Fire, smoke damage, and rugs (San Diego update)

Fire, smoke damage, and rugs (San Diego update)

Fire seasons in the southwest seem to be getting longer, especially in our area of the country in San Diego.We have had several major wildfires in San Diego over the past two decades, with clients and friends who lost everything they own to the fires.For those who did...
How do I vacuum my wool rug?

How do I vacuum my wool rug?

One of the most frequent questions I am asked is “Is it safe to vacuum my rug?” The answer is: It depends on your vacuum, and your rug. There is no one “best” machine to use on every textile. However, vacuuming your rug IS THE VERY BEST THING you can do in order to...
Rug Chick in the New York Times

Rug Chick in the New York Times

Hello Rug Chick readers, My mom Kate, our team, and I are super excited that our company (K. Blatchford’s Rug Cleaning in San Diego) made today’s Home section of the New York Times (4/4/13). Columnist Linda Lee wanted advice on the proper care for rugs, and what rugs...