What's Wrong With My Rug?

This area of our web site is especially useful to help you determine the exact problem with your rug. We, of course, will be glad to help you understand the condition and what we can do to eliminate the problem or at least improve the appearance of your rug.

Please click on a condition below to read more information.

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• Pulled Wool Is Bad Wool • ABRASIVE WEAR OR FROSTING • BACKING SEPARATION • CUSTOM MADE RUGS • YELLOWING • WATER STAINS • WHITE KNOTS • VACUUMING • TEXTILE INSECTS • TEXTURE CHANGE • STUBBORN STAINS • STATIC • SPOT REMOVAL • SOIL FILTRATION LINES • SOILS • SMOKE DAMAGE • SILK TEXTILES • SEWER BACKUPS • SHEDDING & PILLING • SUNLIGHT DAMAGE • SHADING • RUG FRINGES • RIPPLES • REAPPEARING STAINS • RUG SHRINKAGE • PAINTED RUGS, BLEEDING RUGS • PROTEIN FIRES • ODORS AND COLOR PROBLEMS IN AREA RUGS • MYTHS ABOUT ORIENTAL RUG CLEANING • NEW FURNISHINGS • MILDEW • LEATHER UPHOLSERY • LATEX DECAY • HAITIAN COTTON • DYEBLEEDING • FORGOTTEN SPILLS • FLATWOVEN RUGS • DRAPERY DAMAGE • ABRASH or Color Variation in Rugs • DRY ROT IN RUGS AND FURNISHINGS • CORN ROWING • COLOR CHANGES • CELLULOSIC BROWNING • CHEWING GUM REMOVAL • CARPET INSTALLATION • ANIMAL STAINS • BENZOYL PEROXIDE • ODORS • OXI-TYPE BLEACH STAINS • ACID BURNS ON FABRIC

 

This information was provided with permission from the
Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration (ASCR)