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!

Tru-Clean Surface Care is a Certified Partner with the prestigious Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) and the International Carpet & Rug Institute (CRI).  In addition, we are A+ Rated with the Better Business Bureau and a six-year-in-a-row-winner of the coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award.  Our cleaning solutions are allergen-free and safe for pets and small children and we are fully licensed and insured.

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