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Indian Rug Cleaning

Treat your Indian Rug to a specialist clean at our bespoke rug spa in Cheshire

Indian Rug Cleaning Cheshire

A specialist Indian Rug cleaning service based in Cheshire. We offer a bespoke rug cleaning experience and thorough deep cleaning of your precious Indian Rugs.

Indian rugs are often made with hand dyed wool yarn which needs a particular way of being cleaned and should never be cleaned in your home. 

Indian Rug Cleaners

Indian Rug Cleaning Process

  • Pre – Inspection, any existing conditions noted.
  • Colour Fastness and condition tests which determined our cleaning procedure
  • Dry soil removal – This includes air dusting and beating depending on condition tests
  • Washing in our purpose built wash pit.
  • Any additional treatments needed such as urine, odour, stains and moth treatments..
  • Drying – thoroughly dried within hours.
  • Grooming – Setting the pile
  • Post – Inspection 
  • Your rug is now clean and fresh and ready for collection 

You can read all about our thorough cleaning process and about each step in great detail on our Rug Cleaning Process Page

Cleaning an Indian Rug.

Indian rugs are typically hand knotted and use wool yarn for the pile and Cotton yarn for the foundations. They are often a copied design of other oriental rugs, they often copy Persian, Chinese and Afghan rug designs and come in a multitube of colours. This is why it isn’t recommended to have your Indian Rug cleaned in your home by a carpet cleaning machine.

We have many years experience, the correct rug cleaning equipment and cleaning products to clean your Indian Rug safely and thoroughly. We are also Woolsafe approved members meaning you can be rest assured your Indian wool rug is in safe hands.

A Rug Cleaning Service that is highly sought after, Trusted & Reliable

We are a family run business who specialise in just rug cleaning and rug restoration. We have over 30 combined years experience in the rug cleaning industry and are proud of our dedication to expert care and knowledge of all types of rugs.

To find out how we can bring a new life back to your precious rugs, give us a call today on 01606 882712 or fill in the form and we’ll give you a quotation based on your needs.

Indian Rug Cleaning

Indian rugs, although unique in other elements, are very unlikely to be original in their designs. Even though India is a major production centre for oriental rugs, contemporary Indian rugs tend to resemble the likes of Persian, Chinese, Turkoman and Aubusson rugs; however, back in the day, their hand-knotted, chain-stitched and dhurries represented some of the most famous constructions of India.

Opposingly, the up-to-date version of these authentic carpets take all of their inspiration from the already-popular oriental rugs; they bare the characteristics of plants and animals on a beautiful and rich colour palette of blues, yellows, pinks and greens. However, even though these rugs share the same aesthetics as other oriental rugs, their consistency can determine them apart from the originals.

An Indian rug can be distinguished by the quality of their weaves; a Persian rug, for instance, is hand-knotted with the highest level of wool and silks, whereas an Indian rug is weaved with coarse wool that is asymmetrical-knotted on a cotton foundation. This, if you didn’t already know, means that its bristles are more likely to seep and lose figure.

Being finer was never the case when they were initially manufactured during the 16th, 17th and 18th century, but since, they have dropped dramatically in their quality; unless purchased from smaller businesses in the cities of Srinagar, Amritsar and Agra. Nonetheless, Indian rugs are exquisite and do last up to years when looked after properly.

Cleaning an Indian Rug
Indian Rug Cleaning
Indian Rug Cleaning

Caring for your Indian Rug

Here at Arcadia Rug Spa, we are highly experienced and knowledgable in what an Indian rug needs to maintain its beautiful presentation. Being a rug made of a finer weave, we recommend that you are consistently patting it down, hoovering it and rotating it so that all areas of the rug are being used to the same extent. 

In terms of cleaning, it is imperative that you get your Indian rug cleaned professionally so that it keeps its shape and bright colours looking vibrant. Being a rug cleaning company which is made up of a team that has over 20 years of experience in this field, we give you confidence in that we have dealt with every type of oriental rug that you can think of; meaning your rug couldn’t be in better hands. 

We are aware of how delicate an Indian rug is which is why we take extra care in handling, cleaning and drying of each and every rug that we are approached with. Our step-by-step cleaning process allows us to ensure that every inch of a rug is left disinfected and smelling lovely, while also maintaining it’s soft-exterior. 

Are you looking for a rug cleaning service in Cheshire? Get in contact with us today, and we will conduct a bespoke treatment on your Indian rug. For further information on Arcadia Rug Spa  and our step-by-step guide for our cleaning processes, have a gander on our website! In the meantime, enjoy these fun facts on Indian rugs:

  • The art of manufacturing carpets was introduced in India by the great mogul Akbar who insisted that Persian weavers and pattern artists create him carpets for his palace. (1556-1605).
  • Bhadohi, a city in India, is home to the largest hand-knotted carpet industry in South Asia!
  • Such stunning carpets are consistently being produced for the Taj Mahal, and have been over many centuries; the Taj Mahal being the world-famous, most beautiful and marble Islamic mausoleum.

You may also be interested to learn about other types of rugs, here are 2 other types of rugs you may be interested in.

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