Certifications & Experience

IICRC: Institute of Inspection Cleaning & Restoration Certification

The IICRC is committed to providing training materials and standards of performance to cleaning companies and their staff. Both businesses and individuals receive training and certification in a variety of specialties. The certifications and training hours are ongoing and based on changes in current and future cleaning technology as well as changes in upholstery, fabric, carpet and building technology.


In order to obtain any certifications, staff and business owners must attend courses that vary from 2 to 5 classroom days. These classes are presented by qualified trainers in controlled settings. All attendees must achieve a total test score of greater than 75% to pass the certification.

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification, more commonly known as the IICRC, is a certification and standard-setting non-profit organization for the inspection, cleaning, and restoration industries. Present in more than 25 countries worldwide, the IICRC has a mission to identify and promote an international standard of care that establishes and maintains the health, safety, and welfare of the built environment.


The IICRC, originally named the International Institute of Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning (IICUC), was founded in 1972 by Ed York. Since starting in 1972, the IICRC has evolved into global organization with more than 53,000 active certified technicians and more than 6,000 Certified Firms around the world. Currently, the IICRC is headquartered in Vancouver Washington, and has offices in the United Kingdom and Australia.

Certifications and Cleantrust Program

As a professional certification organization, the IICRC does not have members but instead has registered technicians or “registrants.” The IICRC does not operate certification schools but instead approves schools and instructors to teach and administer its certification programs.

Cleantrust, a program created by the IICRC, helps consumers identify businesses with high ethical standards and technical proficiency. The cleantrust logo was designed to help promote the IICRC’s mission and certification programs and to help broaden the reach of the institute. Certification is based upon successful completion of a course in which curriculum follows the standards for that category as well as a passing grade on a standardized exam. Once certified, IICRC registrants must earn continuing education credits (CECs) to maintain their certification.

Don Magnussen is IICRC Certified in the following areas:

IICRC Certified Senior Carpet Inspector

IICRC Certified Carpet Cleaning Technician

IICRC Certified Commercial Carpet Maintenance Technician

IICRC Certified Leather Cleaning Technician

IICRC Certified Upholstery Cleaning Technician

IICRC Certified Color Repair Technician

IICRC Certified Fire & Smoke Restoration Technician

IICRC Certified Water Damage Technician

IICRC Certified Floor Care Technician

IICRC Certified Substrate/Subfloor Inspector

IICRC Certified Applied Microbial Remediation Technician

IICRC Certified Carpet Repair & Reinstallation Technician

Special Awards

IICRC Regional Supervisor

IICRC Master Textile Cleaner

Esteem Master Carpet & Upholstery Cleaner

Dupont Stainmaster Certified Carpet Cleaner

Steamway Certified Stain Resistant Carpet Cleaner

BP Certified Wood Preservation Specialist 


BP Carpet Cleaning Instructor – Winnipeg, MB.
2006 – Present

BP Upholstery Cleaning Instructor – Winnipeg, MB.
2006 – Present

BP Upholstery Leather Cleaning Instructor – Winnipeg, MB.
2006 – Present

BP Spot & Stain Removal Cleaning Instructor – Winnipeg, MB.
 2006 – Present

BP Certified Wood Preservation Specialist Instructor – Winnipeg, MB.
2006 – Present

CGCA Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Instructor – Winnipeg, MB.
2012 – Present

Jordin Magnussen is IICRC Certified in the following areas:

IICRC Certified Carpet Cleaning Technician

IICRC Certified Leather Cleaning Technician

IICRC Certified Upholstery Cleaning Technician

IICRC Certified Commercial Carpet Maintenance Technician

CGCA Green Carpet Cleaning Technician

CGCA Green Upholstery Cleaning Technician

BP Certified Upholstery Cleaning Technician

BP Certified Carpet Cleaning Technician

BP Certified Spot & Stain Removal Technician

BP Certified Wood Preservation Specialist

Our commitment to our valued customers hinges on the confidence that is instilled in you, knowing that we are one of the very few organizations committed to obtaining and maintaining IICRC certifications. We hold eighteen designations in this organization. 


