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Letters to the Editor: The Cotton Wet Mop

December 4, 2000
I was made aware of an article that was published in your September issue of ICS Cleaning Specialist by a mop manufacturer in the industry. He was concerned with some of the points made in the article and how they were at odds with industry norms.
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Business Training Tips 2000

December 4, 2000
The skills that make you successful in your business are the same as those used in establishing a successful training format for your employees!
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Preconditioning Your Cleaning Client

December 4, 2000
As a professional cleaning or restoration specialist, everything you do must point toward one of these two primary goals—Making a Profit and Staying in Business.
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How Increased Airflow & Low Moisture Lead to Cleaner Carpets

December 4, 2000
Getting freshly cleaned carpets dry should not be a problem if you pay attention to several factors, including the amount of moisture left behind, additional extraction passes or by using low moisture cleaning methods.
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A New Beginning

October 19, 2000
Newly appointed IICRC President Lee Zimmerman introduces himself to the masses.
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Editorial Comment: SummerFest 2000

October 19, 2000
Carpet cleaners from all corners of the United States and Canada gathered in Atlanta, Sept. 29-Oct. 1, for SummerFest 2000.
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‘Soft’ Contents Restoration: Pillows

October 19, 2000
Taking the proper steps when restoring bed pillows following smoke or fire damage yield excellent results—often a brand new pillow.
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Preventing Property Damage Before it Happens

October 19, 2000
Without a good property damage prevention program and awareness, your chances for success in hard floor maintenance are decreased. By conducting pre-inspections, profits can be applied to the bottom line and not to repairs.
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Reducing Mineral Content in Water Increases Cleaning Results

October 19, 2000
Used properly, water-softening units increase productivity and carpet cleaning results, while decreasing downtime.
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Refocus on Your Business Plan and Regain Sight of Your Goals

October 19, 2000
A properly executed and well-thought out business plan is an important part of your carpet cleaning business. However, without dedicated focus and attention, the slightest distraction can make a good plan fail.
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