New Standard available: The IICRC is proud to announce the publication of the ANSI/IICRC S220 Standard for Professional Inspection of Hard Surface Floor Coverings (First Edition, 2021).

As the first document of its kind by the IICRC and ANSI, this Standard describes the non-destructive procedures, methods, and systems for professional inspectors to follow when inspecting hard surface floor coverings; including stone, laminate, prefinished wood, ceramic, and resilient flooring.

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New year, New Career: Move your career forward with the IICRC! With 25 certifications to choose from the inspection, cleaning, and restoration industries, get ready to stand out from the competition with globally recognized credentials. To learn more about the certifications available, visit 

Introducing the Inspector’s Review: The IICRC recently launched a quarterly newsletter for inspectors, by inspectors. This publication is designed to understand the various components within the inspection industry and is open for contribution from all. Do you have an article or question you’d like to submit? Interested in receiving this newsletter? Contact for more information.

Instructors Wanted: Are you a professional in the inspection industry interested in expanding your career? We’re looking for professionals like you to mentor the next generation of inspectors! Learn more about the roadmap to become an IICRC Approved Instructor at