ICS Cleaning Specialist
ICS Cleaning Specialist is dedicated to providing cleaning and restoration/remediation professionals with the most current and relevant information available to the industry. We make it our business to disseminate the technical knowhow and marketing knowledge in a variety of disciplines, the information you need to succeed, to the companies that need it the most. Our website, social media network (Clean Restore Connect) and monthly e-newsletter put us in reach with the click of a mouse.
ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine ceased publication with the April 2015 issue.
Vol.54, No.3 29.37 MB PDF Uploaded: May 29th, 2015
In This Issue:
The ICS Roundtable: Green Cleaning
Take 2: Blind, Air Duct Cleaning as Add-Ons
Back to Basics: Injection Sprayers
Building a Faithful Client Base Through Newsletters
Vol.54, No.2 21.91 MB Uploaded: May 29th, 2015
In This Issue:
How to Gear Up for the Spring Cleaning Season
Inside Green Chemistry: Levels of Toxicity
ICS Roundtable: From the Executives
Terrazzo Floors 101: What You Need to Know
January / February 2015
Vol.54, No.1 31.58 MB Uploaded: May 28th, 2015
Survive or Thrive in Winter?
Commercial Cleaning and the Flu
What's New with Rugs
4 Things to Know Before Getting Into Contents Cleaning
November / December 2014
Vol.53, No.9 27.65 MB Uploaded: December 9th, 2014
Get (and Keep) More Customers by Understanding the 6 Reasons People Clean
How to Get Better Meter Readings
ICS Roundtable: The Future of Truckmount Development
The ICS 2014Directory and Buying Guide
Vol.53, No.8 14.36 MB Uploaded: November 21st, 2014
A Step-by-Step Overview on Upholstery Cleaning
The Deodorizing Principles in Restoration
Is Facebook Advertising Still Relevant?
The Rotary Extractor - Is it for You?
Vol.53, No.7 24.15 MB Uploaded: November 21st, 2014
Business Might: Leveraging Fortune 500 Technologies in Your Cleaning Company
Moisture Detection and Moisture Mapping
New Markets for Disinfectant Services
Neighborhood Marketing with Doorknob Hangers
Vol.53, No.6 27.22 MB Uploaded: November 21st, 2014
What Makes for Good Training?
Combating Carpet Mold
The 3 Most Profitable Marketing Choices for Cleaners
Traffic Lane Cleaning Tips and Tricks
Vol.53, No.5 30.40 MB Uploaded: July 25th, 2014
If it's on the Floor, Can You Service it?
A Look at Add-Ons Worth Adding
Google Wars! Why is Google De-Ranking Cleaning Websites?
Silk Rugs: What Can a Cleaner Do?
Vol.53, No.4 21.44 MB Uploaded: May 24th, 2014
Rayon: A Rug Specialist's Challenge
Stain Removal: Simplified, Not Mystified
Should a Carpet Cleaner Advertise on Craigslist?
What's the Best Vacuum Cleaner?
Vol.53, No.3 28.81 MB Uploaded: May 2nd, 2014
The "Greening" of Carpet Cleaning
The Pursuit and Perception of "Going Green"
When is Clean Truly "Green?"
How to Market a "Green" Cleaning Business
Vol.53, No.2 36.31 MB Uploaded: May 2nd, 2014
KNOWLEDGE IS POWER: Hard Floor Maintenance Career Development
Prepping the Job (And Your Client)
The Key to a Reliable Cleaning Business
Creative Drying Techniques for Problematic Areas
Vol.53, No.1 27.90 MB Uploaded: March 10th, 2014
Truckmounts or Portables: That is the Question
Pumps 101: An A-to-Z Guide on the Heart of the Truckmount
The 2014 Truckmount Equipment & Accessories Guide
How to Market the Benefits of Your Cleaning System
Vol.52, No.7 28.68 MB Uploaded: December 2nd, 2013
Innovation and Advances in Cleaning and Restoration
Moisture Meters: Continuing to Change for the Better
The ICS 2013 Directory and Buying Guide
Technology in Cleaning and Restoration
Vol.52, No.6 26.33 MB Uploaded: August 20th, 2013
The Industry Innovators: A Look at How Some of Today’s Top Equipment Came to be
Are You in the Know? Examining Industry Training Programs
Women in Cleaning and Restoration
5 Marketing Strategies You Should be Doing (But Probably Aren’t)
Vol.52, No.5 23.95 MB Uploaded: August 20th, 2013
What’s Your Add-On? The ICS Diversification Issue
How to Market Additional Services
Truckmounts: The Key Cog to Many Add-On Services
Five Things to Know about Air Duct Cleaning
Vol.52, No.4 18.28 MB Uploaded: August 20th, 2013
Low-Moisture Carpet Cleaning: Where Does the Dirt Go?
Carpet Cleaning vs. Carpet Restoration
Phenomenal Leadership Systems: Your Vision
An Introduction to Rug Conservation, Restoration and Repair
Vol.52, No.3 17.25 MB Uploaded: August 20th, 2013
Starting a Rug Washing Center? Here’s What You Need to Know
Using E-mail Marketing to Convert Prospects and Keep Clients
Carpet Fiber Identification: What’s What?
Cleaning, Preserving and Protecting Hardwood Floors
Vol.52, No.2 13.03 MB Uploaded: August 20th, 2013
Gadgets Over The Ages
The History of Carpet Cleaning Chemistry
Advertising Tips to Bust Out of the Winter Lull
The ICS 50th Anniversary Issue: Reflections and Memories
Vol.52, No.1 32.82 MB Uploaded: August 20th, 2013
The 2013 ICS Truckmount Equipment and Accessories Guide
Non-Invasive Moisture Meters: Fast, Efficient and Hassle-Free
A Solvent Situation: Gum Gone Bad
A Look at the Latest Tools for Wall and Cavity Drying