Articles by Greg Trigeiro

Does SOA Mean SOL for Professional Carpet Cleaners?

The CFI Symposium & Showcase held in Torrance, Calif. last year was such an overwhelming success that it’s returning this year, “New and Improved.”
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CFI Report: CFI Chapter News

The Carpet & FabriCare Institute’s carpet cleaning, mold remediation, and water damage restoration Symposium & Showcase held at the Torrance Marriott in Torrance, Calif. in July 2006 was such an overwhelming success that CFI has elected to return with a “New and Improved” Symposium for 2007.
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CFI Chapter News

The CFI San Diego chapter had a successful charity event with eight companies volunteering to clean the local Ronald McDonald House. Carpet was cleaned throughout the rooms, offices and hallways; tile and grout was cleaned in the bathrooms, laundry room and two kitchens; several area rugs were cleaned along with all the upholstered furniture in the rooms, offices and conference room.
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CFI Chapter News

The San Diego chapter of the CFI recently held a chapter meeting featuring a presentation on the new guidelines for carpet warranties from carpet mills Mohawk, Shaw and Beaulieu beginning with carpet sold in 2007. There was much discussion and speculation on how these new guidelines would play out over the next several years.
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CFI Chapter News

The CFI Central Coast Chapter recently organized an effort to provide charity cleaning to the Palo Alto, Calif. Ronald McDonald House. This charity cleaning effort brought the services of certified cleaning professionals, providing thousands of dollars in services to create a cleaner and healthier environment for the occupants and visitors.
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CFI Report

CFI has been very busy. There was a recent Central Coast Chapter meeting hosted by Steve Gilsdorf of Carpet Maintenance Supply in San Mateo, Calif., with a barbeque dinner to all. Steve showed some new equipment, and Barry Costa, the guest speaker, presented the newest in fast-drying equipment. New members present were Armstrong Azah and Matt Cole. Special guests in attendance were Jim Farrer of DriEaz and John Holibaugh and Frank Kinmonth of Chemspec.
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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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