Articles Tagged with ''rug cleaning''

New PhxBizFest Event Scheduled February 28-March 1

Event will highlight non-carpet aspects of the cleaning business
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PhxBizFest “Shift Happens” has been created by expert cleaners to educate other cleaners about additional aspects of the cleaning business that cleaning companies can expand into, according to a press release. 


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How to Treat Fleas in Carpet

Fleas are a nuisance, but they are a fact of life in many homes with pets.
By Jeff Bishop
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Fleas brought in by pets - particularly multiple pets - can be a major problem when they transfer from the animal to other fleecy materials, such as carpet and upholstery, and then lay their eggs and multiply.


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CRI President Werner Braun to Retire in March 2014

The CRI board of directors has formed a search committee to find a replacement for Mr. Braun
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Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) President Werner Braun has announced that he will retire from the carpet industry trade group at the end of March, 2014.


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Rug Course Turns Into Rescue Mission in Wake of Colorado Floods

Due to the Colorado floods, this standard three-day training seminar quickly turned into a rescue mission
By Ruth Travis
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Last June, when the board members of the Professional Association of Cleaning and Restoration (PACR) and I were discussing plans for my September hands-on rug cleaning course, none of us could have ever imagined how “hands-on” it would become.
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Rug Advocate Announces New Two-Part Training Course for 2014

Rug Advocate seminars are restricted to very small groups of 12 or fewer so that all attendees get one-on-one attention
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Rug Advocate™ has announce dates for their new training class "Introduction to Rugs and Customer Service Parts 1 & 2," which will be held in Orlando in January and April 2014, according to a press release.


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Rug Repair Part 4: Sides and Selvages

Part four in a six-part series on rug repair
By Aaron Groseclose
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Last time we discussed fringe repair, so now we move on to the second most common repair request – the sides of the rug.


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Rug Summit VII Coming to Columbus, OH September 12-13

The two-day event will consist of learning, networking and mingling with others in the rug cleaning and washing community.
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The Centrum-Force Rug Summit VII will take place September 12-13, 2013 in Columbus, OH.


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Rug Repair Part I: An Introduction to Rug Conservation, Restoration and Repair

Rug repair is a craft requiring knowledge and skill.
By Aaron Groseclose
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Why offer rug repair? Being a full service rug cleaning and restoration facility sets you apart from most carpet cleaners that also offer rug cleaning.


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Starting a Rug Washing Center? Here’s What You Need to Know

There are more rugs on the planet now than there have ever been before
By Eric Fish
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If you’re looking to get serious with rug washing, what do you really need to have on hand and what do you really need to know?


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ARCS to Hold “Business Trends” Meetings May 2-4

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ARCS members will meet in Durham, North Carolina from May 2-4, 2013 to address “Business Trends and Bends in the Road Ahead,” according to a press release from ARCS president Bill Foulds.


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