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Successfully Cleaning Oriental Rugs

March 8, 2001
Without the proper training and execution of precautionary measures, the next Oriental rug you clean may become your responsibility.
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Safety First, My Dad Always Said

March 8, 2001
Basic work safety issues, such as chemical, equipment, personal and floor safety, should be included in your Hard Surface Floor care manual.
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So You Want To Be An Appraiser?

March 8, 2001
It takes more than a love for rugs and textiles to make the appraisal cut.
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CCINW Trade Show to Rock Seattle

March 8, 2001
Attendees will be able to make a “hands-on” comparison of operating equipment from several manufacturers in addition to viewing a collection of products in a show area that spans more than 25,000 sq. ft.
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Freedom Is Just Another Word For Success

March 8, 2001
Focus on using your cleaning/restoration business as a vehicle to achieve financial freedom, rather than burning the years away just making a living.
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Defining the IICRC

March 6, 2001
Organization or association? Are those paying fees known as members or registrants? Not knowing the difference can lead to misperceptions and misconceptions.
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Use Rules As Tools & Guides, Not As Walls or Fences in Your Cleaning Business

March 6, 2001
The purpose of a rule is to provide us with an opportunity to learn from the knowledge and experience of those who created the rule.
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Letters to the Editor: The ICS Bulletin Board

March 6, 2001
Without it, I would be in far worse shape as I would have no encouragement, thoughts and prayers from my colleagues.
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Editorial Comment: Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

March 6, 2001
Just when you think you’ve seen it all, you get a call that blows you out of the water, literally. That’s exactly what happened to restorer Ruth Travis, owner of Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Interior Care, Inc., when she was asked to clean and restore a damaged menagerie that included a zebra, a giraffe, a wildebeest and an antelope.
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Understanding Optical Brighteners

February 9, 2001
Properly used and applied, optical brighteners may solve some problems and improve results of cleaning or corrective attempts.
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