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PCUCA: Take Another Look

The Professional Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners Association, based in the Denver Metro Area, continues to serve an 11-state region with an active schedule of IICRC-certification programs, informative “Business after Hours” and up-to-date information for growing and developing successful businesses in our industry.

In its broadening efforts to meet both the local and regional needs of the region, the board of directors has successfully launched “After 5” programs in the Colorado Springs area. These events take place on the second Thursday of the month. The Denver area “After 5” programs are on the third Thursday. Locations, topics and other information can be found on the PCUCA website at

PCUCA is sponsoring an IICRC-Certified Applied Microbial (Mold) Remediation Tech-nician/Specialist Training Course in 2003. PCUCA is partnering with All Dry Water Damage Experts, who are providing the classroom and training facilities. The course is being taught by Restoration Consultants, and is scheduled for Sept. 17-20. The cost of the program to PCUCA members is $895; to non-members, $1,095.

PCUCA offers membership in the World Floor Covering Association. For $175 in membership fees, the WFCA provides $500 in scholarships to attend training programs and conventions. It is a very cost-effective means of providing training for yourself and your staff. Those funds can also go toward attendance at Connections 2003, the colossal industry conventions and trade show taking place in Las Vegas, Oct. 2-4. For more information on this event and related opportunities from vendors, see ICS

Upcoming Events:
(303) 373-4779
April 10-11 IICRC Carpet Cleaning Tech by Masterblend
April 21-23 IICRC Water Damage Restoration by Dri-Eaz

Bridgepoint Cleaning Network
(303) 428-3232
April 23-24 IICRC Water Damage Tony Macaluso
April 25 IICRC Odor Control Tony Macaluso
May 29 Fast Track Cleaning Sherman Guffy
May 29 Protectors Sherman Guffy
May 30 Oriental Rug Cleaning Sherman Duffy
June 26-27 IICRC Carpet Cleaning Ron Colling, Jr

Steam Way International
(303) 355-3566
April 17-18 IICRC Commercial Carpet Shawn Bisaillion
May 14 Oriental & Area Rugs Shawn Bisaillion
May 15 Deodorize & Odor Control Doyle Bloss
May 16 IICRC Adv. Spot Removal Doyle Bloss

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