How can I incorporate the pre-paid “Stay Beautiful” program into rentals?

One recent SFS graduate asks how she can add a monthly payment for future programmed maintenance cleanings into the lease. While Steve is no lawyer (thank goodness!) he does share some ideas…

Scared by the “big bid”?

Large scale institutional work can provide a great “base” for your business. Or it can destroy it! Steve gives some great “look before you leap” counsel that any company can use …

How can I get my carpet cleaning techs to upsell?

An Oklahoma business owner wants to do right by his employees but is frustrated by their apathy and fear in selling carpet protector. Steve shares 7 steps that he used to super-charge his Scotchgard carpet protector sales …

The WHY and HOW of fixing a complaint QUICKLY and CHEERFULLY!

Fixing complaints is more about good communication than it is about your technical cleaning skills. To turn a bad situation into a positive Moment of Truth you need to do more than just remove the spot. Here’s how to fix the REAL issue …

Tap into the ‘real estate agent referral’ market!

real estate sign in yard

Real estate sales are booming. And homeowners turn to their real estate agents to recommendations on showcasing their home. Steve shares how to get agent’s attention ( and referrals) for free!