Professional Rug Dusting in Bellingham & Mount Vernon, WA

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Area rugs are investments that add warmth, style, and comfort to our homes. With regular use, rugs accumulate dust, dirt, and debris that compromises beauty, longevity, and value. While regular vacuuming removes light surface accumulations of lint and hair, it cannot remove the damaging effects of deeply imbedded particulate matter assisted by gravity and foot traffic. Professional rug dusting is the single most important step in preserving a rug’s longevity. A hand-knotted rug regularly dusted can last a century or more. Dirt and grime resting below the surface fibers and hidden within the cuticles of wool act as sandpaper with each step or pivot of foot traffic, thus reducing the life span of your rug.

We have invested in equipment designed specifically for area rugs that assists us in this critical step prior to immersion washing of fine rugs. Big Blue, our tumble duster is used on most rugs. Older more fragile rugs with foundation wear are dusted with a smaller piece of equipment that gently uses vibration to loosen soiling on the back of a rug’s foundation. Some flatweaves and Navajo rugs are hand dusted.

At Steam Sweepers Rug Cleaning, our rug ability to remove the damaging effects of dust, dirt and grime prior to immersion washing, assures results. We proudly guarantee results with our rug cleaning services for our customers in Anacortes, Mount Vernon, Burlington, Oak Harbor, Stanwood, and other cities throughout our service area in our corner of Northwest Washington. Call today us at 360-762-3020 for more information. You can also click here to schedule pickup services or ask questions?

Immersion Washing

Why is Professional Rug Dusting Important for Your Area Rugs?

Rugs can become breeding grounds for allergens and harbor unpleasant odors. That's why our expert rug dusting is essential to help you with:

  • Allergens Removal
  • Dirt/Soil/Sand Cleaning
  • Dead Skin Cells Removal
  • Worn Rug Fibers Removal
  • Food Particles Removal
  • Pet Odor/ Stain Removal
  • Moth Growth Removal
  • Improved Air Quality

Steam Sweepers Rug Cleaning Process of Cold-Water Immersion in Bellingham & Mount Vernon

Rug inspection: We first inspect area rugs to determine the best washing approach. We check the rug’s foundation, selvage and fringe for stability and colorfastness.

Dusting: The rug is placed in our Big Blue tumble duster or manually dusted.

Wash/dry: Finally, the rug’s beauty and value is restored with immersion washing. We then hang the rug and use heat, air movement and dehumidification to dry the rug in 24 hours.

Pickup/delivery: We provide pick-up services for your convenience.

Types of Rugs We Can Dust & Clean in Whatcom & Skagit Counties

Experience the Difference With Steam Sweepers Rug Cleaning in Bellingham, WA

When you choose Steam Sweepers Rug Cleaning for your dusting needs, you can rest assured that your rugs are in capable hands. Our commitment to quality, attention to detail, and dedication to customer satisfaction set us apart as the premier choice for rug cleaning services in AnacortesMount VernonBurlington, and throughout Northwestern Washington. To learn more, dial 360-762-3020 or click here. Our services stand out because we feature:

  • State-of-the-Art Equipment
  • Gentle Yet Effective Methods
  • Experienced Technicians
  • Customized Solutions

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Bellingham, WA

Bill was a first time customer with a unique and story-filled rug collection. We had the privilege of washing 10 of his rugs! Not only did we wash each rug with our specialized cold-water immersion technique, but we also carefully prepared the rugs f...

Bellingham, WA

Tony's rug collection was unfortunately affected by Bellingham flood waters. Thankfully, we were able to get to all 31 rugs quickly after Tony used our emergency rug pick up service. We were able to properly remove all excess water before washing an...

Bellingham, WA

We washed two Beautiful Persian Nains for Susauna. It's always a pleasure washing beautiful hand knotted rugs.

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Bellingham, WA

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Have had excellent experiences with Steam Sweepers. They provided pick up and delivery for a big job — very helpful — and for a recent small job (2 rugs) they finished the cleaning and drying ahead of schedule. Thumbs up

Blaine, WA

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So glad that I found Steam Sweepers in Bellingham, WA. I brought in a beloved Turkish wool rug that had been stored in my shed for years and was showing signs of mold and dry rot. In less than a week I picked up the rug which smelled great and looked...

Bellingham, WA

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Steam Sweepers did an excellent job cleaning my entry rug. The staff was also great and tuned into great customer service.

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Steam Sweepers Rug Cleaning can clean or repair your area rug. Our crews always provide a follow-up inspection before returning your fine textile to your property in Bellingham and other Washington cities.

Steam Sweepers Rug Cleaning is specialized in the process of cold-water immersion of Persian rugs. Bellingham, Mount Vernon, Island & Northwest Washington communities. Call us today


What Our Customers Are Saying

We have a large contemporary wool rug. Light on color and had many coffee spills. Bryan and his team are amazing! Kind, very knowledgeable, excellent communication and customer service... Read more about Dolores W reviewRead More

Firstly, my rug came back looking fantastic. Second, the service was great. They clearly told me what to expect, timing, and building a service proposal for my rug and situation.... Read more about Cody H reviewRead More

I showed up with a rug I essentially destroyed myself. They very nicely told me I messed up and told me the risks of trying to get it cleaned... Read more about Dented LRead More

Steam Sweepers did an excellent job cleaning 3 area rugs. Extremely satisfied with the results and with the friendly professional service. Highly recommend!!... Read more about Steve E reviewRead More

Call Us for Pick-up or
Drop Off Service!

We make area rug cleaning easy for you. Whether you own a large Persian rug, a hand-knotted Chinese rug, a department store rug or maybe a house full of smaller woven rugs such as Karastan’s, we would be happy to schedule a pick-up. We service our hometown of Bellingham & Mount Vernon, all cities and townships in Whatcom, Skagit, and Island Counties. We meet our customers from San Jaun Islands in Anacortes. Also, a limited reach into Snohomish County, Stanwood. If your home is on the I-5 corridor between Blaine and Smokey Point our pick-up services can make rug cleaning easy for you.