Cleaning & Restoration Association News

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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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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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


2015 Jan/Feb

The Jan/Feb ICS issue features content on cleaning services during the winter time, commercial cleaning, rug cleaning, new with rugs, marketing for restoration and new products.

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Janitorial Work

In addition to residential and commercial carpet cleaning, do you do any janitorial work on the side?
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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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