How To Purchase An Oriental or Persian Area Rug

Hand-knotted area rugs can be an investment – and with good reason. Many have aesthetic, functional, historical, and investment potential, which means that time and care must be taken in selecting a rug for your home. In addition, the rug’s durability needs to be taken into consideration (you wouldn’t want a silk rug in a heavy traffic area). The rug will maintain its value

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Who Cleans Your Oriental & Persian Rug Matters

Oriental Rug Salon has an unrivaled reputation as the leading Oriental rug cleaning, restoration, and repair expert of Persian, Turkish, Navaho, wool, and silk rugs and carpets throughout SW Florida.  We do everything by hand—no batch washing machines, and no harsh cleaning solutions, ever. Whether your cherished area rug requires a thorough hand washing, a small patch of frayed fringe, or a complete restoration,

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Why Do Some Oriental Area Rugs Stink?

Oriental Rug Salon explains what a “tufted” area rug is, and if it stinks, why it stinks. If you look at the back of an area rug and you cannot see the pattern that appears on the front, chances are you have a “tufted rug.” Unlike hand-knotted area rugs where you can see the same design on the back as the front, tufted rugs

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Why Does My Oriental Rug Look Different From Various Angles?

One aspect of pile rugs that often gets overlooked but has a significant impact on their appearance is the direction of the nap.  Oriental Rug Salon regularly receives calls from interior designers and rug owners advising that their area rug “looks different” when viewed from different angles. When you run your hand back and forth across the surface of a rug, you’ll notice that

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Wool and Silk Area Rug Cleaning Services

Oriental Rug Salon is SW Florida’s trusted source for Oriental and Persian area rug cleaning, repair, and appraisals. We are a WoolSafe Approved Service Provider, certified by the International Carpet & Rug Institute (CRI) and a Certified Partner with the prestigious Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC).  Our knowledgeable, certified staff has the experience and resources to deliver a phenomenal cleaning for

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What is an Art Silk Oriental Rug?

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

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SW Florida’s Choice For Oriental Rug Cleaning

Your Oriental, Persian, Turkish and other wool and silk area rugs are not just home decor. They are also valuable textiles or cherished family heirlooms. At Oriental Rug Salon, our expertise in this industry can help you make the right decisions when cleaning and repairing your investment. We deliver a customized cleaning and treatment process for each rug trusted to us by utilizing old-world

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Genuine Hand Washing – Persian And Oriental Rugs

Oriental Rug Salon is SW Florida’s leading Oriental and Persian rug washing company serving clients nationwide. Oriental Rug Salon focuses on hand-washing techniques and effective treatments and guarantees the highest cleaning standards.  Every rug that enters our facility receives the utmost care and attention to detail, and all cleaning efforts are supervised under the watchful eye of a certified rug master.  Our cleaning solutions

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