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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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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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How Long Does It Take To Weave An Oriental Rug?

Before you begin weaving your own Oriental rug, consider this. Rug weaving is an art.  A skilled weaver can tie about 6,000 knots per day. Thus, the time for one person to knot a 9′ x 12′ rug in several common qualities works out like this: Knots Per Square   Knots in a 9’X12′   Time Required To Weave               

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A Badger Can Be Your Oriental Rugs Best Friend

Rug Badger Removing Dirt From Rug That Was Previously Vacummed Hand-knotted area rugs hide substantially more dry soil, sand, allergens, dust mites and other contaminants than wall-to-wall carpeting due to the construction of its foundation (woven versus glued). Because hand-knotted area rugs hide abrasive contaminates so well, if not professionally cleaned and “dusted” on a regular basis, they will develop “traffic lanes,” suffer color

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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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Oh No! A Carpet Cleaner Just Bled My $26,000 Area Rug!

Oriental Rug Salon Is Certified By The Carpet & Rug Institute Different Persian, Turkish and Oriental carpets need many different approaches to cleaning and restoration and as such, can be tricky to the untrained professional. A misstep in the cleaning process could mean a valuable investment destroyed. We’ve seen all too often, an investment grade Oriental or Persian area rug devastated by a well-intentioned

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