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9 Carpet Cleaning/Carpet Trends to Watch for in 2015

There are nine trends to be aware of in the carpet manufacturing and cleaning industry in 2015, according to U.S. Products. 


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ARCS 2015 Convention Scheduled for March 4-6 in New Orleans

The Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS) will hold its 2015 convention March 4-6 at the Maison Dupuy Hotel in the French Quarter of New Orleans, according to an announcement on the ARCS website.


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WMC Associates is Kaivac’s New Manufacturer’s Representative Group

 Kaivac has announced that WMC Associates, a manufacturers’ representative firm founded in 2002 and headquartered in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, will represent the company in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut, according to a press release. 


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Legend Brands Scores “Innovation Award” from RPM International

RPM International recently presented Legend Brands with its second-annual “Innovation Award,” according to a news release.


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Don Snider Appointed Legend Brands Director of Chemical Products

Snider has over 20 years of industry experience.

Legend Brands has named Don Snider to its newly created Director of Chemical Products position, according to a press release.


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HydraMaster Appoints New GM

Pete Stamper, an established business leader, has joined HydraMaster as its new General Manager, according to a press release. 


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Basic Coatings Tabs Tom Swidnicki as Midwest Regional Manager

Basic Coatings has announced Tom Swidnicki as its new Midwest Regional Manager, according to a press release. 


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Holiday Carpet Cleaning Tips

For carpets, the holidays can be tough.


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Legend Brands Donates to Non-Profit Atlanta Community ToolBank

Legend Brands’ gift will be presented by the Atlanta-based company that manages the Legend Rewards program.

In honor of its loyal customers who participate in the Legend Rewards program, Legend Brands has presented a holiday donation to Atlanta Community ToolBank, a charity that loans out tools to non-profit organizations for community projects in the Atlanta metropolitan region, according to a press release.


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Winter Hard Floor Care Pitfalls and Solutions

Many cleaning professionals were caught off guard last winter, especially when it came to protecting their customers' floors.


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

Don’t worry about the recession or about your competition.  Now you can be the owner of over 400 ways for carpet cleaning professionals to make more money and get more jobs!

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ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

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TRUCKMOUNT EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GUIDE

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