Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Thanksgiving Day

ThanksgivingThanksgiving is truly a special day. It was first celebrated in 1621 when the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Native Americans shared a fall harvest. In 1863, President Lincoln proclaimed a national day of thanksgiving to be celebrated each year on the fourth Thursday of November.

Thanksgiving Day is more than memories, food, football and parades. It is a day of thanks. On this day, we are reminded of the bounty of treasures that are a part of our everyday lives.

We spend a few, often too brief, moments in prayer or meditation before dinner to say thanks for our family, friends and the wonderfulness of our lives. The true meaning of Thanksgiving should not end there. Ponder the two words that are involved: thanks and giving. We should therefore be reminded to give thanks and to share. Take the time to share our economic benefits, material wealth and talents with those who can use our help.

Once again, as you sit down to dinner, ponder the true meaning of Thanksgiving - especially in these unprecedented days!

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Don’t Let Old Man Winter Destroy Your Carpet Cleaning Equipment!

Prepare for freezing WINTER weather. That’s when we often receive calls from customers who forget that water expands when it freezes resulting in damaged water pumps and cleaning tools!

When the unit is subjected to freezing conditions, it will be necesary to winterize the system to prevent damage to the components.

NOTE: The water pump uses 8 # 20530 aluminum screws specially designed to break if the pump freezes, hopefully preventing the water pump from being destroyed!
The pump screws are specifically designed for our pump and if damaged or need replacing should not be bought over the counter.

When not in use, all cleaning tools, water-based carpet protector (Teflon® and Bane-Guard™) and any other water-based chemicals that would be ruined when frozen should be brought inside if your cleaning van is kept outside in freezing weather.


Winterizing the portable Base Unit on all Bane-Clene Units:

  1. Take the strainer cap off (on the back of the 20 gallon fresh water tank) and drain out all water.
  2. Put cap back on and add back to the 20 gallon fresh water tank 2-3 gallons of automotive windshield washer solvent (winter-grade good to 20 degrees below zero.
  3. Turn on the solution pump and let it run for approximately 5 minutes. This should keep your water pump and brass fittings from freezing.
  4. WARNING: Do not operate the heater when the unit is winterized.
  5. Take the cleaning heads and solution lines to an inside heated area to prevent freezing.
  6. Restarting:
    1. Drain the solution tank of washer solvent and fill with cleaning solution.
    2. Turn on the solution pump for 5 minutes.
    3. The solvent in the pump and lines will be diluted in the tank and will not affect carpet cleaning.
    4. Flush the solution system for 5 minutes with water before turning on the heater.

Aqua-Pump® 120 Water Pump Winterizing Instructions (for Putting the Unit Away for the Winter)

Winterizing the Aqua Pump:

Storing the Aqua Pump in below freezing temperatures will require winterizing of the unit. A winterizing kit is available to simplify this procedure.

  1. Disconnect the solution feed line swivel (7/8 wrench) at the connection to the strainer (part # 26071). Attach the suction line (“A” - see below) swivel to the strainer and place the other open end of the line into a container with 50/50 mix of automotive windshield washer solvent, winter-grade good to 20 degrees below zero.
  2. Attach the outflow line (“B” - see below) to the female coupling below the pressure gauge. Place the open end of this line into the same container of antifreeze.
  3. Turn on the pump only and run the unit until the anti-freeze mixture fills the entire system. Approximately 5 minutes.
  4. Remove the suction and outflow lines and reattach the solution feed line.

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Flushing anti-freeze from the unit:

  • To remove anti-freeze mixture from a new unit, place the garden hose adapter (#20632) into the female coupling located below the pressure gauge. Screw on a section of garden hose to the adaptor. Turn on the pump only and run unit until clear solution flow from the hose.
  • To remove anti-freeze mixture from a winterized unit, attach the outflow line to the female coupling located below the pressure gauge. Place the open end of the outflow line into a container to save anti-freeze mixture for future use. Turn on the pump and run unit until clear solution flows from outlfow line.

Winterizing Kit:

  1. 10’ # 21080 solution hose.
  2. 1 # 21100 male coupler.
  3. 1# 21150 Brass Insert Fitting.
  4. 2 # 21160 Solution Hose Clamps.
  5. 1 # 20800 Brass Swivel.

