Beware of “painted” rugs!
When buying a rug, test for “painting” by applying water to a white towel and rubbing any suspicious looking worn areas. If color transfers to the towel, the rug has been “painted.” They will wear quickly and cannot be cleaned without the “paint” bleeding all over the rug.
Do you store your rug away during the summer months?
Rugs should be properly wrapped in tear resistant, water resistant and breathable paper for storage. We use a museum approved wrap and never use plastic for long-term storage, as it does not allow the rug to breathe and may cause mildew.
Certified Rug Specialist Class
Here are some images of day three of the Certified Rug Specialist class in Dallas from the Association of Rug Care Specialists. Ellen Amirkhan has been leading students through her huge inventory of teaching material with a big assist from Robert Mann. The course, naturally, is being hosted at the Casbah, at the Oriental Rug […]
Set In Spills Need Professional Help!
When cleaning up, discovering spills and messes can sometimes be alarming because they went unnoticed for several hours. If you have a stain from your New Year’s festivities that you can’t remove yourself, give us a call!
Amazing before and after cleaning of a Persian Kirman! What do you think?
Compressed Air to Remove Dirt
Here at Oriental Rug, we use compressed air that removes 10 times the amount of dry soil that is achieved through vacuuming!
Every rug needs a rug pad
Why? Believe it or not, a pad extends the life of your rug by preventing the fibers from being crushed. The pad acts as a type of buffer between the hard surface below and the rug above.
Animal Stains and Odors
Pet accidents, such as urine, feces and vomit, are the most common stains found on rugs. These stains are generally permanent as the face yarns are discolored almost instantly. This is especially true on natural fibers after just a few minutes of exposure. Not only does animal urine discolor rug face yarns, it can also […]
Amazing Before & After Results from Oriental Rug Cleaning Co!
Clearly, not all rugs are the same. They have different weaves and different dyes, which dictate how they are cleaned. We are able to adapt our cleaning process to ensure that each specific rug is brought back to its original beauty and its value protected. At Oriental Rug Cleaning, cleaning any rug is a multi-step […]
Effective Pet Urine Treatments in Plano, TX
Even though you really love your pets, the reality of having pets in the home means you are in need of professional pet urine and odor treatment in Plano, TX if your pet has been having some issues lately. Even with the best of training and grooming, pets can still act up from time to time. Despite […]