If you think about it . . . professional carpet cleaners restore carpet "color"
every time it’s cleaned. Right?
So, if you or your employees
aren't certified in Color Repair and/or you're not marketing "color
correction" to your customers, you may be losing sales to companies that
Remember, around every spot, stain or discoloration is a roomful of carpet, upholstery and rugs that also may need to be cleaned.
Color is the number one reason consumers choose carpet. When a know or
unknown “menace” causes a stain or discoloration that ruins that “perfect
carpet,” the consumer ultimately turns to the cleaning professional for help.
Whether a discoloration from acne medication, household bleach, insecticide or
urine removes color, or a stain from coffee, plant food, mustard, furniture or
soft drink adds color to the carpet, trained technicians can become “heroes” after
completing this in-depth two-day course.
Carpet Color Correction Course covers the history of dye, color theory, the
carpet dyeing process, carpet fibers and construction, and spotting procedures,
as well as on-location carpet dyeing. Color restoration for sun fading, color
enhancement for faded traffic areas, side-match correction and “wear-related”
conditions, such as shading, pooling and watermarking also are addressed. The
IICRC Color Repair Technician Certification is one of the electives for IICRC
Master Cleaning Technician status.
truly “hands-on” course is taught by Ruth
Travis, the Rug Lady. With a B.S.
degree in Textiles from the University
of Tennessee, Ruth has attended
all the major cleaning/restoration industry courses and was the first woman to
attain all the IICRC Certifications. With the unique perspective of a small carpet
cleaning business owner and carpet inspector, she has over 30 years experience in maintenance and restoration of carpet, rugs
and upholstery. Ruth has traveled the US
and abroad (Japan and England)
teaching carpet color correction to cleaners and restorers.