You will learn about the four primary synthetic fibers and how they are extruded, dyed, and spun into yarns before being sent to tufting machines or looms. Wool is a beautiful and luxurious product but can be a nightmare for the uninformed. Learn the proper pH, temperatures, and techniques specific to wool.
Improper installation can cause problems for the cleaning technician. You will learn the important areas of the CRI 105 Installation Standards and how they can protect you from claims that arise after cleaning.
Cleaning chemistry bears more of a resemblance to washing your clothes than to the Periodic Table and atomic structure you suffered through in high school chemistry. The similarity is that if you use the wrong chemistry, you will have poor results. Demonstrations of cleaning chemistry will simplify the subject.
You will learn the secrets spot and stain professionals use before you leave the class. Knowing how to use deodorization technology as well as the benefits of properly applied protectors can be profit builders and a route to “wowing” your customer.
What is encapsulation? We’ll discuss what it is, the different types of equipment options for “encapping” and why you should consider adding this very profitable process to your arsenal of products and methods.
You will learn the five principles of cleaning along with the five most popular cleaning methods. With a thorough knowledge of the technical aspects in hand, you will be taken step-by-step through a complete residential cleaning job. The class ends with a chapter dealing with specialty problems and detailed solutions to each.
What you’ll learn…
- Identifying carpet fibers
- Spot and stain removal
- Choosing the most appropriate cleaning method
- What is encapsulation and what are its benefits
- How understanding chemistry can simplify your job
- How to clean stain-resistant carpets
- How to properly apply protectors and deodorizers
- Solutions to the ten most difficult cleaning challenges
- This course guides you step by step through every facet of professional carpet cleaning for beginners and experienced professionals
This course has been approved for (14) IICRC CECs.
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What can I do to prepare for the class?
If at all possible, please read over the manual before the class starts. After every chapter you will find a 15-question quiz. These questions will help you prepare for the IICRC exam. There is a lot of information packed into a 2-day class. If possible, it’s better if you please print off your manual. This makes it easier to take notes. Please have pen and highlighter handy during the class to be able to take notes.
Can I ask questions during the class?
Absolutely! Please have your questions ready. If you have any photos from previous jobs that you have questions about please send them to me before the class, and if possible, we will discuss them during the class.
What are the technical requirements for the course?
Zoom is the videoconferencing program that we'll be using and therefore it is required to have Zoom installed ahead of the class along with a solid internet connection. Here are the Zoom requirements. And the Zoom FAQ page.
How does IICRC certification work?
The IICRC website offers the most up to date information. Please check out their FAQ about online classes.