Articles by Kevin Fisher

Stop Tearing Out Hardwood Floors!

If you've read my articles before, you know that I lean toward minimally invasive drying. This article is no different: if you're a contractor who thinks he can make more money by replacing and repairing, put down the magazine and go get busy with your sledgehammer.
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Using Air Filtration in Water Loss Restoration

Because today's customers are more concerned with indoor air quality, air filtration is often used for customer - and employee - safety and peace of mind. Air filtration devices, or AFDs, are needed in water restoration work whenever the job involves.
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Innovations in Drying

I was watching TV and noticed a story about an upscale hotel in Las Vegas that had a flood on a custom wood floor. The maintenance staff used an airmover to "dry" it out. The floor eventually had to be replaced, and I found myself screaming at the TV the entire time: "Where are the drying panels? Why are you tearing this out? Why haven't you called a restorer?" Then my wife handed me the Ritalin bottle, and I calmed down.
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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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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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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

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