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.
In February the IICRC “S100 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Carpet Cleaning” was mentioned. The good news is the 2011 Edition is about to go to press with the title “Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Cleaning of Textile Floor Coverings.”
I have been writing The Rug Cleaning Specialist for 15 years, and every year another crop of new cleaners dip their toes into the industry waters, so if you long-time readers will bear with me, over the next year we will take a look at some rug cleaning basics.
When I do rug cleaning
courses, invariably a student will say, “Just tell me how to clean it. Why do I
need to know what the rug is?” Unfortunately, rug identification is not really
understood by many cleaners.
The rug-cleaning specialist works with customers who tend to have high-value home furnishings. This customer is more affluent and better educated than average, and is concerned about health and safety issues.
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.
Don't underestimate the value of a good Internet marketing plan. In fact, if you do this right, it's not uncommon to see ROI along the lines of 30-to-1. Here's a look at 27 free and low-cost tips that you can begin implementing within your cleaning business today to drive more business.
Over 30 authors – over 40 articles…from attorneys, contractors, consultants, instructors and others, both inside and outside the restoration industry. R & R, C & R and Cleanfax, opened their archives and gave us the best they had, other chapters were created just for the “Get Paid!” book and its readers. And every one of them has ideas for how to get paid what you are owed.