Many rugs marketed today as “silk” are in-fact, artificial silk rugs made of Viscose fibers. Rugs made of Viscose are technically Viscose rayon and can present problems for those who own and have them cleaned. If you own a Viscose rug, it’s important to know the advantages and disadvantages of owning this type of fiber. Viscose is made of wood pulp and cotton byproducts.
Cleaning urine stains from your wool or silk area rug can be problematic for a variety of reasons. Irrespective of whether the stains are animal or human in origin, all urine residue comprises three main elements. The sticky part is known as urea, the pigmented part is urochrome, and the last part is uric acid, which forms as a combination of crystals and salts.
Oriental Rug Salon’s superior kilim and rug cleaning services are an important way we help our clients preserve and care for their handmade kilims and rugs – including Persian, Turkish, Moroccan, Chinese, Indian, Bolivian, Caucasian, Aubusson, Savonnerie, and all other hand-knotted rugs and carpets; Indian, Navajo kilims, dhurries, tapestries, and all other handwoven pieces. Our team of experienced and certified craftspeople clean rugs and
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
A Rug Appraisal is done to identify a rug’s country of origin, the region it was woven, age, design, history and the current value or market replacement cost. Because every hand-knotted rug has a story behind it and that over time some rugs appreciate in value it is ideal to have your rug appraised. Rug appraisals and valuations are done for insurance claims, preparing
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,
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
When choosing a company to care for your cherished wool or silk area rug, experience, certification, and method of cleaning matters. At Oriental Rug Salon, our entire staff is devoted to the care and preservation of all types of Persian and Oriental rugs. Our services are relied upon by museums, insurance companies, restoration contractors, rug collectors, and proud owners of beautiful rugs that want
Fringes are almost always the first area on Oriental or Persian wool or silk handmade rugs that will show signs of wear. The fringe is simply an extension of the rug’s foundation. Persian and Oriental area rugs are woven on a loom, and the fringe is an extension of the “warp” foundation threads. Handwoven area rugs are made using a series of warps and
When is the last time you’ve had your Oriental, Turkish or Persian area rug cleaned? A beautiful, clean area rug adds life, color, and style to any home. They help complement the look and warm feeling you want your home to express. Not too many people are going to be able to complement the interior of their home with a rug that is full