Paul Pearce

Paul Pearce, an industry veteran since 1973, is a Master Cleaner, Restorer and Instructor, as well as owner of Country House Carpet Care in England. He is a past president of the National Carpet Cleaners Association (UK), for which he currently serves as technical director. He has also served as past chairman for the British Cleaning Council.

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Why Government Affairs Are Critical to Our Success


With all the talk about ANSI accreditation, the increasing responsibilities of the IICRC committee should come as no surprise.
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Evolution of the IICRC: ANSI

There have been a lot of changes to the IICRC in the past two years, and we realize that change is never easy. But change is a natural occurrence in any organization, including ours.
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Rapid Response in the Wake of a Natural Disaster

For several years, the IICRC has engaged in a “rapid response” program, aiming to spread the word of what to do and what not to do when property owners are dealing with natural disasters.
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IICRC: Registrant Feedback is Essential

At the Connections Conference in Clearwater, Fla., the IICRC hosted a session that provided an overview of the IICRC’s continued evolution and how the number of changes taking place will fit together.
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Evolving the IICRC's Mission, Vision and Values

During the past two years, the IICRC has been taking a critical look at the organization and examining how we can best evolve as an organization.
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We're All In This Together

Too often, you hear about organizations working against one another, or being self-serving. Well, let me share a few recent instances of the IICRC working with other organizations and associations to advance our industry.
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The Road to ANSI Accreditation

As many of you are aware, in 2005, after a 10-month review process, the IICRC was approved as a standard writing body by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
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Establishing the International Trade Association

In November 2010, the IICRC announced its intent to create an international trade association as an extension of the current organization.
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Time Marches On

In early October, the IICRC convened for several days of meetings that included semi-annual meetings of the Certification Council and the board of directors.
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How and Why IICRC Works with Government

The IICRC is committed to representing the cleaning, inspection and restoration industry to the best of its ability. Part of the commitment involves working with government agencies and officials.
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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.

Podcasts

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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