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How to Care for Your Rug in Winter

The winter is a time for family, traditions, and trying to keep warm as the winter chill swoops in. It’s also a time for being proactive about maintaining and caring for your area Oriental rugs so that you can avoid rug cleaning in Atlanta. Here are a few tips on keeping those special rugs in top shape during the winter months. Welcome, Welcome Winter wet and snow make shoes sticky traps for dirt, mud, and leaves. Making sure you have a hearty welcome mat can be a lifesaver for these situations. Is it thick and bristly? If so, that means Read more…

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How to Pick the Perfect Rug

Living with hardwood floors can be so luxurious. Hardwood flooring can give you that warm feeling you’ve always been searching for in a home. But how warm is it actually? During the the winter months or cold spring mornings, that warm feeling hardwood isn’t feeling so warm at all. Not everyone in the family wants to wear socks all day, lucky for you, rugs exist. A rug can help add life to a room that might not have enough color or excitement for you, while providing warmth to your feet at the same time. But how do you pick the Read more…

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Benefits of Hiring a Rug Cleaning Specialist

When it comes to cleaning in general, it’s easy to jump to the obvious solution: I’ll just do it myself. However, with rugs, especially Oriental and Persian rugs, you may want to consider professional rug cleaning in Atlanta instead, and here’s why. Rug Dusting Tools Available It’s typical of a professional rug cleaning service that they will have specialized tools for removing far more of the dust, animal dander, and dirt that may have piled up within your rug. This is often achieved through rapid but gentle shaking of the rugs, which quickly and easily makes these rugs far more Read more…

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7 Hacks to Take Care of Your Rugs

So you have a thing for Oriental rugs. It’s no wonder; they’re gorgeous. Protect your investment by using these 7 tips to take care of those beautiful, vibrant rugs. Protect It First things first. Decide how you’re going to protect that rug from disaster. You may not be able to prevent every spill or all foot traffic, but you can place your most precious rugs away from the worst calamities (like directly under the table, for instance). You can also protect your rug by keeping it out of the highest traffic areas of the house and using a non-slip pad Read more…

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Protecting Your Investment: Why You Need a Rug Repair Specialist

Oriental rugs are collectible and cherished for a variety of reasons. They are an art form, and the rarer the rug is, the more valuable it is. Some rugs are one of a kind, others may be antiques. To maintain their beauty and value, there are specific recommendations to keep them looking their best. But sometimes, things happen, and the rug requires a repair. To retain the rug’s value and appearance, finding an experienced specialist in rug restoration and rug repair in Atlanta and its metro area is essential. Worn Fringe With hand-woven rugs, a component of their value is found in the knots used Read more…

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Great Tips for Buying Your First Rug

When you’re ready to step off of that old, worn out piece of carpet and up and onto your first real, high quality, antique rug, it can be exciting. Your home will suddenly look fancier, and you will walk just a little taller as you gently glide cross your beautiful new rug for the first time. Eventually, you’ll probably become very experienced in buying antique rugs, but your first purchase might be a little daunting if you are not forearmed with a little purchasing savvy. We at Sharian Rugs would like to share our expertise and experience on the matter Read more…