Oriental, wool and silk area rug cleaning experts throughout SW Florida You’ve invited guests and family over for the holidays, prepared a wonderful dinner of turkey, gravy, and ham and during dinner, a plate is spilled on your beautiful Oriental rug. What do you do? First, don’t panic. Immediately use a spoon to remove as much of the spill as possible Blot the area
Turkoman Kilim Bedding Bag – 1960 Hand-knotted textiles not only come in the form of beautiful area rugs but “bedding bags” as well. When the nomadic people of the Caucasus or the steppes of central Asia move their flocks from one grazing area to another- they don’t break out the Samsonite luggage, they pack bags made for the precise purpose and decorated in accordance
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?
It is true: beauty IS in the eye of the beholder. However, that doesn’t mean all Oriental rugs are created equal, right? For example, no one would claim that a hand-knotted wool Shiraz area rug made in Iran that took over 14 months to make and one done created by machine by a major area rug manufacturer in a couple hours are of equal value.
Bijar Rugs – We Clean Oriental Wool Rugs Bijar rugs and carpets have long had a mystique that makes them a “man’s rug”. Called the Iron rug of Persia they have an odd feature that few other rugs can match. The densely packed pile is so tight that the pile cannot lay down. Because the fibers are constantly erect when you step on
Improper Cleaning Damages Oriental Rugs…. Improper cleaning is a leading cause of damage to Oriental rugs. We advise our clients to wait until they are assured that they have located the right cleaning and restoration service before deciding to clean an Oriental rug, tapestry or textile. It is important to investigate claims, know the difference and obtain reliable references or industry certifications. The danger
There are a few basics you should know about handmade rugs. Once you understand how to identify what makes a rug valuable, you’ll have a greater chance at purchasing a better rug. Rug fibers usually consist of wool in most mid to upper end rugs. High-end rugs may also have silk. Synthetic fibers such as acrylic, polyester, nylon, and olefin (polypropylene) can be found
How do I know if my rug needs cleaning? There are several ways to check for dirt, sand and other contaminates in your rug. First, lift the corner of the rug and slap the back with your hand. If dirt comes out, it needs cleaning. Second, dampen a white towel and rub across the surface of the rug. If the towel gets soiled, it
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