celebrating 35 years in business.


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Nu-Tech Holds Annual Customer Appreciation Day

Customers came out to enjoy BBQ and product demos

Nu-Tech Cleaning Systems held its annual customer appreciation day on Thursday, July 25 at its Berkley, MI facility.


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Chemspec Hires Director of Product Development

Chemspec intends to develop enhanced analytical lab capabilities and to build an efficacy testing lab

Chemspec, which just celebrated its 45 year anniversary, has hired Sean Eubanks to be the company’s Director of Product Development, according to a press release.


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IICRC Exam OK’ed for Florida Mold Remediation Licensure

The MRS program is the IICRC’s first stand alone, single exam certification

The Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has announced that its Mold Removal Specialist (MRS) certification exam is accepted for applicants seeking mold remediation licensure in the state of Florida. 


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IICRC Opens Nominations for 2014 Board of Directors Positions

Submissions are due to the IICRC Headquarters no later than July 19, 2013.

The Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification(IICRC) has announced in a press release that it has opened nominations for the 2014 IICRC Board of Directors. 


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Dri-Eaz Names Jim Hassi Sales Manager

Hassi brings more than 20 years of sales and distribution management experience to the role

Dri-Eaz Products has promoted Jim Hassi to Sales Manager for the U.S. and Canada, the company released in a press release.


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IICRC S520 Draft Standard Now Available for Public Review

IICRC S520 is a procedural standard and reference guide for the remediation of mold damaged structures and contents

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has announced in a press release that the revised draft of the S520 Standard is available now for public review and comment.


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Debunking the Carpet Reversal Mystery

This problem typically occurs in the kind of densely constructed plush carpeting often installed in large hotels and ballrooms

The condition known as “carpet reversal” often develops after carpets have been cleaned using the extraction method.


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HydraMaster, U.S. Products to Launch Facebook Floor Covering Series June 27

According to a press release, HydraMaster and its sister company U.S. Products announced the beginning of a new Facebook educational series for home and business floor covering owners on effective, safe, and often very simple daily procedures to clean and maintain various floor coverings and prevent premature wear and damage.


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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.

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While winter is considered the "slow season" for carpet cleaners, it can also be a season of great opportunity. In this episode of The Hitman Advertising Show, John Braun offers advice for keeping revenue consistent during the cold weather months so you're thriving - and not just surviving - the winter.
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2014 Nov/Dec

The Nov/Dec ICS features content on how to get better meter readings, a roundtable on truckmount development, neighborhood marketing and more. Also included is the annual Buyer’s Guide and Directory.

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