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Oriental Rug Cleaning – Do’s and Don’ts SW Florida

  Oriental Rug Cleaning – Do’s and Don’ts When you buy a hand-knotted rug, this means that a skilled weaver individually tied every knot, this creating a one-of-a-kind handmade rug. That is what makes hand-knotted rugs so special, and that is what makes them so much more expensive than all other types of area rugs. Depending on how many knots are in each square

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How To “Read” An Oriental Rug

Did you know Rugs and carpets used in mosques often have motifs like the Kaaba (in Mecca), a mosque lamp (symbolic of Allah), a water basin (symbolizing of ritual ablution) and sometimes a mountain (symbolically elevating the worshipper) woven into them. Above is a prime example of an antique Turkish prayer rug with a mosque lamp motif.  (Note the lamps hanging in the background).

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Ever Wonder Why Hand-Knotted Oriental Rugs Cost So Much?

Ever wonder why “Hand-Knotted Oriental Rugs” cost so much?  Here’s why…. An 8X10 hand-knotted wool rug of good quality with 400 knots per square inch (4,608,000 total knots) takes approximately 6,144 hours or 768 eight hour work days to make. Now you know….. Oriental Rug Salon is SW Florida’s most experienced and largest Oriental, wool and silk area rug cleaning and repair company serving

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How To Purchase A Real Oriental Rug Without Being Taken To The Cleaners

When purchasing a genuine Oriental rug, don’t fall victim to the following “Sales” advertisements: Don’t be fooled by huge markdowns or deep discounts like ”50%”, ”60%“ or even ”90%“ off. Sellers feature high mark-ups to accommodate this kind of discounting at: ◦Fake Custom Auctions ◦Going Out of Business (GOB) Sales ◦Moving Sales ◦Liquidation Sales ◦Lost Lease Sales ◦Closing Forever Sales ◦Bankruptcy Sales ◦Remodeling Sales

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Cleaning Wool Area Rugs In SW FLorida. Good News Or Baaaad?

DID YOU KNOW that choosing a wool carpet or rug for your home is both good news… and sometimes bad? The good news is choosing wool, which is a high quality natural fiber means your carpet or rug will last longer, look better and retain value. The bad news is choosing wool means you won’t see as much dirt on it, and so you may

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How To Care For Your Oriental, Wool Or Silk Area Rug In SW Florida

When you walk on something every day, it’s easy to stop thinking about it and forget it’s there. An area rug is a prime example of this. Cleaning underfoot décor is something people often forget about doing, aside from running the vacuum over it now and then. While regularly vacuuming your wool or silk area rug is a critical step in maintenance (just remember:

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Oriental Wool Rug Cleaning In Cape Coral | Naples | Fort Myers

Can you tell the difference between a genuine hand-made and machine-made wool or a silk area rug? Through our specialized cleaning plant, Oriental Rug Salon, we clean thousands of hand-knotted and machine-made Oriental Style (wool and silk) on an annual basis. Oftentimes clients will believe they have a hand-knotted rug (based on what they were told by the salesperson) when in fact, they have

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Fort Myers Oriental, Wool and Silk Area Rug Cleaning Experts

Relying on the “old world approach” to wool and silk area rug cleaning, Oriental Rug Salon’s certified technicians are able to deliver a higher standard of cleaning to area rug owners throughout SW Florida. Whether your rug needs to be cleaned because of children and pets, food and wine stains or just the result of traffic over time, we have seen it all and

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Naples Oriental Rug Repair and Wool Rug Cleaning

The above repair was performed on a 9X12 Persian wool rug with an appraised value of $24,500.  The fringe on this rug deteriorated as a result of pet urine and dry rot.  To perform the repair we had to locate the exact fringe material and import it from Pakistan.  The fringe is a perfect match and the customer realized no loss in value or

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