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10 Reasons Why Heat is Crucial to Carpet Cleaning

Some professionals are unaware of why heat is so essential when it comes to cleaning carpets

Most cleaning and building professionals know that heat is one of the four fundamentals of effective cleaning (the other three are time, agitation, and chemical action). 


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ProTeam Named JAN-PRO’s Vendor of the Year

This award recognizes ProTeam for advancements in technology

ProTeam has been named Vendor of the Year by JAN-PRO, the worldwide commercial cleaning franchise.


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ISSA Expanding INTERCLEAN 2014

2014 event expected to have most exhibitors in show history

To further strengthen visitors’ return on investment, ISSA has expanded attendee attractions for this year’s ISSA/INTERCLEAN® North America trade show, which takes place November 4-7, at the Orange County Convention in Orlando, FL, USA, according to a press release.


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An Industry First: New England Truckmount Makes PTO History

 In May 2014, New England Truckmount made PTO installation history when it installed a White Magic Pro-1200 direct drive unit into a 2010 GMC Savana 1500 cargo van with a 5.3 liter engine, according to a press release.  


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ServiceMonster CEO to Join IICRCA Board of Directors

The IICRCA’s mission is to be a global voice for inspection, cleaning, and restoration associations to help foster communication, education, and networking opportunities

ServiceMonster has announced that Joe Kowalski, co-founder and CEO of Principal Focus, LLC, was recently selected to join the board of directors for the International Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Council of Associations (IICRCA), according to a press release.


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ProTeam Joins LUNG FORCE to Stress Importance of IAQ

Interact with ProTeam on Twitter and Facebook for ProTeam to donate additional funds for the cause

ProTeam has joined American Lung Association’s “LUNG FORCE” to fight against lung cancer in women, the next step in ProTeams long-standing educational partnership with the American Lung Association to educate the public about the importance of healthy indoor air, according to a press release.


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ISSA/INTERCLEAN Among Fastest Growing, Top Trade Shows

ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America draws more than 700 exhibitors each year from more than 30 countries

The ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America trade show has been ranked as one of the top 50 fastest growing trade shows.


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Experience Organizers Searching For 5 Guest Speakers for Fall Show

A cash prize of $2,500 will be awarded to the top guest speaker, based on feedback from a panel of industry judges

The Experience is extending an invitation to cleaners and restorers, who are actively involved in providing services and management, to present as a guest speaker at The Experience Convention and Trade Show.


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Carpet Mold: How to Identify and Resolve this Problematic Issue

ometimes it is hard to detect if there is mold, especially in carpeting

Mold in carpeting is a far bigger and more dangerous problem than many people realize. 


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COIT Cleaning and Restoration Earns Safety Accolade

The award acknowledges companies whose corporate culture makes safety a value system

COIT Cleaning and Restoration has received the Safety National and Wells Fargo Insurance Services award in recognition of achieving an outstanding safety record, according to a press release.


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

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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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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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