1. 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

  2. Why is there a powder in my El Dorado Hills rug?

    You have a favorite rug that you have purchased and had it for a while. All the sudden you start noticing there is a powder like substance always coming up when you vacuum it or worse yet, when you walk on it.  What is it and why is it happening? What you are more than likely experiencing is call delamination.  It generally happens on tufted rugs with a material or rubber-like backing.  A tufte…Read More

  3. Preventing Carpet moths in your El Dorado Hills home. What they are and how to treat and prevent them.

    Carpet moths can wreak absolute havoc on your gorgeous fine rugs.  Moths have an affinity for the materials used to create Oriental rugs, most notably wool.  The damage can be irreversible, so it is vital to take preventative measures.  Using safe and effective moth repellents, our team can help keep the moths away, preventing (further) damage. Did you know most of the damage is done when the m…Read More

  4. Who should you choose for your El Dorado Hills rug cleaner, and why you should choose us!

    Let’s face it, not all rug cleaners are the same.  Is it worth it to go with the cheapest price out there?  As we explore what to look for in a reputable rug cleaner for your home. Don’t just pick the cheapest company out there.  The old adage of ‘you get what you pay for’ is never truer when it comes to fine textile cleanings.   Sure, you may find one for an unbelievably low price bu…Read More

  5. Why choose us for your El Dorado Hills Oriental rug cleaning?

    Let’s face it, not all rug cleaners are the same.  Is it worth it to go with the cheapest price out there?  As we explore what to look for in a reputable rug cleaner for your home. Don’t just pick the cheapest company out there.  The old adage of ‘you get what you pay for’ is never truer when it comes to textile cleanings.   Sure, you may find one for an unbelievably low price but be …Read More

  6. Oriental rugs, should they be cleaned in home or in shop?

    What is the difference?  Let’s take a look at each of them and their differences. In Home Cleaning.  When you want an Oriental rug cleaned in your El Dorado Hills home it is absolutely possible, with a few very notable exceptions. Is the rug on wood floor? If yes, we will need to either have another area to clean it in your home or we are unable to clean it. We do not want to damage your wood…Read More

  7. Is your Folsom rug silk or a faux silk?

    Do you know the difference between a real silk rug and a faux silk rug? You would think that simply looking on the label of your El Dorado Hills rug would give you all the information you need, right? Unfortunately, the reality is that many times the truth is hidden behind gimmick-like words. You may see word describing your rug such as Art-silk, bamboo silk, coconut silk, faux soie, hemp silk, ra…Read More

  8. Caring for your El Dorado Hills Fine Area Rug

    If you have area rugs, whether they are synthetic rugs from your local department store or that amazing, hand-knotted rug you inherited or found on that special trip, you want them to always look their best. Let us here at The Specialists help you keep them looking great! Here are some tips to help you keep them looking their absolute best. Rotate your rugs. This is super easy to do. By rotating t…Read More

  9. Removing urine from your Oriental rug in El Dorado Hills

    Whether you have finally found the one you want or you have just inherited one, 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 are here to help.  Here is what you should do. First, yo…Read More