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Cleaning Smoke Damaged Window Treatments--Part 1, Draperies

February 9, 2001
The complete range of drapery restoration opportunities are often overlooked by restorers and insurance adjusters alike. They’ve been overwhelmed with stories of drapery shrinkage, fabric deterioration, circling, sun streaking, and removal and rehanging. In reality, the probability of problems with draperies is greatly reduced, if restorers follow a few simple guidelines.
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Hard Surface Floor Cleaning Manual – Do You Have One?

February 9, 2001
A manual is your road map for cleaning. Without it, it will be difficult to hold the technician accountable for what they are expected to do.
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Recipe Magic in Carpet Cleaning

February 9, 2001
Got vinegar? Staple kitchen items such as vinegar, lemon juice and ammonia can help make your next emergency cleaning job easier.
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Which Do You Put First—Your Cleaning Customer or Your Employee?

February 9, 2001
Taking care of your most expensive and valuable asset—your technicians—will result in a more profitable and successful business.
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Letters to the Editor: Stan Hulin Will Be Missed

February 6, 2001
I have been in the floor care maintenance field for some 29 years now and I wish to praise as much as I possibly can your recent article by Stanley Hulin in the December 2000 issue of ICS. In fact, I want to shout from the rooftops, “Thank you Mr. Hulin” for your praise of the hard floor care technician.
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Changes in the Industry

February 6, 2001
Along with the continually evolving cleaning and restoration industry it serves, the IICRC has also been expanding its educational and certification offerings.
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The Cleaner’s Guide to Saving Money by Spending Wisely

February 6, 2001
Habits are hard to break, especially bad ones. By not having a purchasing plan implemented, your bottom line will continue to decrease, while your debts increase.
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Editorial Comment: Get A Jump Start on Spring Cleaning

February 6, 2001
Get ready for the new season with spring cleaning promos, mailers and phone calls.
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A Life Well Lived

February 6, 2001
: In his premiere column, Steve Toburen reminds everyone success in business does not automatically equal success in life.
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Notes from the Desk: The Best is Yet to Come!

February 1, 2001
Throughout this premiere issue, we have remained persistent in our principle goal of providing informative and stimulating articles. Included within the pages of this issue are extensive feature articles...
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