Cleaning & Restoration Association News

ARCS Educational Event has Record Attendance

The Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS) concluded a highly successful educational event and plant tour on April 28, 2012.

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Explaining the IICRC and its Service Mark

Change is the word that best explains the last eight months at the IICRC. Between restructuring the board of directors, to announcing the ITA (International Trade Association) and launching (and re-launching) the new branding, I understand that a lot has been going on and it’s probably been tough to stay informed.
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News and Views from PACR

The Professional Association of Cleaning & Restoration (PACR) will be busy this summer!
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News and Views from the SCRT

The new International Trade Association ICRA is well on its way. The affiliation agreements have been sent to all the participating associations.
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News and Views from PACR

The Professional Association of Cleaning & Restoration (PACR) is ready for spring!

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CRC News and Events

Whether you have been a member of CRCII for years or are considering membership for the first time, we urge you to participate this year. Your presence not only helps us fulfill our overall mission to achieve the highest standards of professionalism, consumer service and ethical behavior, but also provides fellowship and encouragement to our fellow cleaners.
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Introducing the Mentorship Program

The CRA is excited to announce the development phase of its new mentorship program. This unique professional development program will be a free service available to all CRA members, offering the opportunity to assist others or to be assisted by a mentor.


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Introducing the New Mold Remediation Specialist Certification Program

As The Clean Trust seeks to be the leading independent, non-profit certification and standard setting body within the cleaning, restoration and inspection industry, it is important we remain proactive on new regulation and legislation changes.

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The CFI Report

In January, the Carpet and Fabricare Institute (CFI) completed its annual cleaning at the Ronald McDonald House in Loma Linda, CA. A special “thank you” goes to Larry and Cathy Snyder, of Magic Rug, and Terrance Jones, the Orange/Inland Empire chapter director.

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News and Views from ARCS

The Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS) is holding its first election for seats on its board of directors. The ARCS was formed on November 4, 2010 to advance the science and art of rug care, educate rug care professionals and raise consumer awareness about quality rug care. At that time, a board of directors and officers were named by the founding members.


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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.


Arguably, sending out a client newsletter is the No. 1 key to a reliable cleaning business. In this episode of The Hitman Advertising Show, John Braun covers the true value of mail newsletters, how to send them, how often to send them and more.
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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine


2014 October

The October issue of ICS features stories on the 2015 ICE Expo, differentiation, deodorizing, upholstery cleaning, facebook advertising, up-selling, rug cleaning, the rug tour, and cool products.

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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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