Restoration of rugs and textiles is a lesson in care, wisdom, and delicacy. Whether handmade and passed down for generations, or imported from exotic locations; rugs and textiles are often heavily used and receive an extensive amount of wear and tear in their lifespan. Proper care and cleaning of rugs and textiles is essential to prevent what can often be rapid deterioration. Proceeding with caution is key.
Before any cleaning commences, it is always helpful to identify the fiber used. Then a spot test should be performed to identify how the materials will respond to cleaning. A mild solution for cleaning is vital to prevent the materials drying out and deteriorating after the cleaning is complete.
Repair may include restoration of damage due to aging, accident, or wear. We are fortunate to have craftsmen on our team with the skill to match yarns and colors for reweaving and repair, with custom dyeing if necessary. Restoration of worn corners and sides, often caused by insects; removal of mold and mildew, pet-stains and odors; re-sizing, cutting and binding are all services we offer.
The result is beautiful, clean rugs and textiles that are ready for floor use, display, or conservation and storage. Of course, not all rugs are created equal and may warrant replacement rather than restoration, depending on the condition. Click Here for 10 Questions to Determine When to Restore.