Water beads on protected wool fibers Sheep produce large amounts of lanolin that helps protect their skin and “coats” by providing waterproofing” and wear resistant properties. When their wool is sheared to create beautiful area rugs, coats, and other consumables, the natural protection is no longer produced, and the wool is subject to staining and fiber deterioration. To preserve wools natural stain fighting properties
Improper Rug Cleaning Will Cause Dye’s To Run If your home features both area rugs, such as Persian or Oriental rugs, and regular carpet as floor coverings, you should NEVER clean your area rugs like you would your carpet. Here’s why: The wall-to-wall carpet in your home is typically manufactured on a machine that uses synthetic material to produce 15 feet of carpet per
We all love our cats and dogs, and it’s great to know that when accidents happen all is not lost. Oriental Rug Salon has a thoroughly exhaustive pet response process that is extremely effective at removing pet urine and odor from Oriental rugs as well as feces, vomit and other biological matter. Upon receipt of your cherished area rug, our rug master will perform
Wool area rug involved in water intrusion. Dry rot and mold present. When a flood or any water leak or spill happens, it is important to know what to do to save your valuables and, equally important, to do it as quickly as possible! Water or Flood damage is a major cause of mold and mildew growth. Mold and mildew will begin to develop
Oriental rugs create an atmosphere of upscale beauty, artistry, and elegance in your home that can’t be achieved with the average rug. Although these rugs set a high aesthetic standard, they also require a high standard of maintenance. If you have been looking for ways to better maintain your Oriental rug, please view our video and consider the following helpful tips: Rotate regularly
Many of today’s vacuum cleaners may be too aggressive for wool and silk area rug cleaning because of attached beater bars. Our recommendation for soil removal from your beautiful wool or silk area rug is to use a broom and sweep the rug from left to right (not end-to-end where the fringe is usually located). Once the area rug has been swept, follow up
The exquisite beauty of a hand-knotted area rug is one of the world’s treasures. If properly cared for, your rug can last for generations and be an endless source of pleasure and beauty in your home. Here are a few basics to ensure your rug is afforded the best protection: Has Your Oriental Rug Professionally Cleaned by Oriental Rug Salon? Why Wash Your Rugs?
At Oriental Rug Salon we understand that all rugs are not the same. Each Oriental, wool or silk rug has its own personality and a story to tell. They have different weaves and dyes which dictate how they are cleaned. We understand the “love” put into each rug as it was handcrafted by the weaver. Our professionals are able to “read” a rug and