The two options are for those professional carpet cleaning companies putting their equipment away for the winter.

If you plan on cleaning during freezing winter weather, it is best to keep the cleaning van in a heated garage. If your garage is not heated, put a ceramic heater in the van to keep it from freezing.

NOTE: The water pump uses 8 # 20530 aluminum screws specially designed to break if the pump freezes, hopefully preventing the water pump from being destroyed!
The pump screws are specifically designed for our pump and if damaged or need replacing should not be bought over the counter.

If you happen to freeze up your water pump, your aluminum screw heads will pop off and you will need to call Bane-Clene to order new ones (sold as a set of 8). If any other type of screw is used, the water pump will be destroyed (as shown below). A spare set of the special Bane-Clene aluminum screws should always be kept in your store room with your other repair parts - don’t wait for a problem resulting in downtime waiting for replacment screws to arrive!

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Friday, November 13, 2020

GET ORGANIZED

Get Organized

We are all overwhelmed. Daily mail, voice mails, e-mails, text messages, phone calls and even blogs. Winking-Emoji

So, how should we deal with all of this? We all have to prioritize and get organized.

Incoming phone calls are first but, for example is it a call from a customer or a solicitation? Your staff should have a proper procedure for handling phone calls. Obviously, if it is a customer that call should be immediately transferred to you. But what if it is a solicitation? A potential procedure is to find out who is calling and what it is in reference to. If you placed the call and it is a return call, then that call should be transferred to you. If it is a solicitation,then one way to handle it is to tell the caller that the person they need to speak to is not available and offer to transfer it to their voice mail.

E-mails should be viewed as soon as possible. Some of your customers may use e-mail to communicate, send orders, ask questions, etc. Good spam controls will usually keep your mail box unclogged.

Delivered mail by the USPS should be sorted. Lay aside those pieces that will allow later action. Process all the rest, whether they be bills, customer payments and or other important mail. When time permits, go through those pieces that were laid aside.

Finally try not to put things off. Deal with "have to" situations as soon as possible. This way your mind will be clear and fresh to deal with other events as they occur. Having too many subjects up in the air causes confusion and prevents you from getting organized.


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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Sale on MediClean QGC - Effective against Coronavirus - 2 gallons for $75.00 total including shipping and handling!

Sale on MediClean QGC Germicical Cleaner Concentrate!

QGC for Coronavirus is ON SALE as Clene-Times Special CT11-6 at 2 gallons for $75.00 total including shipping and handling from November 1, 2020 to January 15, 2021!

MediClean Germicidal Cleaner Concentrate QGC is listed on EPA’s “List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2” list of EPA registered disinfectants that may be used against coronavirus.

Mediclean Germicidal Cleaner QGC is a one-step quat-based disinfectant cleaner that is effective against a broad spectrum of bacteria, is virucidal (including Human Coronaviurs), fungicidal and inhibits the growth of mold and mildew and their odors when used as directed.

Effectiveness of Mediclean Germicidal Cleaner Concentrate against Coronavirus (COVID-19):

While this new strain of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has not been tested against any disinfectants as of the time of this statement, Mediclean Germicidal Cleaner Concentrate has been shown effective against similar classes of viruses - the Human Coronavirus, Adenovirus, and the SARS Associated Coronavirus. It is an EPA registered (no. 70385-6) hospital-grade, disinfectant cleaner concentrate for use on many different types of surfaces per its label.

Advantages of Using Mediclean Germicidal Cleaner QGC:

  • Meets EPA standards for hospital disinfectants.
  • A one-step disinfectant cleaner that kills and inhibits the growth of fungi, mold and mildew as well as common household germs.
  • Mediclean Germicidal Cleaner Concentrate can safely treat both hard nonporous surfaces and carpets.
  • Leaves behind a delightful lemon scent.
  • Neutralizes damp musty odors caused by mildew.
  • Eliminates odors from tobacco smoke, musty carpets and spilled beverages.
  • Cleans, disinfects, and deodorizes in one labor-saving step.
  • Effective against MRSA.
  • Effective against a broad spectrum of bacteria, fungi and viruses (including HIV-1, the AIDS virus).
  • Effective against human coronavirus.
  • Inhibits the growth of mold and mildew and their odors when used as directed.
  • A disinfectant at 2 ounces per gallon.
  • Sanitizer for porous and non-porous Non-Food Contact Surfaces at 0.5 ounce per gallon
  • Mediclean Germicidal Cleaner Concentrate QGC is a:
    • Disinfectant.
    • Cleaner.
    • Sanitizer.
    • Fungicide.
    • Mildewstat.
    • Virucide.
    • Deodorizer.

