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November 1-16, 2019 | 14 IICRC credit hours | Turkey

Save the Date: 10th Anniversary Annual Convention

April 29, 2020 - May 2, 2020 in St. Louis, MO

Association of Rug Care Specialists

The preeminent trade association dedicated solely
to the art and science of rug care

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Learning Opportunities

Events & Courses

The Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS) is an international organization of rug cleaners founded to enhance the quality of area rug care across the industry.

Through educational programs and shared experiences, such as tours of cleaning plants, carpet mills, rug dealers and museums, ARCS fosters a spirit of co-operative knowledge sharing from members of every size and ability level.

Please use the links below to learn more!

Events & Courses

Ellen Amirkhan and Robert Mann are truly world class individuals who love this industry and are working hard to help others continue to grow their own passion for rugs.

Chuck Koshgarian, Koshgarian Rug Cleaning

Don't miss out on this course! It will only be available every other year, you don't want to spend the next 2 years wishing you would've jumped on board sooner!

Jordan King, Oriental Rug Cleaning of Indianapolis

What clients want are answers to their questions and they want them delivered in a clear and authoritative voice. It's how they decide they have come to the right place.

Robert Mann, Robert Mann Rugs

From my experience it is one thing to listen to a PowerPoint presentation on rug ID but it is entirely more beneficial to building your ID skills to actually be able to handle the rugs on the spot.

Frank Cabrera, Enrique's Area Rug Cleaning
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Membership Opportunities

Become a Member

ARCS members are experienced professionals committed to the highest levels of customer service, technical knowledge and business management in the rug cleaning industry.

Membership in ARCS is open to any firm which cleans, repairs, services, or otherwise maintains area rugs, as long as 95 percent of the work is done at the member's cleaning facilities and not subcontracted.

Please use the links below to learn more!

Rug Care Specialists Journeymen

Aladdin Cleaning

Meg Walker

"No trade organization has ever done more for our business and profession than ARCS. If you are in the rug cleaning business and not a member of ARCS, do yourself a favor and join today!"

Become a Member

Looking for the Best Rug Care Specialist in Your Area?

To be a member of ARCS, companies and individuals must be dedicated to the association's highest standards. Our members are experienced professionals committed to the highest levels of customer service, technical knowledge and business management in the rug cleaning industry.

Please browse our member directory to find the rug care specialist located closest to you.

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