How to Keep Area Rugs Clean With Household Pets

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Alt Title: Tips for Area Rug Cleaning With Pets

You love your pets, but you don’t love the fur, dirt, pawprints, and accidents they leave on your prized area rugs. You don’t want to toss out your valuable woven rug, but you’re not sure if it’s possible to restore it to its pre-pet condition. You need help from the experts at Mussallem Area Rug Specialists – the best ...

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Meet Michael: President of Mussallem Area Rug Specialists

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Alt Title: About Michael: The Man Currently Behind Mussallem Area Rug Specialists

 

There would be no Mussallem Area Rug Specialists without Michael Mussallem. This family’s rug company dates back to more than 100 years ago, when in 1897 one man first got the idea to become not just an area rug cleaner in Jacksonville, but to own the best area rug cleaning establishment in the area. Today, the founder’s great-grandson Michael Mussallem takes ...

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How Do I Safely Clean My Oriental Rug?

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How Do I Safely Clean My Oriental Rug?

Oriental rugs are sought after by collectors because they first appeared about 2,500 years ago and represent a specific type of rug-making that originated in Pakistan, Turkey, India, Iran and Afghanistan, among other countries. Oriental rugs are all hand-woven and use natural dyes from plant materials to create the distinctive images that vary from country to country. An Oriental rug will increase in value if properly maintained, according to experts. ...

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Area Rug Cleaning Checklist

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Cleaning area rugs runs many of the same risks as cleaning carpet: Rugs can be permanently damaged by improper or poorly mixed chemicals, or by improper brushing. But for some rugs—particularly expensive handmade wool rugs and many antique or semi-antique rugs—there are additional dangers: Dyes can run; fringes, backing, and the rug itself can tear; the rug can shrink or warp; and colors can become distorted.

Another key difference between carpet and rug cleaning is that, in most cases, rugs should ...

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Cleaning Area Rugs Jacksonville Florida

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Is this rug worth cleaning? If it’s wall-to-wall, hire a professional in-home carpet cleaner. But for wool, silk, cotton, Navajo, Turkish, Afghani, Berber, Chinese or other woven rugs, the answer can often be found on the blog Rug Chick. Lisa Wagner, Rug Chick herself, is an owner with her mother of K. Blatchford’s Rug Cleaning in San Diego. Ms. Wagner teaches rug cleaning to professionals; her next workshop, in McKeesport, Pa., is April ...
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