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Carpet-Cleaning Chemical Market Study

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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.
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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine

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2014 September

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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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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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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