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Interview with Marilyn Hansen

Trend Tips from Marilyn S. Hansen, FASID, IIDA An Oriental rug can add beauty to your home... but how do you clean it? This week, Marilyn Hansen from The Designers talks with Cameron Mayville of Omaha Rug Cleaning & Restoration and shares insider tips on how it's...

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Viscose Rugs

Viscose & Other Silk-Like Fibers in Your Rugs – What You Need to Know By Lynn Tall. Rug Advocate® Real silk (spun from silk worms) is a very expensive fiber. That’s why you can find so many types of less expensive imitation silk fibers in modern rug manufacturing....

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Which Rug Customer Are You?

Which Rug Customer Are You? So, are you the customer with the 20, 30, or 50 thousand dollar rug? The one of a kind rug that all of your friends admire? Maybe you are the customer with a 2, 3, or $400 rug and it is the only rug that goes with your décor in your Living...

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Pre-Inspecting Your Rugs – What We’re Looking For. by Lynn Tall, www.rugadvocate.com  Pre-inspecting your rugs before cleaning allows us to determine a “best method” approach for each rug we care for. No two rugs are exactly the same, and no two rugs will be cleaned...

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Piled Rugs vs Flat Weave Rugs

Piled Rugs vs Flat Weave Rugs – What’s the difference and why does it matter? by Lynn Tall, www.rugadvocate.com When choosing a new rug for your home, there are several things to consider - fiber type, size, pattern, and color. You must also consider how the rug will...

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Shehady’s Oriental Rugs Hosts Rug Repair Class

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Shehady’s Oriental Rugs Hosts Rug Repair Class OMAHA, Nebr., October 20, 2017 -- Cameron and Megan Mayville, of Omaha’s Rug Cleaning and Restoration in Omaha, NE, were two members of a select group of just 15 rug care specialists from all over...

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Rugs Are Functional Too!

by Lynn Tall, www.rugadvocate.com The rugs in our homes certainly are an expression of our style and taste, but they also provide useful, practical functions: they act as a filter, help absorb sound, protect the floors beneath, and (literally) anchor our furniture....

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Do I need special insurance for my area rugs?

by Lynn Tall, www.rugadvocate.com   Most area rugs, even hand knotted ones, might be covered under your homeowner’s policy under the home’s CONTENTS coverage. This is typically an arbitrary round figure ($10,000, $20,000, etc.) decided upon by your insurance...

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Traffic Lanes, Wear Patterns, and Pile Distortion

by Lynn Tall, www.rugadvocate.com Wouldn’t it be nice if our rugs looked new forever? Of course, that can’t be, but there are a few things you should know about that may help you keep them newer looking for longer. Traffic Lanes Traffic lanes are caused by...

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