Store Location: 1475 Veterans Blvd. Redwood City, CA | Toll Free: (800) 736-5661
Local: (650) 345-5050
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Training and Education
At Carpet Maintenance Supply we offer IICRC certified training courses to help your business be recognized as a truly professional business.
IICRC (Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration) is the certifying agency in the cleaning and restoration industry. This non profit organization was founded in 1972 in order to create and monitor educational programs that set the standards for the inspection, cleaning and restoration industry. Instructors approved by the IICRC are brought in to Carpet Maintenance Supply from all over the Country. We try to provide the best certified instructors for all the classes that we sponsor.
Our classroom is functional, well equipped and comfortable allowing our students (You and your employees) the opportunity to focus on your studies. For the time that you are with us taking the IICRC certification courses, we will provide you with morning meals and a catered lunch. Refreshments are available throughout the day so all you have to do is sign up for the class and start learning.
We have plenty of lodging around our facility to accommodate our out of town students which offer reduced rates for Carpet Maintenance Supply guests.
Carpet Cleaning Technician
(2 day course) teaches the fundamentals of carpet cleaning. Topics include fiber types and characteristics, fiber identification, carpet construction and styles, dyeing at the mill, soil characteristics and the chemistry of cleaning. This course will also introduce the 5 methods most commonly used in carpet cleaning.
Commercial Carpet Maintenance Technician
(2 day course) teaches entry level commercial carpet cleaning techniques to individuals engaged in the maintenance of commercial facilities. In addition to the basics of carpet construction, emphasis will be placed on teaching IICRC S100 carpet cleaning methodologies, safety procedures and pro active techniques to individuals who perform these tasks in the field. Course graduates will have basic understanding of the importance of preventative, interim, restorative and salvage cleaning and how they contribute to the overall success of the commercial carpet maintenance program.
Upholstery & Fabric Cleaning Technician
(2 day course) covers upholstery fiber categories, fiber identification and testing, manufacturing of fiber and fabric, chemistry of cleaning, upholstery cleaning methods, protections, spotting and potential problems. Students will have specific knowledge about fabric and fiber content, as well as furniture construction. This enables students to identify limitations and potential cleaning related problems on a given piece of upholstery.
Color Repair Technician
(2 day course) addresses the history of color, color theory, natural and synthetic dyes, dye methods, types of dyes, types of fibers, carpet styles and dye procedures. Other topics covered include color related cleaning issues such as fading, color loss due to contamination or bleaching, and the use of cleaning agents that may affect or remove color from carpet.
Carpet Repair and Reinstallation Technician
(2 day course) teaches techniques and safety issues related to carpet repair and reinstallation, carpet construction, inspection process prior to cleaning, tools of the trade, floor preparation, adhesives, carpet cushion installation, tackless strip and moldings, seaming and proper stretching. This class also teaches various repairs that the carpet cleaner/ restorer may come up against while dealing with an installed textile. This knowledge will enable the technician to recognize and avoid installation problems that may arise while performing carpet cleaning as well as how to correct many issues encountered.
Water Damage Restoration Technician
(3 day course) designed to teach non-restoration personnel that perform remediation work a better concept of water damage, its effects and techniques for drying structures. This course will give residential and commercial maintenance personnel the background to understand the procedures necessary to deal with water losses, sewer back flows and contamination such as mold.
Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician
(2 day course) concentrates on technical procedures for successfully completing the restoration of a fire and smoke damaged environment. Students will learn how to combine technical procedures with a practical approach to managing the job site and how that relates to pricing the job.
Odor Control Technician
(1 day course) covers olfaction and odor, odor sources, detection process, theory of odor control, equipment, chemical options and applications. The student will learn how to address odors caused from biological sources such as decomposition, urine contamination, mold, combustion such as fire and smoke damage, chemical sources such as fuel, oil spills or volatile organic compounds.