Silk Rug Repair
If you’ve got a beautiful silk rug that’s your pride and joy, you’ll be fascinated to know that the silk is made from the cocoons of silkworms.
Silk is a natural fiber, frail looking but resilient. Nonetheless,for cleaning and repair work, you have to take special care. Some people have an artificial silk rug, and the reason for this is that the price tag attached to a real silk rug is just way too costly.
Real silk is expensive and has some bumps and unevenness in the weave while artificial silk such as polyester and rayon has a smooth, even weave.
Silk Rug Repair Work Needs to be ASAP
If you want your real silk rug to look good decade after decade, it needs to be well looked after. Repair work should never be put off till later. Neglecting to fix your rug sooner rather than later can mean more damage and more expenses.
How often doesn’t your entire rug unravel because of one tear? The color of your rug can also fade from constant exposure to sunlight. Or you may have tried to wash a stain out yourself and harsh chemicals stripped the area of its color. With some rugs it is still possible to do retouching of colors without replacing the pile.
It is always best to get your silk rug professionally cleaned so that it ages beautifully. Professional rug repair specialists like us – Oriental Rug Cleaners – know that you have to be careful with cleaning silk lest the colors bleed.
Imagine allowing the colors of an expensive silk Isfahan rug to bleed? Rugs like this as well as Tabriz rugs go for millions of dollars each, with some of them being produced in the 16th century.
Rug Maintains its Value
Just imagine a rug like this needing repairs. You could only entrust such a repair job to true professionals. At Oriental Rug Cleaners, when we do repairs, you can be sure that we take care to ensure that your investment rug maintains its value.
Repairing a Rug’s Edges
With machine-made rugs, binding tape is sewn over and around the edges. With handmade rugs, the long edges are bound by hand.
Strong, heavy thread is used for over-round stitches, protecting the edges of the rug from fraying. Failing to fix the rug simply makes the repair job more expensive than it should be.
We’ve got knowledgeable workers and all the right tools to tackle rug binding and to preserve the overall value of the rug.
Be Mindful who you Choose for Rug Repairs
When you’re dealing with costly silk rugs, it is always a wise move to hire expert Florida rug experts to do the rug repairs. Of course success of your silk rug repair lies in the hands of the people you choose.
At Oriental Rug Cleaners, our goal is to clean and repair so that we can stop damages deteriorating even further. This way we ensure your silk rug remains the expensive and coveted treasure it is.
Contact us at Oriental Rug Cleaners on our toll free number – 1866-976-8747, or email us. We’re Florida Silk rug Repair experts.