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Diversification

Many business owners and managers find that competing in today's market is intensely challenging, but most of them quickly learn that diversifying and offering additional services is a profitable solution. Whether you are diversifying into upholstery cleaning, duct cleaning, rug cleaning, tile and grout cleaning, odor control, specialized spot and stain removal, color repair or any ancillary service offering, you will find the expert advice you need.

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NWFA’s Wood Flooring Expo scheduled

ST. LOUIS, MO — The National Wood Flooring Association will hold the upcoming Expo April 28 - May 2, 2015 in St. Louis, MO.


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October 2014

Mine the Shine

Putting a shine and profit on a dull concrete floor.

A look at why and how to get into the concrete cleaning and polishing businesses.


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The Five Things

What you must know before beginning a contents division.


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August 2014

Preventing Problems

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

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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ACI honored for safety information efforts

WASHINGTON — KEY Pledge is a standout for benefiting society.


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Dog diversification

LEXINGTON, NC — Cleaning and restoration company expands services with bedbug sniffing dog.


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Entering the Hard Floor Cleaning Fray?

It's not carpet cleaning. This diversification has a unique set of challenges.


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June 2014

Carpet Cleaning… Janitorial… Or Both?

Adding janitorial can be a solution to the slow season.

A monthly janitorial cash flow can be helpful for a carpet cleaning company that experiences a major winter slow down. However, there are both pros and cons that should be considered.


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November 2013 Technical Tips

Gearing up for Granite

The basic requirements for cleaning, maintenance and (eventually) restoration.

Granite is often used for countertops, flooring, walls, building exteriors, sculptures, monuments, fountains and headstones. These are all opportunities for service and profit once you become comfortable working on granite.


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November 2013

Trauma Scene Cleaning

Do you know what you are really doing?

You have probably heard or read about trauma scene work, or perhaps you or your company may now do this type of work. As with many other work activities, an important aspect of success is knowing what you are doing.


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