50 Year Anniversary

ICS 50th: Vince Caffarello

Vince Caffarello is a 52-year veteran of the industry, having started on April 4, 1960. He currently serves as the president of Duraclean International, Inc.

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ICS 50th: Tryna Cooper

Tryna Cooper is a 36-veteran of the industry, having served as the VP of the Professional Cleaning Network (1976-1997), VP of Textile Consultants (1980-present), IICRC Board of Directors (1983-1993), IICRC Secretary (1984-1993) and Connections Founder and Management (2003-2012).

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ICS 50th: Tony Legenstein

Tony Legenstein is a 44-year veteran of the cleaning/restoration industry and president of Certified Carpet (Lancaster, PA).

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ICS 50th: Tom Hill

Tom Hill is the executive director of the IICRC.

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ICS 50th: Steve Kaufman

Steve Kaufman is the president of Pro Line Supply.

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ICS 50th: Pete Consigli

Pete Consigli is a 35+-year veteran of the industry and currently serves as an advisor for the Restoration Industry Association (RIA) and previously served as a trainer/instructor with Dri-Eaz.

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ICS 50th: Nick Paolella

Nick Paolella started in the industry in 1972. He’s the co-owner/founder of Jon-Don.

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ICS 50th: Neil Atkinson

Neil Atkinson is the owner of Chase Carpet Care Co. in Denver, CO.

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ICS 50th: Mike Roden

Mike Roden is a 40-year veteran of the industry and currently serves as the Vice President of Engineering at Sapphire Scientific.

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ICS 50th: Mike Palmer

Mike Palmer is the founder of HydraMaster, having started the company unofficially out of his garage in 1969. He’s recognized as one of the first to manufacture and sell truckmounts nationwide.

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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.

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Grow Your Business and Improve Operations with New Payment Technology

Attend this free webinar to learn how new developments in payment technology can help you close more jobs, increase upselling opportunities and improve operations.


While winter is considered the "slow season" for carpet cleaners, it can also be a season of great opportunity. In this episode of The Hitman Advertising Show, John Braun offers advice for keeping revenue consistent during the cold weather months so you're thriving - and not just surviving - the winter.
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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine


2014 Nov/Dec

The Nov/Dec ICS features content on how to get better meter readings, a roundtable on truckmount development, neighborhood marketing and more. Also included is the annual Buyer’s Guide and Directory.

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Janitorial Work

In addition to residential and commercial carpet cleaning, do you do any janitorial work on the side?
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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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