Cleaning Up After The Holidays
The holidays are a joyous time with family and friends, but that seasonal glow can fade quickly when you’re faced with the aftermath: a house to clean up once all your guests have left. Getting your place back into shape can be a daunting task, but we’ve got a few smart tips to help you […]
Rug Care Tips: Preventing Mildew and Dry Rot in Rugs
When rugs stay wet too long, they become mildewed and, eventually, suffer dry rot. The classic example is dry rot caused by a potted plant placed on a rug. The typical result is a horribly rotted circular area in a carpet that is otherwise in good condition. Don’t even think about putting a potted plant […]
September 2018: FREE Moth Proofing On All Cleaned Rugs!
Moth eggs begin to hatch at the beginning of Summer. That means that right now the larvae the does the destruction to Oriental Rugs could be chewing on your rugs as we speak. They don’t like the light so if you have a rug under a couch or a piano or whatever that’s probably where […]
Rug Weaving: How Long Does It Take To Weave A Rug?
Before you begin weaving your own Oriental rug, consider this. Rug weaving is an art. A skilled weaver in India can tie about 6,000 knots per day. Thus the time for one person to knot a 9′ x 12′ rug in several common qualities works out like this: (Note that usually more than one person works […]
Most Rug And Carpet Dirt Is Tracked In From Outside
Here are a few tips to help keep that carpet dirt outside and off your carpet and rugs: ADD A WELCOME MAT The larger the mat the better. Something nice and thick in front of the door. If that doesn’t work, you might try a mat that says BUZZ OFF! TRY A ‘NO SHOES’ […]
Rugs and Carpet Provide a Number of Great Benefits for Homes
Adds Beauty and Style You can choose from many thousands of rugs and carpet styles and colors. That means your ultimate choice will reflect how you want to personalize your living space. Rugs and carpet can be a neutral foundation, or they can be a focal point with vibrant colors and stronger bolder patterns and […]