Cleaning & Restoration Association News

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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It's Election Time Again!

CFI Board Member Rick Lewis announces that it is election time again for the open positions of officers and directors, and any CFI member in good standing is eligible to hold office as a chapter director in the organization.
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Why Get Certified? Better to Ask, Why Not?

I know we’ve touched on this topic before, but I wanted to revisit the importance of not only being an IICRC Certified Technician, but also making sure your company is an IICRC Certified Firm.
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PCUCA News

The Professional Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners Association is very proud to announce that PCUCA raised more than $1,000 for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society at the Connections Conference and Exhibition in Clearwater, Fla. in April.
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Building Trust in IICRC Certification

One of the questions I hear most often by cleaning and restoration professionals is “Why is certification important?”
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CFI Update

In Memoriam: The CFI mourns the loss of our past director and friend Joe Goodman. Joe had a finance degree and a law degree from UCLA. He worked his way through law school by cleaning fabrics, and stayed in cleaning after graduating.
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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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Grow Your Business and Improve Operations with New Payment Technology

Attend this free webinar to learn how new developments in payment technology can help you close more jobs, increase upselling opportunities and improve operations.

Podcasts

While winter is considered the "slow season" for carpet cleaners, it can also be a season of great opportunity. In this episode of The Hitman Advertising Show, John Braun offers advice for keeping revenue consistent during the cold weather months so you're thriving - and not just surviving - the winter.
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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine

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2015 Jan/Feb

The Jan/Feb ICS issue features content on cleaning services during the winter time, commercial cleaning, rug cleaning, new with rugs, marketing for restoration and new products.

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ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

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