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Post bonnet helps a lot.

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This thread is a train wreck!

The solution is simple.

Prequalify and set your customers expectations accordingly.

Communication with your customer is crucial in creating a positive feeling for the customer about their cleaning experience with your company.

At the end of the day that is more important than anything else. Even the quality of the clean.

Again, that is how low the bar is guys...what the hell are you even talking about 1 hour dry times. That has never made anyone any substantial money.......

Carry on I guess. Its entertaining if nothing else.......
 

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This thread is a train wreck!

The solution is simple.

Prequalify and set your customers expectations accordingly.

Communication with your customer is crucial in creating a positive feeling for the customer about their cleaning experience with your company.

At the end of the day that is more important than anything else. Even the quality of the clean.

Again, that is how low the bar is guys...what the hell are you even talking about 1 hour dry times. That has never made anyone any substantial money.......

Carry on I guess. Its entertaining if nothing else.......



Welcome back Matt.
 
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How many actually post bonnet? I love having a Orbot but never break it out for Bonnet Drying.
 

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How many actually post bonnet? I love having a Orbot but never break it out for Bonnet Drying.
I got some bonnets for my oreck. Going to give them a try.
With my air hog and pmf wand my dry times are really good.
Once I pick up a few air paths I'm really going to push how fast my customers carpets will be dry.
It's a big inconvenience for them to walk around on their tip toes and trying to not walk on damp carpet!
Plus the quicker drying helps with wicking greatly.
 

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Well I have been enjoying my 4 days off work and off-line. Seems like some folks had nothing much to do this weekend.

If anyone wants to get together for that BBQ, my place is pretty central to most of the population of the USA. Also very close to Jack Daniels distillery. Last Saturday in September. Bring your own food. I have the grill, the deck and beverages.
 
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Well I have been enjoying my 4 days off work and off-line. Seems like some folks had nothing much to do this weekend.

If anyone wants to get together for that BBQ, my place is pretty central to most of the population of the USA. Also very close to Jack Daniels distillery. Last Saturday in September. Bring your own food. I have the grill, the deck and beverages.
Can you smell the smoke from that distillery? o_O
 
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AZ I'm eyeing that 2" devastator wand. Man that thing is beautiful.
Something tells me there is a limit to how much a wand can impact results and efficiency.

I too believe it is a great wand but also believe the step up will yield results that might not be in proportion to the investment.

But I am also learning everyday and my opinion should be taken with a grain of salt.
 

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I agree, I'm finding a rotary has really been a great value
 
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I agree, I'm finding a rotary has really been a great value
A inexpensive simple 175 with a brush head will get you similar results as "High" flow rotary .Yeah it adds a step but that 175 will do plethora of tasks a 360i, Trex or the rx-20 can't truly accomplish.
A 13" 175 is ideal for residential settings.
Like our 360i/brush head but its slow going if its done correctly .

Using a rotary or a OP machine we have tried post bonnet after HWE but never seemed worth the trouble.
 
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A inexpensive simple 175 with a brush head will get you similar results as "High" flow rotary .Yeah it adds a step but that 175 will do plethora of tasks a 360i, Trex or the rx-20 can't truly accomplish.
A 13" 175 is ideal for residential settings.
Like our 360i/brush head but its slow going if its done correctly .

Using a rotary or a OP machine we have tried post bonnet after HWE but never seemed worth the trouble.
So would you use the 175 just for scrubbing before hwe?
 

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Wew, this thread. Turning into a bit of a shit storm.


Scott you ever tour the distillery? I have a co-worker who visits one at least once every year or two (he's part of some member club?) Always rants and raves and gets specialty bottles when he goes.
 

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We market fast dry times, I actually do believe its a big deal to many customers

Probably the biggest question we are asked is how long does it take to dry.

Wet carpets are a pain in the ass, not so much for the morning appt customers....

But if your at 6hrs dry time and you finish the last job around 4, thats a bit of an inconveneince for people with family coming home from school/work around 6
 

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Also a common remark in reviews is it took only X amount of time to dry
So you tell your customers there carpets will be dry in under 60 minutes?

Thats beast!

6 hours is a broke down portable.