Cleaning & Restoration Association News

IICRC Restructures Global Regions

The restructuring is effective immediately.
June 26, 2014

In its ongoing effort to establish and advance globally recognized standards and certifications for the inspection, cleaning, restoration and installation industries, the IICRC has announced the restructure of its global regions, according to a press release.


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ICRA to Offer Performance Assessments

The first pilot group assessments will be performed in Denver, Colorado for PACR on June 27 and the inaugural event will be held at the Experience Convention in Las Vegas on September 5, 2014.
May 29, 2014

The International Cleaning and Restoration Association (ICRA) has announced that it is going to be offering a Performance Assessment Certification for various cleaning and restoration designations, according to a press release. 


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Renovations to IICRC Global Resource Center Nearing Completion

The Global Resource Center is a 20,000 square foot facility located in Las Vegas
May 29, 2014

The IICRC’s Global Resource Center (GRC), which hosted a grand opening celebration in late January, is nearly done with renovations that will include expanding the main meeting room to a 3,000 square foot space to accommodate symposiums and certification council meetings, according to a release from the Institute.


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CFI Update: May 2014

May 7, 2014

Industry professionals from near and far were treated to an up close and personal tour of Royalty Carpet Mills recently and CFI would like to extend a big “thank you” to Jim Hernandez.


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PACR Two Workshops Planned for Spring 2014

May 7, 2014

The Professional Association of Cleaning & Restoration (PACR) has a lot to offer this spring!


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Restoration Referral Programs Offered to CRCII Members

May 7, 2014

The April 16 CRCII meeting was hosted by Universal Restoration Systems in Wheeling, IL.


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IICRC Update: May 2014

May 7, 2014

Stay tuned for the next IICRC marketing webinar! Offered the first Thursday of the month to IICRC Certified Firms, the IICRC webinar series features how-to’s and best practices from the experts on topics ranging from search engine optimization (SEO) and marketing tips for your business to learning how to leverage social media sites.


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IICRC Unveils S800 Standard

April 4, 2014

In early February, the highly anticipated ANSI/IICRC S800 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Inspection of Textile Floorcoverings made its debut.


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PACR Update: April 2014

April 4, 2014

The Professional Association of Cleaning & Restoration (PACR) is very excited for the new location for the Experience Conference & Exhibition in Frisco, Texas on April 24-26, 2014.


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CRCII Increases Membership by 20% in the Last Year

April 4, 2014

After being sworn in as president, Don Quick has infused a new spirited group of board members in the Carpet & Rug Cleaners Institute of Illinois (CRCII).


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The 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition

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2014 June/July

The June/July issue of ICS features stories on add-on services, carpet repair, cleaning silk rugs and ranking websites on Google.

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