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rob allen

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I’m in my 50th year, all as a self employed owner operator, one truck, no employees. I started with and have used steam cleaning all these years. I haven’t found anyone else who has done it this way.

I need to retire as I am 70 years old. I started when steam cleaning was a brand new industry at 20 years old.

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My hats off and all due respect Loren.
 
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I used to fall asleep to the sound of a Kirby Vacuum as my dad worked cleaning classrooms. So you could almost say I've been doing it since before I could walk.

Or you could say 12 years since I got my first custodial job.
 
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I was 8 when I started cleaning. I’m almost 52. I’ve been on my own since I was 24. Almost 44 years.
 
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Started at age 19 ( April 1986) so.... 33 yrs
Hey Grant

How you doing...have not seen you in awhile...
Things slow down for the winter already for ya????

Have you seen some of the new portable duct cleaning units they have......Nikro has one with 5100 CFM and its mounted 3 feet from the mainline so no line loss....I am thinking of getting one for the winter at least....
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Hey Grant

How you doing...have not seen you in awhile...
Things slow down for the winter already for ya????

Have you seen some of the new portable duct cleaning units they have......Nikro has one with 5100 CFM and its mounted 3 feet from the mainline so no line loss....I am thinking of getting one for the winter at least....
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Hi Buddy
Yes, been off TMF for awhile now. November is still busy with duct cleaning but we are getting pretty cold up here in Manitoba. Portable equipment would be nice if it is easy to maneuver to furnace area. I go hard with carpets / vents ( April- end of Nov). Pretty much take the winters off now. Make hay while the sun shines Matt. Our winters are brutal and had enough of cold weather cleaning ( even if portable)
 

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Hi Buddy
Yes, been off TMF for awhile now. November is still busy with duct cleaning but we are getting pretty cold up here in Manitoba. Portable equipment would be nice if it is easy to maneuver to furnace area. I go hard with carpets / vents ( April- end of Nov). Pretty much take the winters off now. Make hay while the sun shines Matt. Our winters are brutal and had enough of cold weather cleaning ( even if portable)
Agree.....

Ive got myself totally off the Truck.....
I've got 3 crews now.

Rebranded, kept the name as our reputation rocks, just needed a new more pros look.

Just hired on a major marketing firm...

Shooting for the stars at this point....

Winter cleaning is a young mans game for sure.....

I was off TMF as well for 2 years or so....just started stopping by again a month or two ago....
 
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Agree.....

Ive got myself totally off the Truck.....
I've got 3 crews now.

Rebranded, kept the name as our reputation rocks, just needed a new more pros look.

Just hired on a major marketing firm...

Shooting for the stars at this point....

Winter cleaning is a young mans game for sure.....

I was off TMF as well for 2 years or so....just started stopping by again a month or two ago....
You have been missed - good to see you again :)
 
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Worked off and on with my dad for 25 years. Now he’s retired and his van is in my driveway. Still trying to figure out what to do next