Carpet Stain Removal for Oriental & Area Rugs

Carpet Cleaning Tips: Oriental & Area Rugs     Let’s begin by understanding the anatomy of stain formations on Oriental rugs, Persian carpets, and other types of area rugs. Rug fibers such as wool, silk, faux silk, viscose, cotton, and all types of natural fibers require a unique process for cleaning and stain removal. However,…

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Rug Stain & Fiber Protection

Protect Your Rug from Stains Our homes, designed to fit our lifestyles and personal tastes, are our sanctuaries. Considering the substantial amount of time and money that goes toward home decor, it’s necessary to protect our assets, such as valuable area rugs. Because let’s face it, spills and stains happen for many reasons: children playing,…

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How to Prevent Mold, Mildew and Dry Rot Damage in Area Rugs

How to Prevent Mold, Mildew and Dry Rot Damage in Area Rugs Mold, mildew and dry rot are all fungi at various stages of manifestation. Typically, when we hear the term “dry rot,” we think of wood. It can occur in rugs though as well, and refers to the deterioration of the cotton, wool or silk…

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Five Facts You Must Know When Cleaning Your Oriental Rugs

Five Facts You Must Know When Cleaning Your Oriental Rugs   How does dirt damage your area rugs? Dirt is as abrasive as sandpaper. Every time you walk on your rug, you grind dirt deeper into its wool or delicate silk fibers. It is as though you have thousands of tiny razor blades cutting the…

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TRUE RUG STORIES: Removing Pet Stains on Rugs

Two empty nesters, Mike and Rose, enjoyed a life together, but also separate interests. Mike had no idea Rose thought their life was lacking in any way until she came home with a Shih Tzu they named Tocho. Mike and Rose didn’t consider all the pet stains on their rugs, courtesy of Tocho.

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Removing Color Run Rug Stains

Oriental rugs damaged due to flood, exposure to moisture, or mishandling during the wash process; can develop color run. Color run is a condition where the darker colors of a rug will bleed into lighter areas. This condition can occur with natural or synthetic dyes, as it is a function of the dyeing process of…

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