Expert Area Rug Cleaning
Area rug cleaning is just as important as cleaning your carpets. With the increase in hard surface floors such as wood, tile, stone, etc., many have turned to area rugs to soften their indoor environment. Due to the amount of foot traffic, particulate soil is deposited on a daily basis. These particulates are much like sandpaper and wear down the fiber of the rug. This can cause wear lanes and a threadbare look over time. We clean area rugs with the same hot water extraction method that we use on carpets. The best way to protect your rug investment is with regular professional cleaning.
Our services include:
- Free written estimate
- No hidden charges
- Technicians in uniform
- Expertise in cleaning difficult fabrics
- A nose for odor removal
- We handle any size cleaning job
- Certified & insured for your protection
- Complete satisfaction guarantee
Your Friends will ask "Where did you get such a Beautiful Rug!!!"
Our Rug Cleaning Process
First Step – Rug inspection to identify damaged fringe, binding, previous dye bleeding, etc.
Second Step – A process is done that removes up to 90% of dry soil from the rug.
Third Step – Your rug is given a bath using dye-locking and conditioning agents. These agents protect and rejuvenate the natural fibers in the rug.
Fourth Step – Warm water rinse extraction to remove any detergents and cleaning agents.
Fifth Step – Thorough drying using professional de-humidification equipment.
Sixth Step – Moisture meters are used to verify the rug is dry.
Area Rug Cleaning FAQ's
A: Honestly, this is a very personal decision. We have seen some rugs that we never would have tried to clean, but due to sentimental attachment the decision was made to clean the rug. If you are in doubt, take pictures of the problem areas and contact us with other details and we can help you make a decision.
A: Over the years, we have cleaned many, many rugs valued at thousands of dollars. We have the training and experience to determine when to clean, more importantly, when NOT to clean a rug. If you are concerned about a specific vulnerability or imperfection in your rug, please let us know when you contact us and a rug specialist will talk through things with you.
A: Animal urine can be removed from rugs and we know which products to use and when to use them. Sometimes, however, the urine has already damaged the fiber and/or caused the dye to bleed. This pre-existing damage cannot be reversed.
A: Definitely. As a rule, the more expensive the rug, the easily it can be damaged. This is because expensive rugs tend to be handmade and handmade rugs tend to use vegetable dyes that can be susceptible to damage by using the wrong cleaning agents. On the other hand cheaper rugs are machine made using synthetic fibers, such as nylon or polypropylene and they use manmade heat-set dyes that are resistant to abuse.
A: Fringe is almost always made of cotton and yes, we clean the fringe and groom it so it doesn’t tangle.
A: We do not perform rug repairs in-house, but we would be happy to help connect you with a qualified resource. Let us know.