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Industry Organization Spotlight: The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC)

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IICRC-logoThe Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) is an international nonprofit that certifies professional individuals and firms and develops certifications and standards within the inspection, cleaning, and restoration industries. Since its formation in 1972, the IICRC has been dedicated to promoting high standards of ethics, performance and technical proficiency among industry professionals. Today, there are more than 53,000 active IICRC Certified technicians and more than 6,000 IICRC Certified firms worldwide. Continue reading “Industry Organization Spotlight: The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC)” »

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Diamond Certified Experts: Carpet Cleaning How-Tos

Everyone knows how to use a vacuum cleaner, but other aspects of carpet care aren’t always so straightforward. Photo: Start Fresh Restoration & Carpet Connoisseurs (2016)

Everyone knows how to use a vacuum cleaner, but other aspects of carpet care aren’t always so straightforward. Photo: Start Fresh Restoration & Carpet Connoisseurs (2016)

Most homeowners know routine vacuuming and periodic professional cleanings are important for maintaining carpet. However, some aspects of carpet care aren’t always as clear-cut, and they often require specific, painstaking techniques. To gain further insight, we’ve asked four Diamond Certified Expert Contributors to provide a few helpful how-tos regarding carpet maintenance. Continue reading “Diamond Certified Experts: Carpet Cleaning How-Tos” »

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Tip Sheet: Five Ways to Maximize Your Carpet’s Lifespan

A new carpet is an expensive investment: one that requires ongoing maintenance to sustain both its appearance and performance. That’s why Matt Cole of Cole’s Carpet & Upholstery Company suggests taking proactive steps to protect your carpet from premature wear and tear. Here are Matt’s top five carpet care tips: Continue reading “Tip Sheet: Five Ways to Maximize Your Carpet’s Lifespan” »

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