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A Life Well Lived

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: In his premiere column, Steve Toburen reminds everyone success in business does not automatically equal success in life.
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How Did You Get Started in the Cleaning Business?

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As a new columnist to ICS, Bob Merkt shares his background, experiences, vision for the hard floor maintenance technician, and his love for the industry.
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Clean Streaks or Dirty Streaks? It’s All the Same

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Do you know what the definition of insanity is? “Doing the same things over and over and over again, but expecting different results.” Have you ever had to redo a carpeted area of a facility because lines showed up the day after you had cleaned the carpet?
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Troubleshooting Commercial Carpet Problems

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The dark side of cleaning commercial carpet becomes apparent when working with artificial lighting. Armed with a few tricks-of-the-trade, frustrations on the manager and cleaning crew can be avoided.
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The September issue of ICS features stories on moisture detection, disinfectant services, neighborhood marketing, then we discuss the last level of being phenomenal, and cool products.

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