1. There’s a moth in my rug?

    You heard that right!  Carpet moths can wreak absolute havoc on your gorgeous fine rugs.  Moths have a particular affinity for the materials used to create Oriental rugs. (Wool, in particular!)  The damage can be irreversible, so it is vital to take preventative measures.  Through the use of saf…Read More

  2. Is my rug handmade or machine made?

    Is my rug really a handmade rug? It is a question we hear often.  When you are dealing with any beautiful fine rug(s), there are a few things to look for. Let’s take a look at what to look for and why. To be truly considered a handmade rug, every piece (or part) of the rug must be entirely handma…Read More

  3. Stains…. the part of life we like to ignore but shouldn’t.

    Stains are an unfortunate part of life that we’d all like to ignore. However, we say don’t ignore them! They are not always a cause for alarm. Let’s deal with them right away, so they are not a major issue later. Our four-legged pets are a big part of our family. Part of pet life is that there…Read More

  4. Cleaning a rug in home verses cleaning it in shop.

    What is the difference?  Let’s take a look at each of them and their differences. In Home Cleaning.  When you want an area rug cleaned in home it is absolutely possible, with a few very notable exceptions. Is the rug on wood floor? If yes, we will need to either have another area to clean it in …Read More

  5. What’s that smell in my rug?

    What is that smell? Your beautiful rug can get a nasty smell due to several reasons.  Let’s take a look at some of the reasons why. Bad Latex.  Occasionally you will get a tufted rug (they generally have a material of some sort on the back) that will have an odd odor.  Sometimes it smells sour …Read More

  6. To fringe or not to fringe?

    To fringe or not to fringe? Ah the fringe on a rug, it is a love hate kind of relationship.  People either love them or hate them.  Let’s take a look at it today and go over a few points on fringes. What is it? Simply put, fringe defined is “an ornamental border of threads left loose or formed…Read More

  7. An few rug do’s and don’ts

    Don’t be afraid of color. Color is a fantastic way to bring some brightness and fun into a room.  There are many colors and patterns available today so bring your open mind when you shop.  The beauty of bringing in a color or fun pattern into a room with an area rug is that if you want to change…Read More

  8. Why use a professional to clean my area rug?

    Why would I use a professional to clean my area rugs? This is a question we hear a lot.  The main reason is that often times your rugs hold a great deal of value.  Whether it is a monetary value or sentimental, you want your rugs to look and feel their best. When something is spilled on your rug, …Read More