Rug Cleaning

You can rely on Antique Rug Company for professional and proper cleaning of area rugs, handmade Oriental, Navajo and Persian rugs as well as custom and mechanicals. We are not a rug cleaner but here is why cleaning with us will result in best cleaning in town.

When compared to the process at a rug cleaner we add extra layers of quality control to the cleaning of your valuable rugs. There are many rug cleaners. We work only with the best cleaning plants in town. Not every plant washes the same way. We inspect, write instructions and assign the cleaner best for the type of rug and its needs. We also inspect every rug after it’s been cleaned and if necessary recommend re-wash if we feel a second cleaning is beneficial.

The methods of cleaning handmade area, Persian, Navajo and Oriental rugs are generally similar but vary in detail. We at Antique Rug Company choose the rug cleaner with the proper method suitable for the rug at hand, catering to the particular needs of each individual rug. Among issues to consider are condition, pile fiber content, dyes, foundation type and weaving type of the rug. Our vast experience ensures a proper servicing of your valuable rugs each and every time. Please feel free to contact us with any specific concerns you may have.

Over the years, we have successfully remedied all kinds of stains, including pet accidents, dye bleeds and water and moisture damage. Your handmade rug is a valuable investment. With proper care, it will provide you with generations of use and enjoyment. Our knowledge and expertise in proper rug cleaning services are aimed at meeting the needs of each individual rug we care for. We do our best to protect, preserve and enhance the investment in your valuable rug. Below you will find some of the steps we take in cleaning your antique, vintage and collectible handmade and other area rugs:

  • Examine every rug to determine the appropriate cleaning process, choose the cleaner best for the rug type and its needs, write instructions and notes to pay attention during cleaning process.
  • Determine pre-cleaning security for older rugs.
  • Check for stability and fastness of dyes.
  • Most Important – Dust rugs prior to washing using the most current methods available today. Deep dustingis an essential step in the cleaning process and is not included at cleaners offering on-site cleaning, dry cleaning, steam cleaning and other non-water immersion cleaning services.
  • Apply pre-treatment for stain removal.
  • Every rug is Hand washed.

Pre-cleaning Security

Deep Dusting

Hand Washing

Rinsing, Squeezing Water Out