slippery floors

Slippery Floors

What causes floors in commercial buildings or homes to become slippery? I am sure the...
RIA's Ben Looper

RIA in 2024: Industry Exclusive with Ben Looper

The Restoration Industry Association (RIA) is reaching new heights of success and growth under its...
Tech partnership

Clean Claims and Magicplan Form New Alliance to Enhance Restoration Processes

Magicplan, a company specializing in real-time documentation technology, and Clean Claims, a provider of field...

One Tech or Two?

In service-based industries, uncertainty often emerges for companies that send out technician crews: Should technicians...

Encircle Wins 2024 RIA Contractors Choice Award for Third Consecutive Year

Encircle’s Floor Plan tool has won the 2024 RIA Contractors Choice Award for best Product/Tool....
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In Praise of Janitors

When I was in my mid-thirties, I was working with Butch Balaun, a customer who...

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slippery floors

Slippery Floors

Learn what causes slippery floors and what we in the cleaning industry can do to prevent them.

RIA's Ben Looper

RIA in 2024: Industry Exclusive with Ben Looper

In this Straight Talk! episode, Ben Looper discusses RIA’s growth, strategic partnerships, and his vision for nurturing the next generation.


One Tech or Two?

Should technicians work alone or in pairs? Which is best to maximize efficiency and grow profits?

Janitor giving a thumbs up

In Praise of Janitors

It seems the higher you perch on your company’s organizational chart, the bigger the messes can be.

Business Mentor

The Crucial Role of Accountability in Cleaning and Restoration

In this episode of Take 5 With Cleanfax, Phillip Rosebrook with Partner Business Mentors outlines how important accountability is to company success and growth.

IICRC with Helios

IICRC Introduces Global Business Insurance Program for Certified Firms

In this episode of Unscripted, Jeff Cross, ISSA Media Director, interviews The Helios Group’s Joseph Hoffman and Leon Walker-Metts to showcase the benefits of this program and how easy it is for Certified Firms to take advantage of it.


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Products & Technologies

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2023 Innovation Awards Winners Announced at ISSA Show North America

Informa Markets’ ISSA Show North America has announced the recipients of the 2023 ISSA Show Innovation Awards. The Innovation Awards...
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Cement Alternative Could Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions

As recently reported by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) News, a cement alternative created by a company started by a...
Cleaning products

EPA Finalizes Rule on PFAS Reporting

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a rule that will provide the agency, its partners, and the public with the...
Green Seal

Green Seal to Prohibit Short-Chain PFAS in Certain Certified Products

Green Seal® has announced it will prohibit any per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in Green Seal-certified paints and coatings, floor care products, adhesives,...

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