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Professional Oriental Rug Cleaning In SW Florida

Traditional Methods of Carpet Cleaning Can Damage Oriental Rugs If you have both wall-to-wall carpeting and Oriental rugs in your home, should not be cleaned in the same manner. In approximately 95% of all cases, an Oriental, Persian, Turkish, or other wool or silk area rug should NEVER be cleaned in the home, especially at the hands of a carpet cleaning company. Due to

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Wool and Silk Area Rug Cleaning In SW Florida

Oriental, Persian, and other wool or silk area rugs can be a room’s focal point. As such, they may receive a lot of wear and tear. Many of these rugs are hand-knotted and are often heirlooms, passed down from generation to generation. Others are purchased as a long-term investment or as a design element. A high-quality hand-knotted rug can last for generations with proper

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Professional Area Rug Cleaning in SW Florida

Professional rug washing is essential not just for the appearance and health of your cherished area rug but for its longevity too. Different rug types have different foundations; flat woven kelims differ significantly from hand-knotted rugs. Some rugs have shorter piles, while others have a thick shaggy pile like a flokati. The yarns used, wool, silk, Jute, Viscose, and cotton, have their own requirements,

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Why Oriental and Persian Rug Cleaning Is Best Left To The Professionals

NEVER use a carpet cleaning company to “clean” your wool or silk area rug.  View our video here to find out why. A genuine Persian or Oriental rug is a beautiful, useful and precious household object, striking a note in traditional and modernistic surroundings. Originating in the Middle East, the Persian rug is hand-woven in natural materials, like silk, cotton, and wool. The rug

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Oriental and Persian Rug Cleaning Throughout SW Florida

Last week we conducted a seminar for a group of insurance adjusters, restoration companies, and interior designers on the proper way to clean Oriental and Persian area rugs.  We discussed the impersonal approach, which is automated batch washing, and the method that has been around for centuries known as handwashing. Most high production rug cleaning companies use the automated batch wash method, which consists

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Wool Area Rug Cleaning By Hand In SW Florida

We’re often asked is there a difference between genuine hand-washing of an area rug versus cleaning it by using the automated batch washing method as found at many production rug cleaning plants. To answer this question, call the auto manufacturers Bentley, Porche, Mercedes, Rolls Royce, and many other high-end producers and ask them why they recommend hand washing of their cars. Contact any museum

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Persian and Oriental Area Rug Valuations and Appraisals

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

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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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Genuine Hand-Washing Of Oriental and Persian Rugs Throughout SW Florida

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

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