Cleaning & Restoration Association News

IICRC Opens Nominations for 2014-15 Board of Directors

Submissions are due to the IICRC headquarters no later than August 1, 2014.

The IICRC has opened nominations for the 2014-15 Board of Directors, according to a press release. 


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CRI Launches New Website

CRI's new site features updated technology, including a responsive design for better access on mobile devices

The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI), the non-profit trade association for the U.S. carpet industry, has a newly redesigned website, according to a press release.


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IICRC Update: June/July 2014

In mid-April, the IICRC held its Spring Certification Council and Board of Directors meetings in Nashville. 


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CFI Announces New Assistant Director for Northern CA Chapter.

CFI would like to introduce Roby Harris, owner of Twice as Nice Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning located in Shasta Lake City, CA. 


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PACR News and Notes: June/July 2014

The Professional Association of Cleaning & Restoration (PACR) would like to thank all of the PACR member companies who helped out at this year’s Ronald McDonald House cleanings! 


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SteamMaster earns BBB Torch Award for Ethics

SteamMaster Restoration and Cleaning LLC (SteamMaster.com) has been awarded the 16th-annual Better Business Bureau Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming Torch Award for Ethics.


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ProTeam appoints Canadian manager

ProTeam (pro-team.com) has announced the appointment of Marvin Mauer as the new Canadian Country Manager. 


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COIT earns safety accolade

COIT Cleaning and Restoration (COIT.com) has received the Safety National and Wells Fargo Insurance Services award for achieving an outstanding safety record. 


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DuPont, Bridgewater form partnership

Effective immediately, DuPont (dupont.com) has teamed up with Bridgewater LLC (bridgewatercorp.net) to drive innovation and growth in the aftermarket carpet protector market. 


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IICRC to Develop S200 Standard on Hard Surface Floor Covering Inspection

The new Standard is expected to be completed in approximately 36 months.

The IICRC has announced the formation of a consensus body for the development of a new BSR-IICRC S220 Standard on Hard Surface Floor Covering Inspection, according to a press release. 


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The 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition

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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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