Like most industries, cleaning has standards and governing bodies to which professionals can join to make it easier for consumers to know exactly what they’re getting and keep standards high, especially when health is a related aspect. It’s not illegal to be unqualified and offer carpet cleaning as a service, not like other industries, but like most services cleaning is actually a detailed skill and has qualifications and standards. Why wouldn’t you use a professional when it comes to your home or health? No one would hire an unqualified builder for a major renovation after all.
IIRC means the “Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification” which means you can actually call yourself a professional carpet cleaner or restorer. It keeps professionals accountable and identifies the pros to the consumer. They are actually responsible for quite a few things which can be seen here. There is also the SCRIA (Specialised Cleaning and Restoration Industry) which also have training and qualifications you can earn and are now called the SRCP.
The benefits are obvious and some have been outlined already, but using any licensed professional is pretty much a no brainer. The cleaning industry like a lot of industries suffers from untrained people and companies offering services they can’t do properly. Using someone who is certified usually means two things, that they will know more and so do a better job, and they are accountable and have a reason to do it well. Untrained and unlicensed operators don’t have to worry about these things, and if they were good then why aren’t they qualified?
As a professional cleaning company in Adelaide, we cater for all types of commercial businesses, including: