Articles Tagged with ''rug cleaning''

To Bleach or Not To Bleach?

During several recent rug seminars, the topic of bleach has become of interest. Should a rug cleaning specialist use bleach? Let’s take a look at this controversial subject.


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Rug Touring in England

This past May, Certified Master Rug Cleaner hosted a second rug and cultural tour to the United Kingdom.


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The Value of a Portable Extractor in a Rug Cleaning Plant

In-plant rug cleaning operations in the professional cleaning industry range in size from small shops with a few rugs per week to large shops doing multiple rugs per hour on a continuous basis.


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CleanMaster releases WoolMaster Rug and Fabric Preconditioner

CleanMaster has released its WoolMaster Rug and Fabric Preconditioner, a chemical specifically formulated to safely and effectively clean the likes of Oriental and wool rugs, carpet, fabric, textiles and more.


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A network of rug care specialists

RugForce is a service that links insurance professionals with a means of getting damaged rugs into the hands of the certified and vetted professionals who can clean and restore them.


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ARCS Develops Classes for In-Plant Rug Cleaners

Association will announce upcoming class schedule at The Experience Convention and Trade Show in Las Vegas.

The Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS) has developed a program of educational classes designed specifically for in-plant rug cleaners, which it will formally announce at The Experience Convention and Trade Show next week in Las Vegas. 


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CRI Launches New Website

CRI's new site features updated technology, including a responsive design for better access on mobile devices

The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI), the non-profit trade association for the U.S. carpet industry, has a newly redesigned website, according to a press release.


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Silk Rugs: What Can a Cleaner Do?

In my last article, which appeared in the May issue of ICS, we discussed rayon viscous or artificial silk that is often assumed by rug owners to be the real deal. This time we will look at silk – a true luxury fiber.


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Rayon: A Rug Specialist’s Challenge

Designers have embraced the silk-like look of rayon for garments, upholstery fabrics and area rugs. But rayon rugs present many challenges for rug cleaners, as this fiber doesn’t hold up to foot traffic and consumer do-it-yourself spotting/cleaning.


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Rug Summit 8 Set for September 17-19 in Chicago

The Rug Summit will include educational sessions, hands-on demonstrations and networking with other rug cleaning professionals

The Centrum-Force Rug Summit 8 has been announced for September 17-19 in Chicago. 


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The 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition

A look in photos at the 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition, which was held from April 24-26 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas.

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The winter slow season is a great time to pursue commercial cleaning accounts and stay busy. John "the Hitman" Braun solicited questions from thousands of cleaners across the country regarding their questions on commercial cleaning accounts and answers them in this episode of the show.
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