Articles by Jeffrey Stouffer

Carpet-Cleaning Chemical Market Study

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Podcasts

Arguably, sending out a client newsletter is the No. 1 key to a reliable cleaning business. In this episode of The Hitman Advertising Show, John Braun covers the true value of mail newsletters, how to send them, how often to send them and more.
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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine

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2014 October

The October issue of ICS features stories on the 2015 ICE Expo, differentiation, deodorizing, upholstery cleaning, facebook advertising, up-selling, rug cleaning, the rug tour, and cool products.

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Janitorial Work

In addition to residential and commercial carpet cleaning, do you do any janitorial work on the side?
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THE ICS STORE

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The Carpet Cleaner's Book of Unlimited Success! (ebook)

Don’t worry about the recession or about your competition.  Now you can be the owner of over 400 ways for carpet cleaning professionals to make more money and get more jobs!

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ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

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TRUCKMOUNT EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GUIDE

Truckmount.jpgEquipment listings and specifications from the leading industry manufacturers.

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