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Myths About Oriental Rug Values

When it comes to Oriental, Persian, Chinese, wool and silk area rugs, their history seems steeped in mysteries of the East.  It can start with a rug retailer giving a “little story” about the rug to enhance the sale.  Or just wrong information which is repeated so many times it takes on a life of its own. So like Myth Busters on television let’s

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What Does A Car Wash And Oriental Rug Cleaning Have In Common?

Automated equipment is best left to car washes and assembly lines. Why It’s Better To Clean Area Rugs By Hand The terms “handmade,” or “hand-knotted,” are often synonymous with quality, and when you have a textile made by hand, it is unique and personalized. Persian and Oriental rugs are some of the best examples of this, as each rug is meticulously crafted by hand

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Spot Treating an Oriental Rug – Better Know What you’re Doing!

Dye Migration Due To Improper Spotting This embellishment is on a beautiful family heirloom rug that was “spot treated” by a carpet cleaning company in a client’s home.  Unfortunately, we see our fair share of rugs that have been damaged by non-certified or inexperienced carpet cleaners and it becomes our job to reverse the damage if at all possible. The carpet cleaning company in

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