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ICAN/ATEX: How do I start a floor care business?

Many cleaning professionals visit the International Custodial Advisers Network (ICAN) Ask the Experts page for insight and, every business day, we deliver advice to better help you perform your job. Today, we share some advice on starting a floor care business.


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ICAN/ATEX: How can I be sure I'm bidding enough, but not too much?

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ICAN/ATEX: Is there a good pricing structure for cleaning a movie theater?

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ICAN/ATEX: How should I bid a six day a week job?

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ICAN/ATEX: How can I price for paper products?

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ICAN/ATEX: How can I prudently price commercial cleaning services?

November 2012 Bidding And Estimating

The Push For Higher Productivity

Achieving high rates of production requires the proper equipment and understanding their use.

The processes and equipment exist today that allow a person to clean at 10,000 square feet per hour or more and do an excellent job.


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November 2012 Contractor Success

Clean It Or Outsource It?

Contractors want to satisfy their clients' requests and, unaware of the option to subcontract, some take on projects beyond their scope of expertise.

Your decision to outsource or become a subcontractor hinges on a balance of comfort and control versus savings from third-party efficiencies and economies of scale.


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October 2012 Bidding And Estimating

Business Has Never Been Better

Economic conditions might not be ideal, but opportunities exist for those willing to look.

Environmental issues are bringing what we do to protect buildings, surfaces and occupants to the forefront, and it’s a natural transition to accept the challenge and turn it into opportunity.


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Carpet Care e-Newsletter

Summer 2012

Sponsored by TTI Floor Care North America's Hoover brand, ProTeam, Windsor and Electrolux's Sanitaire brand, the Carpet Care e-Newsletter is packed with insightful content to help you clean and maintain carpeted surfaces to maximize longevity and minimize environmental impact.


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