Articles by Noel Frank

Game Plan: Absorbent Compound Cleaning

October 1, 2012
The intention of this column is to subjectively discuss (my view) the carpet cleaning process in detail and in relation to the IICRC S100.
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Game Plan: Adding Absorbent Pad (Bonnet) Cleaning

August 31, 2012
The intention of this column is to subjectively discuss (my view) the carpet cleaning process in detail and in relation to the IICRC S100.
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Game Plan: Suspended Soil Removal Methods

August 1, 2012
The intention of this column is to subjectively discuss (my view) the carpet cleaning process in detail and in relation to the IICRC S100.
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Game Plan: The Soil Removal Process

July 2, 2012

The intention of this column is to subjectively discuss (my view) the carpet cleaning process in detail and in relation to the IICRC S100.


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Game Plan: Suspended Soil Removal

May 1, 2012
The purpose of the "Game Plan" is to explore in detail the technical or mechanical process of cleaning carpet.

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Game Plan: Soil Extraction

April 2, 2012
The purpose of the "Game Plan" is to explore in detail the technical or mechanical process of cleaning carpet.

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Game Plan: Soil Suspension

March 1, 2012
The purpose of the “Game Plan” is to explore in detail the technical or mechanical process of cleaning carpet. This process involves following the steps set forth in S100, the Standard and Reference Guide for Carpet Cleaning, by The Clean Trust (formerly the IICRC).
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Game Plan: A Detailed Exploration

February 10, 2012
The purpose of the “Game Plan” is to explore in detail the technical or mechanical process of cleaning carpet.
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Game Plan: Dry Soil Removal

January 9, 2012
Last month we ended with the question, “Why we should vacuum the carpet?” To me, there are several good reasons. The first is that the client is paying us.
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Game Plan: A Conversation

December 12, 2011
In previous issues I wanted to emphasize the technician as the actual “cleaning machine.” I think I’ve made that point.
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The June/July issue of ICS features stories on add-on services, carpet repair, cleaning silk rugs and ranking websites on Google.

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