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Take a look at the April 2014 issue with features on air movers, going green, carpet cleaning and new products & technologies.
Originally air movers became popular in the carpet cleaning industry back in the 1960’s and early 70’s with the boom of wall-to-wall carpet and the portable carpet cleaner.
You love carpet cleaning. I did too. So I’m happy for both of us!
There is no shortage of information about the topic of green and environmental stewardship.
When I first entered this industry, “cleaning” generally indicated removal of any dust or soil contained in the item being on hand.
Going green is a hot topic these days. Nearly every type of company imaginable is putting on the “green” banner, so would it be wise for a small cleaning company to go green?
While green cleaning has now essentially become the “norm” when it comes to professional cleaning in much of the jansan industry, that has not necessarily been the case for professional carpet cleaners.
In the January/February issue of ICS, I shared the “5 Levels of Becoming a Phenomenally Successful Person.” To briefly review, you were created to be phenomenal.
We’ve covered a lot on green in this issue as a means for cleaning for health and safety.
The Professional Association of Cleaning & Restoration (PACR) is very excited for the new location for the Experience Conference & Exhibition in Frisco, Texas on April 24-26, 2014.
In early February, the highly anticipated ANSI/IICRC S800 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Inspection of Textile Floorcoverings made its debut.
After being sworn in as president, Don Quick has infused a new spirited group of board members in the Carpet & Rug Cleaners Institute of Illinois (CRCII).
William F. Bane, Chairman, Bane-Clene, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014 after a brief, yet courageous battle with cancer, according to a memorial post on the Bane-Clene blog.
The 2014 International Surface Event, which was held at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas from January 27-30, is reporting record attendance
The IICRC has announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IEHA, formerly the International Executive Housekeepers Association, according to a press release.
The OnSightLKQ system, an on-site, web-based process that allows the assessor to determine replacement cost value in 10 minutes or less, is now available to all insurance and restoration professionals, according to a press release.
Dri-Eaz has released a new video featuring the Velo and Velo Pro airmovers stacked with Revolution dehumidifiers in a Ford Transit Connect van, as a means of showcasing how a compact van can be used on restoration jobs.
Butler’s Maximum Multi-Surface Cleaner is a concentrated formula that dissolves hard-to-remove soils, dirt, grime, oil, soot and grease upon contact.
General Tools and Instruments’ 2014 product catalog is now available, both in traditional print and digital formats.
Water Claw has released a lighter, more durable version of its FlashXtractor product.