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Oriental Rug Washing

Did you know Dream Carpets has the only full immersion rug cleaning plant in Rhode Island and have Certified Rug Cleaning Technicians? In-Plant Rug Cleaning is the only way to have a hand-made, natural fiber rug properly cleaned. Handmade rugs need to be cleaned gently and the proper pre-inspection, dry soil removal and washing of the rug cannot be performed in the customer’s home.

Unfortunately, most carpet cleaning company’s clean hand-made oriental rugs the way the clean wall to wall carpet, they Steam-Clean it. We will only clean, inexpensive, synthetic rugs at your home. We prefer to clean them outside on a clean tarp which we provide, either on a concrete garage floor or paved driveway when available.

To have a hand-made, natural fiber rug properly cleaned, it needs to be picked up for in-plant cleaning. Handmade rugs need to be cleaned gently and the proper pre-inspection of construction and dye colorfastness cannot be properly performed in a customer’s home. Unfortunately, most carpet cleaning companies clean oriental rugs the way they clean wall to wall carpet, they steam clean it. This is not the proper way to clean a handmade rug. For the proper care of hand-made, natural fiber rugs, please visit our sister company website:

PersianRugSpa
When you call, please know the size of your rug for an accurate price quote.