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Should I Have My Rug Cleaned In My Home?

The answer if you should clean your area rugs in your home is NO!  Hand Knotted wool rugs or even Machine made wool rugs can’t be clean properly in your home because, a natural fiber like wool requires the ability to totally saturate the fiber to penetrate enough to remove all the soil particles. Think

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Why Are There White Dots On My Area Rug?

As a rug ages, little by little, white dots can start to appear overtime.  These white dots are actually the knots at the foundation of the rug poking through to the top.  They originate from all the way back to the construction of the rug.  As the weaver made the rug, parts of the foundation

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What About Rug Pillows?

This will be the first in our series of discovering rugs from around the world.  The picture today is of a Isfahan Area rug made in Iran.  Specifically Isfahan rugs are made in central Iran and this one was made after World War II. They Feature a floral center medallion on floral filled or they

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How To Maintain Your Area Rug

Great question and one we get asked all the time.  Your area rug should be professional washed at least every two years by a certified Master Rug Cleaner in a professional rug plant and never in your home.  Your rug needs to properly dusted, washed, dried and groomed.  This process takes several hours and can’t

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Reweaving Hand Knotted Rugs

Yes, we can reweave your hand knotted rug and save your heirloom.  The picture attached shows a rug that had been damaged over the years.  The customer thought that the rug would have to be cut down or live with the damage look. We were able to reweave the rug by recreating the backing and

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Persian Gabbeh Rug

Persian Gabbeh rugs only came in existence in the last 40 years or so and provide more of a modern geometric design.  Some have very few patterns, no patterns and bright colors are used in most designs.  The pile of the rug (Wool) is very thick and the knots are not very dense in the

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