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Do You Have a Question About Rug Cleaning?

Oriental rugs are stunning and add unmatched style to any space. But just like anything else in your home or place of business, it’s bound to gather dust and wear down as time goes on. Fortunately, Taghavi’s Oriental Rugs is here to help. We’re experts in Oriental rug cleaning, and we can ensure your gorgeous floor covering looks as good as the day you purchased it. Our team is proud to serve Memphis, TN with personalized, gentle rug care. Browse our frequently asked questions to learn more about our services, then contact us to request repair or cleaning.

How Much Does It Cost to Clean an Area Rug?

The cost associated with cleaning an Oriental rug varies based on the experience of the cleaner and the extent of the job. The team at Taghavi’s Oriental Rugs would be glad to give you a cost estimate specific to your needs.

Which Types of Area Rugs Can Be Cleaned?

Most types of area rugs (handmade and machine-made) can be cleaned by a professional team. At Taghavi’s Oriental Rugs, we specialize in Oriental rug cleaning and repair, meaning we have the unique skills needs to care for hand-crafted rugs and delicate materials.

How Often Should You Clean a Rug?

There’s no one answer to how often you’ll need Oriental rug cleaning services. In truth, it depends on how much traffic your rug gets and where it’s placed. Most rugs only need cleaning once every few years. But rugs placed in high-traffic areas or homes with pets will likely need professional cleaning once a year.

How Long Does Cleaning Take?

Oriental rug cleaning can take quite a while, but that’s only because we’re so detailed with each job. A typical turnaround time would be about one week. However, some rugs need special care that can take a little longer.

Can I Clean My Oriental Rug at Home?

While you could try home remedies for cleaning area rugs, we discourage anyone from trying to clean an elaborate Oriental rug by themselves. These rugs are made from delicate, top-quality materials that can be easily damaged with the wrong cleaning supplies. We recommend leaving this challenging, detailed work to the experts.

How Do I Keep My Rug From Sliding?

Rug pads are the best way to keep your Oriental rug from slipping and sliding all over the place. Ask our team for professional recommendations.

How Do I Remove Pet Odor and Stains?

Pet odor and stains are some of the most common reasons people choose to bring their Oriental rug in for cleaning. If you need a quick fix, you can wipe away the pet urine, hair, or dander. But for a proper deep clean, you’ll need to bring your rug into Taghavi’s Oriental Rugs for expert help.

How Do I Protect My Rug From Moths?

Are moths eating away at your rug? Don’t forget to mothproof! A seasoned expert in Oriental rug repair and cleaning will be able to complete this crucial process.

How Should I Clean the Fringe?

Good news—it’s easy to clean the fringe on your own! Simply brush the fringe and scrub it with a chemical-free soap and water mixture. This should remove any surface-level dirt and debris. If your rug’s fringe still appears dirty, it’s likely time to call Taghavi’s Oriental Rugs for a professional cleaning.

How Soon After Cleaning Can I Walk on the Rug?

Most carpets and rugs require up to 12 hours of drying time before they can be stepped on. However, dry time will vary based on the weather, humidity levels, and type of rug. We’ll give you a more accurate estimate once we’re familiar with your circumstances.

Do You Offer Rug Repair?

Yes! We offer Oriental rug repair in addition to cleaning. No matter how careful you are, rips and tears happen occasionally. When you notice an imperfection in your rug, don’t hesitate to give us a call. Your rug is a major investment, and our Master Weaver will ensure it’s good as new. We offer all of the following:

  • Reweaving
  • Binding and serging
  • Overcasting and stitching
  • Touch-up dye
  • Patching
  • Blocking

Do I Need a Rug Pad?

We recommend rug padding for nearly any rug. These cushions keep the rug from rubbing against the flooring underneath, thus allowing you to enjoy your rug as long as possible without the constant need for rug repair.

Quotes for cleaning services are determined after we examine the rug in person and cannot be provided over the phone, as there are many factors like size or material or extent of damage that affect pricing. Call for an appointment to drop off your rug, or we offer home pick-up services for an additional fee as an option.

We Care for Oriental Rugs the Way They Should Be