50 Year Anniversary

ICS 50th: Mike Lynch

Mike Lynch, a 38-year veteran of the cleaning/restoration industry, is the president of Carolina Cleaning Network, Inc. (Gastonia, N.C.).

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ICS 50th: Larry Cooper

Larry Cooper is a 41-year veteran of the industry and is the president of Textile Consultants and Meetings and Events.

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ICS 50th: Kenway Mead

Kenway Mead served as the Executive Director of the IICRC from 1984-2001 prior to Tom Hill, who currently serves in that capacity.

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ICS 50th: Ken Snow

Ken Snow is a 30-year veteran of the industry. His business, Hagopian Cleaning Services (Oak Park, MI) is celebrating its 74th year of business in March 2013.

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ICS 50th: Karl Heinrich

Karl Heinrich is a 37-year veteran of the industry.

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ICS 50th: John Sales

John Sales is the founder of Steamaction International.

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ICS 50th: Jim Roden

Jim Roden is the founder of Prochem.

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ICS 50th: Jeff Bishop’s Timeline of Industry Memories

Jeff Bishop is a 41-year veteran of the cleaning/restoration industry. He is an internationally-recognized author and trainer, and he serves as an IICRC, SCRT and ICRA volunteer.

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ICS 50th: Hank Unck and Tony Wheelwright (IICRC)

Hank Unck is the Secretary, Executive Committee of the IICRC and Tony Wheelwright is International Vice President, Executive Committee of the IICRC.

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ICS 50th: Huey Miller, Jr.

Huey Miller, Jr., is a second-generation and 37-year veteran of the industry.

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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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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine


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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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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