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ARCS Develops Classes for In-Plant Rug Cleaners

Association will announce upcoming class schedule at The Experience Convention and Trade Show in Las Vegas.
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The Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS) has developed a program of educational classes designed specifically for in-plant rug cleaners, which it will formally announce at The Experience Convention and Trade Show next week in Las Vegas. 


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Silk Rugs: What Can a Cleaner Do?

By Aaron Groseclose
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In my last article, which appeared in the May issue of ICS, we discussed rayon viscous or artificial silk that is often assumed by rug owners to be the real deal. This time we will look at silk – a true luxury fiber.


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In Review: The Experience Day 2

By Eric Fish
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The second day of The Experience Conference and Exhibition in Frisco, TX kicked off the same way that the first day did – with learning and education.


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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
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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

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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

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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
By Jeff Bishop
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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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Rug Repair Part 6: Torn Corners and How to Repair the Problem

Corner repairs are probably one of the most common “rug fixes” needed by your customers.
By Aaron Groseclose
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Area rug corners get a lot of wear and tear. Foot traffic across corners is particularly damaging.


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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 Repair Part 5: Curling Edges – Why Rugs Won’t Lay Flat and How to Correct it

A look at curling edges - why rugs won’t lay flat and how to correct it.
By Aaron Groseclose
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The corners and edges of rugs often curl up. These problems, unsightly and potentially hazardous, will only get worse with time causing wear and damage that is expensive to repair. 


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