Articles by Jeff Fystrom

Moving Toward Occupied Cleaning

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Cleaning when a facility is open, occupied and operating used to be unheard of – after all, those noisy vacuums, dangerously wet floors, and soggy carpets were both a nuisance and a danger. But times have changed.
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Hard- and Soft-Floor Care Equipment for Every Need

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In a perfect world, your cleaning tasks would dictate your hard- and soft-floor cleaning equipment needs and purchases. But, truth be told, more often than not budget is the deciding factor in equipment selection. Whether your budget is big or small, you can still make educated equipment choices that will ensure you get the job done right.
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Six Essential Pieces of Carpet Care Equipment

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Proper carpet maintenance relies on a combination of the right cleaning processes with the right cleaning equipment. A comprehensive carpet care program is a good example: this customized cleaning schedule targets three specific phases of carpet care that requires a minimum of six pieces of carpet care equipment to implement effectively.
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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.


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


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 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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