Joe Meets An Industry Giant, Kenway Mead

Mead2Joe Higens has always worked toward furthering his education.

In the beginning of 2010, Joe began taking the necessary classes to gain the highest level of certification in his field, that of Master Textile Cleaner, which he completed mid 2012. This certification is earned through an organization called the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC).

Since 1972, the IICRC has served as an independent, non-profit certification body, dedicated to setting and promoting high standards and ethics and to advance communication and technical proficiency within the inspection, cleaning and restoration service industry. The IICRC currently represents more than 5,700 Certified Firms and 54,000 Certified Technicians in 22 countries. The IICRC, with participation from the entire industry, sets standards for inspection, cleaning and disaster restoration.  Read More

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  1. INTRODUCTION, give a card to the client, and acquire cleaning history.
  2. PRE-WALKTHROUGH, during this time we will gather information on all client areas of concern.

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Joe has achieved the title of Master Textile Cleaner,
the industry’s highest rating standard as certified
by The Clean Trust Certified Firm.

This includes certification in the following:

  • Certified Senior Carpet Inspector
  • Master Textile Cleaner
  • Journeyman Textile Cleaner
  • Carpet Cleaning
  • Color Repair
  • Carpet Repair & Installation
  • Odor Control
  • Upholstery & Fabric Cleaning
  • Oriental Rug Cleaning


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Common Carpet Cleaning Scams

Have you ever wondered if those special carpet cleaning deals are for real?

What do you get for that discount price? Sadly carpet cleaning scams have been around for quite some time. They all look about the same – a low price is offered and then the salesman shows up. I have featured a video that will show you the most common scams investigated by NBC news. Having this knowledge under your belt before you call up carpet cleaners will help protect you against these scams. It also addresses what you do want to look for when searching for a professional to do the job right.

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