Cleaning & Restoration Association News

Ethical Behavior for Cleaning Professionals, Part 2

September 25, 2000
When jobs are at stake, most people will do whatever is necessary to survive! Only a few will have the courage to put the job at risk when dealing with ethical issues...
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Safely Stripping Floors

September 25, 2000
Utilizing precautionary measures and protective personal equipment, hard floor maintenance technicians can increase their productivity and safety levels.
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Planning for Growth Means Planning Ahead

September 25, 2000
Building in the addition of equipment and personnel into your cleaning or restoration business plan will lend to your company’s longevity and profitability.
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Restoring Mattresses and Box Springs

September 25, 2000
Continuing with his series on “soft” contents restoration, Jeff Bishop addresses bedding units --mattresses and box springs -- and the cleaning/restoration techniques involved.
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Thank You!

September 22, 2000
After several years of serving on the volunteer IICRC Board of Directors, I wish to thank the institute for giving me this wonderful opportunity...
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Editorial Comment: Have a Heart

September 22, 2000
It is with great sadness that I must announce the passing of Gary Berg...
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Restoring Lamp Shades

September 13, 2000
Often, contents restoration includes “soft items,” such as lamp shades framed by delicate fabrics or acetate. Following the recommended steps will leave you and the insured pleased with the results.
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Editorial Comment: United We Stand, Divided We Fall

September 13, 2000
Within a couple of weeks of each other, ICS’ family was saddened and full of grief with the news of Kim Costa’s passing, and fellow cleaner Gary Berg’s unexpected start of a turbulent battle with cancer...
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IICRC's Cast of Characters

September 13, 2000
These professionals have volunteered countless resources towards the success of the IICRC for the benefit of the industry as a whole, not necessarily for personal gain...
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Caring and Maintaining Wool Carpet, Part 1

September 13, 2000
The use of this age-old natural fiber can be traced to the beginning of recorded history with references to sheep in the Old Testament.
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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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Most cleaners rely on their online marketing presence to get jobs. But Google hasn't made things easy lately with their algorithm updates, which has impacted a lot of cleaning sites. Here's a look at some tips and suggestions to improve your Google ranking.
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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine

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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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Social Media

Social media is a good way to regularly keep in touch and interact with current clients and reach potential ones. What social mediums do you use in your cleaning/restoration business?
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ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

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