The ICRA is a nonprofit organization of Cleaning, Restoration, and Inspection firms. It is comprised of 5 trade associations, including CRA, MCRA, PACR, NYRCI, and SCRT. The affiliate associations have united to streamline their administrative organizations, share resources and synergistically move the industry forward. As an international organization, ICRA will promote educational programs based upon accepted scientific principles and created relationships that assist our members to build profitable business operations.
The Restoration Industry Association (formerly ASCR) is the oldest and largest non-profit, professional trade association dedicated to providing industry leadership, supporting science, and promoting best practices in the cleaning and restoration industry.
Representing over 20,000 cleaning and restoration professionals from 1,200 firms, specializing in textiles, environmental issues, and restoration, RIA provides credibility, education and business improvement events to maximize industry exposure and to advance knowledge in the cleaning and restoration industry. With an extensive network of professionals working towards similar goals, RIA has become a trusted resource of knowledge for those involved in cleaning and restoration.
The IICRC is a certification and standard-setting non-profit organization for the inspection, cleaning and restoration industries. In partnership with regional and international trade associates, the IICRC serves more than 25 countries with offices in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Japan. The IICRC standards serve to develop common, industry-accepted language and terminology that enables us to more universally discuss concepts and procedures regarding cleaning, inspection and restoration.
The EPA Lead-Safe Firm Certification ensures proper lead-safe practice during renovation including: work-area containment to prevent lead paint dust and debris and minimizing exposure to lead paint hazards by thoroughly cleaning the site after project completion.
The New York Rug Cleaners Institute is a non-profit professional organization promoting the use of professional cleaning and restoration contractors. Our members are professionals who strive to maintain high standards in their industry. One of NYRCI's goals is educating its members by offering workshops and classes throughout the year.