Rug Cleaning Petersfield
Oriental Rug Spa offer a specialist Persian, Oriental and Contemporary rug cleaning in Petersfield, Hampshire. We also offer a rug repair service. If you own a dirty or soiled rug that needs professional cleaning, then why not give us a call on 01276 423150. You can drop the rug into our wash facility, or we can arrange collection and delivery for you.
The rug wash process required can differ from rug to rug, so we offer various methods of rug cleaning, from full immersion washing to dry cleaning. All rug fibres can be cared for – wool, cotton, silk, viscose, rayon. We can carry out a pet stain and odour treatment, moth treatment and apply a fibre protection to resist against soiling and staining. We have extensive experience with cleaning antique rugs and rugs with unstable dyes and offer a rug repair service, including fringes, sides and pile reweaving.
Synthetic dyes have been around since the 1860s but not come into general use until the 1870s, reaching many of the nomadic tribes in the 1880s. However, they were not adopted everywhere. The early results were less than pleasing. The colours were brilliant but tended to fade or run, which gave synthetic dyes a cause for concern. Recent work on synthetic dyes has added greatly to our knowledge of the age and source of carpets woven in the last hundred years. For example, a rug dyed with a particular synthetic dye cannot have been woven prior to that dye being marketed. A particular red dye used by the Turkmen was patented in Russia. Rugs with this dye all appear to have been woven in Turkmenistan within the Russian sphere of influence, whereas in Afghanistan a synthetic yellow of British