Arizona Small Business Association
(ASBA) The ASBA is a not-for-profit business association whose mission is to provide professional business services, education and networking opportunities to help Arizona businesses save money, make money and create opportunities.
The Carpet and Rug Institute, Inc.
(CRI) is a global trade association representing manufacturers and suppliers of carpets, rugs, and floor covering. The primary purpose of the Carpet and Rug Institute is to provide science-based information about carpets and rugs and all things related. In fact, the Carpet and Rug Institute is considered to be the foremost source for carpet information in the world. The extensive CRI website focuses on educating consumers as well as commercial stakeholders in the industry about carpet and rugs. It is a great source for consumers seeking information on carpet selection, carpet installation, carpet cleaning, and carpet maintenance. Following are a few of the CRI website pages you might find helpful:
Benefits of Carpet and Rugs
Selecting the Right Carpet
Cleaning and Maintenance
The Institution of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification
(IICRC) is a certification and standards developing nonprofit organization for the inspection, cleaning and restoration industries. The IICRC services more than 25 countries around the world. The mission of the IICRC is to establish and advance globally recognized standards and certifications for the inspection cleaning restoration and installation industries. There are currently over 53,000 active certified technicians many with multiple certifications and more than 6000 certified firms around the world. Following are a few of the IICRC website pages you might find helpful:
Upholstery and Fabric Cleaning