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August 2014

Volume: 29
Edition: 08

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August 2014

The 2014 Restoration Industry Leader Review

The secret components of successful restoration contractors.
Jeff Cross, senior editor

What does it take to transform a one-truck carpet cleaning company into a successful restoration firm?


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August 2014

Preventing Problems

Mistakes happen. Here’s how to avoid them when caring for stone floors.
Debby Davis

In the process of remodeling an older restaurant in Northern California, the owners decided that pretty much everything had to go — the kitchen, the dining room carpet… even the walls.


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August 2014

Letting Go

Gaining the confidence to ‘let go’ is a process and a learned skill.
Chuck Violand

Entrepreneurs are famous for not wanting to “let go” of the companies they birthed.


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August 2014 Foreword

Forward Thinking

Jeff Cross, senior editor

Last month, I wrote in my editorial about how it would be smart to concentrate your marketing to a younger group, AKA Generation Y, the “Millennials.”


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August 2014

FYI

News and information for the cleaning and restoration industries.


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August 2014 Technical Tips

Eliminate Costly Callbacks

Solving the mystery of odor control. Plus a little bit more.
Scott Warrington

If the source of the odor has not been eliminated, the odor will return! Now that the mystery has been solved, let’s discuss some additional odor control tips that will help you avoid costly callbacks.


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Cleaner/disinfectant

Benefect

Decon 30 is a one-step cleaner and disinfectant that is also registered as a fungicide and mildewstat for mold remediation.


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Truck box

Gorilla Truck Box™

Gorilla Truck Box is purposely built with the carpet cleaner and professional restorer in mind.


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Warehouse

Interlink Supply

Did you know that 99.8 percent of all Interlink Supply orders placed before 5 p.m. MST ship the very same day?


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Auto idle

Prochem

Prochem introduces the e-idle, which can help save up to 23 percent in fuel costs.


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Moisture barrier

Anabec Systems

Anabec is pleased to introduce our newest product, Anabec x-90. Anabec’s x90 is a solid white moisture barrier product specifically designed for application to unfinished building surfaces.


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Preconditioner

CleanMaster

CleanMaster offers a preconditioner/prespray specifically formulated to safely and effectively clean Oriental and wool rugs, carpet and fabric; natural and cotton fiber rugs and fabric; and other investment textiles.


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Turn-key packages

The Butler Corporation

Vehicle selection, options, availability, competitive pricing and finance rates as low as 0 percent is why most of our customers choose from our extensive inventory.


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Extractor

U.S. Products

U.S. Products’ HydraPort series of carpet extractors are the culmination of a major engineering initiative, and it all started with direct input from carpet cleaning technicians.


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Temporary floor protection

Surface Shields

Replace the need for bulky sheets of masonite with the most durable paperboard on the market.


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Wet/dry vacuum

ProTeam

ProTeam has added a 16-gallon medium-duty wet/dry to their popular line of ProGuard® vacuums.


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Mold prevention

Concrobium Professional Restoration Products

Concrobium Mold Control offers mold remediation and prevention in a single solution, making it a versatile antimicrobial for restoration pros.


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Mobile app

Legend Brands

Dri Plan™ 3.0 adds several features to its mobile job-documentation app that speed data entry and simplify the overall monitoring process.


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Orbital floor machine

Powr-Flite

Powr-Flite introduces the Powr2 Orbital Floor Machine.


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Product line

Microban

Everyone has brand preferences for cars, toothpaste, coffee, clothing, etc.


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Fan control

DewStop

To combat frustrations associated with bathroom mold and mildew, DewStop, the innovators of the latest “smart fan” technology, have introduced their newest model.


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Partnership

Interlink Supply

Truckmountforums (TMF) and Bridgewater LLC are proud to announce a working partnership that will now make the popular TMF products, TileMaster and PreLoad 5, available through Interlink Supply and other distributors nationwide.


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Rinse agent

Bridgepoint Systems

Blazin’ Blue is a next generation emulsifier/rinse agent with surfactants and builders that effectively emulsify and suspend even the most difficult soils.


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Surface film

ProRestore Products

Surface Shield by ProRestore creates a long-lasting surface film that inhibits the growth of mold, mildew and bacteria on treated surfaces – perfect for post-mold remediation treatment.


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August 2014 Single Truck Success

What is Your Tipping Point?

Know when your company succeeds.
Steve Marsh

Do you know the tipping point when your business shifts from being “at risk” to being “successful?”


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August 2014 Entrepreneur's Edge

Selling Your Services

Challenge: Choosing the very best clients, and avoiding those who aren’t good for business.
Larry Galler

I often ask businesspeople who own or manage carpet cleaning companies, “Who is your targeted market, your ideal customer?”


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August 2014

The 2014 Restoration Industry Leader Review

The secret components of successful restoration contractors.
Jeff Cross, senior editor

What does it take to transform a one-truck carpet cleaning company into a successful restoration firm?


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The Last Word August 2014

Photo of the Month Contest

The winner this month is Brent Sargent with Referral Cleaning & Restoration Inc., in Fort Wayne, IN.


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