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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
March 26, 2014

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


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New six-part series on rug identification released on DVD

March 3, 2014

Master Rug Cleaner has released a new six-part DVD series, Unraveling the Riddle of Rug Identification, which features over five hours of instruction with Ellen Amirkhan and Aaron Groseclose.


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Master Rug Cleaner takes rug cleaning abroad

January 30, 2014

Master Rug Cleaner will hold two events in the United Kingdom this May.


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The Value of a Rug Caddy (and How to Build One Yourself)

A rug caddy is an important piece of equipment for a comprehensive rug cleaning operation
January 9, 2014

You walk into your carefully set up rug cleaning plant. Water is pooled everywhere on the floor - someone forgot to turn the water off on the rug bath. About a dozen rugs that had been vacuumed, dusted and prepared for cleaning that day are saturated with water that overflowed the rug bath, possibly mixed with soil.  


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New PhxBizFest Event Scheduled February 28-March 1

Event will highlight non-carpet aspects of the cleaning business
January 6, 2014

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.
November 14, 2013

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
November 14, 2013

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
November 1, 2013
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
September 5, 2013

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
July 25, 2013

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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