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Editorial Comment: The Growth of Mold as an Industry Concern

February 1, 2002
Back in my newspaper days, there was a storefront building in a community that I covered, which was earmarked for demolition.
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Floor Decor acquires Eagle Eye Scandinavian Distribution

February 1, 2002
Floor Decor, Inc. completes its acquisition of Eagle Eye Scandinavian Distribution Ltd.
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IICRC President's Corner: Time Well Spent

February 1, 2002
Developing a scientifically verifiable protocol takes time and volunteer effort.

The process is proven, but there's one ingredient

that's always necessary:
The Volunteer.

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CFI Executive Message

February 1, 2002
CFI Member News
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A proactive approach to cleaning

January 15, 2002
Preparation is key to any well-done effort. Nowhere is that truth more self-evident than in our industry.
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Basic requirements for mold growth

January 15, 2002
It's a major concern for cleaners today. But before you begin to take on mold remediation, read on.
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Getting Back to Business

January 10, 2002
Now is not the time to hunker down, letting the terrorists of Sept. 11 get their way by changing our way of life, and our way of doing business. It's time to get this economy back on line, and we can help assure that eventuality takes place sooner by doing business. That is the American Way.
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The Training Corner: Technology & Training for the Cleaning Professional

December 11, 2001
Computer technology is the secret weapon of the cleaning professional. The timesaving value and the customer communication value are enormous. It can improve the consumers' perception of your technicians.
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Building a Profitable Business: Distance Learning and the Cleaning Professional

December 11, 2001
Business consultants tell us that the single biggest expense on a cleaning company's ledger is labor. This makes sense when you consider that we are a labor-intensive service industry. With this in mind, it makes sense that better trained technicians are more efficient, thus spending less time on labor.
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The Computer Revolution

December 11, 2001
In case you haven't noticed, the computer revolution has come and gone. That isn't to say that computers don't continue to revolutionize the way we do things. They do. It's just that most people have realized the importance of computers in their daily lives, business or otherwise.
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