Rug Cleaning TrainingThis 2 day Hands on Rug Cleaning school includes live demonstrations of:

1. Pre-cleaning inspections
2. Colourfastness test
3. Dry soil removal procedures (beating)
4. Fringe cleaning
5. Drying methods
6. Urine decontamination
7. Submersion cleaning (portable rug washing pit)
8. Surface cleaning

Introduction:

Definition of Rugs, Rug History, Countries of Origin, Liability and Insurance, Fibre Identification, 
Natural Fibres, Protein Fibres, Cellulosic Fibres,
Modified, Synthetic Fibres, (Burn, Chemical Tests) Foundations, Backings, Dyeing, Rug Construction
, Rug Types and Construction,
Rug Designs and Styles.

Inspecting Rugs:
Purpose of Inspections, Inspection Categories, Identification of Rugs
Specific Conditions to Inspect and Document
Colour Fastness Test, Customer Briefings, Condition Report

Rug Dusting/Beating
:
Rug Soil Types, Methods

Cleaning Basics:
Chemistry of Cleaning:Methods of Cleaning

Spotting, Special Treatments:
Spots, Stains and Discolorations, Spotting Agents, Colour Removal, Urine Decontamination

Cleaning Procedures:
On-location versus In-plant procedures, 
Specific Procedures, Fringe
 Cleaning

Cleaning Challenges:
Shading, Yellowing, Streaking, Bleeding/Dye Migration, Fungal/Insect Damage,
Browning, Delamination, Water Damage, Mould Contamination

Finishing:
Grooming, Protector Application,
Final Inspection, Wrapping, Storage, Delivery

 

View dates and book on-line

 

£299 per person + VAT

 

*20% discount off additional places booked from the same company for the same dates. *Excluding the 3-day NCCA membership course

The schools run from 9am-5pm and tea/coffee/snacks and lunch are included.

Our cancellation policy is as follows: Cancellations 8 days before the start of the school: You will be offered a credit on account of the full cost of the school or a place on the next training school. Cancellations 7-3 days before the start of the school: You will be offered a credit on account for the cost of the school less £10 or a place on the next training school plus a £10 charge. Cancellations 3 days or less before the school: You will be charged 50% of the school value, not including any discounts or promotional offers. No shows: The full cost of the school will be charged, not including any discounts or promotional offers. No refund, credit or transfer of school will be issued.