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Professional Oriental and Persian Area Rug Cleaning

At Oriental Rug Salon, we pride ourselves on having a team of certified experts with years of experience cleaning Persian, Oriental, modern & contemporary rugs. Our trained rug restorers use traditional handwash methods to deliver the safest and most thorough cleaning possible. With certifications by the Wool Safe Institute, the International Carpet & Rug Institute (CRI), and the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration

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How Often Should You Clean An Oriental Or Persian Rug?

As professional rug cleaners, the most common question asked by clients of Oriental Rug Salon is ‘How often should I clean my Persian or Oriental area rug?” The short answer is – usually way before you think it needs cleaning. Let Us Explain If your area rug is starting to look dirty, you’ve already waited too long. Area rugs with hand-knotted foundations are, by

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How Your Oriental Rug Should Be Cleaned

Since 2007, Oriental Rug Salon has been the “cleaner of choice” to many Oriental rug retailers, interior designers, rug collectors, and clients throughout the United States desirous of a professional hand washing of their cherished Persian, Oriental, Turkish, Kilim, and other wool and silk area rugs. The beauty and life of an Oriental or Persian area rug are dependent on its cleaning and maintenance. 

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Oriental Rugs and Pet Urine – What To Do

At Oriental Rug Salon, we love our pets, and believe me; we could start a small zoo considering the different types of pets our team owns. For many families, pets are part of their family and offer comfort, joy, and yup occasionally will have accidents on our Oriental, Persian, or other wool or silk area rug. Oriental Rug Salon is an expert at pet

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Have Your Oriental Rug Cleaned Before Summer

Handwoven Oriental and Persian area rugs are beautiful and probably woven by a family whose livelihood has been dedicated to rug making for decades. In many instances, rug making is their only source of income, and because of this “labor of love,” these artisans can produce masterpieces that adorn homes worldwide. An 8X10 handwoven wool area rug can take eight or more months of

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Oriental Area Rug Cleaning in SW Florida

Oriental Rug Salon’s reputation as one of the leading traditional hand-washing providers of Oriental and Persian rugs in SW Florida has been earned through years of experience. The wash process begins with a deep-rooted understanding of the traditional craftsmanship and materials that go into each unique textile, allowing us to provide exceptional care. With experience and certification, coupled with the knowledge of identifying a

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The History Of Prayer Rugs

It all began with the Prophet Mohammed, who prayed on a “khumrah”, a mat made of palm fronds. In Islam, a prayer mat is placed between the ground and the worshipper for cleanliness during the various positions of Islamic prayer. These involve kneeling and sitting on the rug. A Muslim must perform wudu (ablution) before worship and pray in a clean place. The primary

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Oriental and Persian Area Rug Myths

As a leading Oriental and Persian rug cleaning, repair, and appraisal company serving clients throughout the United States, Oriental Rug Salon is often presented with “myths” from rug owners concerning the value of a rug. Often a client will purchase from a rug or furniture retailer and “think” they got a good deal because the rug was initially priced at, let’s say, $10,000, and

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Why Area Rugs “Bleed”

Why We Test Every Rug We Clean On an annual basis, Oriental Rug Salon receives dozens of Oriental, Persian, Turkish, and a variety of wool and silk area rugs from rug owners, carpet cleaning companies, and even Oriental rug cleaners due to improper cleaning. The most common problem is that the rug’s dyes have migrated or “bled” into other rug colors, causing a tie-dyed

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What Does A Badger and Oriental Rug Have In Common?

The above picture is the debris dislodged from a 6X9 Tabriz wool area rug AFTER it was power vacuumed. Without a “Badger” Your Area Rug Simply Isn’t Clean Dusting is the most critical stage in area rug cleaning! This process cannot be performed in a client’s home, and anyone, including carpet cleaners, who skips this step is simply not cleaning your rug correctly. One

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