The Rug Room Gives Back  – Nov. 19, 2020

As a special thank you to all our friends in the United Kingdom and the United States, The Rug Room presents a Day of Rug Education and the price is just right… FREE!

Save the date and plan to join our guest speakers via Zoom.  The link is published below along with the passcode.

We hope to see you on November 19th.

Please note: Times listed are in US Central Time Zone.


11:00 - 12:00 pm Cam Mayville

Surface Cleaning on site and off. The Do’s and Don’ts. We cover things every cleaner should know. Learn the things to be aware of now so you don’t pay later. From Wool to Viscose, Handmade to Tufted, we will touch on them all. 


12:00 - 12:30 pm Cam Mayville & Paul Lucas

All About Fringes!

Separate yourself from the rest. Clean fringes like a rock star. Cam and Paul share some tips and tricks.

12:30 - 1:15 pm Nathan Koets

  • Delicate Skins
  • Silks
  • Grooming
Ruth Travis

1:15 - 1:45 pm Ruth Travis

Rug ID Cards – Knowledge is Power

Steve Bakker

1:45 - 2:15 pm Steve Bakker

We get a visit from Steve Bakker from WoolSafe.

2:15 - 3:15 pm Lynn Tall

Lynn from Rug Advocate® talks about the importance of Pre-inspection.


  • Set realistic customer expectations
  • Be a problem solver – not a salesman
  • Easily sell additional services on each rug
Paul Lucas

3:15 - 3:45 pm Paul Lucas

Paul Lucas from Chem Max® talks Crocking and Bleeding.

Paul Lucas

3:45 - 4:00 pm Paul Lucas

Oxidation versus Reduction

4:00 pm to Close Open Mic

We wrap up the day with a detailed discussion of Marketing and an open mic session with our moderators. We even have Doug Hewitt from Rug Pad Wizard online to answer questions.