If you have ever had to hire a restoration and cleaning professional, you may have noticed they list “IICRC-certification” under their credentials. Lots of restoration companies talk about IICRC-certification, but what does it mean to be IICRC-certified, anyway? What is the significance of this certification, and what makes being IICRC-certified so important, anyway? Keep reading for the information you should know, courtesy of our experts at FP Property Restoration.
About the IICRC
IICRC stands for the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification. The Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting and improving the cleaning and restoration industry, and is known across the world as the standard-bearer for professional cleaning and restoration service. Originally called the International Institute of Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Inc., or IICUC, this non-profit was first founded in 1972. Since then, it has since evolved into a global entity, with over 60,000 active members and 6,000 certified businesses in multiple countries.
To become an IICRC-certified technician, you must successfully complete multiple rigorous training courses and be able to pass an exam showing you are up to the organization’s standard-setting requirements. As an IICRC-certified technician, you are expected to uphold the Institute’s principle values of respect, responsibility, integrity, excellence, and expertise in every service you provide. As a consumer, seeing IICRC-certification means you are receiving the highest possible level of cleaning and restoration work, backed by an organization dedicated to raising the bar for customers and technicians worldwide.
Hire Our IICRC-Certified Technicians Today
At FP Property Restoration, we are proud to report that all our techs are IICRC-certified in order to provide the most advanced services to you. We take training extremely seriously, and unlike many restoration companies, also offer licensed mold remediation. We are even EPA-Lead certified, so you know we have what it takes to provide the safest, most effective service for you. Call our IICRC-certified business today to receive service in 30 minutes or less, and remember, we are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for emergencies!