Articles by Jeff Bishop

Commercial Carpet Cleaning Conundrum - Part 1

September 8, 2005
The Carpet and Rug Institute commissioned a survey of residential and commercial consumer attitudes toward carpet. Know what they found?
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Carpet Cleaning or Rocket Science?

March 8, 2005
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.
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An Innovation in Commercial Carpet Cleaning

January 11, 2005
In August 2004 a new innovation in commercial carpet cleaning was introduced, an innovation that's too good to go unnoticed by the industry.
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IICRC Storm Damage Restoration Recommendations (Part 2)

January 11, 2005
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).
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IICRC Storm Damage Restoration Recommendations - Part 1

December 10, 2004
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.
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Air Filtration Devices on Disaster Jobs

October 12, 2004
At least once a week, I get calls about the use of HEPA-rated (99.97 percent at 0.3 microns) air filtration devices (AFDs), negative air machines, and air scrubbers on disaster restoration jobs.
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Lawsuits and Water Losses

August 12, 2004
With all the media hype and misinformation about mold these days, many water-restoration contractors find themselves on the receiving end of lawsuits sooner or later.
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Particulates in Restoration Situations: Hazards and Solutions

July 12, 2004
I recently received a call on a subject that is of increasing concern in the fire-restoration work place.
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IICRC S520 Mold Remediation Standard: Separating Fact from Fiction (Part 4)

May 19, 2004
For almost four years now, the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification has been collecting information, reviewing the scientific literature, debating technique and writing its long-awaited Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Mold Remediation, IICRC S520.
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IICRC S520 Mold Remediation Standard: Separating Fact from Fiction (Part 3)

April 15, 2004
For almost four years now, the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has been collecting information, reviewing the scientific literature, debating technique and writing its long-awaited Standard and Reference Guide for Mold Remediation, the IICRC S520.
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