Cleaning & Restoration Breaking News

Construction Activity Advances Three Percent in April

The value of new construction contracts increased three percent in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $476.5 billion, according to the F.W. Dodge Division of the McGraw-Hill Companies.
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Home Depot opens 1200th store

The Home Depot recently celebrated the opening of its 1,200th store.
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3M Commercial Care Launches Web Site

3M Commercial Care recently launched a new web site that provides information on products, training, industry news, upcoming shows and links to related sites.
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3M Commercial Care Launches Web Site

3M Commercial Care recently launched a new web site that provides information on products, training, industry news, upcoming shows and links to related sites.
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City Kit May Save Companies From Big Fines

The City outreach materials are designed especially for companies in the cleaning industry and their customers.
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City Kit May Save Companies From Big Fines

The City outreach materials are designed especially for companies in the cleaning industry and their customers.
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CFI Chapter Plans ‘Operation Carpet Care-ing’ Project

The Central California chapter of the Carpet & Fabric Institute is looking for carpet cleaners to participate in its first annual “OPERATION CARPET CARE-ING”.
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Spartan Chemical Company celebrates 45th anniversary

Spartan Chemical Company, Inc. celebrated its 45th anniversary in May. The company is a leading manufacturer of brand name chemical specialty and industrial maintenance products.
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House2Home opens 17 new stores in Southern California

HomeBase, Inc. opened 17 House2Home(TM) home decorating superstores throughout greater Los Angeles over the Memorial Day weekend.
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ALTO moves production to Arkansas

ALTO will move the manufacturing, customer/ technical services and distribution of its pressure water product line to its Springdale, Ark. facility in July.
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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.

1/27/15 2:00 pm EST

Grow Your Business and Improve Operations with New Payment Technology

Attend this free webinar to learn how new developments in payment technology can help you close more jobs, increase upselling opportunities and improve operations.

Podcasts

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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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine

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2015 Jan/Feb

The Jan/Feb ICS issue features content on cleaning services during the winter time, commercial cleaning, rug cleaning, new with rugs, marketing for restoration and new products.

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Janitorial Work

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The Carpet Cleaner's Book of Unlimited Success! (ebook)

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ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

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TRUCKMOUNT EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GUIDE

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