Do you accept credit cards for cleaning or restoration services?

  • Yes (58%, 47 Votes)
  • No (40%, 32 Votes)
  • N/A (2%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 81

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Do you care what other companies charge for their services?

  • No (58%, 81 Votes)
  • Yes (41%, 58 Votes)
  • N/A (1%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 140

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How much does your company live by its mission statement?

  • Everything we do is a reflection of it. (55%, 12 Votes)
  • We don't have a mission statement. (27%, 6 Votes)
  • We try to reflect it in our actions when possible. (14%, 3 Votes)
  • We don’t often think of how our actions reflect upon it. (5%, 1 Votes)
  • Other. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 22

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Does your company have a mission statement?

  • Yes. (56%, 23 Votes)
  • No. (34%, 14 Votes)
  • What's a mission statement? (10%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 41

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Does your company perform hard floor cleaning?

  • Yes. (82%, 51 Votes)
  • No. (15%, 9 Votes)
  • Adding/considering adding soon. (3%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 62

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How much impact on your work have IICRC standards and reference guides had?

  • They have greatly affected it for the better. (51%, 20 Votes)
  • They have had little to no effect on my work. (28%, 11 Votes)
  • They have slightly affected it for the better. (18%, 7 Votes)
  • They have slightly affected it for the worse. (3%, 1 Votes)
  • Other. (0%, 0 Votes)
  • They have greatly affected it for the worse. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 39

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When it comes to purchasing cleaning agents, you:

  • Purchase various products from a single distributor who carries several manufacturers’ items (or online). (94%, 125 Votes)
  • Purchase products offered by just one manufacturer who has a solid, proven product line. (5%, 6 Votes)
  • Purchase the most inexpensive products because keeping costs down is a priority. (1%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 133

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Which of the following best describes your marketing plan?

  • Even though I want more work, I have no specific marketing plan. (23%, 16 Votes)
  • I stay busy, so I never/rarely have to market my company. (22%, 15 Votes)
  • My marketing plan is set several months in advance. (22%, 15 Votes)
  • I’ve finalize my marketing plan for the entire year. (19%, 13 Votes)
  • I market my company only when my work is slow. (14%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 69

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On average, are your prices:

  • Higher than most of your competitors (51%, 80 Votes)
  • Similar to your competitors (35%, 54 Votes)
  • The highest of anyone around (9%, 14 Votes)
  • Known as the lowest in your area (5%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 156

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How many technicians do you employ?

  • 2-4 technicians (26%, 20 Votes)
  • I work alone (with no desire for techs) (24%, 18 Votes)
  • 5-10 technicians (16%, 12 Votes)
  • 1 technician (14%, 11 Votes)
  • I work alone (but want techs) (8%, 6 Votes)
  • 11-20 technicians (7%, 5 Votes)
  • More than 20 technicians (5%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 76

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Do you price jobs by email?

  • No (36%, 50 Votes)
  • Ballpark figures only (35%, 48 Votes)
  • Yes (29%, 40 Votes)

Total Voters: 138

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How much vacation time do you take each year?

  • 1-2 weeks (37%, 31 Votes)
  • 3+ weeks (18%, 15 Votes)
  • 2-3 weeks (18%, 15 Votes)
  • Less than one week (15%, 13 Votes)
  • None (11%, 9 Votes)
  • Other (1%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 84

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What’s your opinion on diversified service offerings?

  • Companies should focus on expertise in a few key services. (85%, 28 Votes)
  • The more services you offer, the better. (12%, 4 Votes)
  • It’s best to focus on one major service. (3%, 1 Votes)
  • N/A (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Other (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 33

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What’s the best way to get your training?

  • Hands on (46%, 23 Votes)
  • An even combination of these (42%, 21 Votes)
  • Online (in forums, articles, chat rooms, etc.) (6%, 3 Votes)
  • Classroom (6%, 3 Votes)
  • N/A (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Other (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 50

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If you could choose just one deciding factor when choosing a new truckmount, what would you choose?

  • Reliability (70%, 39 Votes)
  • Ease-of-use (16%, 9 Votes)
  • Price (7%, 4 Votes)
  • Heat (5%, 3 Votes)
  • Fuel efficiency (2%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 56

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When using dehumidifiers for water damage jobs, I...

  • Calculate dehumidifier requirements and place them accordingly (77%, 55 Votes)
  • Use one dehumidifier per average sized room (10%, 7 Votes)
  • Other (7%, 5 Votes)
  • Use just one dehumidifier per job, strategically placed (4%, 3 Votes)
  • N/A (2%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 71

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Cleaning empty apartments (rentals), for my company, is...

  • Somewhat lucrative (26%, 11 Votes)
  • Something we avoid like the plague (26%, 11 Votes)
  • Extremely lucrative (19%, 8 Votes)
  • Not lucrative (17%, 7 Votes)
  • N/A (12%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 42

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Does your company send customers newsletters?

  • We never have (62%, 13 Votes)
  • Yes (24%, 5 Votes)
  • No, but we used to (10%, 2 Votes)
  • Other (4%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 21

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Do you consider it difficult to find and work with Millennials (under 35)?

  • Yes. (34%, 10 Votes)
  • No. (31%, 9 Votes)
  • Sometimes. (17%, 5 Votes)
  • No more than other workers. (14%, 4 Votes)
  • N/A. (4%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 29

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