1. Jute rug verses a Sisal rug, and which is the right choice for you?

    Often, people will say I have a jute or sisal rug, but they don’t often know the difference.   There are a few key differences between them, and they could help you choose what rug is the correct choice for your home. Jute A jute rugs fiber is more of a natural soft and durable.  It is sometimes called a hessian, is a long vegetable fiber spun into coarse strands commonly used to make burlap …Read More

  2. How do The Specialists Clean Your Rug?

    We here at The Rug Specialists are all about cleaning your rugs properly, thoroughly and sanitized.  But what does that exactly mean?  Here is a look at how we do things. Step One Consultation We will meet with you and inspect your rug. Using all the information gathered in our conversation, we will determine the best cleaning method.  In this consultation, it is of the utmost importance to be …Read More

  3. Urine in your Oriental rug? Tips and help are here!

    Whether you have finally found the perfect Oriental (or other fine area rug) you want or you have inherited a cherished family heirloom, you finally have that gorgeous Oriental rug in your El Dorado Hills home.  As you are enjoying it, you discover that your furry family member has also discovered it and decided to mark it as their own.  As that moment of panic sets in, remember The Specialists …Read More

  4. Spring Cleaning & Disinfecting your Sacramento area home

    Now that spring is upon us and we are all practicing social distancing it is the perfect time to deep clean your home.   Let The Specialists help with that! We are also taking extra precautions in this troubling time to ensure your safety as well as our employees.  Here at The Specialists, we wipe down our equipment between each job and clean our entire vehicles and equipment at the end of ea…Read More

  5. The COVID-19 virus and how we can help each other!

    We are all concerned about the COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus).  We are taking extra precautions here at our company to ensure the safety of our employees as well as our clients.  Here are just a few things you too can do to help stop the spread. The World Health Organization recommends to “Do the Five” Wash your hands Cough into your elbow Don’t touch your face Stay more than 3 feet apart fr…Read More

  6. Integrity, honesty and respect for your home and family.

    Integrity, honesty and respect for your home and family is what you should expect from a service company.  That is what you will get from The Specialists. Out of respect for you and your home and in order to keep germs to an absolute minimum, our vehicles and equipment are wiped down and thoroughly cleaned daily.  We also wear fresh shoe covers when we enter your home.  This is something that w…Read More

  7. Moths and worms in your rugs?

    Yes, you read that right!  If you see little white worm like creatures, they are actually moth larvae!   Carpet moths can wreak absolute havoc on your gorgeous fine rugs.  Moths have an affinity for the materials used to create Oriental rugs. (Wool, in particular!)  The damage can be irreversible, so it is vital to take preventative measures.  Using safe and effective moth repellents, our te…Read More

  8. How often and why you should have your wool rugs deep cleaned professionally in Sacramento

    Wool rugs are an amazing product.  They are sturdy and visually appealing to the eye.   Let’s look at how often you should be cleaning them and why they need to be professionally deep cleaned. To understand the nature of wool, you need to visualize each strand of the wool fiber.  Wool has scales on it. Think of them like half open upside-down umbrellas. So, when dirt gets into the carpet, th…Read More

  9. Is a viscose rug right for your Sacramento home?

    Viscose, Lyocell, Ramie, Faux silk, man-made silk, fake-silk, banana-silk or bamboo silk these are all words for viscose or rayon fiber.  It is very soft, and people often think they are getting a great deal on a silk rug, when in fact, they are not.  Let’s take a peek at why. Viscose is well known to shed, break, distort and it will yellow with even a tiny water spill!  It is a rayon fiber a…Read More

  10. The Specialists Earns 2019 Angie’s List Super Service Award for the 8th year in a row!

    The Specialists Earns 2019 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service   Sacramento, California– The Specialists is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on…Read More