Who still gets referrals from flooring retailers?

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  1. Mikey P
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    Almost non existent for us..
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    I’ve got one that still refers me.
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    I'm sure they just want to sell more carpet instead of clean it
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    Isn't that why polyester was introduced?


    2 of my local dealers refer the work to me
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    Now explain to me why you would think a high PH prespray would leave a residue and resoil?

    Is it the school system down there that teaches this?
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    The one retailer that still actively refers me loves Smart Strand.

    Which puts me in a tough spot.
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    Something tells me you don't need any help in that department...
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    I don't think that. I'm more concerned about a super high ph making the carpet crispy if it isn't correctly rinsed
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    Leave us red necks alone!
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    I work for a few around here but it is usually to pull their bacon out of the fire after their over zealous salesmen over sell the cleanability and wearability of a carpet.
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    one tried the throw me under the bus.
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    I am lucky....small town...small town attitude....

    I am recommended by all the locals quite a bit....

    They even sometimes talk people out of buying new carpet and recommend them trying us first.....
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    Not retailers...their installers do..they do more sweet talkn..
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    We have 3 that regularly referr us. And a few others once in a while.
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    Once Yelp came out, people stopped asking the retailers who is best.
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    When I knocked on the doors of my retailers...I pulled the Steve Toburen speech to them and reeled them in like a catfish chasing a liver
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    Crispy because of high PH makes no sense
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    We have two that still refer us
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    That appears to be true in my experience as well.

    That speaks more to the lack of credibility that flooring centers (especially big boxes) have than anything else.
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    How would you know? All you do is buff carpet with diapers.
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