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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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A Better Buy – Hand-knotted or Machine Made Area Rug?

As leading industry experts in wool and silk area rug appraisals, cleaning, and repair, Oriental Rug Salon is often a knowledgebase for interior designers, rug retailers, insurance companies, and rug collectors. We’re frequently asked for opinions about rug values, identification of area rugs, and the proper care and maintenance cycle for a good rug cleaning.  We also provide area rug appraisals in person and

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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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WoolSafe Approved Oriental Rug Cleaning in SW Florida

Certified WoolSafe Approved Service Provider For Oriental Rug Cleaning Oriental Rug Salon is a WoolSafe Approved Service Provider in SW Florida specializing in the cleaning of all wool and silk area rugs including Oriental, Persian, Turkish, flatweaves, hand-knotted, and tufted wool area rugs. Oriental Rug Salon is internationally certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) and the prestigious Carpet &

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Oriental Rug Cleaning Is Best Left To The Professionals

A genuine hand-knotted area rug is a beautiful piece of art and a precious household object, striking a note in both traditional and modern surroundings. Originating in the Middle East (Persian, Turkish, etc.) or Far East (Chinese), a genuine hand-knotted rug is woven in natural materials, like silk, cotton, and wool. Most rugs are priced according to their knot density or ratio; the higher

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Oriental Rug Cleaning Naples Florida

Nationally Certified – A+ Rated – Genuine Hand Washing Of Oriental Area Rugs Welcome to Oriental Rug Salon, SW Florida’s most experienced and trusted rug cleaning, restoration, and repair facility.  As the “cleaner of choice” to many rug collectors, Oriental and Persian rug retailers, restoration companies and rug lovers, we’ve built our reputation on quality service and education. Our rug cleaning plant performs all

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Oriental and Persian Area Rug Cleaning – Don’t Make These Mistakes

Hand-knotted wool and silk area rugs are made with love and skill and are designed to last many generations IF properly maintained. Frequently area rugs are brought to our shop with visible signs of damage or wear that was easily preventable. This video will provide helpful tips to make sure your area rug remains beautiful and lasts for generations to come. www.orientalrugsalon.com/videos/two-mistakes-made-rug-owners/ Often we

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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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