How Often Should I Clean My Oriental Rug?

At Oriental Rug Salon, the most common question we’re asked as professional rug cleaners is ‘How often should I clean my Oriental/Persian area rug?’ – or any hand-knotted rug for that matter. The short answer is – usually way before you think it needs cleaning. And here’s why. Why you shouldn’t wait for your Oriental area rug to ‘look’ dirty before you clean it

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Pet Urine Issues and Oriental Wool Rugs

Oriental Rugs and Pet Urine Issues Watch our video on what happens when a pet deposits urine on a wool or silk area rug.  Click here. Pet stains are incredibly challenging. To most people, their pets are a part of the family, and occasionally, pets will have accidents. If pet urine, throw up, or feces is left untreated on your wool or silk area

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Wool and Silk Area Rug Cleaning In SW Florida

Oriental, Persian, and other wool or silk area rugs can be a room’s focal point. As such, they may receive a lot of wear and tear. Many of these rugs are hand-knotted and are often heirlooms, passed down from generation to generation. Others are purchased as a long-term investment or as a design element. According to a top Gutter Cleaning Services in Minneapolis MN,

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How To Treat A Spill On An Oriental Area Rug

Oriental Rug Salon cleans thousands of rugs annually. Unfortunately, we’ve seen our fair share of rug owners using the wrong product to clean up a spill or treat pet urine, and their efforts ended in the permanent staining of their cherished area rug. By panicking and going to the internet searching for a home remedy, if you choose the wrong one, you could permanently

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Professional Area Rug Cleaning in SW Florida

Professional rug washing is essential not just for the appearance and health of your cherished area rug but for its longevity too. Different rug types have different foundations; flat woven kelims differ significantly from hand-knotted rugs. Some rugs have shorter piles, while others have a thick shaggy pile like a flokati. The yarns used, wool, silk, Jute, Viscose, and cotton, have their own requirements,

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How To Choose An Oriental Rug Cleaning Company In SW Florida

When it comes to your Oriental and Persian area rugs’ care and appearance, it is vital to choose a company with the experience and certification to guarantee a safe deep cleaning. Many factors go into selecting the right company, but the main one is trust. You must be confident that your cherished area rug is in good hands and will not be damaged or

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Why Oriental and Persian Rug Cleaning Is Best Left To The Professionals

NEVER use a carpet cleaning company to “clean” your wool or silk area rug.  View our video here to find out why. A genuine Persian or Oriental rug is a beautiful, useful and precious household object, striking a note in traditional and modernistic surroundings. Originating in the Middle East, the Persian rug is hand-woven in natural materials, like silk, cotton, and wool. The rug

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Gabbeh Persian Rugs – Simplistic and Beautiful

Oriental Rug Salon is a full-service Oriental and Persian area rug cleaning and appraisal company located in SW Florida. In this week’s blog post, we explore the history of the Gabbeh area rug. Gabbehs are traditionally hand-woven pile rugs of coarse quality and medium size characterized by an abstract design that relies upon open fields of color and a playfulness with geometry or simplicity.

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How Oriental and Persian Rug Wool is Dyed

Vegetable Dyes and Persian-Oriental Area Rugs In genuine, hand-knotted Persian, Oriental, Turkish wool and silk area rugs, especially antiques, the dyes used to create each color of your rug were probably made from organic or vegetable dyes. Once the sheep’s wool has been made into yarn the next procedure is to dye it using natural ingredients. For example, fruits, plants, and vegetables. The process

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