Properties & Specifications for Mediclean Germicidal Cleaner QGC:

  • Restrictions on Use:
    • Professional Use Only.
    • Keep Out of Reach of Children.
    • NOT for Use on Nylon Stain Resistant Carpet, such as Stainmaster®.
    • Do not mix with other products!
    • May not be shipped via air!
    • Cannot be shipped to California or Canada! - Substitute Sporicidin®.
    • Many states require that a contractor applying a pest control product be licensed. Please contact your state EPA office for further information.
  • Form: Liquid.
  • Size: 1 Gallon.
  • E.P.A. Registration No.: 70385-6.
  • Odor: Lemon.
  • Use pH: 11.5 - 12.5.

DIRECTIONS for deodorizing, cleaning, disinfecting and sanitizing with Mediclean Germicidal Cleaner QGC Concentrate:

  • Read and follow label directions and cautions.
  • CLEANING AND DISINFECTING FINISHED FLOORS: Apply with damp mop or autoscrubber. Cleans and disinfects without dulling gloss. To limit gloss reduction, use Mediclean Germicidal Cleaner Concentrate at 2 ounces per gallon. Not to be used on floor finish at 8 ounces per gallon [of water].
  • TO DISINFECT HARD, NON-POROUS SURFACES: 2 oz. per gallon of water.
  • HEAVY DUTY CLEANING ON HARD SURFACES: 8 oz. of Mediclean Germicidal Cleaner QGC per gallon of water.
  • DISINFECTION/VIRUCIDAL/FUNGICIDAL/MOLD AND MILDEW CONTROL: Apply use-solution to hard non-porous surfaces thoroughly wetting surfaces as required, with a cloth, mop, sponge or sprayer. For heavily soiled areas, a preliminary cleaning is required. For sprayer applications, use a coarse mist pump or trigger sprayer. Spray 6-8 inches from surface, rub with brush, sponge, or cloth. Treated surfaces must remain wet for 10 minutes.
  • SANITIZING NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACE DIRECTIONS: 0.5 oz. of Mediclean Germicidal Cleaner QGC Concentrate per gallon of water. Treated surfaces must remain wet for 60 seconds. Let air dry. Do not use in food preparation, food handling and food storage areas.
  • KILLS HIV ON PRECLEANED ENVIRONMENTAL SURFACES / OBJECTS PREVIOUSLY SOILED WITH BLOOD / BODY FLUIDS: Wear protective latex gloves, gowns, masks and eye protection. Blood and other body fluids containing HIV must be thoroughly cleaned from surfaces and objects before application of Mediclean Germicidal Cleaner Concentrate. Leave surface wet for 2 minutes with (2 ounces or Mediclean Germicidal Cleaner Concentrate per gallon of water) use-solution. Use a 10 minute contact time for disinfection against all other virus, bacteria, and fungi claimed.
  • DEODORIZER DIRECTIONS:
    • Hotels, Schools, Restaurants: Use 2-4 ounces of Mediclean Germicidal Cleaner QGC Concentrate in waste receptacles, bed pans, drainage bottles, diaper pails, hampers, disposals, commodes and air conditioner pans to eliminate odors.
    • Mopping Solutions, Automatic Scrubbers: Using 4-8 ounces per gallon of cleaning solution eliminates undesirable odors.
    • Air Freshener/Automotive Uses: Use 2 ounces of the Mediclean Germicidal Cleaner QGC Concentrate per gallon of water or desired concentration to clean and deodorize. Thoroughly wet surfaces with a cloth, mop or sprayer and allow to air dry.
    • Carpets: (Test hidden area for color fastness). Vacuum carpet thoroughly prior to application. 2-4 ounces per gallon of shampoo solution eliminates odors associated with urine, vomit, smoke and mildew. Reapply after cleaning for additional freshening effects. Allow to dry.
    • Pet Odors: To clean and deodorize, use 32 ounces per gallon of water (1 part Mediclean QGC to 3 parts water) for urine, feces, and vomit in carpet and upholstery. Clean prior to application. Test for color fastness.
  • SEWER BACKUP, WATER DAMAGE: To clean and deodorize, use 4 ounces per gallon of water. Spray over affected areas before and after cleaning and extraction. Use proper ventilation; open windows.
  • FUNGICIDAL DIRECTIONS: For use in areas such as locker rooms, dressing rooms, shower and bath areas and exercise facilities, use at 2 oz. per gallon on precleaned surfaces.
  • MOLD AND MILDEW CONTROL: At 2 ounces per gallon Mediclean Germicidal Cleaner QGC Concentrate is a mildewstat and will effectively inhibit the growth of mold and mildew and the odors caused by them when applied to hard nonporous surfaces. Allow to dry on surface. Repeat when mildew growth returns.

