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Americolor and The Dyers Guild have offered classes in the use of carpet dyes for over 35 years. As a family owned and operated business we have taught thousands of classes in the art of color repair and are leaders in the professional carpet industry. We have written countless publications, given lectures across the world and have been an integral part of setting the national standards with the IICRC, including writing the first CRT exam. We are the only source for a full education in all aspects of carpet dyeing; including spot, full room, side match, over-dyeing and fine rug restorations. More importantly we have over 100 years of combined experience in performing various color repairs on residential and commercial carpets as well as fine rugs.
Rest assured you have come to the right place for your carpet dyeing education.
Color theory ( basics, advanced, theory and hands-on)
- Spot dying
- Sun fading
- Basics of Full Room Dyeing and Side Match.
- Color tinting/ cleaning
- Fiber Identification
- Troubleshooting through common problems and mistakes
- How to speak with your client on color repair jobs
- Review of tools and supplies needed to get the job done correctly
- Basics of stain removal
About The Instructor Melody David:
Melody David is President of Americolor Corp located in Tigard, Oregon. Melody has experience in all facets of carpet dyeing and color repairs as well as the manufacturing of dyes and specialty dye chemicals. Being a second generation carpet dyer, Melody has trained hundreds of carpet cleaners in the United States and is appreciated for her no nonsense approach to color repair. Melody, will show how to profit off every bleach spot you see with the easy use of Carpet Dye Pens. She will also explain common mistakes beginning dyers make and how to avoid them. For the experienced dyers, proper chemical usage will be explained and also a speed spot dye contest will be held at the end of the program