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Wool Rugs Vs. Polypropylene Rugs: What Makes Sense for Your Space?

When it comes to choosing a rug for your home, you may have already settled on a certain size, shape, and color. But have you considered the rug’s composition? Wool and polypropylene are two main types of carpets homeowners can opt for. To understand the benefits and possible setbacks of each, read on. Wool, the Natural Fiber Because wool is …


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Four Tips for Matching Your Rug to Existing Furniture

Did you know that the oldest surviving pile carpet—the ancestor of the oriental rug—dates back to 5 BCE? Back then, matching your rug to other furniture wasn’t too much of a challenge, since furniture was very rudimentary to begin with. Today, homeowners are all too aware of how difficult it can be to match a gorgeously woven rug to existing …


Antique rugs

Famous Persian Rugs

Authentic Persian rugs have been a sign of wealth and status for close to 2500 years. Initially used and created by Persians to keep themselves off the damp, cold floors of their living structures, they started seeing them as pieces of art as opposed to just a functional piece of their homes. As the Persian people learned what materials to use …


Rug Restoration

To restore or buy new?

When considering to restore a rug, many come to a point throughout their customer journey where they think, “why don’t I just buy a new rug?” This can be a valid question in some instances, but there are a few things to keep in mind when making this decision. We wanted to publish a blog highlighting some of the things …


Cleaning

Natural, DIY carpet cleaner!

Household DIY carpet cleaner To extend the life of your homes rug, there are times when a light spot clean is in order. We know at Persia Oriental Rugs that a full serviced cleaning isn’t always necessary when a quick, light spot clean can do the job. When considering cleaning agents, some options contain chemicals which may present a potential …


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Persian Rugs and the FIFA World Cup

With Soccer being the most popular sport in the world, people are tuning in everywhere to watch the FIFA World cup that started this past week. To most living outside the US, this is a bigger deal than the Olympics or even American Footballs Super Bowl. Teams representing their countries see this as an opportunity to showcase their soccer talents, …


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How to Give Your Oriental Rug a Quick Clean

Cleaning your oriental rug should always be a part of your routine cleaning schedule when cleaning the rest of your home. Cleaning your rug will reduce the number of times you need to deep clean it throughout the year. As a professional oriental rug cleaning company in the Worcester area, we’ve seen a lot of rugs that haven’t been cleaned …


Oriental Rug Care

How To Identify a Handmade Oriental Rug

For most homeowners, a rug is a rug, and as long as it get the job done of looking both stylish and keeping the feet warm, then that’s good enough. For those who are interested in handmade authentic oriental rugs, we want to make sure you’re able to distinguish between dupes and the real thing so that you are getting …


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Why Do Moths Find Oriental Rugs So Delicious?

Moths are an absolute nuisance. If you’ve ever picked up a sweater to find it covered with small holes, you’ve had experience with these insects. Or, as is the focus of this article, if you’ve ever seen your favorite oriental rug starting to look like Swiss cheese, you too have met moths. Since you’re reading this guide, you’ve probably noticed …


Antique persian oriental rug

What Causes My Rug’s Color to Fade?

As we enter the spring and summer seasons, it’s always a great feeling to open the blinds and let a bit of light and warmth into your home. However, it’s important to be careful which blinds you’re opening, because if you have an oriental rug in that particular room or hallway, then you may want to reconsider letting in the …





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