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RIA Extends Early-Bird Rate for 2014 Convention to February 7

Originally, the early-bird rate was set to expire at the end of January.

In what it’s calling the “polar vortex extension,” the Restoration Industry Association (RIA) has extended its early-bird registration rate for the 2014 International Restoration Convention & Industry Expo to Friday, February 7.


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Two More Carpet Cleaners Die from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

It’s important for cleaners to take necessary precaution to make sure that ventilation is not being sacrificed for cleaning comfort or convenience

With the cold snap impacting a good portion of the country, more carpet cleaners are pulling their vans into garages, when applicable, to do the cleaning. But this isn’t always the safest way to go about getting the job done.


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Peter Crosa Elected to IICRC Board of Directors

Crosa has an extensive background as an independent adjuster and many years of experience in marketing services to the insurance industry.

The IICRC’s Winter Board of Directors (BOD) meeting came to a close on Monday, January 27 with the grand opening celebration of its new Global Resource Center and election of Peter Crosa to fill an empty seat on the IICRC Board of Directors, according to a press release.


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IICRC Formally Opens Global Resource Center

The Global Resource Center has been a part of the IICRC’s long-range plan for the past decade

About 100 people in the cleaning and restoration industry came together in Las Vegas on Monday, January 27 to see the grand opening of the IICRC’s Global Resource Center, a 20,000 square foot piece of property located about 3.5 miles from the center of the Las Vegas strip.


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Tips on the Safe Use of Disinfectants

While disinfectants can be helpful because of their ability to kill germs and bacteria, they also can pose a risk to cleaning workers, building users and the environment.

Cold winter weather usually means cold and flu season is here and likely sticking around for a few months.


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RIA Announces Keynote Speakers for 2014 Convention

Other events during the convention include networking events, educational sessions, the Expo and the RIA Awards Reception and Banquet

The 69th Annual RIA Convention, slated for April 9-11 at the Marriott World Center in Orlando, FL, will feature an opening keynote address by Chip Lackey, Senior Director responsible for Vehicle Valuation Services and Claims in the Insurance Practice at J.D. Power, on Thursday, April 10, according to a press release. 


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