Rug Repair and Restoration

Oriental Rug repair Service in Houston, TX

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What to Know Before Having Your Rug Repaired?

Rug repairs are conducted according to the type of rug and its specific damages. If a rug has several types of damages, it will require a specially-formulated plan of action. That being said, the most common repair necessitating damages are

  • Moth holes
  • Tears
  • Rug decomposition
  • Unraveled fringes
  • Worn down rug fibers

It’s important to note that rugs made of cotton, silk and wool will deteriorate naturally over the years. However, its condition can be preserved with regular cleanings by expert rug cleaners. The effects of your rug’s exposure to dirt, dust and animals cannot be sustainably fixed with regular vacuuming or home washes. 

Unfortunately, these particles can become embedded within the rug’s fibers and remain trapped due to humidity. If your rug is in need of significant repairs, avoid cleaning it yourself. Rugs in this condition should always be taken to professional rug cleaners prior to their repairs, but if this is not possible, they should be taken directly to a rug repair professional. 

You can do additional damage to your rug by cleaning it improperly with household products and the hard water that comes from your tap. It’s not worth risking permanent damage to your rug fibers- take it to the experienced professionals instead.

Should my Rug be Washed Prior to Repairs?

The simple answer to this question is yes. Unless your rug only needs minor repairs, it should always be professionally washed. At Green Rug Care, we are trained to wash damaged rugs with extra care. 

In the case of rugs with large tears or decaying fibers, we have several tools that allow us to wash the rug thoroughly without causing more damage. The most commonly-used tool for this endeavor is a permanent backing, which is also used when cleaning any antique rugs.

Permanent backings are specially-designed to keep fragile rugs with unstable structures intact.

Here are a few benefits of having your rug professionally washed prior to rug repair:

A thorough cleaning can intensify the rug’s colors, which can make it easier to perfectly color-match threads and weaves during rug repair. 

If a rug is exposed to dirt and dust, its color can be temporarily altered. You’ll be surprised by how vibrant your rug will be after professional cleaning!
If you clean your rug before having it repaired, it can be clean and firm, which will avoid any further damage occurring during the repairs.

 

Does Your Rug Need to be Cleaned ?

If you have an area or an antique rug that requires organic rug cleaning services, you’re in the right place. At Green Rug Care, we are dedicated to providing quality rug cleaning services while saving the planet by using chemical-free products. The first step to getting your rug professionally cleaned by the leading rug cleaning company in Texas and New York is giving us a call at 1-844-544-RUGS.

When you reach out to Green Rug Care, we can give you an accurate, cost and obligation-free quote. Our professional rug cleaners are looking forward to hearing from you! If you are unable to call, feel free to fill out our online contact form. We are always available to answer any questions or concerns about rug cleaning, our process and our experience in the industry.

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