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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine ceased publication with the April 2015 issue.
|Volume:||54||Issue:||3||29.37 MB (PDF)||Updated:||May 29th, 2015|
In This Issue:
The ICS Roundtable: Green Cleaning
Take 2: Blind, Air Duct Cleaning as Add-Ons
Back to Basics: Injection Sprayers
Building a Faithful Client Base Through Newsletters
|Volume:||54||Issue:||2||21.91 MB (PDF)||Updated:||May 29th, 2015|
In This Issue:
How to Gear Up for the Spring Cleaning Season
Inside Green Chemistry: Levels of Toxicity
ICS Roundtable: From the Executives
Terrazzo Floors 101: What You Need to Know
|Volume:||54||Issue:||1||31.58 MB (PDF)||Updated:||May 28th, 2015|
Survive or Thrive in Winter?
Commercial Cleaning and the Flu
What's New with Rugs
4 Things to Know Before Getting Into Contents Cleaning
|Volume:||53||Issue:||9||27.65 MB (PDF)||Updated:||December 9th, 2014|
Get (and Keep) More Customers by Understanding the 6 Reasons People Clean
How to Get Better Meter Readings
ICS Roundtable: The Future of Truckmount Development
The ICS 2014Directory and Buying Guide
|Volume:||53||Issue:||8||14.36 MB (PDF)||Updated:||November 21st, 2014|
A Step-by-Step Overview on Upholstery Cleaning
The Deodorizing Principles in Restoration
Is Facebook Advertising Still Relevant?
The Rotary Extractor - Is it for You?
|Volume:||53||Issue:||7||24.15 MB (PDF)||Updated:||November 21st, 2014|
Business Might: Leveraging Fortune 500 Technologies in Your Cleaning Company
Moisture Detection and Moisture Mapping
New Markets for Disinfectant Services
Neighborhood Marketing with Doorknob Hangers
|Volume:||53||Issue:||6||27.22 MB (PDF)||Updated:||November 21st, 2014|
What Makes for Good Training?
Combating Carpet Mold
The 3 Most Profitable Marketing Choices for Cleaners
Traffic Lane Cleaning Tips and Tricks
|Volume:||53||Issue:||5||30.40 MB (PDF)||Updated:||July 25th, 2014|
If it's on the Floor, Can You Service it?
A Look at Add-Ons Worth Adding
Google Wars! Why is Google De-Ranking Cleaning Websites?
Silk Rugs: What Can a Cleaner Do?
|Volume:||53||Issue:||4||21.44 MB (PDF)||Updated:||May 24th, 2014|
Rayon: A Rug Specialist's Challenge
Stain Removal: Simplified, Not Mystified
Should a Carpet Cleaner Advertise on Craigslist?
What's the Best Vacuum Cleaner?
|Volume:||53||Issue:||3||28.81 MB (PDF)||Updated:||May 2nd, 2014|
The "Greening" of Carpet Cleaning
The Pursuit and Perception of "Going Green"
When is Clean Truly "Green?"
How to Market a "Green" Cleaning Business
|Volume:||53||Issue:||2||36.31 MB (PDF)||Updated:||May 2nd, 2014|
KNOWLEDGE IS POWER: Hard Floor Maintenance Career Development
Prepping the Job (And Your Client)
The Key to a Reliable Cleaning Business
Creative Drying Techniques for Problematic Areas
|Volume:||53||Issue:||1||27.90 MB (PDF)||Updated:||March 10th, 2014|
Truckmounts or Portables: That is the Question
Pumps 101: An A-to-Z Guide on the Heart of the Truckmount
The 2014 Truckmount Equipment & Accessories Guide
How to Market the Benefits of Your Cleaning System
|Volume:||52||Issue:||7||28.68 MB (PDF)||Updated:||December 2nd, 2013|
Innovation and Advances in Cleaning and Restoration
Moisture Meters: Continuing to Change for the Better
The ICS 2013 Directory and Buying Guide
Technology in Cleaning and Restoration
|Volume:||52||Issue:||6||26.33 MB (PDF)||Updated:||August 20th, 2013|
The Industry Innovators: A Look at How Some of Today’s Top Equipment Came to be
Are You in the Know? Examining Industry Training Programs
Women in Cleaning and Restoration
5 Marketing Strategies You Should be Doing (But Probably Aren’t)
|Volume:||52||Issue:||5||23.95 MB (PDF)||Updated:||August 20th, 2013|
What’s Your Add-On? The ICS Diversification Issue
How to Market Additional Services
Truckmounts: The Key Cog to Many Add-On Services
Five Things to Know about Air Duct Cleaning
|Volume:||52||Issue:||4||18.28 MB (PDF)||Updated:||August 20th, 2013|
Low-Moisture Carpet Cleaning: Where Does the Dirt Go?
Carpet Cleaning vs. Carpet Restoration
Phenomenal Leadership Systems: Your Vision
An Introduction to Rug Conservation, Restoration and Repair
|Volume:||52||Issue:||3||17.25 MB (PDF)||Updated:||August 20th, 2013|
Starting a Rug Washing Center? Here’s What You Need to Know
Using E-mail Marketing to Convert Prospects and Keep Clients
Carpet Fiber Identification: What’s What?
Cleaning, Preserving and Protecting Hardwood Floors
|Volume:||52||Issue:||2||13.03 MB (PDF)||Updated:||August 20th, 2013|
Gadgets Over The Ages
The History of Carpet Cleaning Chemistry
Advertising Tips to Bust Out of the Winter Lull
The ICS 50th Anniversary Issue: Reflections and Memories
|Volume:||52||Issue:||1||32.82 MB (PDF)||Updated:||August 20th, 2013|
The 2013 ICS Truckmount Equipment and Accessories Guide
Non-Invasive Moisture Meters: Fast, Efficient and Hassle-Free
A Solvent Situation: Gum Gone Bad
A Look at the Latest Tools for Wall and Cavity Drying