Articles by Dane Gregory

Thank You!

After several years of serving on the volunteer IICRC Board of Directors, I wish to thank the institute for giving me this wonderful opportunity...
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IICRC's Cast of Characters

These professionals have volunteered countless resources towards the success of the IICRC for the benefit of the industry as a whole, not necessarily for personal gain...
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The Growing Need for Change

Former IICRC Certified Firms were asked why they chose not to maintain their Certified Firm status, and as a result of their responses, the IICRC has launched a renewed effort to monitor the Certified Firm database, and a relentless effort to remove undesirable companies from its list of firms...
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IICRC S300: An Upholstery Cleaning Standard

The IICRC has just completed another standard and reference guide for the cleaning, inspection and restoration industry...
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A Great Partnership

The IICRC has had a partner through much of this success and accomplishment...
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New Categories, Bright Futures

New IICRC Certification Category Comes to Light
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Recently, I received an interesting phone call from a certified technician that was not going to pay his renewal fees ...
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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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Over 30 authors – over 40 articles…from attorneys, contractors, consultants, instructors and others, both inside and outside the restoration industry. R & R, C & R and Cleanfax, opened their archives and gave us the best they had, other chapters were created just for the “Get Paid!” book and its readers. And every one of them has ideas for how to get paid what you are owed.

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