The full collection of Aaron Groseclose's "The Rug Care Specialist" column formerly hosted on (the defunct) ICS Magazine website are now available here. The articles span 15 years and include a wide range of topics from rug identification, rug cleaning techniques, and rug history.
Written for the rug cleaning professional. Many books have been written on oriental rugs with an emphasis on history, structure, culture and identification with cleaning as an afterthought. Many of these authors have limited firsthand experience with the challenges of day-to-day commercial rug cleaning and repair.