Cleaning & Restoration Breaking News

IICRCA Will Hold Inaugural Event in Conjunction with RIA Show in May

Coming in 2015, the IICRC’s Council of Associations (IICRCA) will hold its first ever trade show - “The IICRCA Event” – from May 6-8, 2015 at the Rio in Las Vegas.

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Bridgewater Acquires Cleaning Supply Network

CSN was founded by Tony Romeo in 2001.

Bridgewater, LLC has announce it has acquired Cleaning Supply Network, Inc. (CSN), a distributor of disaster restoration and cleaning supplies, according to a press release. 

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ICS Presents Free Webinar on Improving Operations with New Payment Technology

Attendees will learn how new developments in payment technology can help close more jobs, increase upselling opportunities and improve operations

ICS Cleaning Specialist is presenting a free 60-minute webinar on January 27, 2015 to help carpet cleaning business owners grow their business and streamline efficiency with new payment technology.

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Bridgewater Acquires ChemSolutions

Bridgewater, LLC has acquired the assets of ChemSolutions, Inc. effective as of December 5, 2014, according to a press release. 

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CRI Awards Members, Appoints New Board of Director at Annual Meeting

The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) held its annual membership meeting on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 in Dalton, GA, where Jim McCallum, President of the Milliken & Company Floor Covering Division, was named to the Board of Directors and various annual awards were presented.

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Bridgewater Acquires Central California Cleaning Supply

Fresno-based CCCS was founded in 1998 by Tony and Julie Lima

Bridgewater, LLC (Interlink Supply) has announced it has acquired the assets of Central California Cleaning Supply, Inc. (CCCS) effective November 25, 2014, according to a press release.

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Updated: IICRC Inks MoU with Flooring Contractors Association

The IICRC has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Flooring Contractors Association (FCICA), an agreement which became effective on October 24, 2014. 

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Updated: IICRC Launches Before-and-After Photo Contest

Submitted photos will be credited and used along with articles and blog posts on the IICRC website, with the winners of each category receiving a $25 gift certificate to Amazon

Starting today, the IICRC will host its first photo contest to further illustrate the important work of the inspection, cleaning and restoration industries. 

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RYTECH Appoints COO, Executive VP of Operations

RYTECH has announced that Jay Straughan has joined the company as its Chief Operating Officer. Straughan has more than 24 years of claims leadership and has a reputation of successfully growing services businesses.

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IICRC Awards Instructors, Contributors at Fall Meeting

During the recent Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) fall meetings in Vancouver, WA, several key leaders within the industry were honored for their outstanding leadership and contribution to the Institute.

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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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Grow Your Business and Improve Operations with New Payment Technology

Attend this free webinar to learn how new developments in payment technology can help you close more jobs, increase upselling opportunities and improve operations.


While winter is considered the "slow season" for carpet cleaners, it can also be a season of great opportunity. In this episode of The Hitman Advertising Show, John Braun offers advice for keeping revenue consistent during the cold weather months so you're thriving - and not just surviving - the winter.
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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine


2014 Nov/Dec

The Nov/Dec ICS features content on how to get better meter readings, a roundtable on truckmount development, neighborhood marketing and more. Also included is the annual Buyer’s Guide and Directory.

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The Carpet Cleaner's Book of Unlimited Success! (ebook)

Don’t worry about the recession or about your competition.  Now you can be the owner of over 400 ways for carpet cleaning professionals to make more money and get more jobs!

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