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Dates Set for ICE Expo 2015

The show was launched to bring together auto detailing, carpet cleaning, restoration and jansan.
March 6, 2014

After a successful inaugural show, the International Cleaning Experts (ICE) Expo will return in 2015. The event is scheduled for January 29-30 at the South Point Hotel in Las Vegas.


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Revised S100 Draft on Standard for Cleaning of Textile Floor Coverings Now Available for Public Review

IICRC S100 draft Standard is available from Feb. 28 – April 14, 2014
February 28, 2014

The IICRC announced today that it is revising the IICRC S100-2011 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Cleaning of Textile Floor Coverings, according to a press release. 


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Test Yourself: Do You Know How to Provide Optimal Carpet Cleaning?

Answer either “true” or “false” and then check your answers below
February 27, 2014

 Does your cleaning staff know the basics when it comes to carpet spotting and cleaning? 


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Industry Veteran Bill Bane Passes Away

February 26, 2014

 William F. Bane, Chairman, Bane-Clene, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014 after a brief, yet courageous battle with cancer, according to a memorial post on the Bane-Clene blog. 


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Interlink Supply Launches Video Training Site

February 26, 2014

Formatted to fit your tablet or smartphone, the new Interlink Supply Training & Sales Tools site is loaded with videos that will teach cleaners everything from cleaning carpets to selling protector. 


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Flooring valuation system released to industry

OnSightLKQ system is available to any property restoration provider and insurance professional in the U.S. and Canada
February 25, 2014

The OnSightLKQ system, an on-site, web-based process that allows the assessor to determine replacement cost value in 10 minutes or less, is now available to all insurance and restoration professionals, according to a press release.


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Tips on Protecting Hard Surface Flooring in Winter

Winter weather can cause an array of cleaning and safety related problems.
February 21, 2014

Most of North America greeted 2014 with some unusually cold weather along with snow, ice and chilling winds.


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5 Tips on Cleaning for Infection Control

Cleaning professionals can play one of the most important roles in helping to reduce illness and infections
February 19, 2014

The winter months are when schools, healthcare facilities, offices and many other types of locations become very concerned about infection control.


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IICRC Inks MOU with IEHA to Raise Cleaning Awareness

The partnership will allow both organizations to openly collaborate and raise awareness about the value of continuing education and certification programs
February 13, 2014

The IICRC has announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IEHA, formerly the International Executive Housekeepers Association, according to a press release.


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Attendance up 7% for Record-Setting 2014 International Surface Event

Over 700 exhibitors were on hand to demo their services and products.
February 12, 2014

The 2014 International Surface Event, which was held at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas from January 27-30, is reporting record attendance


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