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Friday, November 06, 2020

Entertaining Clients

Is a good idea or a practice that has outlived it effectiveness?

Certainly in this present atmosphere, it is probably not being done very much if it at all. However, let’s consider this practice in past times or hopefully in future times.

Twenty years ago, it was a common practice that was associated with the two martini lunch, which turned into an all afternoon affair. As times changed, entertaining became more appropriate and socially responsible. Even before the pandemic, times had changed, people are much busier, time has become even more valuable. So how does a company go about entertaining clients?

These thoughts and ideas are pre-pandemic. Perhaps ordering in pizza or some type of lunch menu for your customer. Sending over a box of pastries to go with morning coffee or tea. If your client is a sports fan, arrange for tickets to see their favorite team. You can either go with them or send a pair for the game. The better you know your client or have interacted with them, then certainly more ideas will be available.

These are but a few. The main idea is to show your appreciation for their business.

Entertaining Clients is not an outdated practice; however, the means and modes have changed. Choose carefully and appropriately.

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Wednesday, November 04, 2020

Cleaning Carpet in Cold, Windy, Snowy Weather?

Image of a door drape keeping out bugs and cold weather

I hate to mention it, but WINTER is coming fast and your customers hate it when you let that cold in their house!

Be courteous and professional to your customers - Show them you care! Using a door drape while cleaning carpets keeps cold air, hot air, humidity, bugs and animals out of the house. Demonstrate your respect for, and provide protection to, your customer’s interior environment in the spring, summer, fall AND winter! A “must” for any truck-mount operation.

Advantages of the Bane-Clene Door Drape:

  • All carpet cleaning professionals will now be able to protect the customer’s environment and still be able to run hoses through the door.
  • Keep the weather outdoors
  • In the cold winter months, this door drape keeps the cold weather outdoors while your’re cleaning your customer’s carpet.
  • Makes for happier customers!
  • This pillowy pad fits most commercial and residential pedestrian doors.
  • Keep your customer’s pets inside!
  • Easily rolls up into a compact bag for storage.
  • Show your customer that you’re a professional - Exhibit a professional image.

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Friday, October 30, 2020

VOTE

Vote 2020

The ballot is stronger than the bullet.” - Abraham Lincoln

November 3rd is obviously election day. If you have not already done so, PLEASE exercise your right to vote.

As small business owners whoever is in charge has a tremendous effect on yours and all business.

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Friday, October 23, 2020

SNAP DECISION

Do not make SNAP DECISIONS

Owners of small businesses are often accused of making a snap decision. In their haste, they may do something that can be unsatisfactory or worse yet detrimental to their business. Anytime someone is pressed for a response, they should take a step back and consider the consequences of a snap decision. Even though they may be very confident of what their response should be, it might be wise to delay an answer.

Also many times, all the facts to make an informed decision are not available.Once again, if the situation allows a delayed response, then they should think their way through the question and possibly talk it over with someone.

As a business owner, try to compromise between making a snap decision and a delayed decision. Gather all the information that is possible and practical, make a checklist of the pro’s and con’s and then make an informed decision as opposed to a snap decision.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

How to Increase Profits with “Add-On” or “Plus” Sales in Your Carpet Cleaning Business

Add-on sales increases the bottom line of a carpet cleaning company.

