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  1. Luky

    Cargo Van

    Day 1 - file aclaim, day 2- insurance shall send an adjustor. If your van is a total loss, you should get check within a week. I certainly hope so...
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    Need Some Advice For A Startup

    How about TMF store? Thi$ might be good resource for someone not knowing how to proceed. All in one spot, wouldn't you agree? Education, planning, execution, products. I'm sure, plenty of machinery as well...
  3. Luky

    And the worst carpet cleaning boss ever award goes too...

    We still do, they're just hidin' behind moderator's badge ( sometimes)
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    Questions about staying in this field for the long haul.

    David, you have some serious decisions to make. Apparently, you have discussed some options with your wife and still no clear vision to avail. If your equipment is in good shape, it would be shame to sell it for a pennies on dollar. I know you have bills to pay, but it seems that you knew your...
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    One way to cut your technician's payroll to nothing.

    That was brewing for some time. My service crew hooked up hot water coming from LG, straight to a a water pump and they're still alive. Actually I laughed, also they failed to install filter before transfer pump( I provided 2). We all make mistakes, we should be able to stay professional and...
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    One way to cut your technician's payroll to nothing.

    I don't smoke, but my wife does... Oh, boy...
  7. Luky

    Introduction

    @rob allen . How did you do it? Did you put an ad with a " Looking for a new members of TMF" in title? Totally worked. I haven't seen it so organized so far. This is getting so big, you might stop with carpet cleaning altogether. You need to get bigger warehouse for your products distribution. "...
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    Carpet Cleaning

    WTH , no wonder I'm always out of shaving cream. Must be all the stains I'm getting out. I'm moving to a designer brand, generic shaving cream won't cut it... P.S. My Relia-built TM reached 50 hours, works fine. Only 450 hours to go, until report. @jtsunbrite , Nautilus still going strong???
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    My son just asked to see the carpet machine that blows up LOL

    I watched the video until Demon of screaming stopped screaming( love that song) Who won?
  10. Luky

    Best cleaner for a gym

    I prefer odor eliminators before deodorizers for obvious reasons. Scent of deodorizer will fade away fast. Bio break would be fine any "cide" would be great, so is the price sticker. Personally I'm in favor of OS- 1, ( Pro's Coice9)because of versatile use( takes care of all bio matters) HD odor...
  11. Luky

    porcelain tile help

    Unlike ceramic tiles( class 1-5) porcelain comes in 2 types only, glazed and unglazed, there might be classification in between I don't know of. Without presenting any solution to " how to", it's bad news to get porcelain in commercial setting. Main fast resoil issue, IMO would be left residue...
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    My 1st 2019 video dropping tomorrow will be controversial

    It was derived from" contras" and we know how that went....
  13. Luky

    Who are the best independent truck mount makers?

    So, wher are we standing on topic about best independent TM builders. I know that some of you have yours builtr by Wolf cleaning in Mokena, IL. Jim builds Omega 590 and started a new line, with a smaller engine, Omega 360. Anyone want to share their experiences with Omega? I know it's a solid...
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    My 1st 2019 video dropping tomorrow will be controversial

    Don't you worry. We breath controversy. If you contradicting yourself in some way, you'll raise some eyebrows. Otherwise we know you as inventor, educator, venture capitalist, philanthropist, father, grandpa. I know, you're not going to start making donuts. So, bring it on....
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    Who are the best independent truck mount makers?

    What a story. Failure to pass info about leaking gas , knowing that someone's live is at stake, is inexcusable...
  16. Luky

    10” mytee crb

    Less expensive , means less productive, means less coverage and more time spent. Time is money... Ha.. It'll cost you more at rhe end than 17' Brush pro.. The only advantage is weight, wait, not really, it's too light. Vicious circle...
  17. Luky

    Need help!

    Do you have a key way on the shaft .?Did key stock got displaced and got loose? It's too late now, but in case that you have thay problem with a different engine, you have ro replace allen sockets with a knurled up alloy ones #9 or #11.9. They'd catch shaft more snug, or you can go with hex...
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    Scammer?

    Your guys pulled a side job? It's possible? The only good thing is that guy is already " compliant" with a BBB, which is no threat...
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    Who are the best independent truck mount makers?

    I do remembed you mentioned that event. Can you recall how it happened, since a lot of us have propane tanks inside, myself included, sk we can learnfrom tour mistake? When I'm about to finish job( only few minutes left) I run to the van and shut off propane feed, there is still plenty of heat...
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    Who are the best independent truck mount makers?

    Thanks for bringing it up. As of now is " no stream" , but I don't want my rinse or detergent running trough the pump., so downstream it is. My last pump Triplex General was indestructible , partially, because I pampered it with a tripled filtered system. Once in a six months , I made sure that...
  21. Luky

    Have franchises impacted your business negatively?

    Exactly. Moreover, lethargy, lack of motivation, frustration( who wants to work 10 hours day for $140 before taxes. All of this willl intertwine with your #4: Employees issues...
  22. Luky

    New Roto 6.6" motors

    Welcome back. I was going to visit you, I wasn't sure what's going on with you. I'm glad seeing you back talking motors. I won't join you, I got only one porty left and I still have one of your plates saved, so never say never. But seriously, I have some 5.7 " with 1500 hours brushes left, if...
  23. Luky

    Small water damage w/pics

    No matter what year it is, water damages topic is always relevant... Enjoy...
  24. Luky

    Who are the best independent truck mount makers?

    . If you have a Dwyer chem.meter, than 5 gal. container retained an the side is either for rinse or detergent. I do have 2 water boxes, 1 for acid rinse, one for detergent, since the circumstances vary with a plethora of my commercial accounts. I have to agree that blower produces more air...
  25. Luky

    Anybody taking off baseboards

    I know that you get paid for it generously. In here, Midwest, some clients fool themselves that black mold's mycotoxin is actually oxytoxin. Their wrong , mycotoxin can kill you, oxytocin ( love hormone) will please you. But they live in it regardless. I have to beg them, take thekids out of...