Viscose Rugs

Silk, Art-Silk, Faux Soie, Bamboo Silk, Coconut Silk Banana Silk, Flax Silk, Hemp Silk, Raw Silk, Rayon, Mercerized Cotton … These are all words used to describe silk fibers in textiles on the market these days. Buyer Beware! Most rugs labeled as ‘silk’ being sold today are not actually silk spun from silk worms. Instead, they are a more inexpensive … Read More

Abrash

Abrash is horizontal, naturally occurring colour variance or hue change. These colour changes usually are due to the weaver using wool dyed in different dye batches. It may appear to be the same colour upon weaving, but over time, the dyes oxidize or fade differently. This is a far more common occurrence in Village and Tribal rugs, where wool is … Read More

Protect From Bugs And Moths

Wool moths, clothing moths, carpet moths, whatever you call them, they are invasive, damaging creatures. Very small and hard to see, they are out there flying around and looking for a house with a ready food supply. Wool moths can cause a great deal of damage to a textile in a relatively short amount of time. There are two types … Read More

Identify Moth And Bug Damage

Wool moths, clothing moths, carpet moths, whatever you call them, they are invasive, damaging creatures. Very small and hard to see, they are out there flying around and looking for a house with a ready food supply. Wool moths can cause a great deal of damage to a textile in a relatively short amount of time. There are two types … Read More

How Often Should I Clean My Wool Rugs?

Removing the damaging grit and soil that accumulates in wool area rugs should be done every 1-3 years. Regular household vacuums can’t get out the often deeply embedded particles that can cut off the wool fibers, damaging your valuable rugs. Sending them out regularly to our area rug spa they get air dusted, or we mechanically agitate them with our … Read More

Advantages of Using Steam Cleaning on the Carpet

A lot of homeowners are worrying as to what cleaning method they are going to use on their carpets. Using the proper cleaning method is very important as it can affect the cleanliness and condition of your carpet. With the many options available, choosing which technique to use on your carpet can be quite overwhelming at times. A cleaning method … Read More

Environmentally Friendly Ways of Cleaning Your Tiles

Tiles are beautiful and can really help improve your home’s look and ambience. While tiles can really help make any home attractive, it also comes with the added responsibility of maintaining its cleanliness and condition. Tile cleaning often entails use of chemical products and procedures which can be harmful to the environment. Some chemical agents contained in carpet cleaning products … Read More

Cleaning Your Rugs Effectively Without Overspending

Rugs are really beautiful home accessories that can boost the appeal and beauty of your home. It can only do so if it is kept clean and tidy though which is why you should do everything that you can to keep it nice and clean. Unfortunately, this is a lot easier said than done considering that a rug can become … Read More

Tips in Addressing Food Spills on Your Tiles

Beautiful tiles can make a huge difference in the way that your home looks. It can really boost the aesthetic value of any home which is why it is really becoming a popular choice for homeowners. You have to keep it clean and tidy though if you want to enjoy its benefits which is why knowing how to properly do … Read More