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  1. Super Mario Carpet Cleaning

    Sales commission

    Thanks Chad! This is really helpful.
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    Hiring Commercial Sales Rep...

    Hi Mike, I'm looking into hiring some sales people but I'm not sure what would be a good % comission. What do you recommend based on your experience?
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    Google Local Services

    Everything is legit. I exchanged couple of email with them. They all come from google.com domen email address etc.
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    Google Local Services

    Does anyone have experience with being featured Carpet cleaner at Google Local Services. I'm in southern California and a Google representative contacted me several days ago with offer to join the program. Lead costs $17, similar to Home Advisor. My concern is how many calls would actually...
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    How to clean recycled carpet squares?

    I didn't want to take pictures in front of potential customers so I found this pic online just to illustrate how the carpet looks like. In one area (about 1500 sq/ft) there is quite few stains (office space/spilled drinks and food). That's coming off much better with HWE, but the guy didn't want...
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    How to clean recycled carpet squares?

    Since there are tiny gaps, can they be cleaned using HWE in your opinion/experience? We use Prochem everest 650 truckmount, so not much moisture is left in carpet after extraction.
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    How to clean recycled carpet squares?

    I visited client yesterday and inspected the carpet. It turned out it's regular commercial glued down carpet like one in the picture. Maybe the carpet was built by putting together carpet tiles but once installed there is no gaps or anything in between of tiles. Also carpet feels totally even...
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    How to clean recycled carpet squares?

    Thanks guys for the advice. It seems like there is more work if I have to go over them more than once. How much would you charge per square foot?
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    How to clean recycled carpet squares?

    Yes, it looks like carpet tiles. What do you mean by padcap?
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    How to clean recycled carpet squares?

    I got a call today from a potential commercial customer asking if we can clean recycled carpet squares? He was told it should be clean with low moisture systems only. Does anyone have experience with cleaning those and can I use hot water extraction method?
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    Water damage- water extraction

    I got a call yesterday from a regular client of mine (commercial) to come and extract the water in their property after a pluming issue they had the previous night. 4 rooms were flooded (about 800 sq/ft total). It took me about 2 hours to extract the water and site was 50 miles away from where I...
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    Commercial carpet cleaning- experiences

    Got it and I agree, thanks for the advice. Also, what type of businesses are your biggest commercial clients?
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    Commercial carpet cleaning- experiences

    We started campaign to get more commercial contracts about a month ago. We already got some commercial contracts through personal contacts. So far, we tried to locate a person responsible for hiring cleaning company and reach them over the phone, introduce ourselves and try to setup an...
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    Commercial carpet cleaning- experiences

    We contacted pretty much all big hotel chains, like Hilton and Marriott in our area and all medical providers with more than one building, like Scripps, Sharp etc... There is no 1000's of companies like this. There is 1000's potential other clients, but smaller ones. That is our next step...
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    Commercial carpet cleaning- experiences

    Property management companies, like apartments buildings management companies or property managements that runs office buildings etc.? In southern California (where I am) apartment buildings don't pay much for carpet cleaning. Around $60 for 500-600 sg/ft of carpet.
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    Commercial carpet cleaning- experiences

    We contacted and reached managers in about 15 local hotels (Marriotts etc.), 5 local Casinos, 5-6 big health providers. Most of them have the same story, we do it on our own or carpet cleaning goes through our janitorial company (health providers)...
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    Commercial carpet cleaning- experiences

    Recently we started to market to local companies to get commercial accounts. What are your experiences? What kind of commercial accounts you guys have? Many hotels like Hiltons, Marriotts etc. says they do it on their own, claiming they have their own carpet cleaning equipment (I guess...
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    Regeneration of EZ-Charge Water Softener by ProChem

    After how many hours I would need to do a regeneration (backwash/flush) of ProChems Water softener. I am in southern California, water is pretty hard here.
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    Need help from auto detailing pros

    Use this company for chemicals http://www.allbriteusa.com/ Quality of chemicals is great and prices are at lease double less than if you use McGuiars. They sell towels too. For interior cleaning use this http://www.allbriteusa.com/apc-all-purpose-cleaner.html It will clean everything and...
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    Aztec leasing- property tax?!?

    Thanks for the explanation. Since it's a lease, should I pay the property tax or Aztec financial? I looked up the contract and here is section 9. 9. TAXES AND FEES. Lessee shall pay when due all taxes (including personal property tax, fines and penalties) and fees relating to this Lease or...
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    Aztec leasing- property tax?!?

    Thanks for the explanation. Since it's a lease, should I pay the property tax or Aztec financial? I mean, is this regulated by the law or not?
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    Aztec leasing- property tax?!?

    You are right, it's not in the schedule. However, Section 9 of the contract I have with Aztec says that I should pay all taxes and fees, but that charge is not in the schedule. They have my bank account information, so Aztec will just withdraw that money from my account. Anyway to fight this...
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    Aztec leasing- property tax?!?

    You are right, it's not in the schedule. However, Section 9 of the contract I have with Aztec says that I should pay all taxes and fees, but that charge is not in the schedule. They have my bank account information, so Aztec will just withdraw that money from my account. Anyway to fight this...
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    Aztec leasing- property tax?!?

    Are you also financing your equipment or you own it?