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September 2015 Newsletter

President's Message

With Summer 2015 coming to an end and Autumn upon us, we hope you had a great summer and a chance to get in a little vacation time. We want to welcome our many new members including several new associate members. Welcome aboard, we look forward to your participation. Check out the ARCS Forum. It's a great place to share ideas, gain some knowledge, or just share your own experiences.

ARCS is all about sharing knowledge and striving to perpetuate the art and sience of rug cleaning and restoration. As a part of our mission, ARCS offers several educational programs for those of all levels of experience.

We hope the changing season greets you with kindness and good health.

Want to be the best? Learn from the best!

The ARCS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM is presented by the most experienced in-plant rug cleaners in the industry! The goal of this program is two fold; to share the skills and experience of the ARCS membership and to explore new developments in a changing field. Read More...

Netatmo Remote Dry Room Monitoring System

Since the early days of Cristomar, I’ve been more than interested in tracking the effectiveness of our still dry room. Ambient temperature and humidity has direct effects on the efficiency of the drying process. We are all familiar with the principles of hygrometry, the science and physics of moving moisture. What is more difficult is metering the components of the drying process including the gross square footage, air motion, pile thickness and rug type. Read More...

Internet Resources for the Rug Cleaner

Welcome fellow rug cleaners to the 21st century! We are at a time in history where information on just about anything and everything is but a click away. Yes, I am talking about the internet. Want to build a deck? Click click, you have plans, supplies needed, and how-to’s. Want to know the population of Estonia? Click click, you have access to census and private outlet data. Want to know how far it is to a desired destination? Click click, you have the distance, estimated travel time and a list of eateries and hotels with discounts just for you. What about rug cleaning? Are there resources on the internet that can help us improve our operations or maybe help us figure out a tough cleaning issue? Read More...

ARCS at the Experience, The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas

SWelcome fellow rug cleaners to the 21st century! We are at a time in history where information on just about anything and everything is but a click away. Yes, I am talking about the internet. Want to build a deck? Click click, you have plans, supplies needed, and how-to’s. Want to know the population of Estonia? Click click, you have access to census and private outlet data. Want to know how far it is to a desired destination? Click click, you have the distance, estimated travel time and a list of eateries and hotels with discounts just for you. What about rug cleaning? Are there resources on the internet that can help us improve our operations or maybe help us figure out a tough cleaning issue? Read More...