IICRC Provides Tips to Ease Holiday Clean-Up

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification offers tips to make holiday cleaning easy.

Vancouver, WA, December 28, 2007 --(PR.com)-- According to a recent study commissioned by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification, when it comes to cleaning up during the holidays, 52 percent of homeowners say they don’t do anything different to clean carpets and floors. Clean smarter, not harder, with these simple tips:

• Dust before you deck the halls. Use Microfiber cloths to remove dust on furniture and window sills. Start with things located up high and work your way down.

• Focus on the rooms where guests will gather. In the bathroom, refill your supplies of soap, toilet paper and hand towels. In the kitchen, keep countertops clear to create an open appearance.

• Call on holiday helpers by hiring a professional. Using a certified professional cleaner will save your time and sanity as you deep clean carpets and upholstery. To locate an IICRC-certified firm near you, visit www.certifiedcleaners.org or call 1-800-835-4624.


About the IICRC:

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) is an ANSI accredited non-profit certifying body for the flooring inspection, floor covering and specialized fabric cleaning and disaster restoration industries. Organized in 1972, the IICRC currently represents more than 5,100 Certified Firms and more than 48,000 Certified Technicians in 30 countries. The IICRC, with participation from the entire industry, sets standards for inspection, cleaning and disaster restoration. IICRC does not own schools, employ instructors, produce training materials, or promote specific product brands, cleaning methods or systems. It approves schools and instructors that meet the criteria established by the IICRC. IICRC also serves as a consumer referral source for Certified Firms and Inspectors.
Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification
Alonda Thomas