Let’s not sugar coat the fact that oriental and Persian rugs are expensive. Think about it: each are handmade, taking at least a year or more, with intricate designs by skilled weavers who pour their family’s history into their work. The older your oriental or Persian rug is, the more valuable it is. The same can be said for its condition. Most people who purchase oriental rugs are prepared for the expense of having one. Most use them as heirlooms or as design showpieces. If your oriental or Persian rug is made from silk, it requires even more care and regular maintenance.
That being said, many people who have oriental or Persian rugs have children. So how do you keep your valuable piece of art in tip-top shape when you have kids running around?
Oriental Express in Las Vegas has been offering oriental and Persian professional rug cleaning services for over 40 years. We understand how to care for these rugs, and most importantly, how to clean them. We are the trustworthy company that can ensure your rug will be returned to you in the same condition — just cleaner — as when it came in. We also offer various other services, such as Persian rug repair, oriental rug padding, and MicroSeal fabric protection. Below, we’ll offer up tips on how to keep your oriental rug clean with kids. Contact us today to learn more!
TIPS TO KEEP YOUR ORIENTAL RUG CLEAN WITH KIDS
We all know that kids love to run around and play, tumble and tussle, and wrestle together. This type of play is not the best for your highly-intricate and ornate oriental or Persian rug. While kids mean well, they are kids and will most likely get distracted and play on your oriental or Persian rug. Oriental Express in Las Vegas recommends that you put your oriental or Persian rug in a room that your children will be less inclined to play in, such as an out-of-the-way library or den, or in a room that is tucked into the corner of your home. While we understand that you want to show your oriental or Persian rug off to visitors, while your children are little, it’s best to keep it tucked away.
Set Ground Rules
Food, drink, and other kid favorite substances such as silly putty, paint, and play-doh need to be kept far, far away from your oriental or Persian rug. These materials, if spilled or ground into your oriental or Persian rug will, in the best case scenario, require a professional oriental rug cleaning from a top-notch oriental rug cleaning company, such as Oriental Express in Las Vegas, or, in the worst case scenario, completely ruin your oriental rug.
Oriental Express in Las Vegas recommends that you set ground rules for kids, including no food, drink, crayons, or other substances in the room as your oriental or Persian rug.
Be Wary When Your Children’s Friends Are Visiting
While your child may be 100% trustworthy and obey every ground rule you set forth with regards to your oriental or Persian rug, your child’s friends may not. When you have visiting children in your home, it’s important to not only go over the rules with the other children, but also to watch them like a hawk. Children have a way of doing things you specifically say don’t do. It seems it’s their nature. Thus, you need to be extra vigilant about your oriental or Persian rug when your child’s friends are over.
Be Wary With Family Gatherings & Reunions
If you host Thanksgiving or Christmas every year and the entire family piles into your home, including your nieces and nephews, you need to be wary as well. When celebrations are underway, adults tend to have a couple of glasses of wine and not remember too well the rules of your oriental or Persian rug. Also, the kids tend to run around while the adults are too busy socializing and catching up with each other. Unsupervised children can lead to accidents that could be permanent in the case of your oriental or Persian rug. Oriental Express in Las Vegas recommends that anytime you have guests in your home, you need to be extra protective of your oriental or Persian rug.
Remember It is Just a Rug, After All
If something does happen to your precious oriental or Persian rug, such as spilled juice, food crumbs, or other mishap, remember after all that it’s just a rug. True, your oriental or Persian rug may hold special meaning for you, but it’s not worth losing sleep over or freaking out at your children if something happens to it.
Luckily, oriental rug cleaning companies, such as Oriental Express in Las Vegas, can help if something does happen to your precious rug. We offer oriental and Persian rug cleaning and repair services to restore your rug to new.
CHOOSE ORIENTAL EXPRESS AS YOUR ORIENTAL AND PERSIAN RUG CLEANING COMPANY
Oriental Express in Las Vegas offers professional oriental or Persian rug cleaning services. In addition, we offer oriental rug pads, rug repair, and oriental rug MicroSeal Fabric Protection. We also offer rug appraisal services. We can clean and repair oriental or Persian rugs from all over the country and internationally as well. We endeavor to make the oriental rug cleaning process as simple and as easy as possible for you. From storing your rug for you after it’s been cleaned to delivering your rug to you, getting your oriental or Persian rug cleaned has never been more convenient.
Our 11-step process is designed to ensure all of the oriental or Persian rugs are cleaned and cared for properly. We inspect your rug and then dye and color test it to ensure no color will bleed. We then dust your rug and spot treat it. Then we begin the oriental rug washing process, which entails washing, rinsing, and drying. We then groom, detail, and apply optional protective materials that are designed to keep your oriental or Persian rug strong, stain-resistant, and dirt- and dust-resistant for years. Last but not least, we inspect your rug to ensure all of the bacteria and urine is gone by using a Xenon light. Finally, we deliver your clean oriental rug to your doorstep.
Bottom line is Oriental Express in Las Vegas is your trustworthy oriental and Persian rug cleaning company that is dedicated to restoring your rug to new. We treat your rug like it’s our own, restoring it, cleaning it, and maintaining it so it will continue to serve you for decades to come. Contact us today to get started!