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Clean Streaks or Dirty Streaks? It’s All the Same

December 14, 2000
Do you know what the definition of insanity is? “Doing the same things over and over and over again, but expecting different results.” Have you ever had to redo a carpeted area of a facility because lines showed up the day after you had cleaned the carpet?
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Notes From the Desk: And They’re Off...

December 13, 2000
I have some good news and some bad news for you. The bad news is that Commercial Floor Care as a supplement will be put to rest following this issue. The good news is that it will reappear as a full-fledged quarterly magazine in February 2001!
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Notes From the Desk: Success!

December 13, 2000
Following the Premiere Issue of Commercial Floor Care (March 2000), our readers affirmed what we knew: there was a need for a new magazine that focused solely on commercial floor care, and we filled it.
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Troubleshooting Commercial Carpet Problems

December 13, 2000
The dark side of cleaning commercial carpet becomes apparent when working with artificial lighting. Armed with a few tricks-of-the-trade, frustrations on the manager and cleaning crew can be avoided.
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Extending the Strip Cycle: Aggressive Scrubbing

December 13, 2000
There are occasions in the course of the implementing the hard floor maintenance service program when you may not have the time, resources or manpower to perform a strip as scheduled.
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Editorial Comment: The Spirits That Move Us

December 4, 2000
As you prepare to celebrate the holidays, and the true start of the new millennium, I ask that you look back on this year, and ask yourself how you could have done things differently...
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Restoring Tapestries and Fabric Wall Hangings

December 4, 2000
Restoring wall art, or tapestries, could be tricky, not to mention expensive, if the correct procedures aren’t followed for complete restoration.
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Protectors: Is There Beauty in Their Protection, or Protection in Their Beauty?

December 4, 2000
Understanding the properties, usage and characteristics of carpet and upholstery protectors, especially fluorocarbon resins, plays a large role in delivering better service to your customers and to your own safety.
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The Changing of the Guard

December 4, 2000
In his final article for ICS, long-time columnist Stanley Quentin Hulin pays homage to all hard floor maintenance professionals.
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Open Communications

December 4, 2000
Last month, I briefly discussed the IICRC Board of Directors. This time, I would like to talk about the board in more detail.
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