Articles by Paul Pearce

IICRC Standards

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The IICRC has been involved in writing standards for the cleaning, restoration and remediation industry since the late 1980s. The IICRC has taken this leadership to advance the science for our industry.
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A Week in the Life of the IICRC President

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I recently had the opportunity to spend several days at the offices of KCI, the administrative arm of the IICRC. Tom Hill, the IICRC’s executive administrator, set me up with a desk and a phone line so that I could work on IICRC business whilst there.
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Certification and Training Offer a Built-in Advantage

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In this time of the “credit crunch” sweeping across the global marketplace, it appears many folk are walking around a little forlorn, possibly wondering what will happen to them if they lose their job or, if they work for themselves, when the phone might ring again.
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A New Year and a New Beginning

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It’s January, and I have been the IICRC president for a little more than three months. I have been on the IICRC board of directors for 12 years and have seen many good presidents come and go.
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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.


Have a limited marketing budget but realize the importance of neighborhood marketing? Try doorknob hangers, a low-cost, yet highly effective way to drum up more business. In this episode, John Braun discusses the value of this tactic as well as what you should include on the materials you're hanging.
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2014 September

The September issue of ICS features stories on moisture detection, disinfectant services, neighborhood marketing, then we discuss the last level of being phenomenal, and cool products.

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Social media is a good way to regularly keep in touch and interact with current clients and reach potential ones. What social mediums do you use in your cleaning/restoration business?
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