MUKILTEO, WA — At the recent CONNECTIONS trade show in Las Vegas, several attendees were asked to compare the state of their businesses today with how things were in 2008 and 2009, according to a press release.
The survey was conducted on an individual bases by AlturaSolutions Communications
, a leading manufacturer of truckmount carpet and floor care cleaning equipment, the release stated.
According to the release, a large number of the technicians interviewed did say their businesses are doing better this year, especially compared to 2009.
Many technicians who are seeing better days believe this has to do with the fact that the real estate market is so depressed, the release noted.
"People are no longer trying to sell their houses, so they are fixing them up, including cleaning the carpets," was a common response.