• Published On: Nov 2023|3.5 min read|

    Prepare Your Home For The Holidays With Our 7-Day Oriental Area Rug Cleaning Service The holiday season is a time of joy, celebration, and, inevitably, a bit of chaos. As we prepare the Thanksgiving turkey with all the trimmings, deck the halls, and prepare for festive gatherings, the appearance of our homes becomes a top priority. Among the essential elements of holiday home decor are our cherished Persian and Oriental rugs. These exquisite pieces add warmth and elegance and reflect our taste and cultural heritage. Introducing Oriental Rug Salon - SW Florida's Oriental Rug Cleaning Choice Amid holiday preparations, Oriental Rug Salon emerges as a beacon of relief for your last-minute Oriental rug cleaning needs. Situated in the heart of Lee, Collier, and Charlotte County, Florida, our certified cleaning powerhouse [...]

  • Published On: Oct 2023|4.7 min read|

    In the heart of your home decor lies an exquisite piece of art – your elegant Oriental or Persian area rug. These rugs are not merely floor coverings but a symbol of rich heritage and artistic expression. However, owning such an exquisite piece comes with its own set of challenges, especially when shared with our furry friends. Pets bring joy and warmth into our lives, but they also bring occasional accidents, leaving behind stains and odors that are tough to remove. Oriental Rug Salon specializes in handling such intricate cleaning necessities, promising to rejuvenate your beloved rugs and free them from pet accidents, specifically cat and dog urine. Why Choose Oriental Rug Salon For Pet Urine Treatment Choosing an exemplary cleaning service is essential to maintain the integrity, beauty, and [...]

  • Published On: Oct 2023|4.7 min read|

    Hello, rug enthusiasts! My name is Troy Lusk, and I am the Rug Master at Oriental Rug Salon. In this blog post, I will walk you through the nine questions you should ask any rug retailer, collector, or reseller if you are looking for an authentic hand-knotted Persian or Oriental area rug. Understanding these works of art is essential when spending your hard-earned money. Embarking on the journey to find the perfect Oriental or Persian rug is like stepping into a world filled with cultural richness and mesmerizing artistry. These divine floor pieces are not just decor but a historical narrative woven into fine threads, capturing essence and tradition. So, are you ready to make a delightful and knowledgeable purchase? Here’s a friendly guide on crucial questions, ensuring the [...]

  • Published On: Oct 2023|7.6 min read|

    The Magic of Professional Oriental and Persian Rug Cleaning in Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte, Florida, by Oriental Rug Salon Walking into a room adorned with a luxurious Oriental or Persian rug is an experience that speaks volumes about your taste and style. These exquisite pieces are not just decor but a timeless addition that enhances the essence of your space. However, maintaining their grandeur requires expertise and care, specifically in SW Florida. Entrusting this task to Oriental Rug Salon, a paragon of excellence in rug cleaning, ensures that your beloved pieces retain their beauty and durability. Oriental Rug Salon prides itself as a Certified Partner with the prestigious Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC), the International Carpet & Rug Institute (CRI), and a WoolSafe Approved Service [...]

  • Published On: Oct 2023|5.3 min read|

    Dive Into the World of Persian Area Rugs, A Magnificent Blend of Art and History. These rugs, with their intricate designs and storytelling motifs, are not merely floor coverings but a passage into the ancient Persian culture. Have you ever admired the intricate designs of a Persian rug and wondered about the stories woven into its threads? Well, wonder no more! We’re about to unravel the mysteries locked within these magnificent tapestries of art and tradition. Tracing the Roots: History of Persian Rugs Persian rugs date back over 2,500 years, weaving tales from ancient Persia. The designs and weaving techniques evolved with each dynasty, reflecting the time's sociopolitical climate and cultural shifts. Walking on a Persian rug is like strolling through a garden of history. These rugs have seen empires [...]

  • Published On: Oct 2023|2.7 min read|

    Oriental Area Rug Cleaning and Restoration Throughout SW Florida For centuries, hand-knotted Persian and Oriental rugs symbolize luxury, culture, and art. The hours, dedication, and love that go into making these stunning masterpieces are nothing short of extraordinary. But what truly makes these rugs so unique? And once you've invested in such a piece of art, how do you ensure it remains as beautiful as the day you bought it? Let's delve into the captivating world of Persian and Oriental rugs and the importance of entrusting their care to experts like Oriental Rug Salon. From the heartlands of Persia (modern-day Iran) and various regions in Asia, these area rugs have been hand-woven by skilled artisans for generations. The process begins with selecting the finest wool or silk dyed using a [...]

  • Published On: Oct 2023|3.8 min read|

    Welcome to the World of Oriental Rug Cleaning! The beauty and intricacy of Oriental and Persian rugs are unparalleled. However, to maintain their splendor, a professional touch is crucial. Oriental Rug Salon is your go-to specialist in SW Florida for Oriental and Persian area rug cleaning, ensuring your prized possessions receive the care they deserve! Why Choosing a Reputable Rug Cleaning Company Matters Value Preservation: Selecting a reputable rug cleaning company is crucial to maintaining the value of your Oriental and Persian rugs. A knowledgeable and experienced cleaner like Oriental Rug Salon ensures that your rugs' delicate fibers and dyes are preserved, maintaining their beauty and worth. Professional care can guard against rug shrinkage, dye migration, and other disasters due to improper cleaning. Detailed and Specialized Rug Cleaning Process: Oriental [...]

  • Published On: Sep 2023|3 min read|

    Why Collectors and Rug Lovers Crave The Oushak Turkish Area Rug Oushak rugs, originating from Uşak, Turkey, are renowned for their sophisticated designs and vibrant colors, making them a prized possession for many rug lovers and collectors. These rugs have held a significant place in the rug weaving industry due to their unique characteristics, versatility, and the meticulous craftsmanship involved in their creation. Origin & Early Development of the Oushak Carpet Oushak rugs date back to the Ottoman Empire, flourishing in the 15th century. These rugs were sought after even in the early periods due to their high-quality wool and luminous dyes, reflecting the region's rich cultural tapestry. The elegance and quality of Oushak rugs led to their popularity spreading across continents, influencing rug designs in Europe and beyond and becoming treasured [...]

  • Published On: Sep 2023|4.2 min read|

    Islamic prayer rugs hold a special place in the hearts of Muslims worldwide. These beautifully crafted rugs are not just art pieces but are deeply intertwined with the spiritual practice of Islam. In this blog post, we will delve into the history of Islamic prayer rugs and uncover the pivotal role played by the Prophet Muhammad himself and how to care for them. The History of Islamic Prayer Rugs Early Practices of Prayer in Islam To truly appreciate the significance of Islamic prayer rugs, we must first journey back to the early days of Islam. In the 7th century, when the religion was in its infancy, Muslims would perform their prayers on whatever clean surface they could find. There was no concept of a designated space for prayer, let [...]

  • Published On: Sep 2023|2.9 min read|

    Oriental and Persian rugs are more than just floor coverings – they're art pieces, rich in history and craftsmanship. Entrusting their care to a carpet cleaning company or "just anyone" can lead to irreversible damage. Why Regular Carpet Cleaners Just Won't Do Carpet cleaning companies, while effective for regular carpets made of nylon or other manmade materials, are not suited for delicate wool or silk rugs. Their general cleaning techniques could: Strip Natural Oils: Regular methods might strip wool and silk of their natural oils, causing them to become brittle and lose their luster. Cause Discoloration: Harsh chemicals can react adversely with the natural dyes of these rugs, leading to fading or discoloration. Shrinkage or Dry Rot: Most carpet cleaning companies use steam to clean carpeting.  Steam used on [...]