Posts Tagged ‘wool’

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Beni Ouarain Hendira

Posted on: August 14th, 2013

Beni Ouarain Hendira- We just get so amped when an unusual textile comes to us. This interesting tribal piece peaked our full attention. This gem is from Morocco! The owners bought it as a rug while in Morocco. We found they are frequently sold with actual rugs however they will last longer with little or […]

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Wool Rug Spotters

Posted on: January 11th, 2013

Spotters sold in retail stores that are advertised as “safe” for rugs are not formulated for Natural Fibers such as Wool, Cotton & Silk or blended fibers. They are designed for nylon or polyester wall to wall carpets or area rugs. These over the counter products can cause permanent color loss due to reducing agents […]

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Pet Urine

Posted on: December 5th, 2012

When we receive urine contaminated rugs they will go into a submersion bath. There they will be pre treated, then soak in a solution to help release the uric acid and remove the odors, next they will get a deep cleaning followed by multiple rinses. The process may be repeated several times if necessary to […]

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Moth-Damage

Moth Damage

Posted on: December 5th, 2012

Case Making moths can do considerable moth damage to wool rugs. Adult female moths lay their eggs almost immediately after they emerge from the pupal case. Moth damage occurs when the moth is in the larvae stage and feeding on protein fibers such as wool. If left undisturbed they will eat until the food source […]

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