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What You Need to Know about the Dangers of Neglecting Your Rugs! – Prescott AZ

What You Need to Know about the Dangers of Neglecting Your Rugs! – Prescott AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in Prescott AZ.  Today, I wanted to take a... Read More »

Area Rug Cleaning and Community Involvement - What Do They Have In Common?

Hi Everyone and HAPPY HOLIDAYS to all!   The answer to What does Area Rug Cleaning and community Involvement have in common is Gingerbread Houses (of course). Every once in... Read More »

Worst Way To Store Area Rugs and Why? - Prescott Valley AZ

Why You Should NEVER Store Your Area Rugs This Way... - Prescott Valley AZ Most people don’t really think about how important it is to store your rug correctly.  For instance, take a... Read More »

Getting Smart With Buying Used Area Rugs: What to Look Out For - Prescott Valley AZ

Getting Smart With Buying Used Area Rugs: What to Look Out For - Prescott Valley AZ Ruthie here with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and I know that finding a used rug that will work... Read More »

Getting Smart with Regular Professional Area Rug Cleaning – Sedona AZ

Getting Smart with Regular Professional Area Rug Cleaning – Sedona AZ I think just about everyone understands that wool fibers can usually be relied on to hide a lot of soil.  Most... Read More »

Why Dye Migration Tests Are the Key in Professional Area Rug Cleaning – Prescott AZ

Why Dye Migration Tests Are the Key in Professional Area Rug Cleaning – Prescott AZ I’m Ruthie and I wanted to take a moment to talk about one of the most important steps for all the... Read More »

Handy Tips from Ruthie, the Rug Pro, for Storing Your Area Rugs-- Prescott Valley AZ

Handy Tips from Ruthie, the Rug Pro, for Storing Your Area Rugs-- Prescott Valley AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here again to take a few moments to discuss the... Read More »

Testimonials - Nothing Beats the Confidence of Our Clients at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care! -...

Nothing Beats the Confidence of Our Clients at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care!  - Sedona AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here and I have to say - nothing... Read More »

How to Get Rid of Area Rug Odors the Right Way! – Prescott Valley AZ

Leave Powdered Deodorizers Behind – How to Get Rid of Area Rug Odors the Right Way! – Prescott Valley AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here and I know that the... Read More »

Have a Loose Yarn on Your Rug?  Here’s What You Need to Know… - Prescott AZ

Have a Loose Yarn on Your Rug?  Here’s What You Need to Know… - Prescott AZ Hi folks, I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and I’m always more... Read More »

The Top 3 Reasons to Have Your Area Rugs Soil Protected - Sedona AZ

The Top 3 Reasons to Have Your Area Rugs Soil Protected - Sedona AZ Hi folks! It’s me, Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care again, and I wanted to take a moment to talk... Read More »

How to Easily Get Rid of Mud from Your Area Rug - Prescott Valley AZ

How to Easily Get Rid of Mud from Your Area Rug - Prescott Valley AZ We all know that kids and dogs seem to have no control when it comes to bringing their muddy shoes and paws into the home and... Read More »

How the A-List Area Rug Cleaners Make Professional Cleaning Easy! – Sedona AZ

How the A-List Area Rug Cleaners Make Professional Cleaning Easy! – Sedona AZ I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott and the first thing you should do... Read More »

Not All Wool Rugs Are Created Equal – Here’s Why… – Prescott AZ

Not All Wool Rugs Are Created Equal – Here’s Why… – Prescott AZ Hi folks!  I know it’s sometimes easy to think that you have a really nice wool area rug just... Read More »

Sedona AZ - The Easiest Way to Spot the Difference Between Hand Woven and Tufted Rugs

Sedona AZ - The Easiest Way to Spot the Difference Between Hand Woven and Tufted Rugs Here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care, we see a lot of two types of area rugs - handwoven and... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ - The Great Debate: Is it Better to Wear Shoes or Go Barefoot on Your Rugs?

Prescott Valley AZ - The Great Debate: Is it Better to Wear Shoes or Go Barefoot on Your Rugs? Haven’t you ever wondered what was better for area rugs - wearing shoes or going barefoot?... Read More »

The Real Truth About Tufted Area Rugs – Prescott AZ

The Real Truth About Tufted Area Rugs – Prescott AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here and today I wanted to take a quick moment to share with you all some photos of... Read More »

Prescott AZ - What No One Told You About Jute Area Rugs...

Prescott AZ - What No One Told You About Jute Area Rugs... At Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott, our number one priority is to make sure each area rug that comes into our... Read More »

Sedona AZ - What You NEED TO KNOW About the Benefits of Rug Padding!

Sedona AZ - What You NEED TO KNOW About the Benefits of Rug Padding! Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in Prescott and I know what’s going through your mind right... Read More »

Where to Find the Right Spotting Product for Your Area Rugs – Prescott Valley AZ

Where to Find the Right Spotting Product for Your Area Rugs – Prescott Valley AZ Doesn’t it seem like nothing ever spills on your area rugs until company is coming to visit?... Read More »

Top 3 Things That Can Ruin Your Area Rugs - Sedona AZ

Top 3 Things That Can Ruin Your Area Rugs - Sedona AZ When you purchase an area rug for your home, you probably want it to last for years.  You certainly don’t want to have to spend a... Read More »

How to Find the Best Area Rug Cleaner in Northern Arizona – Prescott AZ

How to Find the Best Area Rug Cleaner in Northern Arizona – Prescott AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in Prescott and I hope it makes sense that, when you... Read More »

