In 1954 a small group of rug and upholstery
cleaners led by Gene Jackson formed a non-profit association called the “Rug
Cleaners Institute.” Their aim was to share their individual skills and
knowledge about rug and fabric cleaning procedures.
If you are a business owner, you have traveled the lonely entrepreneur road long enough. Did you know that there are organizations for just about any profession or business to help you along, educate and assist you on your lonely travels?
After reading through old issues of Western Carpet Cleaner and Western Cleantalk, I can’t help but be again reminded of how much CFI has grown and changed since Gene and George Janssen, whom I’ve never met, founded the Rug Cleaners Institute back in 1952.
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.