Advances in Carpet Manufacture, a very comprehensive textbook on carpets, published by the scientific publishers, Elsevier was recently updated and expanded. The book, edited by Professor K.K. Goswami, is part of the Textile Institute Book series, and aims to cover all topics on textile floor coverings, from fibre types, through different manufacturing to design and recycling.
WoolSafe chairman, Paul Bakker wrote about The acoustic and thermal properties of carpeted floors, and Dr Ágnes Zsednai contributed a chapter on Carpet cleaning and maintenance, including a Stain removal guide.
The book can be viewed and bought through the Elsevier on-line bookstore: https://www.elsevier.com/books/advances-in-carpet-manufacture/goswami/978-0-08-101131-7.
Essential reading for the practical carpet cleaner, with detailed information on equipment selection and cleaning chemistry.
Over 500 terms and definitions likely to be encountered in all sectors of the industry.
An essential reference for all those involved in the preparation of cleaning specifications, labour estimation and tender evaluation. Written as a case study, the book is illustrated with more than 50 tables and figures.
Discusses Total Quality Management through the monitoring of cleaning standards, training and staffi ng levels.
A companion volume to The Identification of Carpet Faults, with fault finding charts, test methods and specimen reports.
This book is intended for all those looking for a better understanding of carpet cleaning.
A comprehensive manual detailing carpet faults encountered by carpet cleaners and inspectors. This is now only available on computer disc. This has proven popular as sections of text can be copied and pasted into carpet inspection reports.