Meet the Instructors

 

Instructors-Barker-Hammer-Rick-RuchRick Ruch

IICRC Water Damage Restoration
IICRC Carpet Cleaning

Rick Ruch has been in the cleaning and restoration industry since 1982. He began his career with a large restoration firm in Denver, CO, and was a previous owner of Advanced Cleaning and Restoration Specialist for 12years. Rick is a Past President of the PCUCA and served on their board of directors for ten years. Rick has been an IICRC approved WRT instructor for RSA since 1997, and is currently a certified master restorer, master textile cleaner, and senior carpet inspector.

 

John Carter

IICRC Carpet Repair

Coming soon . . .

 

 

Instructors-Barker-Hammer-Doug-Heiferman Doug Heiferman

IICRC Carpet Cleaning Technician (CCT)
IICRC Upholstery Cleaning Technician (UFT)

As an Approved IICRC Instructor, Doug Heiferman has traveled the United States teaching textile cleaning and restoration courses for the past eleven years. He instructs classes on oriental rug cleaning, tile and grout cleaning, wood cleaning, leather cleaning, odor control as well as business marketing and management classes.

In addition to teaching, Doug is an IICRC Certified Master Textile Cleaner and was owner/operator of a successful textile cleaning and restoration company for 16 years. Doug has a diversified business background and has gained valuable experience working for corporations such as Lillian Vernon, Federated Department Stores, and Citibank in the areas of purchasing, inventory control, credit and collections, and finance. He has earned degrees in Business Administration and Political Science.

Doug’s positive attitude combined with a motivating teaching style makes him one of the most requested instructors in the country. He is well known for teaching his students how to be ultra competitive in today’s fast paced business environment through the use of advanced technical skills and innovative sales and marketing techniques.

As owner of DH Seminars, Doug Heiferman has trained and motivated thousands of individuals in the field of textile cleaning and restoration services throughout the United States for the past 14 years. He is a Clean Trust Approved Instructor and Certified Master Textile Cleaner and additionally holds certification in upholstery cleaning, odor control, water damage, repair and reinstallation, health and safety, and color repair. As a Clean Trust Approved Instructor he teaches a wide array of classes including Clean Trust certified carpet, upholstery and odor control technician. He also offers specialized training classes in leather, oriental rugs, tile and grout, wood as well as marketing and management sem