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Post by shaggy85233 on Sat Aug 15, 2015 9:43 am

Hi guys, happy to be part of the Cleaners Lounge!
My name is David and my company is Shaggy's Carpet Cleaning LLC.
I have been cleaning carpets for 18 years.
Started with bonnet then HWE and now getting into VLM.
Looking forward to talking shop with the pros here.
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Post by milspec6 on Sat Aug 15, 2015 9:47 am

Welcome, what part of the World are you located?

Feel free to jump right in, we have a few real pro cleaners here....myself not included.
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Post by Mo on Sat Aug 15, 2015 10:33 am

You made it. Shaggy is my Bud out of Phoenix. Welcome.


Ironically Im off to pick up a Shaggy rug Very Happy
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Post by Devon07 on Sat Aug 15, 2015 11:37 am

Welcome Shaggy!

You did bring scooby snacks right?? ......... Rut Roh!

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Post by milspec6 on Sat Aug 15, 2015 11:43 am

@Mo wrote:You made it. Shaggy is my Bud out of Phoenix. Welcome.


Ironically Im off to pick up a Shaggy rug Very Happy

Any friend of Mo's is a ....... well, just give me a dollar instead. Cool
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Post by Devon07 on Sat Aug 15, 2015 11:46 am

1 post and he has 3 points! somebody's going shopping!

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He said pros...????

Did Mo tell him there was more than one?laughing

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We have several pros listed on here....they don't post, but they are listed.

I was always told that the difference between a pro and an amateur was the check and size of his shoes. It works for basketball players anyway.
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Post by Davey Cracker on Sat Aug 15, 2015 1:55 pm

Welcome

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Post by shaggy85233 on Sat Aug 15, 2015 5:25 pm

Thanks for the welcome guys. I work out of Phoenix
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Post by Matt; My carpet cleaner on Sat Aug 15, 2015 7:42 pm

117° in phoenix to day.
Ouch.

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@Matt; My carpet cleaner wrote:117° in phoenix to day.
Ouch.

My .45 s.f. price would double if I had to work in that heat!!

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Post by milspec6 on Sat Aug 15, 2015 8:06 pm

There is a point where you have to give into weather and reschedule. Not only is that hard on the body, but the machine will not be pleased either.
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Post by shaggy85233 on Sat Aug 15, 2015 10:01 pm

We Just Drink Lots of Water and Carry Health Insurance
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Post by Mo on Sun Aug 16, 2015 8:02 am

Hey Dave. The final straw for me discontinuing service in Phoenix was when I was sitting in bumper to bumper traffic on the 101 freeway 110 degrees and my AC went out Evil or Very Mad

I took my shirt off and used a spray bottle with water to try and stay cool. Everyone beside me look at me like if I was crasy and they looked so cool in there cars Very Happy
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Post by milspec6 on Sun Aug 16, 2015 8:49 am

I did that before too Mo, outside of Dallas in a blown '84 Monte Carlo. I had to run the heater on high to keep the engine from over-heating.

It didn't, but I sure did.
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Post by shaggy85233 on Sun Aug 16, 2015 2:49 pm

@Mo wrote:Hey Dave. The final straw for me discontinuing service in Phoenix was when I was sitting in bumper to bumper traffic on the 101 freeway 110 degrees and my AC went out Evil or Very Mad

I took my shirt off and used a spray bottle with water to try and stay cool. Everyone beside me look at me like if I was crasy and they looked so cool in there cars Very Happy

I use a spray bottle with oil in it so it cools me down and shirtless it looks great in front of my customers
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Post by dp1 on Sun Aug 16, 2015 4:04 pm

Welcome David, I was surprised you're Mo's buddy, he always think of other cleaners his competitors Very Happy
My worst heat experience was on summer of 2003 in Scottsdale, picking up a used car I bought off of ebay, it was 116 degrees, and the car I bought was a black car, as soon as we're done with paperwork, we got the heck out of there Embarassed
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Post by milspec6 on Sun Aug 16, 2015 4:58 pm

@dp1 wrote:Welcome David, I was surprised you're Mo's buddy, he always think of other cleaners his competitors Very Happy
My worst heat experience was on summer of 2003 in Scottsdale, picking up a used car I bought off of ebay, it was 116 degrees, and the car I bought was a black car, as soon as we're done with paperwork, we got the heck out of there Embarassed

So was mine....ebay and black, 2 fools.
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