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Master Rug Cleaner

Contact: Aaron Groseclose


3907 Ross Avenue
Dallas, TX 75204
United States


Phone: 800-525-9644



The Master Rug Cleaner Program is a rare opportunity to be personally trained and mentored by a 3rd generation rug cleaning expert, Ellen Amirkhan, and industry expert, Aaron Groseclose and 4th generation rug cleaner Armen Dohanian. This series of classes is not just theory for a quick certification or a correspondence course, but a truly comprehensive, hands-on training course in all aspects of the rug cleaning business taught by our team of recognized industry experts.

The Master Rug Cleaner Program includes:

  • Two 3-day sessions in Ellen’s Dallas, TX rug plant.
  • Hands-on cleaning.
  • Basic rug identification.
  • The most profitable add-on sales.
  • Hands-on introduction to the three most profitable repairs.
  • On-going consulting and coaching during the year-long program.
  • Advanced training and continuing education offered.
  • A copy of A Comprehensive Guide to Oriental and Specialty Rug Cleaning.
  • Urine odor removal and Dye Stripping
  • Introduction to Blocking and Shearing
  • 23 “Rug Facts” – consumer brochures illustrating common rug issues
  • Real World Marketing
  • Invitation to arrive 1 day early to work with Armen on the wash floor
  • Your certification as a Master Rug Cleaner at the completion of the program.
  • Customer Service Strategies
  • Send additional employees for only $1,750.00 each, a lifetime offer that includes a book.

Learn From Two of the Best

Ellen’s 108-year old company, Oriental Rug Cleaning Company is one of the most successful companies in the rug cleaning and repair business and has been for over 100 years. The 100+ years of experience passed down to Ellen will be shared with you to give an incredible competitive advantage to your business. Whether just starting out or looking to improve your existing business, the Master Rug Cleaner Program will put you on a fast track to building a successful rug cleaning business.

Armen Dohanian’s family owns a 100 + year old rug cleaning business in the Boston area which he was involved in from an early age. Since 2007, Armen has served as vice-president of operations at the Oriental Rug Cleaning Company in Dallas. Armen is a Certified Master Rug Cleaner, ARCS Certified Rug Specialist (CRS), as well as a member of the International Society of Appraisers. Jennifer Vickery Colaco has been our office manager since 2010 and is also a Certified Master Rug Cleaner and ARCS Certified Rug Specialist (CRS). The faculty of Master Rug Cleaner has over 100 years of industry experience and attained the highest levels of training.