Articles by Paul Pearce

IICRC Standards

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

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

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

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.


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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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine


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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Janitorial Work

In addition to residential and commercial carpet cleaning, do you do any janitorial work on the side?
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The Carpet Cleaner's Book of Unlimited Success! (ebook)

Don’t worry about the recession or about your competition.  Now you can be the owner of over 400 ways for carpet cleaning professionals to make more money and get more jobs!

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