Trade Association links:

CFI (Carpet & FabriCare Institute) Presently viewing,
ASCR (Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration)
ISCT (Intemational Society of Cleaning Technicians)
WFCA (World Floor Covering Association)
PCUCA (Professional Carpet & Upholstery Cleaners Association)
CCINW (Carpet Cleaners Institute of the Northwest)
CRCII Carpet and Rug Cleaners Inst. of IL.
LMCCA Low Moisture Carpet Cleaners Association
MSPCA Mid-South Professional Cleaners Association
AWCC Association Wisconsin Cleaning Contractors
NEIRC New England Institute of Restoration & Cleaning
NYRCI New York Rug Cleaners Institute, Inc.
FIO Floorcovering Institute of Ontario
CRI Carpet & Rug Institute (Association of the Rug manufacturing industry) (Intemational Certified Floorcovering Installers Association)

Other Industry links:

IICRC : Education and training, search function for certified firms, master cleaners, master restorers, inspectors, and industry links.

SURFACES : Retail and Wholesale Floorcovering Industry Links for consumers to find info on carpet buying and care

Trade Publications Trade publication, Features: online library, directory (products, manufacturers, distributors, associations, inspectors, schools), e-mail forum, industry news, calendar of national industry events. Trade publication,  Features: archive articles, purchasing directory, e-mail forum and discussion groups, industry (Cleaning Management & Maintenance magazine)

Business Help
Perhaps the best resource for new or struggling businesses – and most of the resources are “free!” Calendar of seminars and meetings, contact information for SCORE, business articles (starting, growing, marketing, etc.), and free business “shareware” programs.
Michael Gerber’s home page. information about seminars and the E-Myth Academy, book and video ordering.

Yellow Pages

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