Area rugs add beautiful touches and warmth to any home. However, many homeowners do not know how to properly care for their rugs, which greatly decreases the longevity of these pieces. For example, a wall-to-wall carpet cleaner should never be used on area rugs because of the differences in carpet and rug construction. At Rug Renovating, our knowledgeable team offers many services geared to clean your rugs, carpets, and furniture, and we are sharing our world-famous, three-step process we use when cleaning oriental and area rugs.
1. Choose from 3 Customized Cleaning Options
Our team offers three different cleaning options depending on the type of rug you own. The Luster Wash is used for fine oriental rugs and carpets and is the ultimate cleaning option to make sure all dirt is gently removed without crushing the rug’s wool. During this wash, the rug is completely immersed in water and our own exclusive cleaning formulas, and in most cases, will restore the original look and texture of the rug.
The soap wash is our basic rug cleaning option and is great for other types of area rugs and broadloom carpeting. During this process, the rugs are lathered with soap and water and then put through an automatic washing machine.
Finally, for rugs that require special care, our team offers rug cleaning by hand. This is a dry-cleaning method, done by hand by one of our experts to ensure no damage is done to silk or fragile textile rugs.
2. Reshape with Rug Blocking
Once the rugs are cleaned, they will sometimes require blocking. This process is great for rugs that are misshapen and need to be reformed. Depending on your rug’s condition, a certified rug specialist will determine your needs and recommend a re-sizing or rug-blocking process.
3. Professionally Dry
Finally, proper rug drying is essential to eliminate the risk of mildew and dry rot. Our state-of-the-art dry rooms are used to control the amount of heat and humidity your rug is exposed to in order to dry under optimal conditions.
At Rug Renovating, we are ready to serve and care for all of your rug needs including cleaning, repair, and restoration. Additionally, we offer in-home carpet and furniture cleaning. We proudly serve Essex County, Morris County, Union County, Monmouth County, Ocean County, and all nearby areas. Request a quote or call (973) 675-8313 today.