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Oriental And Persian Rug Cleaning – What You Need To Know SW Florida

Wool Recently Dyed In The Curing Stages The following article was written by Lisa Wagner, a second-generation rug care expert, NIRC Certified Rug Specialist and an owner of K. Blatchford”s San Diego Rug Cleaning Company. She was recognized as the 2006 Cleanfax magazine Person of the Year for her industry contributions. Rugs should be regularly cleaned. But not cleaned in the home. “Why not?

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Every Wool and Silk Area Rug Is Unique – That is Why We Wash By Hand

For the most part, in SW Florida, there are three ways to “clean” an Oriental, Persian, Turkish, wool or silk area rug.  The method you choose will determine if your rug survives the “cleaning” as well as the thoroughness and result of the effort. Hand-Washing – Just as you would hand wash fine cashmere and silk sweaters, cherished area rugs deserve the love and

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Why Do “Oriental” and Persian Area Rugs Cost “So Much?”

Weaving Oriental Rugs – A Labor of Love When they say it takes a village, in terms of weaving oriental rugs, the statement is literal. From start to finish, the production of a beautiful hand-woven area rug is very labor intensive.  A quality hand-woven 8X10 wool area rug could take as little as eight months to as long as eighteen months to weave, depending

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Hand-Knotted Versus Machine Made Oriental Area Rugs – What’s The Difference?

To the untrained eye, it can be difficult to tell the difference between a hand knotted and a machine-made rug, but there are things to look out for and ways to find out how your rug was constructed. Not only is it an important factor when purchasing an area rug that you know how it is made, but the construction also dictates how to

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Thoroughly Exhaustive Hand Washing of Oriental Area Rugs in Cape Coral

  Oriental Rug Salon is noted for the outstanding results produced for our clients when hand washing all Oriental, Chinese, and Persian carpets and rugs. From small fireside Oriental rugs to hand-knotted prayer rugs and very large room-sized Persian carpets, our specialist rug cleaning service gently penetrates deep into the pile of the rug, extracting deep-set dirt, oils, dust mites, and pollen while rejuvenating

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Authentic Oriental, Wool and Silk Area Rug Cleaning in Sanibel – Captiva

Authentic Hand Washing Of Oriental, Wool and Silk Area Rugs Oriental Rug Salon is a boutique hand washing rug plant specializing in the cleaning, restoration, and repair of Persian, Turkish, Moroccan, Chinese and other wool and silk area rugs.  Many of SW Florida’s most seasoned Oriental rug retailers, rug collectors, interior designers, and restoration companies refer our services exclusively. Unlike rug cleaning plants who

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Area Rug Padding For The Life Of Your Oriental Rug

Custom Cut Area Rug Padding Often, we’re asked if area rug padding for an Oriental rug is a good idea and if so, what are the benefits. The short answer is YES! Rug padding provides a protective layer between the rug and the floor.  Padding keeps rugs from slipping and buckling while acting as a shock absorber so foot traffic causes less wear on

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Oriental Rug Cleaning – Who To Avoid When Having Your Rug Cleaned in SW Florida

We often get asked what’s the difference between Oriental Rug Salon and a “rug cleaning plant” or the run of the mill carpet cleaning company. The answer is simple – Experience – Certification – Attention to Detail! Trusting your cherished Oriental, wool or silk area rugs to just anybody is inviting trouble. Carpet cleaning companies are experienced in nylon wall-to-wall cleaning, not cherished area

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What To Look For When Purchasing an “Oriental” Area Rug

Oriental area rug on “sale” certainly sounds like an attractive proposition. After all, who wouldn’t want a beautiful oriental carpet in his or her living room? It’s an ideal addition to make a room more comfortable while adding a touch of class. Despite the temptation to take up the “Oriental rug on sale” offer, it’s a good idea to take a moment to think

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The Difference Between Hand-Knotted and Tufted Oriental Area Rugs

Daily we receive dozens of telephone calls from clients, insurance, and restoration companies as well as contractors and vendors asking about cleaning or repair services for their “hand-made” rug.  Oftentimes people identify “hand-knotted” area rugs when speaking of “tufted rugs” and vice versa. A Hand-tufted rug is not fully hand made. Instead, a person wields a mechanized tool that is used to shoot pieces

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