Oriental rugs in the bathroom can be an excellent decorative accent to any bathroom. They provide an attractive yet practical centerpiece that traditional bathmats cannot achieve. Using a wool material bathroom oriental rug as opposed to cotton or synthetic fabrics, allows greater longevity for the rug given it’s environment. Wool fibers can absorb up to 30% of their weight in water and still feel dry. The natural lanolin’s in wool is uniquely stain resistant.
Maintenance is relatively low for a wool bathroom oriental rug due mainly to the two aforementioned benefits. Use of a rug pad will help prevent slip fall injuries and also allow the rug to breath thus allowing the are rug to dry out, as moisture in a bathroom is inevitable. There are, however, some soiling that is unique, wool is great at hiding insoluble residues such as; hair, dust, dirt and other fibers and therefore requires regular vacuuming. It helps to have knowledge of an oriental rug’s origin before you select the perfect one for you’re bathroom; for instance most Afghan or Moroccan rugs would be a poor choice in a bathroom because of there propensity of dye bleed and poor stability. Unstable dyes, colorfastness and construction need to be considered when choosing the perfect area rug. If you need help in deciding, confirming or eliminating a bathroom area rug please don’t hesitate to call Steam Sweepers, information is always free. Once you own an a bathroom Oriental rug there are general cleaning process’s that works well, depending on what type of area rug you own? Here are just a few techniques rug cleaning professionals utilize;
Wool oriental rugs bring age and sophistication to the bathroom. Finding great color contrast and compliment can benefit the space. Typically a well woven and bright colored bathroom oriental rug is designed for a larger bathroom area. There are, however, many runner options for smaller spaces that flow well in front of any vanity or shower area. This is the best way to add character and warmth as wool orientals go great over tile or marble as well.
With the rug’s home being the wettest place in the house, there is a need for the proper care of an oriental rug to ensure it’s longevity; especially if there’s high dollar value and rarity involved. Steam Sweepers LLC specializes in expert restoration and maintenance of oriental and specialty rugs. With attention to every customer and 18 years of guaranteed quality care, there isn’t a more qualified professional that services fine area rugs.