Chris Ryan

Chris Ryan is an engineer and project manager in the HydraMaster engineering department. He writes an ongoing column called Chris’s Corner specifically for other service and repair professionals in the carpet cleaning industry. He’s been with HydraMaster for 15 years and is currently involved with research and development for the company

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Practical Truckmount Maintenance

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Two years ago I wrote an article titled “The Art of Truckmount Maintenance,” for ICS. It covered a lot of ground, including a number of items that can help carpet cleaning technicians keep their machines running longer, more effectively, and with fewer problems. 
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The Art of Truckmount Maintenance

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As a truckmount repair technician, I know firsthand that proper user maintenance of a truck-mounted carpet extractor is critical not only in keeping the machine running its best, but also in minimizing costly repair bills and improving the overall longevity of the unit.
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2014 August

The August issue of ICS features stories on carpet mold, good training, marketing for cleaners, traffic lane cleaning, and cool products.

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