Can You Wash Viscose?

What is Viscose Fabric? Viscose is neither truly natural (like cotton, wool or silk) nor truly synthetic (like nylon or polyester); it is manufactured regenerated cellulose fiber from wood pulp. It is easy to dye and retains vivid colors very well. It has a luxurious silk like luster, blends easily with other fibers, yet less…

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How Long Does a Rug Last?

A quality rug is an important artistic element in any room, and picking the right rug can make a difference to how long the rug will last. If you buy just any rug at a discount store, rug replacement cost will likely be relatively inexpensive, but the rugs themselves will not last very long. Buying…

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Best Vacuum for Rugs

When it comes to vacuuming, it is instinctual for many to look for the most powerful option available. Wall to wall carpets are often made from synthetic material, rarely hand woven, and can stand the test of times against a powerful vacuum with roller brushes. However, hand woven area rugs are delicate and their fibers…

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Over-dyed Rugs & Carpet Dyeing

Environmentally conscientious people do not like throwing things out that can be re-used or upcycled. At the same time, they don’t like to have things displayed in their home that are shabby and worn looking. There are many people who have vintage Persian style and similar rugs in their home, but even the best made…

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Tibetan Rug Styles

Tibetan rug weavers often form an emotional, and even a spiritual connection with the rugs they make. Creating “one of a kind” rugs that are not just enhancing a home decor, but displaying someone’s story through an art piece.

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How to Clean a Sisal Rug or Carpet

Wall to wall carpets are not as popular as they once were. Consumers are choosing more and more hardwood flooring and seeking a healthier alternative for their kids and pets. This transition has moved from a trend to mainstream, however; people still like to have something soft under their feet. Area rugs and sisal-flooring options…

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