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Why CFI?

January 4, 2012
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Since 1954, the Carpet & Fabricare Institute (CFI) has grown to include Arizona, California and Nevada. We are one of the largest regional non-profit inspection, cleaning, remediation and restoration associations in the country. Joining CFI benefits you and your business. It allows you to attend practical classes learning new techniques in higher profit margin areas such as tile and grout cleaning, stone care and leather cleaning. Membership gives you access to discounts on training, tools, materials and chemicals. You will also get CFI pricing for the Connections Events held twice a year, WFCA scholarships and access to a Members-only area on our website.

CFI membership is the right decision for your business. Call 1-800-Carpet9 today or email us at to learn more about upcoming classes, our 2012 Regional Education Day, how you can stay ahead in today’s economic climate and more. Visit our website at, follow the link to our CFI Facebook page and join in the conversation. Plus, we are busy behind the scenes making some exciting new updates. Stay tuned!

Upcoming Events
Escape the winter cold and kick off 2012 with a visit to sunny Phoenix, January 26-29, where you can network, learn and have fun with other industry professionals at Winterfest Phoenix. There is something for everyone! Will you be the best carpet cleaner? Test your skills against others in a fun carpet cleaning competition. Later learn more about heat drying and PPE, followed by a local content cleaning plant tour. Learn how to increase profits immediately in your business by attending a stone and wood cleaning demonstration with the latest new products. You can also participate in a local Oriental rug cleaning tour.

Enjoy optional tours and activities such as a trip into Sedona’s wine country, golf and sample the local Wild West food. To find out more about Winterfest Phoenix, including how to register, please join in the Winterfest group conversation at where you can ask questions, keep updated and meet other attendees. See you there!

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