ICS editor Eric Fish sounds off on events, news and all the latest hot topics surrounding the carpet cleaning and restoration industries.
May 26, 2011
This week I attended the last National Association Oil Heating Service Managers Show in Hershey, PA. Actually, it’s not the last show for this fine organization, but it will be the last show by that exact name.Read More
May 25, 2011
Don’t underestimate the “Power of CYA!”Read More
May 13, 2011
is no major flood or restoration job by any stretch of the imagination but even
I was surprised at just how much remediation is involved from the seemingly
benign water leak under my kitchen sink. Read More
May 8, 2011
Years ago it was in vogue at many shops I’d work with to have a mannequin dressed up in the perfect company uniform in some open shop area. Read More
April 27, 2011
seeking employees’ input and buy-in is important, you must be willing to make
tough decisions that benefit the customer, the company and the staff.Read More
April 14, 2011
you’re trying to run a successful business, I highly recommend you get
selective about where you’re trying to end up and which road you choose to get
you there.Read More
April 12, 2011
Construction and maintenance pros, do you have what it takes to takes to excel today? I'm not talking about aggressive cost cutting or crazy-efficient management techniques. Chances are you are already doing those things.
April 11, 2011
All cleaning is green
cleaning, or at least, it should be. By definition, cleaning is the
removal of unwanted matter including macro soils (those we can see) and micro
soils (those we can’t see).
April 1, 2011
Al Levi could have packed it in, gone to Arizona, and led the good life. After all, he sold his contracting company back when the economy was still vibrant.
March 29, 2011
power of building a brand starts with a great name.Read More