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Carpet Care Resources

People usually go online to find tips and information about how to clean up spills on carpet, how to get rid of carpet odors, and other carpet cleaning and care facts. There is a wealth of misinformation out there, but not all of it is accurate or advisable, and consequently, we want to make sure we point you in the right direction for guidance. In addition to our own free, downloadable Carpet and Interior Textiles Care Guide and monthly Tips and Articles, we recommend the following resources.

Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC)

The IICRC is a non-profit organization that seeks to establish and advance globally recognized standards and certifications for the cleaning and restoration industry.

Shaw Floors

Shaw Floors has been manufacturing beautiful, durable carpets since 1967. This well-respected company has set the cleaning and care standards generally recognized in the industry today.

Housekeeping Channel (HC)

HC cleaning experts provide advice and accurate, verified, science-based information on cleaning and housekeeping.


Cleanfax, owned and supported by ISSA (International Sanitary Supply Association), provides cleaning and restoration professionals with information designed to help them manage and grow their businesses.

Daily Advisor

This general information resource covers a multitude of topics, including home and garden.

The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI)

CRI, a non-profit trade association, educates consumers, industry professionals, and others about carpets and rugs.

If you are unable to find the answers you need or have specific questions for us, feel free to contact us. Frequent vacuuming, cleaning up spills right away, and professional carpet cleaning will help ensure your carpets are fresh, clean, and inviting. We are here for all your carpet cleaning and care needs!

This is one of a series of articles written and published on behalf of Surface Care PRO Partners.