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Pet Urine Issues and Oriental Wool Rugs

Oriental Rugs and Pet Urine Issues

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Pet stains are incredibly challenging. To most people, their pets are a part of the family, and occasionally, pets will have accidents. If pet urine, throw up, or feces is left untreated on your wool or silk area rugs, the damage will be above and beyond an unpleasant odor.

Urine and digestive juices penetrate the face yarns of your cherished area rug and spread to the backing and floor beneath. Because pet urine and feces contain scent markers, pets can sense where the previous incident is located and repeatedly urinate in the same spots. You may not be able to pinpoint the area until several incidents have occurred.

When urine dries, it creates concentrated crystals that can intensify the odor and cause off-gassing. It is almost impossible to remove these crystals without specialized pet urine cleaning intervention. Left untreated, urine and its crystals will cause permanent color damage to your wool or silk area rug, and over time, dry rot will occur.

In approximately 50% of the area rugs we clean, pet urine is the Number One reason the client trusted their rug with our team of highly skilled technicians.  Our rug cleaning and restoration professionals have the knowledge, certification, and cleaning agents and solutions needed to break down the urine crystals, after which the rug is thoroughly bathed and hand-washed on both sides to remove all contaminants.

How Is Oriental Rug Salon Different?

Oriental Rug Salon doesn’t just repair and clean Oriental, wool, and silk area rugs; we know these textiles inside out.

Our team understands the importance of maintaining these fine additions to your home. We are experienced and knowledgeable in the cleaning and restoration of all wool and silk area rugs, and that’s why we maintain one of the most professional and certified teams of rug specialists in SW Florida.  We use WoolSafe approved cleaning solutions, the proper procedures, specialized cleaning products, and equipment to ensure your area rug is cleaned in the safest way possible.

Upon receipt of your area rug, we photograph and inspect with high-intensity and Xenon lighting to uncover hidden pockets of bacteria and then present a cleaning plan for you.

We pretest every color of yarn before cleaning to prevent color runs and other damage. We make sure every step is taken to produce beneficial results for the health and appearance of your rug. We don’t skip any necessary steps from thorough dusting to stain treatment, drying, and final inspection.

Cleaning wool and silk rugs is an intensive process that takes time. Don’t trust your beautiful investments to amateurs.

Oriental Rug Salon is a Certified Partner with the prestigious Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC), the International Carpet & Rug Institute (CRI), and we are a WoolSafe Approved Service Provider.  Oriental Rug Salon is A+ Rated with the Better Business Bureau and an eight-year-in-a-row-winner of the coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award.

For more information about Oriental Rug Salon and pet urine treatment services, please visit us online at www.OrientalRugSalon.com or “call us on the carpet” any time at 239-424-8171 or visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/OrientalRugSalon 

Have your Oriental rugs cleaned by the professionals at Oriental Rug Salon to ensure they will last a lifetime!