Rug Videos

Our rug videos were specifically created to answer  the most common questions we receive about area rugs and their care. Please take a moment to watch the videos and then remember to bookmark the page for future reference!

Understanding Abrash

Understanding Abrash

One of the things that makes hand woven rugs so beautiful is the visual texture of the rug. Part of this texture comes from the natural Abrash of the rug. Abrash is a word that describes

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Moth And Bug Identification

Moth And Bug Identification

How can you tell if you have moths or bugs damaging your rugs? Good quality rugs can last for hundreds of years, but moths and other pests can literally eat holes in your rug very quickly and cause

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Moth And Bug Protection

Moth And Bug Protection

In this short video we’ll answer the question “how can you protect your rugs from moths and bugs?” Protecting your rugs from destructive pests is actually pretty easy if you remember a few key points.

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White Knots In Your Rugs

White Knots In Your Rugs

Many rug owners and actually quite a few cleaners, are unaware that many rugs marked 100% wool on the label actually have quite a bit of cotton in them.

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Understanding Tea Washed Rugs

Understanding Tea Washed Rugs

Tea washed rugs are very common in today’s marketplace. Tea washing gives rugs a an antique sepia tone effect. A tea washed rug has been over dyed with a brown or golden dye.

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Mistakes Rug Owners Make

Mistakes Rug Owners Make

We’ll discuss the two mistakes that most rug owners make that severely shortens the life of their rugs. These two mistakes are easy to avoid and in just a few minutes you’ll know how to avoid them yourselves.

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Do I Need A Rug Pad

Do I Need A Rug Pad

Rug pads can add many benefits to people with area rugs. But they aren’t suitable for all rugs or in all situations. Many people don’t know when or if they should get pads for their rugs.

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Understanding Tufted Rugs

Understanding Tufted Rugs

In this short video we’ll talk about tufted rugs. You’ll learn what they are, how they are made and you’ll also discover that these rugs have some common issues.

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How To Vacuum Your Rugs

How To Vacuum Your Rugs

We answer the question how you should vacuum your area rugs. Improper vacuuming can damage and devalue your rugs. Vacuums with beater bars and brushes can break the face yarns and distort the pile.

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Carpet Cleaners And Rugs

Carpet Cleaners And Rugs

Watch as we discuss why you should never let a carpet cleaner clean your area rugs in your home. In just a couple of minutes you’ll know more than most carpet cleaners do about the damage

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What Is Protector?

What Is Protector?

Protector is a coating that is applied to clean rugs and textiles. This coating helps prevent permanent staining and makes it easier to clean up spots, spills, and general dirt.

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Understanding Viscose Rugs

Understanding Viscose Rugs

Many rugs marketed today as silk, are in fact artificial silk rugs made of viscose fibers. Rugs made of viscose or technically viscose rayon present several unique problems

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Pet Urine And Rugs

Pet Urine And Rugs

Accidents Happens. Even the most well trained pet can have an accident in the home due to any number of different causes. If you own area rugs and pets, it’s important to understand the four ways

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How Often Should I Clean My Wool Rugs?

How Often Should I Clean My Wool Rugs?

How often should I clean my wool rugs? To answer that let’s look at what abrasive dirt really is and how it affects your rugs. This is a magnified image of sandpaper. You can easily see the sharp edges that act

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