ANSI/IICRC S100 Standard for Professional Cleaning of Textile Floor Coverings (2021)

ANSI/IICRC S100 describes the procedures, methods, and systems to be followed when performing professional commercial and residential textile floor coverings (e.g., carpet and rugs) maintenance and cleaning. The purpose of this standard is to define criteria and methodology for evaluating carpet types, characteristics, and conditions and for establishing procedures for appearance retention, soil removal, and indoor environmental quality.

Additional Information about the S100 - 2021

Professional Cleaning of Textile Floor Coverings consists of the following components for which procedures as described in the ANSI/IICRC S100 Standard:

  • Principles of Carpet and Rug Cleaning
  • Chemistry of Cleaning
  • Carpet Fibers, Construction, and Styles
  • Carpet Selection
  • Soil Management Principles
  • Equipment and Tools
  • Methods and Systems of Cleaning
  • Safety and Health
  • Administrative Procedures
  • Pre-Cleaning and Post-Cleaning Inspections
  • Spot and Stain Removal
  • Residential Cleaning
  • Area Rugs

S100 Consensus Body Chair: Stephen Lewis                    S100 Consensus Body Vice-Chair: Norm Maia

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