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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 provider,...

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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 soils...

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Don’t Hide That Spill Or Stain, Remove It!

by Lynn Tall, www.rugadvocate.com When spills or pet accidents happen on your rugs, it’s very easy to just roll them up and put them in the garage until you’re ready to deal with it. Think twice before you do! More than just a visual embarrassment, spills and pet...

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My Rug Isn’t Square!

by Lynn Tall, www.rugadvocate.com Have you ever noticed that the sides of your rug aren’t quite straight? Maybe you’ve wondered if one end is wider than the other. Is this a trick of the eye or is something else going on? While the weaver is stringing the loom, if...

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Dry Soil Removal

by Lynn Tall, www.rugadvocate.com Thorough dry soil removal is the key to extending the life of your area rugs and carpets. Sandy, gritty, tracked-on dirt causes fiber wear. Under microscopic examination, this kind of soil looks like jagged glass with sharp, toothy...

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Silk Rugs

By Lynn Tall, www.rugadvocate.com It’s time for a BUYER BEWARE article. Our customers often bring us silk rugs for cleaning. The sad truth is that many of the “SILK” rugs we see are not actually silk. At best, they may be a blend of lesser quality, lower performing...

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