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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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SW Florida’s Most Experienced Oriental Rug Cleaning Company

At Oriental Rug Salon, every Oriental, Persian, Turkish, wool and silk area rug is treated as an individual piece of art and cared for by the love, experience, and hands of a certified textile cleaning professional. We do not use impersonal “rug cleaning machines” and each area rug trusted to us is cared for one at a time. Handwoven wool and silk area rugs

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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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