50 Year Anniversary

ICS 50th: Gene Marcinkowski

February 4, 2013

Gene Marcinkowski is the Director Emeritus of the Carpet & Fabricare Institute (CFI).


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ICS 50th: Rug Cleaning Reflections with Ellen Amirkhan

February 4, 2013

Ellen Amirkhan is a 33-year veteran of the cleaning/restoration industry and currently serves as the co-owner of Master Rug Cleaner, LLC and the president of Oriental Rug Cleaning Co. (Dallas, TX).


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ICS 50th: Doyle Bloss

February 4, 2013

Doyle Bloss is a 38-year veteran of the industry (including 30 years spent on the supply side). He currently works as the marketing and brand manager for HydraMaster/U.S. Products.


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ICS 50th: Dave Keiter

February 4, 2013

Dave Keiter is the owner of Yellow Van Cleaning Services (Kearney, NE).


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ICS 50th: Craig Jasper

February 4, 2013

Craig Jasper is an IICRC-approved instructor and Master Textile Cleaner, Master Fire and Smoke Restorer, Master Water Restorer. He currently serves as the first vice president and head of the marketing committee for the IICRC.


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ICS 50th: Claude Blackburn

February 4, 2013

Claude Blackburn spent over 30 years in the industry. He’s best known for being the founder of Dri-Eaz products.


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ICS 50th: Chuck Monson

February 4, 2013

Chuck Monson is the Vice President of Rotovac Corporation.


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ICS 50th: Brian Kornet

February 4, 2013

Brian Kornet is a 37-year veteran of the industry and current president of Fabra Cleen.


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ICS 50th: Bob Spalten

February 4, 2013

Bob Spalten is the owner of Aladdin Cleaning and Restoration (San Antonio, TX).


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ICS 50th: Bob Bonwell

February 4, 2013

Bob Bonwell is a 28-year veteran of the industry and the president/owner of Advantage Marketing, Inc.


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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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Most cleaners rely on their online marketing presence to get jobs. But Google hasn't made things easy lately with their algorithm updates, which has impacted a lot of cleaning sites. Here's a look at some tips and suggestions to improve your Google ranking.
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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine

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2014 June/July

The June/July issue of ICS features stories on add-on services, carpet repair, cleaning silk rugs and ranking websites on Google.

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Social Media

Social media is a good way to regularly keep in touch and interact with current clients and reach potential ones. What social mediums do you use in your cleaning/restoration business?
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Over 30 authors – over 40 articles…from attorneys, contractors, consultants, instructors and others, both inside and outside the restoration industry. R & R, C & R and Cleanfax, opened their archives and gave us the best they had, other chapters were created just for the “Get Paid!” book and its readers. And every one of them has ideas for how to get paid what you are owed.

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ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

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TRUCKMOUNT EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GUIDE

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