Cleaning & Restoration Industry News

IICRC translates certification exams

Recognizing the needs of the growing number of non-English speaking technicians in the inspection, cleaning and restoration industry, the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) recently began offering carpet cleaning and upholstery cleaning certification exams in French and Spanish.
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Steam Way adds new distributors

Steam Way International has announced the appointment of several new distributors to the international network of Steam Way factory authorized sales and service centers.
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Gotovac named Flo-Pac sales manager

Flo-Pac Corp.’s Pacific Division has appointed Nick Gotovac to the position of Area Sales Manager.
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WLI Conference 2000

The WLI Conference 2000 sponsored by the Water Loss Institute (WLI) of the Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration (ASCR), will be held on October 20 & 21 at the Doubletree Hotel Bellevue in Bellevue, Wash.
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Unck leaves Prochem to launch new firm

Hank Unck, Prochem’s national marketing manager, has left Prochem to launch his own company...
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Nationwide SSS carpet care seminar program

A three month, nationwide SSS carpet care seminar program was recently conducted by John Boardman in the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Alabama, California, Georgia, and Michigan.
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Castex hosts community event to mark name change

Castex Inc., a Holland, Mich. township floor care equipment manufacturer, formally took the name of its publicly-traded parent company, Tennant on Sept. 12.
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Daycon Donates $10,000 to school for disabled children

Daycon Products Company, distributor of cleaning, maintenance and hardware supplies based in Upper Marlboro, Md., recently donated $10,000 to the James E. Duckworth School, a facility for students with multiple disabilities...
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IICRC Revamps Certified Firm Program

The Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) Certified Firms & Registrant Standards Committee recently met to create new requirements for its Certified Firms program.
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Jon-Don’s ‘Partners for Success’ videos receives nod from IICRC

Jon-Don recently announced that it’s Partners for Success videos have been approved by the IICRC for Continuing Education Credits.
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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)

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