“Shear” Genius for Your Oriental Rug or Persian Carpet

Handmade rugs last a long time. However, the wear and tear of everyday life, year after year, combined with neglect, can make them look grimly. But underneath that surface layer of worn out wool fiber, there still may be a gem. Shearing gives an older, worn-out Oriental rug or Persian carpet a new finish. It…

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Hand-Knotted Area Rugs – How To Care for Them

They take a lickin’, but keep on tickin’, as the saying goes. Hand-knotted (handmade) wool area rugs – created by skilled weavers who individually tie every knot — are known for their durability. In fact, in the Middle East, where they’re sold at open-air markets, camels are known to trample over them. If these carpets…

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How To Clean Your Rug Week To Week

Vacuuming sucks. And that’s exactly why it’s key to maintaining a clean, healthy rug. So get yourself a good one with the suction power to draw up all the dirt and debris brought in from the outside, as well as pet hair and crumbs. We don’t recommend any particular brand, we suggest perhaps consulting with…

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Pet Odor and Pet Stain Removal from Oriental Rugs

Pet accidents are probably the most common issue when cleaning an Oriental rug. Wall-to-wall carpets and rugs are at the mercy of our four legged friends – especially during puppy training days, when they are super excited to see us and, then later in their lives as they age and lose control. But, we love…

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Hand-Tufted Rugs: From Construction to Cleaning

You’ve chosen as your floor covering a hand-tufted rug made of fine wool that has an exquisite design. You’ve paid in the price range of a couple of hundred dollars to several thousand. And you have maintained it by vacuuming religiously and storing it correctly. But now, it’s time to professionally clean it, and the…

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