Oriental Rugs and Fiber Protector – The Perfect Combination

Water beads on protected wool fibers Sheep produce large amounts of lanolin that helps protect their skin and “coats” by providing waterproofing” and wear resistant properties.  When their wool is sheared to create beautiful area rugs, coats, and other consumables, the natural protection is no longer produced, and the wool is subject to staining and fiber deterioration. To preserve wools natural stain fighting properties

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Every Wool and Silk Area Rug Is Unique – That is Why We Wash By Hand

For the most part, in SW Florida, there are three ways to “clean” an Oriental, Persian, Turkish, wool or silk area rug.  The method you choose will determine if your rug survives the “cleaning” as well as the thoroughness and result of the effort. Hand-Washing – Just as you would hand wash fine cashmere and silk sweaters, cherished area rugs deserve the love and

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Authentic Hand-Washing Of Oriental, Turkish, Persian, Wool and Silk Area Rugs

Authentic Hand-Washing Of Beautiful Area Rugs Let Oriental Rug Salons authentic hand-wash area rug cleaning bring out the rich and stunning colors originally found in your Oriental, Turkish or Persian area rug back to life. With our thoroughly exhaustive hand-wash approach to cleaning, your rugs receive the undivided, personalized attention they deserve.  From the moment of inspection through the washing, drying, and final review

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Oriental, Persian, Turkish, Wool and Silk Area Rug Cleaning in SW Florida

Oriental Rug Salon specializes in the hand-washing, restoration, and repair of Oriental, Persian, Turkish, wool and silk area rugs. We do not clean carpets, or upholstery, or grout and tile – our specialty is rugs. Our professional, experienced and certified rug cleaning professionals dedicate all of their resources to providing the most up-to-date solutions to your rug cleaning needs.  Our customers understand and appreciate

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BEWARE Who You Invite Into Your Home For Carpet Cleaning.

There are many cleaners out there that claim to be experts in cleaning carpet, tile or upholstery cleaning but only the companies that have certified carpet cleaning technicians are the ones that can back up that claim. It would be a bad idea to hire a driver without a driver’s license or a dentist who isn’t licensed. It’s also a bad idea to hire

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Why Do “Oriental” and Persian Area Rugs Cost “So Much?”

Weaving Oriental Rugs – A Labor of Love When they say it takes a village, in terms of weaving oriental rugs, the statement is literal. From start to finish, the production of a beautiful hand-woven area rug is very labor intensive.  A quality hand-woven 8X10 wool area rug could take as little as eight months to as long as eighteen months to weave, depending

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Experienced Oriental and Persian Rug Cleaning in SW Florida

Oriental Rug Salon is experienced in the cleaning, restoration and repair of all Oriental, Persian, decorative and contemporary carpets and rugs. We offer a professional, specialist, hand cleaning service of all your Oriental rugs, and our highly-trained craftsmen are skilled with silk, wool, cotton and other textile carpets and have a wealth of experience. Our process is a full submersion cold water cleaning, using

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Uneducated Carpet Cleaners Can Ruin An Oriental Area Rug

Recently we were contacted by a frantic rug owner who advised that her antique Heriz Persian rug was “ruined” by a carpet cleaner she hired to clean her wall-to-wall carpeting. As the technician was in her home, he asked if she would like her area rug “cleaned.”  She asked if they had experience with area rugs because she heard they should be cleaned in

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Know Your Area Rugs – Introducing The Persian Kerman

16th-century Persian Kerman carpet ( 8′ 9″ × 6′ 5″ ) pictured above – known as The Clark Sickle-Leaf Vase Carpet – sold for more than $33 (USD) million at Sotheby’s, New York. Despite the city of Kerman being located in one of the poorest provinces of Iran, it has been producing fine Persian rugs and carpets since the sixteenth century. Kerman is a city and

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Traditional Steam Cleaning Methods May Damage Oriental Rugs.

Rug bleed due to improper cleaning and no padding.  The stain is permanent. If your home features area rugs, such as Persian or Oriental rugs, and regular wall-to-wall carpet as floor coverings, be sure never to clean your area rugs like you would wall-to-wall carpeting. Here’s why: Most wall-to-wall carpet in your home is manufactured by a machine using a synthetic material such as nylon.

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