How to Care for a Silk Persian Rug


Detail of a silk Persian brocade rug. Notice how vibrant the colors are. Silk is actually a very strong fiber. It is used in Persian and Oriental rugs because it is also elegant and alluring. When cleaning a silk rug, … Continue reading

Moths and Your Persian Rug


Moths love many Persian and Oriental rugs. That is because these rugs often are made from wool and vegetable dye. All of the materials are natural. Plus, moths like areas that are dark and warm, an environment the underside of … Continue reading

Why It’s Even More Important to Take a Persian Rug to a Professional Cleaner


If you own a hand-knotted Persian or Oriental rug, you may be tempted to clean it yourself in an effort to save a little money. Now, if the rug is not that dirty, and all you want to do is … Continue reading

One Cleaning Tool You Should NEVER Use on a Persian Rug


For the most part, vacuuming a Persian rug is a good thing. It prevents the dirt from working its way down into the rug, where it can add up and cause damage. However, you need to be careful with the … Continue reading

Why It’s Best Not to Clean Oriental Rugs at Home


The best way to clean an Oriental rug is by washing it. But to wash it right, you need to take it to a professional. Don’t do this at home. There are several reasons for this. The first has to … Continue reading

Stored Rug Have a Crease? Here’s What to Do


You just removed a Persian or Oriental rug from storage and noticed a big crease running through it. Chances are it was folded while in storage. Whether you folded it yourself by mistake or it’s a rug handed down to … Continue reading

Biggest Mistakes DIY Rug Cleaners Make


Persian rugs are well made and last a long time. And you want to take good care of them. You may decide to clean your Persian rugs yourself. If you do, be careful. There are certain things you don’t want … Continue reading

The Pros and Cons of Silk Persian Rugs


Silk rugs are among most beautiful and collectible of rugs. They can be a good choice to make, provided they do not have to bear heavy foot traffic, and you have the budget to buy one of them. They can … Continue reading

Why Should I Rush to Have My Rug Washed After a Pet Accident?


Pet accidents can cause damage in a number of ways. Weakening the foundation Destabilizing the color die by oxidizing the color make up. The original pet accident smell will attract your animal to continue to have more accidents. Can my … Continue reading

Tips for Restoring an Antique Persian Rug


Over time, Persian and Oriental rugs will show signs of use and wear. Foot traffic, moisture, moths, spills, and other assaults on the rug eventually take their toll, especially if the rug is an antique. Fortunately, if there is damage … Continue reading

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