Aaron Groseclose is president of MasterBlend, a Colorado-based manufacturer of carpet and upholstery cleaning chemicals and equipment. He has more than 20 years experience in the cleaning industry, is a senior Carpet Inspector and has instructed carpet, upholstery, Oriental rug, and commercial cleaning seminars in the United States, Europe and Asia.
This is the final chapter of the Master Rug Cleaner Tour of Turkey. We saw the main tourist destinations of Istanbul, Izmir, Ephesus and Cappadocia and visited the rug weaving, dyeing and finishing facilities of Woven Legends.
Adult clothes moths do not cause damage - it is the larvae, which actually feed on wool, they produce that cause the problem. There are only two kinds of moths to be concerned with: the webbing moth and the casemaking moth.
In the past three articles of our Rug Cleaning 101 series, we discussed the importance of receiving training before beginning cleaning, why you should be cleaning in a shop or plant, and the pre-cleaning inspection process.