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Viscose Area Rugs – What You Need To Know Before Purchasing

What is 100% Natural Viscose? In simple terms, Viscose is a manufactured textile made from the cellulose found in trees and plants.  The cellulose, or byproduct of these plants are then heavily processed using a cocktail of chemicals such as Caustic Soda and Sulphuric Acid to break down their fiber content. Viscose’s source material is always plant-based (hence the term ‘natural’ often used by

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Online Oriental Area Rug Appraisals Nationwide

Oriental, Persian, Turkish, And  Wool and Silk Textile Online Appraisals Oriental Rug Salon is a respected and trusted source for many rug collectors, insurance companies, Oriental and Persian area rug retailers, interior designers, and rug owners.  With the right pictures and information, we are able to appraise a wide variety of Oriental, Persian, Turkish, Navajo, and all other wool and silk rugs, carpets, and

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Some Rug Cleaners Wash Oriental Rugs In Dirty Water. Suprised?

Would you take a bath in this water?  Why should your area rug? Imagine for a moment.  The time has come to clean your cherished wool or silk area rug, and you don’t know who to call. You perform a quick internet search, find a company close by, give them a call, secure an estimate, and the next thing you know, your rug is

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Wool Area Rug Cleaning By Hand In SW Florida

We’re often asked is there a difference between genuine hand-washing of an area rug versus cleaning it by using the automated batch washing method as found at many production rug cleaning plants. To answer this question, call the auto manufacturers Bentley, Porche, Mercedes, Rolls Royce, and many other high-end producers and ask them why they recommend hand washing of their cars. Contact any museum

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Oriental, Persian, Turkish, Wool Or Silk Area Rug Appraisals

Oriental Rug Salon’s appraisal services are relied upon by rug collectors, Oriental rug retailers, insurance companies, and clients who want more information about their cherished area rugs or need a certified value for donation or estate purposes. Recently a rug collector purchased the above Saddlebag for $100.00 and wanted to know more information about his purchase along with the approximate value. Oriental Rug Salon

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Oriental and Persian Area Rug Cleaning in SW Florida

It is said that a hand-knotted rug is a thing of beauty, and rightfully so. Many antique Oriental, Persian, Turkish, and other hand-knotted rugs were made using special techniques, materials, and dyes that simply no longer exist today. Many of these rugs were made from methods passed down from generations of weavers known for their craftsmanship and unique wool dying techniques.  Because hand-knotted area

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Genuine Oriental and Wool Area Rug Cleaning

Oriental Rug Salon is a nationally recognized and certified professional cleaner of Oriental, Persian, Turkish, and all other wool and silk rugs and textiles. We are a WoolSafe Approved Service Provider, a Certified Partner with the international Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC), and an authorized service provider by the prestigious Carpet & Rug Institute (CRI). Oriental Rug Salon is A+ Rated

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Oriental, Wool and Silk Area Rug Cleaning Videos in SW Florida

Oriental Rug Salon specializes in the cleaning, restoration, repair, and appraisals of all Oriental, Persian, Turkish, Silk, Wool, antique, hand-woven, Navajo, and Moroccan area rugs. As a Certified Firm with the International Carpet & Rug Institute (CRI), a WoolSafe Certified Service Provider, and a Certified Partner with the prestigious Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC), your cherished wool and silk area rugs

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WoolSafe Approved Oriental Rug Cleaning in SW Florida

Certified WoolSafe Approved Service Provider For Oriental Rug Cleaning Oriental Rug Salon is a WoolSafe Approved Service Provider in SW Florida specializing in the cleaning of all wool and silk area rugs including Oriental, Persian, Turkish, flatweaves, hand-knotted, and tufted wool area rugs. Oriental Rug Salon is internationally certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) and the prestigious Carpet &

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Online Persian and Oriental Rug Appraisals Nationwide

Oriental Rug Salon provides highly-professional and in-depth valuation and appraisal reports for Oriental, Persian, Turkish, Chinese, Kilim, and other wool and silk area rugs and textiles.  We provide online appraisals and valuations. Reasons For An Appraisal And What We Take Into Consideration Attribution – We identify the “type” of design and country of origin Description – We provide information on the design elements and

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