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Carpet Scrubbers 101

Carpet Scrubbers 101

  How To Choose The Right Scrubber For Carpet Care, And How To Make It Work For You Which scrubber will be best in a particular application? Sometimes there can be a bit of head scratching. There are a few styes of low moisture scrubbers. In the next few paragraphs I will briefly review 4 of the primary low moisture scrubbing machine ... Read More »

The Experience/Mikey’s Fest Pet Rescue Raffle prize list

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The Experience/Mikey’s Fest “Adopt A Pet Resuce” Raffle prize List All ticket sales will go 100% to a local Pet Rescue society. Ticket prices 1 for $5.00 5 for $20 30 for $100 70 for $200 120 for $300 160 for $400 220 for $500 HOSS700 Rotary Extractor $3000 RX20 Rotary Extractor $3350 Rotovac 360XL Rotary Extractor $2500 20″ Brush Pro Counter Rotating Brush ... Read More »

The Importance of Taking a Creativity Break

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A short vacation. A bike ride. A relaxing walk. An afternoon just chilling out. Time with a good book. Listening to some good music. Taking in some art. Enjoying an excellent meal. Heading to a park to enjoy nature. What do these have in common? A break from the routine gives your brain a chance to open up to new ... Read More »

ARCS at The Experience @ 9/2014 Las Vegas

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The ARCS Educational Program The Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS) was formed by members of the rug care community with the goal of advancing the art, business, and science of rug care. In the tradition of rug care organizations that came before, ARCS has developed a program of educational classes designed specifically for in-plant rug cleaners. Core topics such ... Read More »

Prochem doing their part to raise the Experience!

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    We invite you stop in on one of the many exciting and educational seminars, presentations, and demonstrations that the team at Prochem has planned throughout the Experience, Las Vegas, 3-day event on September 3rd-5th. Prochem will kick off the tradeshow with the morning seminar ‘Commercial Carpet Cleaning Makes You More Money’.  Do you have a strong base of ... Read More »

What we can learn from the downfall of Sears

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Sears has been on the decline for the last decade. When I was a kid, Sears was the be-all end-all. But now, its getting its pink slip handed to it by Lowes; Home Depot. Why? We have all heard that the market is split in two—half shop on price; half shop on service. Along with service normally comes quality. Carpet ... Read More »

A true classic- The HydraMaster CDS Truckmount

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  A recent interview with Doyle Bloss and Steve Poulos at HydrMaster about the best selling CDS style cleaning machine of all time.   First off, when was the first unit sold? The HydraMaster CDS Direct Drive Truckmount was introduced around 1985. HydraMaster manufactured a couple of different power take off truckmounts prior to that. I will be glad to send ... Read More »

Make Hay While The Sun Shines

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Make hay (while the sun shines). According to Cambridge dictionary, “make hay while the sun shines” is an old proverb that literally means to “make good use of an opportunity while it lasts”. It’s easy to recognize the agricultural background behind this expression. But it could just as well be applied to the carpet cleaning business. In fact this old idiom makes a lot of sense ... Read More »

Disinfecting, Sanitizing & Protecting For Fun and Profit

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  By Scott Warrington We have seen news reports of dozens, sometimes hundreds of people getting sick when they are together in a confined environment such as a school, a cruise ship or an assisted living facility. Just as an illness affecting one member of a family soon spreads to the entire family, there is a similar spread in any ... Read More »

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