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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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A Better Buy – Hand-knotted or Machine Made Area Rug?

As leading industry experts in wool and silk area rug appraisals, cleaning, and repair, Oriental Rug Salon is often a knowledgebase for interior designers, rug retailers, insurance companies, and rug collectors. We’re frequently asked for opinions about rug values, identification of area rugs, and the proper care and maintenance cycle for a good rug cleaning.  We also provide area rug appraisals in person and

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How To Care For Your Oriental Area Rugs In SW Florida

Oriental or Persian wool or silk area rugs that have been taken care of will last for generations while maintaining their beauty and value.  Although wool and silk are an extremely durable rug making material, they are not indestructible. Normal wear and tear, household chemicals, improper cleaning, and indoor heating and air conditioning can take a toll. Following these guidelines can help ensure that

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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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Oriental and Persian Area Rug Cleaning – Don’t Make These Mistakes

Hand-knotted wool and silk area rugs are made with love and skill and are designed to last many generations IF properly maintained. Frequently area rugs are brought to our shop with visible signs of damage or wear that was easily preventable. This video will provide helpful tips to make sure your area rug remains beautiful and lasts for generations to come. www.orientalrugsalon.com/videos/two-mistakes-made-rug-owners/ Often we

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Pet Urine and Oriental Rugs – A Bad Combination

Removing urine stains, odor, and bacteria from your Oriental or Persian area rug can be problematic for a variety of reasons. Irrespective of whether the stains are animal or human in origin, urine residue is made of three main elements. The sticky substance left behind is known as urea, the stain you see is the urochrome component, and the third element is uric acid,

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Oriental Rug Involved In A Flood? Call Oriental Rug Salon.

As specialist restoration rug cleaners, Oriental Rug Salon offers a wide range of cleaning, repair and restoration services to residential, commercial, insurance, and restoration contractors. Our “hands-on” approach to rug cleaning and restoration provides clients with the highest-level craftsmanship while ensuring that each area rug receives the individualized attention it deserves. From the moment an area rug enters the rug cleaning process until the

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Thoroughly Exhaustive Oriental and Persian Area Rug Cleaning Throughout SW Florida

If you have a beautiful Persian or Oriental rug in your home or office in need of a thoroughly exhaustive cleaning, Oriental Rug Salon has the expertise and certification to make your area rug look it’s very best. Unlike wall-to-wall nylon carpeting, the wool or silk fibers used to create your beautiful area rug are delicate and require specialized cleaning solutions, expertise, dusting, and

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Oriental, Persian and Turkish Rugs – Their Value and Role In Religion

When thinking of Persian or Turkish rugs, it’s not uncommon for people to think of the Islamic faith based on where these rugs are made and the dominant religion of the region. When thinking about beautiful hand-woven rugs, did you know that in addition to Muslim, other religions have also used rugs as part of their worship? Most rugs on today’s market are not

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Vegetable Dyed Persian and Turkish Area Rugs. How Do They Do It?

Before the advent of “chemical” or “chrome” dyes, the Persian dyeing technique of wool was performed by villagers who were experts in producing the colors required by weavers to create the beautiful vegetable dyed rugs seen today. When sheared from sheep, wool may either be a light off-white ivory color, or a dark brown to black. Both may be used in Persian rug weaving,

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