Robert Lindsay

Bob is the editor of ICS Cleaning Specialist magazine. He can be reached at 518.346.0493

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Editorial Comment: Getting the Facts Straight Now

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It seems that the Insurance Industry is gearing up for its 'War on Mold,' given the happenings in Texas these days. There, state Insurance Commissioner Jose Montemayor appointed a 19-member Advisory Task Force for Mold-Related Claims.
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Getting Back to Business

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Now is not the time to hunker down, letting the terrorists of Sept. 11 get their way by changing our way of life, and our way of doing business. It's time to get this economy back on line, and we can help assure that eventuality takes place sooner by doing business. That is the American Way.
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The Computer Revolution

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In case you haven't noticed, the computer revolution has come and gone. That isn't to say that computers don't continue to revolutionize the way we do things. They do. It's just that most people have realized the importance of computers in their daily lives, business or otherwise.
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A Comprehensive Package of Information

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ICS Cleaning Specialist is leading the charge in the use of cutting-edge technology to benefit our readers.
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Tips for Removing Light to Heavy Pet Urine Contamination

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The first step in proper pet odor removal? Remove the source of the contamination. But since most customers probably won't go for getting rid of the family pet, a proper and thorough cleaning is usually the answer.
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A Wand by Any Other Name

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In the world of wands and upholstery tools, the variety is both head spinning and calming. There's something for every category of cleaning. It's all a matter of selecting the right piece of equipment for your specific needs.
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September 11, 2001: A Day We'll Not Forget

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On Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, life may have been changed forever in the United States. Here, some cleaners offer their voices on the devastating terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
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Innovations in Vacuums

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While cleaners continue to ask for bells and whistles - which manufacturers are willing to provide - the move seems to be on offering vacuums that offer less of the spectacular, with more emphasis on durability and reliability.
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Hello, ICS readers

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An editorial change at ICS, yes. But our commitment remains: Give our readers the information they need to run successful businesses.
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Fire-Up Those Vacuums

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With California's struggle with power generation remaining a more than passing concern, it's no wonder vacuum manufacturers continue to consider better ways to power professional-level vacuums.
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