Rugs

July 8, 2019

THINGS YOU SHOULD KEEP IN MIND WHILE PURCHASING ANTIQUE RUGS & CARPETS

Antique and vintage rugs have immense value for a reason. Most of them were hand-made and a lot of people probably put in hundreds of hours into making them. It really is no surprise that they end up costing so much if you are interested in buying them. Floor coverings from the past century have […]

Rugs
April 21, 2016

CLUB SODA ONLY FOR PRECIOUS RUGS

Most spills are acid based. Coffee, tea, wine, salsa, juice, even pet accidents are all acidic and have the ability to set the color of the stain right into cotton, synthetic and other natural fibers. Very few fibers are acid resistant. For an acid-based spill on carpet or upholstery, the best solution is to immediately […]

Rugs
April 21, 2016

THE OLDEST RUG EVER FOUND

The rug was woven sometime in the 5th century BC and recovered almost 2,500 years later when, in 1949, Russian scientists opened one of many burial mounds in the Pazyryk valley, in the Altai mountains south of Novosibirsk. Because the tombs, where Russia borders with China, Kazakhstan and Mongolia, were dug deep into the permafrost […]

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