Using a Portable as a TM? by Ed Valentine

Using a Portable as a TM?

Posted by Mikey P on Apr 21, 20141
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Rug Construction as it Relates to

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Master Rug Cleaner Rug Tour of England

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Using a Portable as a TM? by Ed Valentine

Using a Portable as a TM? by Ed Valentine

 We all know the controversy and disagreements that always follows the subject of "Portables" (vs. gasoline TM's) on the boards. It's similar to bringing up the subject of Politics and/or Religion. It can start as a healthy discussion; then get really nasty. However, in reality, when the Operator only has ...

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Rug Construction as it Relates to Cleaning

Rug Construction as it Relates to Cleaning

Rug Construction as it Relates to CleaningWhen rug experts and experienced rug cleaners begin discussing rug construction that may identify as rug as a Qum, Baluch or Bokhara, the cleaner who deals with relatively few rugs may feel over-whelmed and wonder why the details of how and where a rug ...

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Master Rug Cleaner Rug Tour of England

Master Rug Cleaner Rug Tour of England

 Master Rug CleanerRug Tour of EnglandCARPETS, CASTLES AND CATHEDRALSMay 16-25, 2014  May 17-18Windsor Castle HistoryThe original construction, a mote and bailey (an artificial hill with a fenced area at the top), was built for William the Conqueror around the year 1080. Originally part of a ring of defenses around London, ...

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Top 10 Reasons Why You Need to Drop By the HydraMaster  Booth at the Experience in Frisco, Texas

Top 10 Reasons Why You Need to Drop By the HydraMaster Booth at the Experience in Frisco, Texas

 10. If you were crazy enough to miss Mikeyfest, then you were not one of the very first people to see the incredible new HydraMaster DriMaster 3 Upholstery tool in action. This will be your second chance. Better late to the party than never. 9. Super Steve Poulos has a brand ...

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Something I’ve done for many years in my carpet cleaning business is to provide each new prospect with a Free Carpet Inspection. Why, and what exactly does a carpet inspection provide? Picture going to the doctor during cold and flu season. The doctor has a quick glance at you and within a minute he pulls out his pen and writes ... Read More »

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Dryer Beware Roughly 70 percent of the professional restorers that I personally know, began offering mitigation and drying as an extension of their carpet cleaning service. It doesn’t surprise me in the least bit, after all that is how I got involved in the restoration industry. Though I have no hard evidence industry wide of how many make a similar ... Read More »

3 Signs of a Miserable Job

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