Cleaning & Restoration Association News

Why CFI?

February 1, 2012
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Since 1954, the Carpet & Fabricare Institute (CFI) has grown to include Arizona, California and Nevada. We are one of the largest regional non-profit inspection, cleaning, remediation and restoration associations in the country.

Joining CFI benefits you and your business. It allows you to attend practical classes learning new techniques in higher profit margin areas such as tile and grout cleaning, and stone care. Membership gives you access to discounts on training, tools, materials and chemicals. You will also get CFI pricing for the Connections Conventions and Trade show held twice a year, WFCA scholarships and access to a Members-only area on our website.

Call 1-800-Carpet9 today, email us at and visit our website at to learn more.

Upcoming Events

February 18:

Give back to your local community by helping us with Loma Linda Ronald McDonald house cleaning at 9am. We need help cleaning their upholstery, area rugs and hard wood floors.

Please call 1-800-Carpet9 if you are able to help.


February 21:

Arizona Director Norma McCormick encourages everyone to attend our meeting at 5pm to learn more about Oriental rug cleaning. Now is the perfect time to explore other avenues of revenue for your business. For further information please call Norma at 480-821-1481 or by email


March 10:

Hands-on upholstery cleaning at Clean Center, 8550 N 91st Ave D 37, Peoria, Arizona.

Bring us your dirtiest, most challenging piece of upholstery, and we will clean it on site.

Finally, be sure to check out all the classes at Academy of Textile and Flooring, where CFI members always save!

Visit for the latest updates on classes and chapter meetings.

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