What Defines an Authentic Persian Rug?

Persian rugs are highly treasured and many consider them a symbol of luxury and taste. Since Persia is modern day Iran, for a rug to be considered Persian, it must only be from Iran – nowhere else. Also, rugs that are called “Oriental” should not be confused with Persian rugs.

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Differences Between Rug Restoration and Rug Cleaning

Ah, the restorative powers of rug cleaning. A good, professional cleaning can remove embedded dirt, debris, stains and smells. This will give your floor covering that “good as new” look and feel. However, this is a far cry from the definition of actual rug restoration, which refers to repairing.

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Why Should You Clean Your Rugs? Isn’t Vacuuming Enough?

The way some vacuum manufacturers describe their machines, you’d think they were talking about spaceships. They brag about their products’ powerful suction and demonstrate the point by vacuuming up bolts and screws. Although you do need a top quality vacuum cleaner to use everyday if you have a high traffic area, you still need to…

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Who Uses Organic Rug Cleaning Services?

Sometimes when you hear the word organic, you imagine that the person asking for it eats only raw foods, wears Birkenstocks, and wishes it were still The Summer of Love. But, no. The organic rug cleaning customer is anyone in any demographic, who wants to safely clean their floor coverings. They know that non-eco-friendly cleaning…

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Guide to Collecting Handcrafted Oriental Rugs

Oriental rugs are so beautiful and desirable that, to paraphrase Lays Potato Chips, some people can’t have just one. It’s pretty easy to figure out that collecting oriental carpets is a rather expensive proposition, with costs ranging from a few thousand dollars to prices that only a trust fund baby or Wall Street tycoon could…

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The New Trend of Viscose Rugs

“It looks like silk for a fraction of the price,” is pretty enticing. In these economic times, who can resist giving the impression you’ve spent more, while spending less?  

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