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Letters to the Editor: August ICS

October 19, 2000
A cleaner sounds off about Bob Wittkamp's August 2000 column...
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‘Scents’ory Perceptions: Do You Deodorize or Reodorize?

October 19, 2000
-- If it smells clean, then it must be clean. This is the perception many carpet-cleaning clients have when it comes to clean carpets. You make the call—do carpet cleaners deodorize or reodorize with the use of scents in formulations?
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Why Ethical Behavior Training is Critical in Today’s Cleaning Marketplace

October 19, 2000
Ethics and ethical business behaviors have become such a critical factor in the marketplace today for all businesses, but most especially for personal service businesses such as carpet and restoration cleaning services.
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Ethical Behavior for Cleaning Professionals, Part 2

September 25, 2000
When jobs are at stake, most people will do whatever is necessary to survive! Only a few will have the courage to put the job at risk when dealing with ethical issues...
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Safely Stripping Floors

September 25, 2000
Utilizing precautionary measures and protective personal equipment, hard floor maintenance technicians can increase their productivity and safety levels.
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Planning for Growth Means Planning Ahead

September 25, 2000
Building in the addition of equipment and personnel into your cleaning or restoration business plan will lend to your company’s longevity and profitability.
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Restoring Mattresses and Box Springs

September 25, 2000
Continuing with his series on “soft” contents restoration, Jeff Bishop addresses bedding units --mattresses and box springs -- and the cleaning/restoration techniques involved.
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Thank You!

September 22, 2000
After several years of serving on the volunteer IICRC Board of Directors, I wish to thank the institute for giving me this wonderful opportunity...
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Editorial Comment: Have a Heart

September 22, 2000
It is with great sadness that I must announce the passing of Gary Berg...
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Restoring Lamp Shades

September 13, 2000
Often, contents restoration includes “soft items,” such as lamp shades framed by delicate fabrics or acetate. Following the recommended steps will leave you and the insured pleased with the results.
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