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Introducing the DryPro Mobile App

Features of the app include calculating drying equipment needed based on the area, calculating the amount of power needed, photo attachment capability and more.
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Nu-Tech Cleaning Systems has introduced the DryPro mobile app for the iOS operating system, an easy-to-use app that helps restoration professionals successfully and cost-effectively plan and complete water damage jobs.


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Clean ‘n Fresh Recognized as Women’s Business Enterprise

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Phoenix-based Clean ‘n Fresh Cleaning Service, LLC, has received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council-West, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), according to a press release.


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US Products Pro Unveils New Website

The new website platform includes downloadable product information sheets, links to product information and operations and maintenance videos, a distributor location finder, and more.
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US Products Pro, the division of US Products specifically dedicated to the cleaning and restoration contractor, has unveiled its new website – www.usproductspro.com


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RSA Releases New 600-Page “Guide” to Cleaning and Restoration

“Complete Guide” is the definitive compilation of restoration, cleaning and remediation expertise
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RSA has completed The Complete Guide to Cleaning and Restoration, a comprehensive textbook for its restoration, cleaning and remediation classroom courses, according to a press release.


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TruckMountForums Acquires All Star Cleaning Forums

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TruckMountForums (TMF) has announced that it has acquired All Star Cleaning Forums and all accounts associated, according to a press release. 


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Understanding the “DASCH” Approach to Carpet Cleaning

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There are five key components to carpet cleaning, and according to Joe Versluis, U.S. Products , these can be referred to by the acronym “DASCH.”


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IICRC Opens Nominations for 2014-15 Board of Directors

Submissions are due to the IICRC headquarters no later than August 1, 2014.
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The IICRC has opened nominations for the 2014-15 Board of Directors, according to a press release. 


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Updated: Bridgewater Corp has Agreed to be Purchased

The newly formed entity will be owned by affiliates of AEA Investors through its Small Business Fund II (AEA), as well as members of the Aramsco and Bridgewater management teams.
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Confluence Group LLC, owner of the Bridgewater family of companies, is pleased to announce it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its business to a newly formed entity which also owns Aramsco, Inc, according to a press release. 


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CRI Launches New Website

CRI's new site features updated technology, including a responsive design for better access on mobile devices
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The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI), the non-profit trade association for the U.S. carpet industry, has a newly redesigned website, according to a press release.


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The Experience Names its Industry Presenters for Fall Speaking Contest

Each speaker will vie for the chance to win a $2,500 top prize, as well as second and third place prizes
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According to a press release, The Experience Convention and Trade Show has named its five industry presenters for its inaugural “Speaking Contest.” 


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The 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition

A look in photos at the 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition, which was held from April 24-26 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas.

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2014 August

The August issue of ICS features stories on carpet mold, good training, marketing for cleaners, traffic lane cleaning, and cool products.

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