Cleaning & Restoration Industry News

Cleanco Truckmounts Announces Dealer of the Year Awards

Cleanco Truckmounts has awarded Fibreclean Supplies Ltd. (Calgary, Alberta, CA) and Nu-Tech Cleaning Systems (Berkley, MI) as its 2012 Dealers of the Year.

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Aramsco Opens Detroit-Area Distribution Center

Aramsco has opened a new distribution center in Taylor, MI to increase service to existing and potential customers in Michigan and Ohio.

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Legend Brands Announces Strategic Alliance with Chemspec

Legend Brands has announced that it will market the Chemspec line of floor care and fabric cleaning chemicals as part of its products group.

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PuroClean, Allstate form agreement

PuroClean recently announced that it reached an agreement where its franchisees will have an opportunity to service Allstate policyholders through the newly announced Property Good Hands Repair Network program.

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Announcing the League of Hard Flooring Professionals

The League of Hard Flooring Professionals is a non-profit corporation created to provide a centralized source of nationally-recognized experts in the hard floor industry for federal, state and municipal agencies, as well as legislative and judicial bodies.

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Dave Keiter honored with Larry S. Cooper Leadership Award


The Professional Association of Cleaning and Restoration (PACR) held its annual holiday party Friday, Dec. 14, where it honored Dave Keiter of Yellow Van Cleaning and Restoration (Kearney, NE) with the Larry S. Cooper Leadership Award.

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Oriental Rug Cleaning Co. founder H. Mirza Amirkhan passes away

H. Mirza Amirkhan, the founder of The Oriental Rug Cleaning Co., died on December 24, 2012.

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Powr-Flite tabs Eric Hickman as new product manager

Powr-Flite has announced Eric Hickman, a 20-year veteran of the cleaning industry, as its new product manager.

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Eco-friendly cleaners lauded by EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently recognized Joe Bristor and Wanders, Inc. for its leadership in developing an environmentally oriented set of industrial and institutional cleaners as part of the agency’s Design for the Environment (DfE) program.

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Hands-On Mold Remediation Symposium Coming to the Meadowlands Exposition Center on April 9

One-day event will educate professionals on cleaning, restoration and remediation of mold.

Restoration & Remediationand ICS Cleaning Specialist are holding a Mold Remediation Symposium on Tuesday, April 9 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, N.J. in response to Superstorm Sandy, where the principals, processes and products of mold remediation will be presented in a hands-on fashion.

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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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