Carpet/Rug/Upholstery Cleaning

Tips, techniques and advice on removing even the toughest spots and stains in carpet and furniture.


Hot vs. Cold: Which Method of Carpet Cleaning is Better?

In the debate between hot vs. cold carpet cleaning, we asked two industry professionals to make the case for each. Here’s a look at what Steve Ashkin, President of The Ashkin Group and an authority on green cleaning, (pro cold) and Bob Abrams, Nilfisk-Advance Carpet Care Product Manager, (pro hot) had to say.

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How to Gear Up for the Spring Cleaning Season

Preparing for the busy season largely revolves around three factors – understanding marketplace changes, knowing how to clean up after the winter mess and prepping your truckmount.

A good portion of the country is about to emerge from another cold, harsh and, in some cases, prolonged winter.

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Spring Experience Heads Back to the Beach

After taking place in Frisco, Texas in 2014, The Experience Conference and Exhibition will head back to its long-time Clearwater Beach location this spring, taking place from April 27-29 at the Clearwater Beach Hilton Resort and Spa.

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What’s New With Rugs?

A look at two new types of rugs that are emerging in retail.

Two hot items at retail these days are Tibetan and hand-loomed rugs from India. Rugs woven with a Tibetan knot have been very popular for over 20 years, but the hand-loomed rugs from India are new to the market.

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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.


Beginning April 21, Google will start judging websites based on their mobile friendliness. What exactly does this mean to you cleaning website? Find out in the latest edition of The Hitman Advertising Show, which will also cover tips and suggestions on getting mobile compliant.
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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine


2015 April

The April ICS issue features content on concrete polishing, green cleaning, air duct cleaning, injection sprayers and new 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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