Many rugs marketed today as “silk” are in-fact, artificial silk rugs made of Viscose fibers. Rugs made of Viscose are technically Viscose rayon and can present problems for those who own and have them cleaned. If you own a Viscose rug, it’s important to know the advantages and disadvantages of owning this type of fiber. Viscose is made of wood pulp and cotton byproducts.
The above is a beautiful antique Tribal Perpedil Caucasian Rug, Circa Date: 1900 What are Caucasian Area Rugs and Where Do They Come From? Virtually all Caucasian rugs are made with the symmetrical Turkish knot. Most rugs are produced as village pieces with materials particular to an individual tribal province. These rugs mainly display bold geometric designs with styles typical to the regions of
Did you know that Oriental Rug Salon is one of SW Florida’s most experienced and referred Oriental rug cleaning and repair facilities of fine textiles from around the world? Our attention to detail, expertise, and certification has made us the “cleaner of choice” to many of SW Florida’s leading interior designers, fine rug retailers, restoration companies, and owners of fine textiles. Our in-plant services
We were contacted today by an interior designer who was in panic mode over a disastrous upholstery cleaning her client received from a well-known carpet and upholstery cleaning company in Fort Myers. This interior designer was mortified because she recommended the company to her client. The “upholstery cleaning professional” the interior designer recommended did not have the experience to fully appreciate cleaning a one
Cleaning urine stains from your wool or silk area rug can be problematic for a variety of reasons. Irrespective of whether the stains are animal or human in origin, all urine residue comprises three main elements. The sticky part is known as urea, the pigmented part is urochrome, and the last part is uric acid, which forms as a combination of crystals and salts.
Oriental Rug Salon’s superior kilim and rug cleaning services are an important way we help our clients preserve and care for their handmade kilims and rugs – including Persian, Turkish, Moroccan, Chinese, Indian, Bolivian, Caucasian, Aubusson, Savonnerie, and all other hand-knotted rugs and carpets; Indian, Navajo kilims, dhurries, tapestries, and all other handwoven pieces. Our team of experienced and certified craftspeople clean rugs and
Hand-knotted wool and silk area rugs are made with love and skill and are designed to last many generations IF properly maintained. Frequently area rugs are brought to our shop with visible signs of damage or wear that was easily preventable. This video will provide helpful tips to make sure your area rug remains beautiful and lasts for generations to come. www.orientalrugsalon.com/videos/two-mistakes-made-rug-owners/ Often we
A Rug Appraisal is done to identify a rug’s country of origin, the region it was woven, age, design, history and the current value or market replacement cost. Because every hand-knotted rug has a story behind it and that over time some rugs appreciate in value it is ideal to have your rug appraised. Rug appraisals and valuations are done for insurance claims, preparing
Pet urine is one of the most common stains we see in our plant from households with pets. Besides the nauseous odor that is caused by urine salts and bacteria, there are three other dangers to be on the lookout for and they are as follows: Staining – Permanent stains can develop on wool and silk area rugs if urine deposits are not attended
Removing urine stains, odor, and bacteria from your Oriental or Persian area rug can be problematic for a variety of reasons. Irrespective of whether the stains are animal or human in origin, urine residue is made of three main elements. The sticky substance left behind is known as urea, the stain you see is the urochrome component, and the third element is uric acid,