Cleaning & Restoration Association News

CRA Adds to BOD, Seeks Committee Members

Spring is right around the corner, so let’s start the season with new education and more opportunities for advancement. We have selected several willing volunteers to organize and assist in promoting regional quarterly workshops.
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CFI Chapter News

Los Angeles Chapter Director Vince Attardo invites everyone to a chapter meeting Feb. 17 from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm at Fibermark, 1643 Tenth Street in Santa Monica, CA 90404.
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Establishing the International Trade Association

In November 2010, the IICRC announced its intent to create an international trade association as an extension of the current organization.
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Upcoming Plans for CRA

The CRA will begin holding its Annual Membership Meeting at the Connections Convention in Las Vegas each year. 
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CFI News

“CFI has launched a Facebook group page!” said Arizona Chapter Director Norma McCormick. As social media continues to grow and shape our world, CFI is right there for you. 
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Time Marches On

In early October, the IICRC convened for several days of meetings that included semi-annual meetings of the Certification Council and the board of directors.
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CRA: Where Are We Now?

The Cleaning and Restoration Association has come a long way since May 2009. Having 130-plus members join our association in just 19 months is an outstanding achievement.
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CFI News: Letter from the President

To all our CFI members, let me introduce myself: my name is Graham Bedwell, and I am your new president for the Carpet & Fabricare Institute.
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PCUCA Update

On November 10-11, the PCUCA, along with Interlink Supply and Textile Consultants, will present the Commercial Carpet Maintenance Contracts workshop in Denver.
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How and Why IICRC Works with Government

The IICRC is committed to representing the cleaning, inspection and restoration industry to the best of its ability. Part of the commitment involves working with government agencies and officials.
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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.


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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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine


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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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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