Cleaning & Restoration Association News

The Clean Trust: Building an International Trade Association

The Clean Trust is moving forward with plans for an independent international trade association initially approved at The Clean Trust executive committee and board of directors meetings in 2011.
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ARCS Event to Feature Demonstrations and Dialogue

Demonstrations and dialogue will be the themes when the Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS) holds its second annual educational event and plant tour April 27-29, 2012.

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News and Views From the SCRT

Happy New Year from SCRT to the entire industry.
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PACR: Moving Ahead in 2012!

The Professional Association of Cleaning & Restoration (PACR) is excited to be moving into 2012!

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CRCII Announces Upcoming Meetings

The Carpet and Rug Cleaning Institute of Illinois has announced it meeting schedule for 2012.
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Members and non-members alike - for the CRA Southern California Regional Meeting.  Cory Chalmers, featured expert on A&E’s hit series Hoarders, will present “Hoarding and Biohazards.”

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ARCS Assumes Ownership of Certified Rug Specialist Designation

The Association of Rug Care Specialists assumed ownership of the Certified Rug Specialist (CRS) certification program from the Restoration Industry Association on January 4.
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Why CFI?

Since 1954, the Carpet & Fabricare Institute (CFI) has grown to include Arizona, California and Nevada. We are one of the largest regional non-profit inspection, cleaning, remediation and restoration associations in the country.

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Collaboration - What Makes the Clean Trust Tick

Last month we put out a call for volunteers - and you answered back with a resounding yes.

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SCRT Updates

The semi-annual board of directors meeting of The Society of Cleaning and Restoration took place in Atlanta GA on November 5, 2011
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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.


Have a limited marketing budget but realize the importance of neighborhood marketing? Try doorknob hangers, a low-cost, yet highly effective way to drum up more business. In this episode, John Braun discusses the value of this tactic as well as what you should include on the materials you're hanging.
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2014 September

The September issue of ICS features stories on moisture detection, disinfectant services, neighborhood marketing, then we discuss the last level of being phenomenal, and cool products.

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