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How do I vacuum my wool rug?

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...
Rug Chick in the New York Times

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...
Rug Fringe. What You Need To Know

Rug Fringe. What You Need To Know

Rug Fringe. What You Need To Know Fringe. People love it. Or they hate it. Bright white BIG fringe! On some rugs, it’s short, so it’s not a bother. Older rugs tend to have short fringe because it’s worn off. On others it’s L-O-N-G, and drives some rug owners nuts....
Mold and Dry Rot in Rugs

Mold and Dry Rot in Rugs

Mold and Dry Rot in Rugs There is a fungus among us… Water damaged Navajo rug has mildew growing on it. and there is nothing “fun” about it. One of the worst conditions that can befall a rug is DRY ROT. Mold, mildew, and dry rot are various types and stages of...
Jute Rugs What You Need To Know

Jute Rugs What You Need To Know

Jute Rugs What You Need To Know Jute is a plant fiber that we used to only see in a small number of older American hand hooked rugs… American hooked rug with wool loops and jute mesh foundation. …and some more contemporary European latch hook, embroidery, and...