Cleaning & Restoration Industry News

"Clean Trust" no more: Organization returns to original name

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) announced that the Board of Directors has voted to return the formal name of the organization to the IICRC, keeping "cleantrust" as the service mark of the organization.

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ServiceMaster brands join military fundraising program

Four ServiceMaster brands have joined forces with a new online fundraising program called “Boost A Hero” to help military veterans purchase franchise businesses.

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HydraMaster names new director of sales

HydraMaster has named Bruce Daw, a 23-year veteran of the cleaning and restoration industry, as the company’s Director of Sales for Strategic and Distribution Channels.
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DKI Holdings gets new president/CEO

DKI Holdings, the parent company of Disaster Kleenup International (DKI), has named Dan Cassara as its new President and CEO. Cassara will be responsible for all business operations for DKI Holdings and all of its affiliated companies including Disaster Kleenup International, DKI Market Services, DKI Loss Services, DKI Commercial Solutions, DKI Restoration, and Circumspex.

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The IICRC and Restoration Industry Association (RIA) have approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will establish a working relationship between the two organizations.

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IICRC to revise S520, S300 standards

The IICRC is now accepting volunteers to serve on two recently formed consensus bodies that will revise the ANSI/IICRC S520 Standard and Reference Guide on Professional Mold Remediation and the IICRC S300 Standard and Reference Guide for Upholstery Cleaning.

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The March 2012 Must See Products Gallery

The ICS Must See Products Gallery provides a glimpse into the latest products and innovations entering the market today.

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More Floods to hold annual sales meeting

More Floods, Inc. will host its fifth-annual sales National Sales Meeting for More Floods members March 21-24 at the Double Tree Hotel in Overland Park, KS.

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Modernistic announces expansion plans

Modernistic has announced that it plans to add franchises beyond its Michigan roots.

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The Clean Trust releases updated ANSI-approved reference guide

The revised, and fifth edition, of the ANSI-approved S100 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Carpet Cleaning is now available for purchase, according to The Clean Trust.

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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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