Cleaning & Restoration Industry News

RSA Announces New Online Drying Course

Restoration Sciences Academy (RSA) has released its latest online restorative drying course, “Water Extraction Essentials.”

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Company program exceeds 5,000 members

It’s been three years since launch and Legend Rewards, an industry customer loyalty program, has reached 5,000 participants.

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New Facebook site launched

Sustainability Dashboard Tools, a web-based system which allows businesses and facilities to reduce operating costs by proper management and monitoring, has launched a new Facebook page.

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IICRC explains name change, unveils new website

Keeping the official name of the organization IICRC, while using the cleantrust, an IICRC program, in consumer-facing materials, allows the organization to build on its more than 40-year history of identifying and promoting an international standard of care for the cleaning, restoration and inspection industries.

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Online Water Loss Course Introduced

The Restoration Industry Association (RIA) has announced the creating of an entry-level online training course addressing broad knowledge for those interested in the practice of water damage restoration.


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Internet marketing workshop to be held June 22

Hitman Advertising will hold a live Internet marketing workshop in Pensacola, FL for cleaning companies on June 22.

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U.S. Products reveals new website, Facebook page

U.S. Products, a manufacturer of portable carpet and floor cleaning tools and equipment, has launched a user-friendly, interesting and inviting new website, says the company’s marketing manager Doyle Bloss.

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Association tabs executive director, management company

The Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Association (ICRA), as of March 15, has agreed to a long-term management contract with Meetings and Events, LLC, in Denver.

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Interlink Supply now distributing Concrobium products

Siamons International, the manufacturer of Concrobium professional restoration solutions such as the Concrobium Mold Control and Mold Stain Remover, has announced that Interlink Supply is now distributing such products.

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Regional "Cleaning College" event announced

The Carpet Cleaners Institute of the Northwest (CCINW) and the Carpet & Fabricare Institute (CFI) will join forces to host a “Cleaning College” event June 27-29 in Reno, NV.

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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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