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Reward Offered for Missing Tabriz Rug

January 21, 2013

David Dilmaghani is asking for help in recovering an antique silk Tabriz carpet.

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RIA Transfers Certified Fabric Specialist Certification to ARCS

January 18, 2013

The Board of Directors of the Restoration Industry Association (RIA) has voted to transfer ownership and administration of its Certified Fabric Specialist certification program to the Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS) effective January 21, 2013, according to a press release.

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Take the Green Certification IQ Quiz

January 15, 2013

Most cleaning professionals have heard the expression “Green certified” when selecting environmentally preferable cleaning chemicals. However, do we all know exactly what “Green certified” really means?

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Hands-On Mold Remediation Symposium Coming to the Meadowlands Exposition Center on April 9

One-day event will educate professionals on cleaning, restoration and remediation of mold.
January 11, 2013

Restoration & Remediationand ICS Cleaning Specialist are holding a Mold Remediation Symposium on Tuesday, April 9 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, N.J. in response to Superstorm Sandy, where the principals, processes and products of mold remediation will be presented in a hands-on fashion.

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Powr-Flite Adds New Product Manager

January 10, 2013

Powr-Flite has announced the hiring of Eric Hickman as a Product Manager, according to a press release.

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CarpetCare Craftsman Earns 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award

January 8, 2013

CarpetCare Craftsman has earned the service industry’s coveted 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award, an honor awarded annually to approximately 5% of all the companies rated on Angie’s List, according to a press release.

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VIDEO: See Industry Leader Rachel Adams on Lifetime’s “Designing Spaces”

January 4, 2013

The IICRC is being featured on Lifetime’s “Designing Spaces” program Jan. 4 and Jan. 30, but you don’t have to wait until airtime to see the segment with Rachel Adams, president of Indoor Environmental Management, Inc.

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IICRC Will Be Featured on Lifetime’s “Designing Spaces” Jan. 4

January 2, 2013

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) announces it will be featured on the show “Designing Spaces” airing on Lifetime, according to a press release.

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Founder of Oriental Rug Cleaning Co H. Mirza Amirkhan Passes Away

December 31, 2012

H. Mirza Amirkhan, the founder of The Oriental Rug Cleaning Co, died on December 24, 2012.

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Test Yourself: How Well Do You Know Carpet?

December 18, 2012

Do you know where the word “carpet” came from? The term derives from the Latin work carpere, or “to pluck,” probably because at that time carpets were made from unraveled, or “plucked,” fabric.

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