Restoring Your Oriental Area Rug Treasure

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Beginner’s Tips on Identifying Authentic Handmade Oriental Rugs

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It is not a simple task for normal folks not trained in identifying rugs to know the distinction between an authentic handmade Oriental rug and a machine-made rug. Handwoven and hand knotted rugs are also known as Oriental rugs and are mostly collectibles due to their quality. The quality of Oriental rugs hugely depends on […]

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How to Care for your Oriental Rug

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Rotation – To insure even wear, your rug should be rotated once a year. Depending on the traffic, the rotation may vary from six months to two years. Vacuuming – Oriental rugs, like most carpeting, should be vacuumed on a regular basis to remove dirt and restore life to the fibers. Be sure not to […]

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Can A Dry Cleaner Properly Clean An Oriental or Specialty Rug?

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Dry cleaning methods do not include using water of any kind to rinse or wash your Oriental and specialty rugs. Dry chemicals are applied to the surface of the rug where they remain and form a residue. This residue will attract dust and dirt making the “cleaning” irrelevant. Further, whether the chemicals sit on the […]

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