Cleaning & Restoration Association News

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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CRA Updates

Come visit us in the CRA Booth 210 at this year’s Combined Claims Conference in Long Beach, CA.  The Combined Claims Conference, or CCC, runs from March 13-14 and is a great opportunity for the Cleaning and Restoration Association to represent our members and help to make them more accessible to the insurance claims industry.


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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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Join Us

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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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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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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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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ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

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