Lisa is a is a second generation rug care specialist and one of the owners of Blatchford’s San Diego Rug Cleaning Company. She is an NIRC Certified Rug Specialist and a hands-on instructor in the professional cleaning industry.
She created the first knowledge product for rug cleaning in the industry, Rug Secrets, and has written the Rug Buyers Guide for consumers on buying the right rugs for their homes.
Lisa served ten years on the board of the Carpet and Fabricare Institute, including past President. She has served twice on the board of the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification. She served on the Rug Certification Technician task force, and also on the National Institute of Rug Cleaners Textile Council. Twice on the Connections Events Board.
Lisa was chosen as Cleanfax Magazine’s 2006 Industry Person of the Year for her contributions to the industry, and has been a 4 time recipient of the Bill Bailey Memorial Award for her work in helping and teaching other professionals.