Oriental rugs are expensive pieces of art. That’s why we’ve dedicated our lives to the maintenance of what we believe to be art in its finest form. Oriental rugs, much like any other rug or carpet, follow the same rule book of cleaning tips. However, oriental rugs require a little extra because of their detailed designs and intricate weaves. In this blog we’ll explore some common and easy to-do rug maintenance tips.

rug cleaning tips

Rotate your rug

Rugs, no matter where they are placed, will endure foot traffic that is unequally spaced. To avoid an obvious trail forming on your oriental rug, rotate it at least twice a year.

Professional cleaning

Almost all sources recommend you hire a professional like us to clean your rugs once a year. Deep cleaning done by professionals can add precious years of use to your rug, something that conventional cleaning cannot do. Also, whomever you bought the rug for should have any special care tips to go along your rug’s specific needs.

Be wary of cleaning products

Rug cleaning products can be a great addition to your arsenal, however, practice care in trying these products for the first time on your oriental rug. Choose a small area of the rug to test the product before fully committing to use the product. If you are deep cleaning the rug with these products, place it on a vinyl or concrete surface to ensure it does not seep into area below.

Oriental Rug Cleaning is your number one choice for oriental rug professionals in southeast North Carolina. If you have questions about the care of your rug, give us a call or email us and we will be more than happy to assist you.