Cleaning & Restoration Association News

Connections Hits a High Note for PACR

PACR members and the association’s Board of Directors and were excited to attend the annual Connections Conference and Exhibition in Clearwater Beach, Fla., April 13 -16.
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CRA Seeing Success with Regional Meetings

The Cleaning and Restoration Association held its Northern California Regional Meeting on March 25 in Sacramento, Calif., which was a huge success!
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CFI Regional Education Day a Smash Hit

The CFI had a very successful Regional Education Day on Saturday March 19 at the Academy of Textiles and Flooring in Whittier.
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SCRT Hosts 52 at All-Day Event in Georgia

The Georgia Chapter of SCRT held a “Restoration Technology and Diversification Symposium” hosted by The Cleaner’s Coach at Truckmounts & Cleaning Solutions in Norcross, Ga. Fifty-two cleaners and restorers attended. 
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Getting Educated With the PACR

After voting to change its name from the Professional Carpet & Upholstery Cleaners Association to the Professional Association of Cleaning and Restoration, the association is wasting no time getting its message and opportunities out to its members!
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CRA: 2 Years Down and Going Strong

Two years ago, we created the Cleaning and Restoration Association. In those two years we have had over 150 members join the association. CRA has grown because we are listening to what our members have told us about what is most important to them and what training programs they find most beneficial.
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CFI April Chapter News

A Message of Thanks from CFI President Graham Bedwell:

“I am recovering well from having my hip surgery, and I thank all those whose well wishes I received. Mr. Matt Sanders, our Chairman, is making sure all is well with CFI while I am slightly incapacitated....
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SCRT Examines Commercial Carpet Cleaning Conundrum

In 2010 the Northeast Ohio Chapter of the SCRT, under the direction of Tom Sherman, held a special "research" event called "The Commercial Carpet Cleaning Conundrum" led by IICRC-approved instructor Mark Violand. The findings and conclusions were presented at the Feb. 23 chapter meeting.
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PCUCA Now the PACR

The Board of Directors of the Professional Carpet & Upholstery Cleaners Association recently voted to change the name of the non-profit association to the Professional Association of Cleaning and Restoration, or PACR (pronounced "pacer.")
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The Road to ANSI Accreditation

As many of you are aware, in 2005, after a 10-month review process, the IICRC was approved as a standard writing body by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
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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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The winter slow season is a great time to pursue commercial cleaning accounts and stay busy. John "the Hitman" Braun solicited questions from thousands of cleaners across the country regarding their questions on commercial cleaning accounts and answers them in this episode of the show.
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2014 Nov/Dec

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