Master Rug Cleaner 2019, Part I

Next Date
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Oriental Rug Cleaning Co. Dallas - 3907 Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX 75204, USA
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Learn from two of the true acknowledged experts in the industry:

I would like to thank you both very much for putting on such a great course.  Over the 2 x 3 days, I learned a great deal, met some great people and had a very enjoyable time. 
-Peter Rowan

Ellen Amirkhan, third-generation rug cleaning expert, Certified Rug Specialist, Appraiser, and Past President of the National Institute of Rug Cleaning.

Aaron Groseclose, President of MasterBlend, Master Rug Cleaner, Senior Carpet Inspector, Master Textile Cleaner, writer, and instructor with 30 years in the industry.

Ellen and Aaron pioneered oriental rug training in 1992 and have instructed over 2,400 students. Now, they offer you this limited enrollment, in-depth training, and mentoring at The Casbah, Oriental Rug Cleaning Co., in Dallas, Texas. Learn from the experts who literally “wrote the book” on cleaning oriental and specialty rugs and share in their wide-ranging experience.



The Master Rug Cleaner Program is an all-encompassing year of education and mentoring centering around 2 three-day sessions of intensive training on everything you need to successfully start and operate your rug cleaning business. Whether you consider yourself a beginner or an experienced operator, you’ll feel you are a Master after participating in  our program. 

  • Three days of training at The Casbah in Dallas, Texas 
  • Six months later, three days advanced training at The Casbah
  • Focused training on rug identification: product knowledge is your best marketing tool
  • Pre-cleaning inspection with hands-on practicum
  • Machine, hand-woven and hand-knotted construction
  • Hands-on dusting methods
  • Hands-on cleaning methods
  • Silk rug cleaning
  • Urine decontamination
  • Fringe treatments
  • Dye stripping
  • Quality control
  • Rug blocking
  • Identifying problem rugs
  • Introduction to marketing: Howard Partridge
  • The most profitable add-on sales
  • Pricing methods
  • The three most profitable rug repairs
  • Plant lay-out
  • Affordable, efficient chemical and equipment packages
  • Photographing rugs
  • Free consultation during your one-year program
  • Support with Internet marketing and a professional web site

  • Upon completion of classroom training and passing the final test, receive Master Rug Cleaner® certification.



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