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  1. Kevin Lietz

    Advice for "new to me" portable

    Picked up a rx express?!??! I didnt even know it was a thing. An RX 20 with a portable attached to it. Pure genius. Anyways, its not a long term fix but itll get me through the winter. My plan is to focus more on commercial clientele and service whomever of my normal customers call in the...
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    Advice for "new to me" portable

    make sense! I am trying to stay around 1000 ish or less. We are moving on some carpet repair and stretching to compliment our services, and I'm not waiting on that any longer ha ha
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    Advice for "new to me" portable

    there is also a black Extractor 3 in town, and a masterblend truckforce extractor. If I need to keep looking let me know guys! I trust my tmf family more than anyone else! I have a 175. should I consider getting the carpet brush for that, and using it as a agitator? I don't know much about the...
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    Boss Ultra?

    I'm in for a class action lawsuit as well. Coincidentally I was just talking to a lawyer about this yesterday. I want the sons a $#@(*&#$ out of business
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    Advice for "new to me" portable

    Okay so my truck just went the way of the fishes, and I'm up shit's creek without a paddle..... So going into wintertime, I am going to get a portable to get me by until we can afford to get another truck mounted system... Here's the options that I have found locally, that are within budget...
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    Very Odd Problem on a call back

    I had thought that too. Did the water heater leak over the weekend and they just didn't want to pay to extract it? Concrete in the heater room is dry though, and the pattern of where the water is is odd as well... I've dealt with floods before but its almost as if the water is coming up from the...
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    Very Odd Problem on a call back

    They have a water heater in the room next to the hallway, and the bathroom that they are remodeling, but I saw no indications that either of them had a leak issue. (no stains or immediate water marks on the concrete). I'm leaning towards a foundation leak personally.
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    Very Odd Problem on a call back

    That's what I thought Todd? I mean... I'm not the brightest light bulb in the shed but it would have taken me leaving these carpets SOPPING wet... JUST in that hallway... to have the carpets be spotting wet a week later.
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    Very Odd Problem on a call back

    Okay so I cleaned for a customer of ours a week ago, and ended up getting a call back yesterday because one of the hallways were "soaked" in the basement. Upon arrival, Sure enough one of the back hallways in the basement was damp... to the point that there were a quite a few visably wet spots...
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    New to Stone Polishing - questions

    Thats fantastic ken! I'll DM you!
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    New to Stone Polishing - questions

    Hey everyone! So We are going to be expanding into stone polishing and I have a couple of customers that are going to let me do some "practice work" on their flooring and countertops. I have been looking at some of the posts here and doing some research, and I think I've got the "gist" of it...
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    Need help on a Bid. Competitive Gov Pricing

    No it's broke up into several different trips over the course of the year
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    Need help on a Bid. Competitive Gov Pricing

    Hey everyone. I have a bid that I need to put in for a government building contract that I needed some input on... Here's the basics... Vinyl Tile: 6700 sq ft... Spray and Buff 2x annually, and 1 more time strip and wax Tile: 2000 sq ft. 1x Annually Carpet: 28000 sq ft. 1x annually. I would...
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    Slightly Freaking out. Bubbles in carpet that is NOT CGD

    It went back down I guess... needs to be stretched though. Finishing it up next week with my carpet repair guy. (I REALLY need to get that half of the business under my belt)
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    Slightly Freaking out. Bubbles in carpet that is NOT CGD

    What the hell? Is that actual hardwood flooring covered by particle board UNDER the carpet?