Cleaning & Restoration Association News

Evolution of the IICRC: ANSI

There have been a lot of changes to the IICRC in the past two years, and we realize that change is never easy. But change is a natural occurrence in any organization, including ours.
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CRA Aiming to Expand Membership

The Cleaning and Restoration Association is expanding its membership by launching a Membership Drive in which referrals resulting in new memberships earn credit toward members’ 2012 renewal fee.
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A Brief History of CFI

In 1954 a small group of rug and upholstery cleaners led by Gene Jackson formed a non-profit association called the “Rug Cleaners Institute.” Their aim was to share their individual skills and knowledge about rug and fabric cleaning procedures.
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PACR Launches New Web site

PACR is excited to announce the launch of its new Web site at www.professionalassociationofcleaningandrestoration.org. The new site went live in June.
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Rapid Response in the Wake of a Natural Disaster

For several years, the IICRC has engaged in a “rapid response” program, aiming to spread the word of what to do and what not to do when property owners are dealing with natural disasters.
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CRA SoCal Meeting a Huge Success

The Cleaning and Restoration Association recently held its Southern California Regional Meeting at Abatix Corp. in Santa Fe Springs, CA.
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Seven Reasons to Join CFI Today

If you are a business owner, you have traveled the lonely entrepreneur road long enough. Did you know that there are organizations for just about any profession or business to help you along, educate and assist you on your lonely travels?
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SCRT News, Views and Updates

Great news! SCRT’s Facebook page can now be accessed by going to facebook.com/scrt.org. You now have access to a new place to discuss business questions and ideas, receive the latest information on events, and stay up to date with current SCRT news.
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PACR Updates and Events

PACR along with Interlink Supply held the EPA’s RRP Course and the IICRC AMRT Course at Interlink Supply in Denver on May 2 – 6, 2011. Over 20 students attended the RRP Course and 32 students attended the IICRC AMRT Course.
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CRA Happenings

The CRA and Central California Cleaning Supply recently worked successfully to present an IICRC Water Damage Restoration Technician course at the Sacramento CCCS store.
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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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