• Published On: Mar 2023|4.2 min read|

    Here's How To Treat Most Stains and Spills On Your Oriental Wool Or Silk Area Rug Accidentally spilling on luxurious wool or silk rugs can be a nerve-wracking experience. However, don't let that pesky spot ruin your beautiful area rug; take control of the situation by using specialized spotting solutions explicitly designed for Oriental carpets. Regular over-the-counter products won't work as effectively and could worsen the stain you are trying to remove! Ensure that your precious rug remains pristine with the proper cleaning remedies. Professional Stain Removal Services If you want your Oriental, wool, or silk area rugs to stand the test of time and be passed down for generations, make sure that you take proper steps to protect them. However, if a stain has already occurred and it's [...]

  • Published On: Mar 2023|3.6 min read|

    Oriental Rug Cleaning, Repairs, And Appraisals Welcome to Oriental Rug Salon, SW Florida's one-stop destination for all your Oriental rug needs! We are passionate about the art of rug care and specialize in the cleaning, repair, and appraisal of Oriental, Persian, Turkish, and all other hand-knotted area rugs. Our expert team possesses deep knowledge and experience in handling these handmade textiles, ensuring they are treated with the utmost respect and care they deserve. About Oriental Rug Salon Established in 2007, Oriental Rug Salon was born out of a love for Oriental and Persian rugs and a genuine desire to provide exceptional services to owners of these timeless masterpieces. Our founders combined their expertise in rug care and their dedication to preserving the beauty and value of Oriental rugs to [...]

  • Published On: Mar 2023|3 min read|

    When it comes to choosing the perfect rug for your home, there are many different options available. One type of rug that has become increasingly popular in recent years is the Heriz area rug. With its unique design and rich history, it's no wonder this type of rug is a favorite among homeowners and world leaders alike.  Just ask Presidents Bush, Obama, and Clinton. The history of the Heriz area rug can be traced back to the late 19th century in the northwest region of Iran. Heriz is a small town located in the Azerbaijani region, known for producing some of the finest handmade rugs in the world. The Heriz rug is a type of Persian rug, and it is known for its distinctive geometric designs and vibrant colors. [...]

  • Published On: Mar 2023|4.6 min read|

    Oriental and Persian area rugs are beautiful and valuable investments that can last for generations when properly maintained. Unfortunately, there are many myths and misconceptions surrounding the cleaning and care of these rugs, which can lead to damage, discoloration, and other issues. This blog post will discuss some common Oriental and Persian area rug cleaning myths and why you should have your cherished rug cleaned by a professional Oriental rug cleaning service like Oriental Rug Salon. Myth #1: Vacuuming is Enough to Clean an Oriental or Persian Area Rug Vacuuming is essential to maintaining an Oriental or Persian area rug, but it is not enough to deep clean it. Over time, dirt, dust, and other debris can accumulate deep within the rug's fibers, which can damage the fibers and cause [...]

  • Published On: Mar 2023|3.5 min read|

    So, It's Now Time To Clean Your Cherished Oriental or Persian Area Rug; Who Do You Choose? Oriental and Persian rugs are beautiful works of art that add a touch of elegance and warmth to any home. They are also expensive investments, so proper rug cleaning and maintenance are crucial to their longevity. When cleaning your Oriental rug, finding a reliable and trustworthy cleaning company is essential to ensure your cherished rug is cleaned carefully and according to industry standards. This blog post will discuss choosing and trusting an Oriental rug cleaning company in SW Florida. Look for experience and expertise. When choosing an Oriental or Persian area rug cleaning company, look for a company with experience, certifications, and expertise in cleaning wool and silk area rugs. The cleaning [...]

  • Published On: Feb 2023|4 min read|

    Kilim rugs are flat-woven textiles that are highly valued for their intricate patterns, vibrant colors, and unique construction. Kilims are generally woven with the slitweave technique. The slit refers to the gap left between two blocks of color. These rugs have been an essential part of many cultures for centuries and continue to be highly sought after by collectors and decorators today. History of Kilim Rugs: The history of Kilim rugs dates back to ancient times and originated in Turkey. The oldest known Kilim rug was discovered in the Altai Mountains in Siberia and is believed to be over 2,000 years old. Throughout history, Kilim rugs have been used for various purposes, including floor coverings, prayer mats, wall hangings, and even saddlebags. Kilim rugs were particularly popular among nomadic tribes [...]

  • Published On: Feb 2023|4.8 min read|

    Have you ever wondered why owners of Bentleys, Rolls-Royce, antique cars, and other cherished vehicles don't take them to the car wash? Oriental and Persian rugs are known for their intricate designs, vivid colors, and durable quality. These hand-woven rugs are made from natural materials such as wool, silk, and cotton, and they are often passed down from generation to generation as cherished family heirlooms. However, like any other textile, Oriental rugs require regular cleaning to maintain their beauty and extend their lifespan. When cleaning an Oriental rug, there are two main options: hand washing and machine washing. While machine washing can be a convenient and cost-effective method for the owner of the rug cleaning plant, it's important to note that machine batch washing can potentially damage the rug's fibers and [...]

  • Published On: Feb 2023|3.3 min read|

    What Does The Tree of Life Persian Rug Design Mean? The Persian Tree of Life rug is a unique and intricate design that has captured the imagination of art lovers worldwide. With its vibrant colors and ornate patterns, this rug is an exquisite example of the Persian art of weaving. In this blog post, our Rug Master and Appraiser will explore the origins and symbolism behind the Tree of Life rug and its enduring appeal in the design world. Origins of the Tree of Life Rug The Tree of Life design is one of human history's most ancient and enduring motifs. It appears in various cultures and religions, including Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity, and Islam. In Persian mythology, the Tree of Life is a sacred symbol representing the connection between [...]

  • Published On: Feb 2023|3 min read|

    Oriental and Persian Online Area Rug Appraisals Have you ever wondered how long creating a beautiful Persian rug takes? With the example of a 7X4 Kermanshah piece, we first calculate the number of square feet: 7X4= 28 square feet, equal to 4,032 inches. A Kermanshah rug is woven with at least twenty knots per inch; that's 400 knots per inch and 1,612.800 knots for this particular size! The intricate craftsmanship required for such incredible pieces truly astounds me whenever I see one. Crafting this stunning rug takes a masterful weaver, as they can only intricately tie up to three knots per minute, resulting in 180 knots each hour. With eight hours of work daily, the masterpiece would take nearly four years to complete. Wool and goat's hair are the primary materials [...]

  • Published On: Feb 2023|3.2 min read|

    What To Know About Pet Accidents And Oriental Rug Cleaning Our furry friends are some of our greatest joys, but they can also cause a lot of damage to the area rugs in our homes. Pet accidents, stains, and odors can quickly ruin rugs if not addressed promptly. When pet accidents occur, you must act fast! Once accidents dry into the fabric fibers, staining may become permanent – so don't wait around for this one! Here are some steps to ensure your rug remains safe from permanent damage: Wipe up as much of the mess as you can Keep the area damp with clean water and continue to blot until the accident lightens or disappears. If blotting doesn't do the trick, add a drop or two of dish soap in [...]