• Published On: Aug 2023|4.2 min read|

    How to Protect Your Oriental or Persian Area Rug During a Water Intrusion or Hurricane Event in SW Florida If you're a proud owner of an Oriental or Persian area rug, you know how precious these hand-woven treasures can be. But living in SW Florida comes with its own set of challenges, including the occasional water intrusion or hurricane event. What do you do if disaster strikes and your rug is at risk? Our Rug Master offers these tips on managing such situations effectively and why calling Oriental Rug Salon is your best bet for restoring your rug to its former glory. The Importance of Quick Action Before a Hurricane or Flood Event When water intrudes into your home or a hurricane is looming, time is of the essence. [...]

  • Published On: Aug 2023|3.9 min read|

    Your cherished Oriental or Persian area rug deserves the best care, regardless if it has been involved in a hurricane or other natural disaster, has suffered a pet accident, or as part of its routine care. Clients rely on Oriental Rug Salon to help maintain and restore their cherished area rugs' beauty and longevity.  Who you choose to maintain or restore your area rug can make a world of difference. The Value of a Professional Oriental Rug Cleaning by Oriental Rug Salon When faced with a damaged Oriental or Persian rug, you might be tempted to attempt a DIY cleaning solution. However, wool and silk rugs' have delicate fibers, intricate patterns, and colors that require professional expertise. Oriental rugs can not be cleaned like wall-to-wall carpeting, and trusting an [...]

  • Published On: Jul 2023|4.7 min read|

    Nothing compares to the intricate beauty and craftsmanship of an Oriental or Persian rug. However, when it comes to cleaning, these cherished household treasures require specialized care that goes beyond the abilities of typical carpet cleaning companies. Today, we’ll delve into why Oriental Rug Salon is Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte's rug owners' choice for cleaning and preserving the lifespan and beauty of their Oriental or Persian rugs. The Unique Nature of Oriental and Persian Rugs Oriental and Persian rugs are distinct pieces of art. These finely woven carpets, known for their delicate fibers and unique designs, need specific methods of care that typical carpet cleaning services cannot provide. Regular carpet cleaners are equipped to handle synthetic, durable carpet fibers, not the delicate natural fibers like wool, silk, or [...]

  • Published On: Jul 2023|3.6 min read|

    Protect Your Cherished Area Rugs With A Quality Fiber Protector Browsing through your home, your eyes land on your treasured Oriental and Persian area rugs. Their intricate designs and rich history bring a distinct charm to your space. You appreciate the warmth and the hint of exotic elegance they provide. However, you also understand the anxiety that comes with every potential spot or spill that threatens their beauty, especially if you have pets or small children. Who hasn't experienced the mini-heart attack that happens when a glass of red wine begins to tilt dangerously close to the precious rug? We've all been there, hands frozen in mid-air as we anticipate the ruin of our cherished rugs. Here's the good news. Those stains and spills don't have to be your [...]

  • Published On: Jul 2023|4.5 min read|

    As the saying goes, “The magic lies in the details.” Have you ever wondered how much difference a clean, vibrant rug could make to the aesthetics of your home? Your Oriental and Persian area rugs aren’t just décor items; they are artistic expressions that deserve the best care. If you're in Punta Gorda or Port Charlotte, Fl, Oriental Rug Salon is the one-stop destination for all your rug cleaning needs. Recognized as the “cleaner of choice” by top interior designers and rug owners, we ensure your precious rugs get the royal treatment they deserve. The shortest answer to why you should trust Oriental Rug Salon for rug cleaning lies in our commitment to excellence and our reputation as a reliable partner for several industry leaders. Our certifications from the [...]

  • Published On: Jul 2023|4.7 min read|

    Ah, Oriental and Persian area rugs! The craftsmanship, the rich history, the intricate designs – they're an absolute delight to the senses, aren't they? But, as beautiful as they are, they come with their own challenges, especially when it comes to cleaning and maintaining them. No worries, though, because that's exactly what this blog post is about – a complete guide of frequently asked questions regarding Oriental and Persian area rug cleaning, with answers to all your burning questions. Who better to learn from than the experts? Oriental Rug Salon, that's who. Revered by interior designers, rug collectors, Oriental rug retailers, and restoration companies, we’re respected as “the professional’s choice” when it comes to rug cleaning, repairs, restoration, and appraisals. The Art and Science of Oriental and Persian Area [...]

  • Published On: Jul 2023|4.6 min read|

    Ever marveled at the exotic charm of Oriental or Persian rugs and wondered how to preserve their exquisite beauty? A quality rug protector applied by Oriental Rug Salon may be the answer you've been seeking. Let's explore the reasons why. What’s The Difference Between an “Oriental” Rug and a “Persian” Rug? Persian area rugs usually reflect designs or motifs from the city of origin it is made. Persian rugs refer to rugs made in Iran or formerly known as Persia. They are commonly designed with all-over patterns, compartment, central medallion, and the designs are usually symmetrical. A Persian Rug is a carpet hand-knotted in Iran using a Persian knot. Meanwhile, Oriental area rugs often contain flora and fauna motifs with more curvilinear designs and are made in China, India, [...]

  • Published On: Jun 2023|7.7 min read|

    Unraveling Quality: The Essential Guide to Recognizing Quality Oriental Rugs Every room in your home deserves a showstopper; an Oriental rug often fits that bill perfectly. The richness of color, intricate designs, and the cultural heritage encapsulated in each thread are virtually unmatched. However, discerning the quality of an Oriental rug can seem like deciphering a cryptic code. With this blog post, our Rug Master at Oriental Rug Salon will aim to demystify the process, helping you identify quality Oriental rugs with confidence and ease. Know the Origin of Your Area Rug Just like fine wines have their region of origin, high-quality Oriental rugs have their specific places of origin. Notably, Iran (Persian rugs), Turkey, India, China, and certain regions of the Caucasians are renowned for producing these exquisite [...]

  • Published On: Jun 2023|3.9 min read|

    Protect Your Cherished Wool Area Rugs from Moth Infestations Moths may seem harmless, fluttering around your lights at night, but did you know that certain species can wreak havoc on your wool area rugs? Two particular culprits, the Webbing Clothes Moth, and the Case-Dearing Moth, are notorious for this damage. Fear not; Oriental Rug Salon offers these expert tips on how to protect your rugs from moth and other insect damage. Life Cycle of Webbing Clothes Moths and Case-Dearing Moths Understanding the life cycle of these pests is the first step to implementing effective prevention strategies. The life cycle of both Webbing Clothes Moths and Case-Dearing Moths comprises four stages: egg, larva, pupa, and adult. The female moth lays eggs on suitable material, like your wool rug, where the [...]

  • Published On: Jun 2023|3.9 min read|

    Oriental rugs are more than just functional elements in a home – they are works of art that add a touch of character and warmth to any room. But like any piece of art, they require special care and attention, particularly when it comes to cleaning. But how do you choose the right Oriental rug cleaning company for your treasured rug? The Importance of Professional Oriental And Persian Rug Cleaning Preserving the Rug's Value Your Oriental rug may be an investment, a family heirloom, or a cherished keepsake. It holds sentimental and financial value that you'd want to protect. Hence, professional cleaning helps maintain its pristine condition and worth. Enhancing the Longevity of the Rug Over time, dust, dirt, and allergens get embedded into the rug fibers, causing them [...]