Articles by Eric Fish

Check out This Cool New “Museum of Carpets”

There are over 13,000 exhibits and items total, which include the likes of thread work samples, metalwork, carpets, photographs and fabrics.

It’s hard not to miss the giant rolled carpet that covers the new five-story Azerbaijan State Museum of Carpets in Baku. 


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What Makes for Good Training?

We posed the question to two professionals in the industry – here’s a look at training, from their perspective, that work best for their respective businesses.

When it comes to cleaning and restoration, proper education is a must.


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Could This App Help You Land More Cleaning Jobs?

Would you ever use an app like this to get more commercial jobs for your cleaning company?

It’s called CleanDrop. 


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Homeowner Halleluiah: The Value of Offering Carpet Repair

Most of you who are reading this story are likely looking at carpet repair as an add-on service to your existing cleaning company.


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How Do You Diversify? A Look at Add-Ons Worth Adding

If you ask David Hart, Founder/CEO of RAMAIR, he’ll tell you that duct cleaning is the fastest growing segment in the cleaning industry, as homeowners are becoming more and more aware of indoor air quality and potential contaminants that can cause harm. 


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IAQ Market Revenue Expected to Rapidly Increase

The forecast says that worldwide revenue will grow by about 80% to an estimated $5.6 billion

According to a forecast from Navigant Research, as reported in Environmental Leader, the indoor air quality market is expected to rapidly increase by 2020. 


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In Review: The Experience Day 2

The second day of The Experience Conference and Exhibition in Frisco, TX kicked off the same way that the first day did – with learning and education.


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In Review: The Experience Day 1

Recapping the education, demos and events from Day 1 of The Experience Conference and Exhibition.

Thursday, April 24, began with education. 


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3 Ways to Become a More Sustainable Cleaning Company

We’ve covered a lot on green in this issue as a means for cleaning for health and safety.


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“Smart” Hardwood Floors? Quebec Manufacturer Says Floor Improves IAQ

Pure Genius is being dubbed by Lauzon as “the world’s first smart hardwood floor.”

Lauzon, a Quebec-based flooring manufacturer, has developed a flooring line that it calls “Pure Genius.” It claims it can make indoor air up to 85% cleaner.


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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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