Authentic Hand-Washing of Oriental and Persian Area Rugs

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 Naples Oriental and Persian Rug Cleaning

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 bleeds 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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Bonita Springs Oriental Rug Cleaning and Repairs

WHEN IT COMES TO THE HAND WASHING OF ORIENTAL RUGS, WE ARE THE EXPERTS YOU CAN TRUST. Washing a rug by hand is a process, which if done correctly, can restore your rug or carpet close to its former glory. Hand washing is an art form, not a mechanical process, and should only be performed by experts who know how to avoid damaging your

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Hand-Knotted Versus Machine Made Oriental Area Rugs – What’s The Difference?

To the untrained eye, it can be difficult to tell the difference between a hand knotted and a machine-made rug, but there are things to look out for and ways to find out how your rug was constructed. Not only is it an important factor when purchasing an area rug that you know how it is made, but the construction also dictates how to

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Myths About Oriental Rug Values

When it comes to Oriental, Persian, Chinese, wool and silk area rugs, their history seems steeped in mysteries of the East.  It can start with a rug retailer giving a “little story” about the rug to enhance the sale.  Or just wrong information which is repeated so many times it takes on a life of its own. So like Myth Busters on television let’s

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