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  1. J

    Large VCT jobs

    Thats tough to pass on. Thats the type of break one gets that can really bring their business to another level. That said, you really have to be set up to take something that big on and would be hard to learn on the fly.
  2. J

    First time carpet cleaning.

    Im on the janitorial side, so trust me Oxi, when I say, anyone who owns a mop bucket and simply knows an illegal, can be in business underbidding everyone tomorrow. You ever thought about offering a VLM program marketed as interim cleaning for some of your commercial accounts? For some reason...
  3. J

    Large VCT jobs

    TimetoShine, Hospitals are tricky for the very reasons you mention. I would personally do the math on how much time you think its going to take and price accordingly, instead of set sq ft rate and like Tim said, don't be surprised to have a 15 thick coats on the edges and around door ways, etc.
  4. J

    First time carpet cleaning.

    Calm down Oxi, me cleaning 300sq ft of carpet probably 1000 miles away from you isn't going to effect your bottomline. lol The whole place is 7K of VCT, minus the waiting room, which is maybe 300 sq ft of carpet. If you got an account maintaining/cleaning 7K sq ft of carpet and was asked to...
  5. J

    First time carpet cleaning.

    No response is better than your garbage one. The offices are located on the 3rd floor and the entrance doorways to the building are not allowed to remain open, in fact, after the building closes(only time it can be cleaned) if the doors remain open for more then one minute an alarm goes off. So...
  6. J

    First time carpet cleaning.

    Hello, I own a small janitorial company and a new account I have has carpeting, which they want cleaned. I only have a side by side, what exact chemicals/pads, etc would you recommend I use? I don't have a solution fed attachment for the side by side, so Im assuming I would need a hand held...