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Carpet Care

Carpet cleaning is a technical industry, and in this section you will find all you need to know about how to do your work, increasing productivity and profitability, keeping up-to-date with new techniques and systems and much more. Whether it is carpet cleaning maintenance, restoration cleaning, low moisture carpet maintenance, spot and stain removal, odor control or virtually any topic related to carpet care that you are searching for, use the following resources to find the answers that work for you.

ARTICLES

CRI posts model specification for commercial carpet

July 10, 2014

The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) said its Model Specification for Commercial Carpet is now available online.


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Rug Summit 8 ‘early bird’ deal about to expire

July 8, 2014

You have until July 15 to save money on attendance.


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The Second Half of Green Carpet Cleaning

July 7, 2014

An analysis of what ‘sustainable’ really means for carpet cleaning techs.


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July 2014 Technical Tips

Spot and Stain ID

Best practices to determine cleaning procedures.
July 1, 2014

Successful, dedicated carpet and furniture cleaning technicians know what they are doing, and can effectively handle a wide variety of cleaning challenges. But that doesn’t mean each and every job is a complete success.


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July 2014

Encap 101

An analysis of the development of encapsulation.
June 25, 2014

A cleaner’s best source of information used to be their local supplier, or possibly an Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC)-approved instructor. Some received their information at regional association trade shows.


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Shaw to build new carpet recycling plant

June 24, 2014

Shaw Industries will invest $17 million to build a new Evergreen recycling plant in Ringgold, Georgia.


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Mohawk moves up on Fortune 500 list

June 23, 2014

Mohawk Industries ranked number 357 on this year's Fortune 500 list.


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Your wand could earn you Gold

June 19, 2014

You and your wand are a team... you're going to be working with this team member a lot.


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CleanMaster introduces preconditioner for wool

June 17, 2014

CleanMaster introduces WoolMaster Rug and Fabric Preconditioner specifically formulated for wool rugs and other investment textiles.


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Revised standard available for public review

June 13, 2014

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has announced that it is creating the BSR-IICRC S600 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Carpet Installation.


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