Cleaning & Restoration Association News

CRA Update

The Cleaning and Restoration Association continues to grow, now reaching more than 125 members and continuously working to advance its members’ interests.
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CFI Enjoys Success at Connections

New CFI Chairman of the Board and Immediate Past President Matt Sanders is proud to announce that the Carpet and Fabricare Institute had a very successful Connections Convention and Trade Show.
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This is Your IICRC

The IICRC, as an organization, seeks to be the leading independent, non-profit, certification and international standard-setting body in the cleaning, inspection, and restoration industry – setting and promoting high ethical standards, and advancing communication, collaboration and technical proficiency.
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CRA Gets Social

CRA is now on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter! Keep up with the latest news and upcoming events from CRA by following our CRA Facebook page, joining the CRA group in LinkedIn, and following “CRAssoc” on Twitter.
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CFI Chapter Updates

Orange/Inland Empire Assistant Chapter Director Jason Hensley says his chapter recently completed a Clean-Up Day at the Ronald McDonald House in Orange, Calif.
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Diversification is Key to Growing a Business

In today’s troubled economy, many companies are struggling to survive. Those that are surviving or, in some cases, thriving, are using diversification as a tool for growth.
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PCUCA Keeps The Momentum Going

PCUCA members enjoyed a night out at the Colorado Rockies game on July 28. Over 120 PCUCA members attended the game and donated an additional 22 tickets to families who are staying at the Denver and Aurora Ronald McDonald Houses.
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Cleaning and Restoration Association News

The CRA recently held an Adjustor’s Lead Seminar at Restoration Consultants in Sacramento, with 25 attendees from several different insurance companies. John Banta from Restoration Consultants led the seminar, teaching adjustors about the reasons behind the EPA regulations...
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CFI Fall Education Slate

The IICRC Water Damage Restoration Technician (WRT) course is set for September 15-17 in Whittier, Calif. with instructor Mike West. The course presents all the basic concepts and systems of the restoration process.
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CRA News and Education Update

The Cleaning and Restoration Association is a nonprofit organization consisting of cleaning and restoration firms from the western United States.
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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.

Podcasts

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

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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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ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

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TRUCKMOUNT EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES GUIDE

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