Extra sales (“Add-on” sales) make a carpet cleaning company highly profitable and grow every year.

The terms “add-on sales” and “plus sales” is offensive to some. It calls to mind the huckster element of the cleaning business that is never satisfied with what a customer buys, but always wants to sell more - whether the customer needs it or not.

Yet, extra sales make a company highly profitable. A service vehicle should generate a reasonable profit just by doing the basic work it was designed to do, which is to clean carpets. Additional sales made by that service unit make the difference between a very mediocre company and a highly profitable one.

In the twenty years that the Wm. F. Bane Co., worked for L. S. Ayres, a major Midwestern department store, it reported to Salvatore R. (Sol) Petruzzi. Sol loved to use the term “plus sales.” He said it sounded much softer than “add-on sales” and made extra profit for his company. Sales people, he believed, must be taught to be ethical in the selling of extra services. He had basic rules concerning plus sales:

  1. Plus sales should be made only to the customer who has a need for the product or service.
  2. The customer should be able to afford to buy the extra product or service.

If your basic fees cover expenses and a small profit just cleaning carpets, a crew can make extra profit with just a few additional sales. These go almost entirely to the bottom line since the expenses of getting to the job and advertising for it are already amortized.

Examples of Add-On Plus Sales Internal Services to Increase Your Profits:

Some of our customers have successfully added exterior services such as:

  • Window Cleaning.
  • Gutter Cleaning.
  • Pressure Washing of Driveways, etc.
  • Roof Cleaning.
  • Concrete Cleaning.
  • Concrete Garage, Driveway and Patio Cleaning and Protection.
  • Cleaning Wood Fences and Decks.

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Friday, October 16, 2020

CUTTING COSTS

Should You Cut Your carpet cleaning service?

Normally the service industry to a lesser extent is not subject to the ebbs and flows of the economy. However, all that was changed with the Covid-19 pandemic. In some states, the majority of businesses were subject to Stay At Home regulations imposed by Governors or Mayors.

Thankfully, the majority of states included service industry companies as essential businesses and therefore they were allowed to operate as long as they practiced the existing safe practice mandates in force. Even though service businesses were allowed to work, business declined. Customers were reluctant to have “others” in their home or office. Many businesses and or offices were closed because they were deemed non-essential; so obviously cleaning services were not needed. Even though restrictions were eventually eased, many businesses that were temporarily closed became permanently closed.

So during the last six plus months, all businesses that remained open or have re-opened have needed to look at cutting costs. There are several ways to do that; whether they are good or not is left to interpretation of the particular owner of the business.

Cut Staff: A difficult choice, because once business resumes to a “normal” level, is it possible to get them back?

Cut Advertising: Backing off a little may be a sound strategy, but completely dropping advertising undoes the name recognition a business has built. Perhaps just keeping in touch with existing customers is the prudent choice.

Cut Overhead: Definitely the best approach. Look at expenses for legal, accounting, insurance and other professional services. For example, money can be saved by increasing deductibles on insurance coverages.

Don’t Cut: The quality of service a business provides. Cutting corners will result in lost business because next time customers will look elsewhere for service.

Cutting Costs is not an easy task. Caution and prudence should always be practiced.

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Friday, October 09, 2020

REINVENT THE WHEEL


Dont Reinvent the Wheel

In the economically challenging times we are facing, we as business owners are looking to reduce expenses. However, the last thing we want to do is reinvent the wheel.

Instead of doing what we do best, which is provide high quality services for our customers, many business owners, managers or employees are endeavoring to do things or make decisions that are not within their scope of expertise. Legal services, accounting, engineering, chemistry and advertising are example of fields which should not be reinvented.

So what should business owners do? Control what we can control. Look to energy saving practices and equipment. Be diligent when scheduling work to reduce or eliminate wasteful travel. Purchase chemicals and supplies prudently taking advantage of free or reduced shipping costs. Train employees to use chemicals and equipment and supplies properly to avoid waste and potential problems.

Practicing these and other expense reducing practices will eliminate the temptation to reinvent the wheel.

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