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Survey Says: Cleaners Prefer Equipment Warranties

According to a May 2012 survey conducted for U.S. Products, a leading manufacturer of carpet care equipment, 81 percent of the carpet cleaning technicians surveyed believed the length of carpet cleaning equipment’s warranty is “very important,” according to a press release.
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The Difference Between Price and Cost

When I speak to realtors or referral sources or prospects, I always emphasize the difference between price and cost. Your clients need to know there is a huge difference and they ought to know what the difference is.

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Game Plan: The Cleaning Process

We as technicians must perform all the steps in the cleaning process, using available equipment to accomplish the goal of safely removing all the soil possible...
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Is It Time To Quit?

Having been in this industry for over twenty years and having coached business owners for the last five years, I would have to say there are situations in which taking down the sign and closing the doors is not a bad idea.
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Breaking Down the Business of Bio-Recovery

It's hard to argue that of all the different niches in the cleaning and restoration industry, bio-recovery (better know as crime scene cleanup) gets the lion's share of the spotlight.
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Type and Cross: Rx for Wood Floors

For the last decade, new flooring sales have demonstrated that carpet sales are on the decline, while hard surface flooring is on the rise.
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Web site Makeover: Eight Easy Fixes to Book More Cleaning Jobs

How well does your cleaning website work? You can clearly tell by the number of jobs you book from your site.


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Diversification Pitfalls

Let’s face it: most owners of restoration companies are great people, people you’d like to hang out with.


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Building the Job Ticket - Part II

Airlines recognize that filling those last few seats can mean the difference between profit and bankruptcy. You too can fill up your bank account by “building your job ticket” when you and your employees sell more work on each job.  
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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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2014 October

The October issue of ICS features stories on the 2015 ICE Expo, differentiation, deodorizing, upholstery cleaning, facebook advertising, up-selling, rug cleaning, the rug tour, and cool products.

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Janitorial Work

In addition to residential and commercial carpet cleaning, do you do any janitorial work on the side?
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The Carpet Cleaner's Book of Unlimited Success! (ebook)

Don’t worry about the recession or about your competition.  Now you can be the owner of over 400 ways for carpet cleaning professionals to make more money and get more jobs!

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ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

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TRUCKMOUNT EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GUIDE

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