Articles Tagged with ''rug cleaning''

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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The Unsung Women Heroes of the Last 50 Years

By Ruth Travis
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There are dozens of well-know people who have influenced the cleaning and restoration industry over the last 50 years; however, I’d like to mention a few who may not be acknowledged - the ladies affiliated with the cleaning and restoration industry who have influenced me most.


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New online rug pre-cleaning course now offered

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RSA Online has released its latest online training module, “Rug Pre-Cleaning Inspection.”  


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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 August issue of ICS features stories on carpet mold, good training, marketing for cleaners, traffic lane cleaning, and cool products.

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