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  1. J

    Canadian Startup

    Hi all, I'm looking to start a small residential service which would be a one-man operation for now and be operated out of a pickup truck. I know it's not optimal, but it's all I have. My personal life, and now business life took an unexpected turn so I'm looking for some advice. I would be...
  2. Tyler B

    Where to selling a Masters Touch Trailer?

    Hello, I'm new here, I have a masters touch trailer that I am looking to sell and I am not sure where to start. The unit has 623 hours on it with a ton of extras and $1000's in brand new gear. Three years ago I had the motor tuned up, I replaced the pressure pump, cleaned and fixed the heater...
  3. Tidyerclean

    Steamway galaxy 4100 question

    Hello, so I bought a van with the steamway mastermatic galaxy 4100 And the previous owner had the chemical injection taken out and he was just using pre spray forever. I want to get it hooked back up so I picked up everything to repair and bring this machine back to its full potential, but...
  4. NewGuy2020

    Possible water pump

    Hey guys my name is Jerome From New Jersey , husband and father of two. I recently was laid off and took some of my savings and purchased a truck mount “ blue like blue wave” found a cheap van and here I go. Recently while trying to run the unit for one of my first times. I flip the pump...
  5. M

    Large Non-Profit Conference Center - Self Sufficient Carpet Maintenance

    I am asking for any advice on heavy soil and grease carpet cleaning for a team with little experience. So started working for this non-profit last year. Recently got moved into a position that involved the use of a truck mount carpet cleaner with almost no training. The person in charge of...
  6. 1

    Employee transportation

    Hi all! Ive been exploring housekeeping side. I have a few commercial accounts (which was my focus). With the commercial side being slow and a couple other factors I'm shifting gears to house keeping. I'm at the point were I need help( I also have a fulltime 3rd shift job) when I hire for house...
  7. K

    Advice for selling equipment

    Hello, I mainly joined this group for some guidance. My dad had a small residential carpet cleaning business for 25 years, sadly he suddenly passed away and his cleaning van was eft to me. I don't have any knowldege on the equipment and have no clue what to sell it for. Id love for it to g to...
  8. J

    HELP!!! PLEASE!!!

    Hey guys, I just picked up a new contract with a large apartment complex. I am using HWE at 300 or less psi, 220 degrees, with a HOSS 700. Pre-spraying with either traffic slam or citri-solv depending on how bad it is. Out of the 10 units that I have currently done, I have gotten call backs on 3...
  9. tyrone

    well I found a truck mount

    okay guys if you have been reading my post you know I've been looking for a truck mount. i think i struck gold (hopefully) i found a 2006 ford e 350 187 on body engine replaced two years ago with warranty. the machine inside id a hydra master direct drive cds. the price is 4K. I'm taking it up...
  10. Helix Cleaning LLC

    Just cleaned my first carpet yesterday..

    Hey guys! Thanks for taking the time to read this post. So I cleaned my first carpet yesterday by myself and I wrote down a few questions along the way that popped into my head. If you guys don't mind answering some of them I think it can help both me and the newer CC'ers out! Questions...
  11. G

    I need help to start being a janitor for my store

    My store, Dollar General, is considering hiring a janitor. I'm considering asking the DM if I could be the janitor at a fraction what he would pay a pro. The only thing is I know very little. The floors are pretty bad, and will need some good work. What should I do to get the job done? He says...
  12. P

    Gallons Per Minute

    HI Guys, This is my first post so I hope im posting in the correct area. Any help would be great. Here is my issue. I am running a Sapphire Scientific 570ss. I usually run around 400-500 psi from the truck for cleaning. Also, I use mainly the wand that came with the unit that has Two 11002 Jets...
  13. Always Sparkling

    Help!-Adult Diapers in Public Restrooms????????????

    What do custodians usually do about adult diapers? The restrooms that I clean are public, in a facility that is not always respected by it's visitor community, and these adult diapers keep ending up shoved in the women's sanitary receptacle. Is it customary to provide plastic bags so it...
  14. Pet-Safe Carpet Cleaning

    New pump problem for TM

    Hello, I could use some help with an issue we are having with a new pump we recently installed on our Amtex Prowler. We spoke to Ben before installing & were told the pump we are using should work fine. I am waiting for Ben to get back to me but I figured it would be a good idea to get some...
  15. Johnny Bravo

    My friend was beaten down into a coma.

    I have a friend who've known for over 40 years who was recently beaten down into a coma 3 weeks ago. I started a Go Fund Me account for him and his family. Honestly I think he is pretty much washed up. I've been visiting him a lot over these last three weeks. He is on life support and only 52...