ICS editor Eric Fish sounds off on events, news and all the latest hot topics surrounding the carpet cleaning and restoration industries.
June 28, 2011
Having grown up in the plumbing, heating and cooling business in New York, I knew that I couldn’t push my cooling equipment too long out here in Arizona. Read More
June 21, 2011
In my last blog, I introduced a partnership BNP Media forged with BirdDog Jobs, a career center specializing in the skilled trades. Today, we’re pleased to announce another partnership.
June 17, 2011
Our industry has lost a friend as well as an outstanding
businessman. Paul Thompson, owner of Town & Country Services in
Greenland, NH, died last week after collapsing suddenly over the weekend.
June 1, 2011
For the last two years, more than 13+ million U.S. workers have been unemployed, many for very long stretches.
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