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Oriental Rug Cleaning Throughout SW Florida

Oriental Rug Salon is a full-service Oriental, Turkish, and Persian area rug cleaning company serving clients throughout SW Florida. Using hand-washing techniques, we can individualize the cleaning for each rug while ensuring the deepest clean possible. We clean all wool and silk area rugs, including: Antique and Flatweave Kilim and Dhurrie Handloomed and Hand knotted Machine Made Braided Rugs Persian, Turkish, and Chinese Animal

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The History Of Prayer Rugs

It all began with the Prophet Mohammed, who prayed on a “khumrah”, a mat made of palm fronds. In Islam, a prayer mat is placed between the ground and the worshipper for cleanliness during the various positions of Islamic prayer. These involve kneeling and sitting on the rug. A Muslim must perform wudu (ablution) before worship and pray in a clean place. The primary

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Oriental and Persian Area Rug Myths

As a leading Oriental and Persian rug cleaning, repair, and appraisal company serving clients throughout the United States, Oriental Rug Salon is often presented with “myths” from rug owners concerning the value of a rug. Often a client will purchase from a rug or furniture retailer and “think” they got a good deal because the rug was initially priced at, let’s say, $10,000, and

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Why Area Rugs “Bleed”

Why We Test Every Rug We Clean On an annual basis, Oriental Rug Salon receives dozens of Oriental, Persian, Turkish, and a variety of wool and silk area rugs from rug owners, carpet cleaning companies, and even Oriental rug cleaners due to improper cleaning. The most common problem is that the rug’s dyes have migrated or “bled” into other rug colors, causing a tie-dyed

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Oriental Rug Appraisals – What You Need To Know

As an Oriental and Persian cleaning, repair, and appraisal company, Oriental Rug Salon has met too many people who’ve had the wool pulled over their eyes by unscrupulous rug sellers. One client, for instance, came to our facility with what she thought was a rare antique Persian rug. She paid $11,000 for it at auction, where she was told it had once belonged to

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Viscose Made Area Rugs – Know What Your Buying

The above is a picture of the American Viscose plant in Front Royal, Virginia A quality 5X7 hand-knotted silk area rug can cost $5000.00 or more, whereas a “faux silk” Viscose area rug can be had for a couple of hundred dollars.  In upscale showrooms, we’ve seen retailers charge thousands of dollars for Viscose to an unsuspecting buyer.  Basically, what the client just purchased

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Who Cleans Your Oriental & Persian Rug Matters

Oriental Rug Salon has an unrivaled reputation as the leading Oriental rug cleaning, restoration, and repair expert of Persian, Turkish, Navaho, wool, and silk rugs and carpets throughout SW Florida.  We do everything by hand—no batch washing machines, and no harsh cleaning solutions, ever. Whether your cherished area rug requires a thorough hand washing, a small patch of frayed fringe, or a complete restoration,

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Why Do Some Oriental Area Rugs Stink?

Oriental Rug Salon explains what a “tufted” area rug is, and if it stinks, why it stinks. If you look at the back of an area rug and you cannot see the pattern that appears on the front, chances are you have a “tufted rug.” Unlike hand-knotted area rugs where you can see the same design on the back as the front, tufted rugs

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Wool or Silk Area Rug Moth Damage – We Can Help!

Moth Infestation on Wool Area Rug <Click on the above “Moth Infestation on Wool Area Rug” for our video> Beware! You could be harboring moths in your rugs right now! Even if you don’t see them flying around. One day you may call to have your rugs picked up to be cleaned only to find out they are full of moth larvae and in

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How To Care For Your Oriental Area Rugs In SW Florida

  Oriental rugs create an atmosphere of upscale beauty, artistry, and elegance in your home that can’t be achieved with the average rug. Although these rugs set a high aesthetic standard, they also require a high standard of maintenance. If you have been looking for ways to better maintain your Oriental rug, please view our video and consider the following helpful tips: Rotate regularly

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