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In this post I will be sharing a number of videos and pictures describing the various phases of design and construction in advance of equipment yet be installed. I acquired the property in November 2016. Feel free to ask questions on any aspect of this project. It's my intention to make periodic posts when relevant. The project is expected to be complete by April 1st. I start this thread...
I recently interviewed Meg, Marty, Russ and Big Jim and Jimmy Ladwig about their CleanCo owning experience. Here are the answers that I felt helped convey their satisfaction.. Butler, Sapphire1200, Hydramaster CDS were your other choices for a PTO unit, why did Cleanco come out on top in your decision making process? I was on the hunt for a Butler. I found a newer, pretty low hour...
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Like The Phoenix Rising From The Ashes The beautiful home in this case study is nestled high atop 35 acres of gently rolling hills in Mid-Missouri. During the initial inspection, the ambient air had a...
Hello to the world of Mikey’s Board! It’s been many years since our team here at Orbot have participated on the forums. We’ve been focused on building dealer & customer relationships, trade shows, seminars, road shows, etcetera in 55 countries over the last 6 years. So, we’ve been shaking a lot of hands, learning extensively facility and service contractor needs, and most importantly demoing...
Some 45 years ago, long before $110,00 truckmounts and $1800 wands ever existed there was a fellow named Ray Paissen of Klamath Falls Oregon. He owned a small metal fabrication facility that had no experience in the carpet cleaning industry. In 1972 Ray was asked by Carl Parise of Thermax Portables to manufacture a tube for his wand that accompanied the very first heated carpet extractor....
I see that Jim Bardwell is doing a presentation at MF that will explain how to understand personality styles using a system commonly called "DISC". If you want to know why the best cleaner you know won't sell add ons....go to this program If you want to know why the cleaner who adds on the most work seems to miss spots...go to this program If you want ways to understand why some customers...
Wow! How cool is that! Mike Roden returns.. MEDINA, Ohio, Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RPM International Inc. (RPM) today announced that it has acquired two businesses, a manufacturer of commercial floor cleaning equipment and chemicals, and a manufacturer of specialty chemical raw materials. The companies have...
MB's newest advertiser! David Belliveau owns and operates his new business out of Rochester New York His site features lots of great hip products such as the populare Shorebest 2790 concrete and grout cleaner, Amflex hose, ISP sprayers, CCA CRBs, Sticky Tabs, Cimex's, Prochem Chems and lots more.. Check Cleanpro Supply out here David can you...
Surviving Cold Weather cleaning! A Survival guide and procedures to making a Living and Thriving in cold weather.
[​IMG] Saiger's Steam Clean Vans in the winter. A pretty common sight.
My Family has been located in Northern Minnesota and North Dakota all our lives. We have been...
Damon is feeling like an idiot today so let's let him enjoy our fellow idiocy. But I never have. NorCal doesn't get cold enough and my NV garage never drops below 50° Surly Jimmy has frozen his make believe Cleanco out there on the plains...
http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/mat/5898642076.html I'm not picking on him but it makes me feel a bit depressed. I wonder what the percentage of cleaners are who go out this way.....unfortunately I bet a lot.
That might sound harsh from the way I worded that, but it isn't. I'll break it down. His business compared to mine is 10 times bigger in the cleaning industry, not just carpet cleaning. In fact, his carpet cleaning is very tiny, compared to the janitorial and pressure washing side. But it seems like it's his biggest headache, because he can't find good help. This has been going on now for...
UNION CITY, CA (December 13, 2016) Jon-Don, a leading national distributor of supplies, equipment, and training to professional contractors and in-house service providers in the disaster restoration, carpet and flooring maintenance, janitorial, and concrete surface prep and polishing segments, has announced that it has opened a new warehouse distribution and shipping center in Union City, CA....
Post a photo of you, a crew member, family or friend getting creative with a Sapphire Upholstery Tool. Simple as that. Creativity wins. If you don't already own a SS Pro, download a photo from the web, borrow one from a cleaner or supply shop or whittle one out of balsa wood. The prize tool will be autographed by Keith Stubaker hisowndamnself. Dennis Bruders, Keith , Myself and YOU,...
The real deal is going away when it comes to hard surface flooring. I cleaned for the owner of our nicest flooring shop in town the other day. He asked me to stop by and check out his shop. it was a bit of an unsettling experience seeing all the non absorbance choices. An amazing assortment of LVP caught my eye.. https://shawfloors.com/flooring/vinyl/_/_/_/_/_/tile-and-plank The new...
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