Last month we discussed why the commercial carpet cleaning conundrum evolved and what the Carpet and Rug Institute is doing with its Seal of Approval programs for vacuums, cleaning chemicals and, eventually, cleaning methods testing using X-ray fluorescent (XRF) technology from NASA.
I just returned from the Carpet and Rug Institute's annual membership
meeting in Dalton, Ga., where the latest news is that cleaning and maintenance is the No.1 consumer concern affecting carpet selection.
This is part two of a series submitted by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification as a public service to those who suffered water-related losses due to storm damage (e.g., hurricane, tornado).
It seems that everywhere you turned during August and September, the news dominating the media, especially The Weather Channel, was all about the succession of hurricanes in Florida and their aftermath along most of the Eastern seaboard.
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.
Have a limited marketing budget but realize the importance of neighborhood marketing? Try doorknob hangers, a low-cost, yet highly effective way to drum up more business. In this episode, John Braun discusses the value of this tactic as well as what you should include on the materials you're hanging.
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.