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Oriental Rug Cleaning/Repair Texas

Jun 17

Oriental Rug Cleaning/Repair Texas

Regular vacuuming Oriental rugs are the best method to keep them looking great and prolong their life. Rug soil contains dry particulates (roughly 80%) that act like sandpaper. This can cause damage and wear. Pet accidents or spillages need to be taken care of immediately. Blot as much water as possible with a paper towel or white cloth. Repeat the process with equal parts vinegar/water. Spot removers that you can buy over-the-counter are too aggressive and often contain bleach. Spot removers can leave a soap residue, which can cause rapid soiling.

The Oriental Rug Importers of America recommends that hand-made carpets be cleaned every two to three years. Rugs in areas with high traffic might require cleaning once a year. Rugs with heavy traffic areas may need to be cleaned every year. Soil that is not removed within this time frame can become deeply embedded in the rugs, making it almost impossible for them to be completely removed. It is particularly difficult to remove soil deeply embedded in thick rugs.

Oriental Rug Cleaning

Oriental rugs shouldn't be cleaned in the home except under extreme circumstances such as weight gain or excessive size. Rugs can be stained and left behind by dirt from home cleaning. The rug will quickly absorb dirt and residue. Fringe is not safe to be cleaned in the home. Poor drying can cause mildew.

You might be tempted, however, to do your own rug cleaning. Oriental rugs need to be cleaned with care. A professional rug cleaning service is skilled in handling fine Oriental rug fibers. Rug-cleaners who try to clean themselves may use harsh cleaning solutions or utensils and cause damage to the rugs.

Fringe Repair

Fringe often deteriorates from manufacturing damage to vacuuming and normal wear. After rug cleaning, you will notice the shedding fringe more. The sticky gunk, which was holding the weak fibers in place, has been removed.
Weak fibers are not strong but can be disguised and replaced. There are 4 types of fringe repair.
*Matching Yarn weaving
*Attach pre-made fringe
*Place fringe under the rug
*Secure ends with sewing

Reweaving Matching Yarn

The Oriental rug gets woven with new yarn. Sometimes, yarn can be worked into fringe knots. It can also go into the ends. It can also be re-knotted after the nap is worn.

Attaching Premade Fringe

A machine-made rug can be repaired by attaching a new fringe. It's a cost-effective solution to stopping the wear of hand-knotted, as well as rugs. A fringing tool is usually used to add the fringe. A hand-knotted rug can have a fringe made by hand.

Turning Under The Fringe

People often love to see fringe underneath a rug. Most of the hand-knotted contemporary rugs do not have fringe. For high-value rugs, covering fringe that has been covered with a handmade fabric is advisable. If the owner does not want to show the fringe, they can take out the stitches. Applying an adhesive and trimming the fringe can keep the ends of newer rugs in their place.

Secure Ends

To keep the nap in place, you can either use a machine or manual stitching. This is a quick and inexpensive way to preserve a rug before the owner decides to make a permanent investment in a better repair. The rug's appearance is not affected by the way you secure the ends.


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Midland Master Carpet Cleaners

Midland, Texas

(432) 280 5830