Articles by Jeffrey Stouffer

Carpet-Cleaning Chemical Market Study

February 1, 2012
Welcome to ICS Cleaning Specialist’s 10th commissioned market study designed to gauge the opinions and preferences of floor care professionals with regard to carpet-cleaning chemicals and suppliers.
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Truckmount Maintenance: The ICS Q&A

January 13, 2012

For many carpet cleaning professionals, few investments have the potential to have the impact – either good or bad – on the bottom line like a truckmount.


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Breaking Down the Business of Bio-Recovery

November 3, 2011
It's hard to argue that of all the different niches in the cleaning and restoration industry, bio-recovery (better know as crime scene cleanup) gets the lion's share of the spotlight.
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Vacuums: The Unheralded Equipment Essential

October 18, 2011
When it comes to their equipment, professional carpet cleaners will wax eloquent on truckmounts, wands and hoses...
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Truckmounts: The ICS Interview

August 17, 2011
When it comes to carpet cleaning, truck-mounted equipment does occupy a dominant space in the industry, and in the last 10 years, the segment has seen some definitive changes.
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How Software Fits Into the Cleaning Equation

July 18, 2011

If there’s one thing you can saw about technology, it’s that it doesn’t stay in one place for very long.


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The ICS 2011 Disaster Restoration & Remediation Market Study

March 1, 2011
The annual ICS Disaster Restoration & Remediation Market Study is an examination of the opinions and preferences of restoration and remediation professionals concerning their business.
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2011 Carpet-Cleaning Chemical Market Study

February 2, 2011
Welcome to ICS Cleaning Specialist’s ninth commissioned market study designed to gauge the opinions and preferences of floor care professionals.
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RIA opens convention, announces 2010 Phoenix Award winners

March 25, 2010
The Restoration Industry Association opened its 65th Annual Convention & Exhibition at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, Ga., March 23-27, with a full day of pre-conference courses Wednesday and a welcome reception in the exhibition hall that evening.
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The ICS 2010 Disaster Restoration & Remediation Market Study

March 8, 2010
The ICS Disaster Restoration & Remediation Market Study is an examination of the opinions and preferences of restoration and remediation professionals concerning their business. The overall purpose of the study is to measure the opinions and preferences of professionals concerning their disaster restoration and remediation business.
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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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THE ICS STORE

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Get Paid! (ebook)
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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