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Carpet Care After a Disaster

Housekeeping Solutions
By Ronnie Garrett
December 12, 2011

The IICRC’s Pete Duncanson identified the steps necessary to care for carpets following a disaster.

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Preventative Maintenance Protects Carpets

Housekeeping Solutions
By Ronnie Garrett
December 7, 2011

The IICRC’s Pete Duncanson details water damage prevention and mitigation, as well as steps to prepare for a disaster.

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Mold in K-12 Schools

School Planning & Management
By Jim Romeo
October 2011

The IICRC’s Scott Mims discusses how maintenance and prevention is the best offence for a strong defense against mold.

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CBS Atlanta Undercover Investigation: Used Mattresses

CBS Atlanta
By Jeff Chirico
May 16, 2011

CBS Atlanta works with the IICRC’s Jeremy Reets on an undercover investigation of dirty mattresses.

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Building Revenue through Cleaning & Maintenance

Floor Focus
By Jessica Chevalier
April 2011

The IICRC’s Stan Hulin explains how every layer of the lifecycle of a floor has a segment of education and training, except maintenance.

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Easy Repairs for Emergencies

Woman’s Day
By Arricca Elin SanSone
October 18, 2010

The IICRC’s Pete Duncanson shares some DIY tips for a flooded basement.

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Don’t buy trouble along with bargains

Chicago Tribune
By Ellen Warren
September 27, 2010

The IICRC’s Lonnie McDonald shares tips to remove smoke odor from vintage store finds.

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To avoid mold, dry it fast

Arizona Daily Sun
By Cyndy Cole
July 22, 2010

Servicemaster Clean emphasizes to prevent mold, the name of the game is get things dried as fast as you can — anything you want to save.

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Maintaining Carpets On Reduced Customer Budgets

Contracting Profits
By Ronnie Garrett
May 28, 2010

The IICRC’s Doug Bradford discusses how cutting back carpet maintenance for cost savings can end up being more expensive in the long run.

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Carpet cleaners: Machines and solutions for every budget

Consumer Reports
March 2010

Certified professionals at Stanley Steemer removed tough stains from carpets when even the best do-it-yourself machines in Consumer Report’s tests only lightened the stains.

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