• 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|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 [...]

  • 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: 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|4.7 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: 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 [...]

  • Published On: Jun 2023|4.2 min read|

    Oriental and Persian rugs are valuable investments that deserve proper care and maintenance. In this blog post, we will explore the ten crucial reasons why you should entrust your Oriental and Persian rug cleaning to the experts at Oriental Rug Salon. Discover how our professional services can help protect and preserve the beauty of your cherished rugs. Unmatched Expertise In SW Florida For Oriental, Persian, and Antique Rug Cleaning: Our team at Oriental Rug Salon consists of highly trained technicians supervised by a Rug Master who specializes in Oriental, Persian, and antique area rug cleaning. We have extensive knowledge and experience in handling various Oriental rugs, ensuring exceptional results every time. Preserving Rug Beauty: Regular cleaning by our experts helps maintain the vibrant colors and intricate designs of your [...]

  • Published On: Jun 2023|4 min read|

    Professional cleaning of an Oriental, Persian, Chinese, or other wool or silk area rug demands a specific set of skills, cleaning solutions, and equipment. Allowing a carpet cleaning company to attempt to clean a rug at home might seem tempting, but it often does more harm than good. Let's delve into the reasons why professional rug cleaning is the way to go. The Unique Nature of Rug Fibers Rugs, especially those of high quality, are typically made from delicate fibers like wool or silk. These fibers are sensitive to temperature, pH levels, and mechanical agitation. Cleaning products and methods suitable for other fabrics may cause irreversible damage to your rug's fibers. Home cleaning lacks the precise control and pH values over those variables that professional cleaning provides, thereby risking damage [...]

  • Published On: Jun 2023|3.4 min read|

    The Rich History of the Kerman Area Rug: A Testament to Timeless Elegance Ancient artistry meets modern charm: welcome to the world of Kerman area rugs. This Persian masterpiece has been around for centuries, enchanting homeowners and interior designers with its beauty and craftsmanship. A Kerman rug isn't just a rug—it's a piece of history. And with professional cleaning from a trusted source like Oriental Rug Salon, this history can continue to unfold in your home for decades. The Timeless Art of Kerman Area Rugs Named after the city of Kerman, located in southeastern Iran, Kerman rugs are a symbol of a rich Persian heritage. These rugs began their journey as early as the 15th century, reflecting the artistic brilliance of the era and region. Throughout history, these rugs have [...]