Cleaning & Restoration Industry News

NIDS Announces Graduates from October Meth Lab/Tear Gas Decontamination Class

The National Institute of Decontamination Specialists (NIDS) has announced its latest group of graduates from the October Meth Lab and Tear Gas Decontamination class.

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RIA’s 2013 Leadership Summit and Industry Expo Heads to Vegas

The Restoration Industry Association (RIA) will hold its 68thAnnual Leadership Summit and Industry Expo at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on April 23-25, 2013.

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Interlink Supply Holds Distributor Conference

Interlink Supply held its annual distributor conference Oct. 4-5 in Salt Lake City, UT.

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Dri-Eaz Hires Two New Sales Staffers

Marty Koval and Jim Hassi have joined Legend Brands as Dri-Eaz Sales Manager and Dri-Eaz Account Manager, respectively.

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NIDS hosts lab scene proficiency exam

The National Institute of Decontamination Specialists (NIDS) recently hosted the first Clandestine Laboratory Scene Assessment Proficiency Examination for Police Forensic Chemists.
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HydraMaster/U.S. Products hold annual 9/11 memorial

HydraMaster and U.S. Products held its annual luncheon Tuesday, September 11, 2012 to commemorate the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
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University of Pennsylvania, floor trade associations launch “Institute for Leadership and Business Growth”

The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Arts and Sciences and four leading flooring trade associations have finalized the curriculum and established dates for the customized learning program that is the basis of “The Institute for Leadership and Business Growth”.
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Original founders of Connections announce “The Experience” events

The original founders of Connections Events - and founders of the International Cleaning and Restoration Association (ICRA) - have formed Experience Events, LLC, which will hold cleaning and restoration conventions and trade shows in 2013.
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ProTeam names new Western Regional Manager

Mike Harrington, a key contributor to ProTeam over the past decade, has been promoted to Western Regional Manager.
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Shaw Flooring Network, My Flooring Warranty form partnership

My Flooring Warranty has entered into a program that partners Shaw Flooring Network (SFN) dealers with vetted and qualified professional service providers across the country.
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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.


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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The Carpet Cleaner's Book of Unlimited Success! (ebook)

Don’t worry about the recession or about your competition.  Now you can be the owner of over 400 ways for carpet cleaning professionals to make more money and get more jobs!

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