How To Care For Your Oriental, Wool Or Silk Area Rug In SW Florida

When you walk on something every day, it’s easy to stop thinking about it and forget it’s there. An area rug is a prime example of this. Cleaning underfoot décor is something people often forget about doing, aside from running the vacuum over it now and then. While regularly vacuuming your wool or silk area rug is a critical step in maintenance (just remember:

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Quality Oriental, Navajo and Specialty Rug Cleaning Throughout SW Florida

At Oriental Rug Salon we understand that all rugs are not the same. Each Oriental, wool or silk rug has its own personality and a story to tell.  They have different weaves and dyes which dictate how they are cleaned. We understand the “love” put into each rug as it was handcrafted by the weaver.  Our professionals are able to “read” a rug and

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Pet Urine and Oriental Wool and Silk Area Rugs

We love our pets, but we don’t love the damage they can sometimes do to our beautiful woven treasures. Pet urine can be a major problem for wool rugs, reasons being the construction type and ability to absorb moisture. Urine travels to the foundation of rugs and undergoes a chemical change from an acid to alkali (high on the pH scale). Alkali damages wool

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Oriental Wool Rug Cleaning In Cape Coral | Naples | Fort Myers

Can you tell the difference between a genuine hand-made and machine made wool or silk area rug? Through our specialized cleaning plant, Oriental Rug Salon, we clean thousands of hand and machine made Oriental Style (wool and silk) on an annual basis. Oftentimes a client will believe they have a hand-made rug (based on what they were told by the salesperson) when in fact,

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How To Identify A Tibetan Hand Knotted Rug

Tibetan rugs are known for their striking colors and large patterns. Traditionally, they were fashioned from highland sheep wool. These items were used for a number of purposes including wall hangings and flooring. The most common use for Tibetan rugs was for seating carpets. Commonly known as a Khaden, they measured 3×5 feet, 0.9 m x 1.6 m. The knots used to make Tibetan

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Florida Oriental, Wool & Silk Area Rug Cleaning – Be Careful Who You Choose

Oriental Rug Salon With proper care, Oriental style wool and silk area rugs will last a lifetime.  These rugs were a labor of love for the craftsperson who created your treasure and they deserve to be handled by professionals who have devoted their lives to the care and preservation of these fine textiles. Too often we hear the horror stories where a consumer has

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Fort Myers Oriental, Wool and Silk Area Rug Cleaning Experts

Relying on the “old world approach” to wool and silk area rug cleaning, Oriental Rug Salon’s certified technicians are able to deliver a higher standard of cleaning to area rug owners throughout SW Florida. Whether your rug needs to be cleaned because of children and pets, food and wine stains or just the result of traffic over time, we have seen it all and

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Oriental and Wool Rug Cleaning Naples Florida

Recent testimonial from a client. “I want to THANK YOU and your staff for saving our antique wool rug (over 100 years old) that was recently involved in a flood. Your services were recommended by the restoration company assigned by our insurance company to restore our home.  Due to a burst pipe, while we were on holiday, our prized wool rug was submerged in

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Cape Coral Oriental Rug Repair and Wool Rug Cleaning

The above repair was performed on a 9X12 Persian wool rug with an appraised value of $18,500.  The fringe on this rug deteriorated as a result of pet urine and dry rot.  To perform the repair we had to locate the exact fringe material and import it from Pakistan.  The fringe is a perfect match and the customer realized no loss in value or

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Oriental, Wool or Silk Rugs Involved in a Flood? We Can Help.

Living in SW Florida we’ve all seen our share of hurricanes, non-stop downpours that can lead to flooding and the occasional “do it yourselfer” who installs a water filter under the sink only to wake up the next morning to a flooded house. When water tragedy strikes it’s important to know the longer an area rug remains submerged the more damage the rug experiences

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