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Where To Start When You Learn The Carpet Cleaning Business

Before a person starts in the industry, it will be extremely helpful to learn how the carpet cleaning business works. It may seem simple from an outside observer, but this field requires extensive knowledge. It’s not enough to just know how to treat flooring, because even the best technicians will fail if they don’t know how to run the back end of their company. The Institution of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has trained business owners for years in how to establish a brand and provide the best service the industry can offer.

How can someone learn the carpet cleaning business through the IICRC?

For a professional just starting out, they will first need to know the basics of textile treatment. The IICRC’s approved schools are located around the world and can train technicians in a range of disciplines. This includes everything from simple flooring treatment to mold remediation and restoration fields. Technicians can also learn how to remove odors, repair textiles, treat upholstery and treat resilient floorings like hardwood, tile or stone. IICRC registrants learn the institute’s methods, which constitute industry best practices in most areas, and will also have hands-on experience with the latest technologies. This holistic approach to training means a registrant is ready for nearly any work setting.

Once the technician is comfortable with their grasp of the industry and has some experience under their belt, they may want to start their own business. The IICRC can also help a registrant in this area as the shareholders of the Institute, which are mostly associations, provide continuing education courses in many areas. These courses include subjects like marketing, pricing, company ethics, record keeping, inside knowledge of the industry, training, personnel management and various safety methods. These  association’s continuing education courses can also supplement an owner’s knowledge of textile treatment, offering advanced concepts that only a handful of professionals in the world can teach.

With the IICRC’s continuing education resources, a company owner can learn the carpet cleaning business from every angle. An owner will have everything they need to minimize liability, attract clientele and provide for the safety of their employees.
 
Why should a technician consider training from the IICRC?

Consumer studies are clear on this front: Homeowners place a significant emphasis on certification when selecting a textile treatment professional. Having the IICRC’s reputation attached to a company is often enough to earn additional clients and maintain good standing in the community.

This is also true for company owners who have received business training from the associations that are the shareholders of IICRC. Untrained company owners are liable to make costly mistakes and present themselves poorly, turning away potential customers. If an owner wants to put their best foot forward, they will make sure they know as much as possible before taking the leap into owning a business.




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