We’ve profiled her interior design firm, and now Suzanne Tucker took a moment from her international business travels to talk to professional rug cleaning company revitaRUGS about an “area” close to both of our hearts.
Where’s Waldo? Waldo Fernandez opened Waldo’s Design more than twenty-eight years ago. His firm includes a staff of architectural and interior designers, and carries a reproduction furniture line. His philosophy: The home is the essence of one’s inner-self and creating one’s sense of style is very much told by the manner in which one lives.
Moths and their larvae thrive in dark, undisturbed areas where a rug gets little traffic and is often not vacuumed nor stored properly. A bad infestation sometimes leaves a cobweb-like veil in the area of the damage, along with fine, sand-like debris. A rug harmed by moths is repairable, however, if you contact a professional [...]
Viscose has virtually replaced natural silk (produced from silk worms) in many applications. Area rug manufacturers use this less expensive fiber as an alternative way to enhance wool rugs or weave gorgeous 100% silk rugs at a fraction of the price of natural silk. There are other forms of synthetic, silk-like, mercerized cotton, but viscose [...]
Dirty Rugs Cause Adverse Health Effects Many do not realize that having a dirty rug can cause negative health effects. Research has shown that dirty rugs can cause asthma and allergy problems; dirty rugs have also been known to carry viral infections that weaken the immune system if not cleaned properly. This is why you [...]