Cleaning & Restoration Industry News

ASCR Discusses the Aftermath of a Fire

The National Institute of Disaster Restoration (NIDR) an institute of the Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration (ASCR) recently conducted symposiums for more than 200 restoration specialists on the after effects of a fire.
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Surfaces 2001 Hits Las Vegas

Surfaces 2001 will be held Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2001 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev. Pre-Show Workshops will be held Jan. 30th and will feature such topics as Profit Driven Leadership, Designing with Tile, and Weaving Dollars from Woven Carpet.
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Clausen Carpet, Manny’s Sanitary Supplies offer team up to offer training

John Boardman, national sales and training manager of Clausen Carpet Solutions recently conducted four carpet seminars for Manny’s Sanitary Supplies of New Orleans.
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DeBolt, Peerless named Misco Products rep

Misco Products Corp. has appointed Coral Springs, FL-based DeBolt Co. and Dallas, TX-based Peerless Marketing manufacturer’s representatives in selling its MPC brand of maintenance solutions and its new Majestic brand of carpet-cleaning solutions.
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IFMA report says outsourcing part of corporate strategic plans

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) recently concluded a study, “Outlook on Outsourcing,” that concluded more than 70% of the survey’s study utilize outsourcing as part of a company strategic plan.
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New CRI label designed to identify tested, effective vacuum cleaners

The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) has initiated a voluntary Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Vacuum Cleaner Testing Program.
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CFR partners with All-Lines Leasing

CFR Corp. and All-Lines Leasing Co. recently announced their partnership in offering CFR Corp. customers additional leasing options for cleaning equipment.
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Betco, HSCA sign three-year contract

Betco Corp. and national healthcare purchasing organization Health Services Corporation of America (HSCA) recently signed a three-year contract effective until March 2003.
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National Safety Council publishes catalog

The National Safety Council has published its Summer 2000 Product and Services Catalog.
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Windsor names Hanko vp of operations

Windsor Industries has named Jeffrey Hanko executive vice president of operations.
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The 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition

A look in photos at the 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition, which was held from April 24-26 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas.


Arguably, sending out a client newsletter is the No. 1 key to a reliable cleaning business. In this episode of The Hitman Advertising Show, John Braun covers the true value of mail newsletters, how to send them, how often to send them and more.
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2014 October

The October issue of ICS features stories on the 2015 ICE Expo, differentiation, deodorizing, upholstery cleaning, facebook advertising, up-selling, rug cleaning, the rug tour, and cool products.

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The Carpet Cleaner's Book of Unlimited Success! (ebook)

Don’t worry about the recession or about your competition.  Now you can be the owner of over 400 ways for carpet cleaning professionals to make more money and get more jobs!

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