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Oriental Rug Cleaning/Repair Texas

Jun 17

Oriental Rug Cleaning/Repair Texas

Regular vacuuming Oriental rugs will keep them clean and beautiful, as well as prolong their lives. Eighty percent is made up of dry particulates which act like sandpaper, and cause rug wear. Pet accidents and spillages should be immediately addressed. Blot with a white towel or a clean cloth to absorb as much of the soil as possible. You can apply equal parts of vinegar to the spilled water and then blot it again. Spot-removal products that are sold over the counter contain bleach and can be too aggressive. If you apply spot removers directly, they leave behind a soap residue. This can lead to rapid soiling.

The Oriental Rug Importers of America recommends hand-made rug cleaning within two to four years. Rugs in high-traffic areas may need to have their rugs cleaned annually. It is nearly impossible for soil to be removed completely if it isn't removed within the time limit. The most difficult thing about removing soil from a thick rug is the deep roots.

Oriental Rug Cleaning

Oriental rugs can only be cleaned at home if they are not too heavy or large. Cleaning the rug at home leaves behind dirt and residue. The rug will quickly become soiled again. The rug can't be cleaned at home. Poor drying may cause rug mildew.

You might feel tempted to clean your area rug by yourself. Oriental rugs require gentle but efficient cleaning. Professional rug cleaners like Midland Master Carpet Cleaners know how to clean fine Oriental rug fibers. Rug owners who attempt to clean their rugs at home often use too harsh a cleaning solution, make mistakes, and end up damaging the rugs.

Fringe repair

Fringe can be damaged from manufacturing defects, vacuuming, normal wear, and other factors. After rug cleaning, fringe can be seen more clearly. Remove sticky gunk from the rug to hold weak fibers firmly together.
While weak fibers cannot become stronger, they can still be concealed or repaired. There are four types of fringe repair.
*Matching yarn weaving
*Attach pre-made fringe
*Turn fringe underneath the rug
*Secure ends and stitching

Reweaving matching yarn

The Oriental rug is then woven with new yarn. Sometimes yarn is used to create fringe knots. It can also work into the ends. It can be reknotted if the nap is worn.

Attaching Premade Fringe

It is possible to fix any machine-made rug by adding a new fringe. It can also be used to prevent the end wear of hand-knotted carpets. A fringing machine can be used to apply the fringe. But hand-knotted rugs may have an attractive fringe that is hand-sewn.

Turning Under the Fringe

Many people love fringe that is hidden beneath a rug. Many hand-knotted modern rugs don't have fringe. High-value rugs should have the fringe covered with a handcrafted fabric. The stitches can be removed if the owner wants to reveal the fringe. Trimming the fringe with an adhesive can help to keep newer rugs' ends in place.

Securing Ends

You can use a machine or hand stitching to keep the nap from coming out. This is a cheap way to keep a rug in good condition until the owner can invest in a permanent solution. This does not change the rug's appearance.

 

Midland Master Carpet Cleaners

Midland, Texas

(432) 280 5830