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How To Choose An Oriental Rug Cleaning Company In SW Florida

When it comes to your Oriental and Persian area rugs’ care and appearance, it is vital to choose a company with the experience and certification to guarantee a safe deep cleaning. Many factors go into selecting the right company, but the main one is trust. You must be confident that your cherished area rug is in good hands and will not be damaged or

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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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How To Care For Your Oriental Area Rugs In SW Florida

Oriental or Persian wool or silk area rugs that have been taken care of will last for generations while maintaining their beauty and value.  Although wool and silk are an extremely durable rug making material, they are not indestructible. Normal wear and tear, household chemicals, improper cleaning, and indoor heating and air conditioning can take a toll. Following these guidelines can help ensure that

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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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Area Rug Cleaning – Dirt and Viruses

Area rugs can harbor a great deal of dirt, viruses, and germs, especially at times like these, when we are all stuck at home. From everyday household allergens to dirt, bacteria, and viruses, a dirty rug can impact the health of your household. An area rug can hold pounds of dirt, dust mites, and allergens before it starts to look dirty.  No matter how

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Some Rug Cleaners Wash Oriental Rugs In Dirty Water. Suprised?

Would you take a bath in this water?  Why should your area rug? Imagine for a moment.  The time has come to clean your cherished wool or silk area rug, and you don’t know who to call. You perform a quick internet search, find a company close by, give them a call, secure an estimate, and the next thing you know, your rug is

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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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Oriental and Persian Area Rug Cleaning in SW Florida

It is said that a hand-knotted rug is a thing of beauty, and rightfully so. Many antique Oriental, Persian, Turkish, and other hand-knotted rugs were made using special techniques, materials, and dyes that simply no longer exist today. Many of these rugs were made from methods passed down from generations of weavers known for their craftsmanship and unique wool dying techniques.  Because hand-knotted area

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Genuine Oriental and Wool Area Rug Cleaning

Oriental Rug Salon is a nationally recognized and certified professional cleaner of Oriental, Persian, Turkish, and all other wool and silk rugs and textiles. We are a WoolSafe Approved Service Provider, a Certified Partner with the international Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC), and an authorized service provider by the prestigious Carpet & Rug Institute (CRI). Oriental Rug Salon is A+ Rated

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