CRI has also established a “code of conduct” requiring certified providers to uphold a high standard of accountability, responsibility and customer-oriented service. It also has provisions for carpet manufacturers and equipment and sundries manufacturers, including honoring warranties and providing product usage and cleaning and maintenance information for consumers.


The Seal of Approval is celebrating its fifth year anniversary in in 2009 and has grown to more than 186 participating manufacturers with 471 products certified and nearly 700 service providers.

Ultra-Clean is the first and only Winnipeg Carpet Cleaning Company to earn the Seal of Approval Service Provider Certificate and applauds the CRI as they make further changes that raise the bar on Industry Standards.


Ultra-Clean is a “member in good standing” of the Canadian Green Cleaners Association. The CGCA seal is your assurance that members adhere to the latest technology, cleaning techniques and business practices in green cleaning and environmental stewardship while providing professional services.

We are proud to be a member of the Canadian Green Cleaners Association. We use carefully selected non-toxic and environmentally friendly products.  These cleaning products will not pollute the environment or your indoor air quality.

Many ingredients in common cleaning products are potentially harmful to our health. Use of these products may cause acute effects such a respiratory irritation, headache, sneezing, and watery eyes. This is the reason Ultra-Clean is committed to using only non-toxic, environmentally friendly cleaning products and equipment that aid in reducing human health risks in the home or business.  Our offerings appeal to both the environmentally responsible person, and health conscious consumers.

Benefits of using Green Cleaning at work and home are many:

  • Improved indoor air quality
  • Reduced or no adverse environment impact
  • Conserving natural resources
  • Enhancing and protecting natural habitats
  • Optimizing life-cycle performance of building materials
  • Contributing to the health and well-being of the community

Fewer complaints from office staff about their indoor environment



We have completed intensive specialized training and competency testing in accordance with the CGCA. The CGCA seal is your assurance that Ultra-Clean and its’ employees will adhere to the CGCA Code of Ethics by using the latest technology, cleaning techniques, and business practices in green cleaning and environmental stewardship while providing professional services.

The Canadian Green Cleaners Association was founded out of the need to have Canadian Companies properly trained in modern & safe cleaning methods. The CGCA instructors have over thirty years of experience in the carpet & upholstery industry and carry over 50 separate teaching & cleaning certifications.

The founder of the Canadian Green Cleaners Association Don Magnussen had a vision:

In vision, technology and nature should be in harmony, complimenting each other. This world belongs to a younger generation, and we intend to preserve it clean, green and serene for the future generations.

Our vision started out as an idea in 2009, it has now become a reality in 2013. We are true supporters of green clean business, and we hope more and more people will join us in this cause by becoming a certified member of the CGCA. 

Many forward thinking businesses are realizing the importance of becoming “green” and are joining us in this cause.

Our mission is to help our members to be educated in green cleaning products and methods. 



NWFA Certified Professionals have gone above and beyond to earn their certifications. They have undergone testing to earn their credentials and must completed continuing education requirements in order to maintain their certification.

NWFA Certified Professionals are recognized in the wood flooring industry as the best in the business. In fact, more than 30 manufacturers recommend the use of an NWFA Certified Professional in their guidelines. NWFA offers certifications for installers, sand & finishers, sales counselors, and wood flooring inspectors.


The NWFA’s Certification Program was developed to recognize and promote competence of wood flooring professionals throughout the industry. Industry professionals undergo both written and hands-on testing to earn their certifications




About the World Floor Covering Association

The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) is the flooring industry’s only unbiased source of information. The WFCA and its 3,000-strong flooring store retailer membership is dedicated to providing consumers the information, service and support needed to ensure a successful flooring purchase experience.

For almost 50 years, the World Floor Covering Association has played a major role in the advancement of the floor covering industry – shaping public and industry policy, promoting professional development through certification and providing its retailer members the business tools and resources to increase profitability.

Don Magnussen of Ultra-Clean is FCITS certified hard surface flooring inspector


FCITS, Flooring Consultants and Inspection Training Service, was established in 1988 under the name Floor Covering Institute of Technical Services, The name was recently change to better reflect the type of business that is conducted at FCITS.

FCITS is located in Dalton, GA in the heart of the floor covering industry. With just a short distance to any of the major manufacturers, FCITS has the inside track with changes in the flooring industry.

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