Dogs, Cats, Area Rugs and Urine OH MY! – Prescott Valley, AZ

Dogs, Cats, Area Rugs and Urine OH MY! – Prescott Valley, AZ Isn’t it funny how whenever your puppy or kitten has an accident it seems to be on the beautiful area rug that you own?... Read More »

The Key First Step to Professional Area Rug Cleaning – Sedona AZ

The Key First Step to Professional Area Rug Cleaning – Sedona AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in Prescott and today I wanted to take a moment to talk about one... Read More »

Before & After Photos - What Improper Rug Storage Can Lead To - Prescott AZ

Before & After Photos - What Improper Rug Storage Can Lead To - Prescott AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here once again in Prescott and I wanted to take a moment... Read More »

How to Tell When Your Area Rug Needs to Be Cleaned – Prescott AZ

How to Tell When Your Area Rug Needs to Be Cleaned – Prescott AZ Hi folks! I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and it seems like just about everyone understands... Read More »

Things Your Mother Did Not Tell You About Area Rug Cleaners! – Prescott Valley AZ

Things Your Mother Did Not Tell You About Area Rug Cleaners! – Prescott Valley AZ Hi Ruthie here for Arizona Oriental and Specialty Rug Care.  Did you ever buy a shirt that you just... Read More »

Why Your Kids Going Back to School Makes a Great Time to Get Your Rugs Cleaned - Prescott AZ

Why Your Kids Going Back to School Makes a Great Time to Get Your Rugs Cleaned - Prescott AZ I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here and back when I was a child in... Read More »

How To Mess Up Your Area Rugs – What You DON’T Want to Do! – Sedona AZ

How To Mess Up Your Area Rugs – What You DON’T Want to Do! – Sedona AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in Prescott and sometimes I have to remind... Read More »

Why Purchasing Area Rug Padding Makes Sense! – Prescott AZ

Why Purchasing Area Rug Padding Makes Sense! – Prescott AZ Hi folks!  Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in Prescott again and I know what’s going through... Read More »

What You Need to Know about the Loose Yarn on Your Area Rug - Prescott Valley AZ

What You Need to Know about the Loose Yarn on Your Area Rug - Prescott Valley AZ It’s Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care once again and I’m always more than happy... Read More »

What You Need to Know about the BEST Area Rug Cleaning Method - Sedona AZ

What You Need to Know about the BEST Area Rug Cleaning Method - Sedona AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here again and just trust me when I say that there are about... Read More »

Arizona Oriental’s Easy Guide to Getting Your Rugs Professionally Cleaned - Prescott AZ

Arizona Oriental’s Easy Guide to Getting Your Rugs Professionally Cleaned - Prescott AZ The first step is to give us a call!  If you have an area rug that needs to be cleaned - whether... Read More »

Shoes vs. Bare Feet - What’s REALLY Best for Area Rugs? - Sedona AZ

Shoes vs. Bare Feet - What’s REALLY Best for Area Rugs? - Sedona AZ Hi folks!  Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here again and I’ve always been kind of... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ - What Back to School Means for Mom & Dad (and Area Rugs!)

Prescott Valley AZ - What Back to School Means for Mom & Dad (and Area Rugs!) I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here and back when I was a child in New Jersey,... Read More »

What to Do If Your Area Rug Is in a Water Damage – Prescott AZ

What to Do If Your Area Rug Is in a Water Damage – Prescott AZ I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in Prescott and I’ll just cut to the chase –... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ - Why Our Clients Always Refer Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care

Prescott Valley AZ - Why Our Clients Always Refer Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care   Doesn’t it feel so wonderful when you get recognized for all the hard work you do?... Read More »

What No One Told You About Soil Protectant and Your Area Rugs – Prescott AZ

What No One Told You About Soil Protectant and Your Area Rugs – Prescott AZ I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and along with providing professional, thorough... Read More »

Back to School Means Going Back to Clean Area Rugs! - Sedona AZ

Back to School Means Going Back to Clean Area Rugs! - Sedona AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here and I can hardly believe it! That’s right folks, it’s that... Read More »

The Experts Reveal Their Secrets: How Often You SHOULD Have Your Area Rugs Cleaned- Prescott Valley AZ

The Experts Reveal Their Secrets: How Often You SHOULD Have Your Area Rugs Cleaned- Prescott Valley AZ Hi folks! It’s me, Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott,... Read More »

Don’t Give up on Your “Too Bad to Clean” Area Rugs! - Sedona AZ

Don’t Give up on Your “Too Bad to Clean” Area Rugs! - Sedona AZ It probably comes as no surprise that at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care, we see a lot of dirty rugs... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ - What’s the BEST Way to Clean Area Rugs?

Prescott Valley AZ - What’s the BEST Way to Clean Area Rugs? Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here once again!  Trust me when I say that there are about fifteen... Read More »

The Best Tips for Removing Mud from Your Area Rug - Prescott AZ

The Best Tips for Removing Mud from Your Area Rug - Prescott AZ Kids can be terrible when it comes to showing any kind of restraint with keeping their muddy shoes off of your area rugs.  And... Read More »

Are All Wool Rugs Created Equal? – Prescott Valley AZ

Are All Wool Rugs Created Equal? – Prescott Valley AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in Prescott AZ and I know it can sometimes be easy to think that having a... Read More »

The Dog Days of Summer are the Best Time for Area Rug Cleaning! – Prescott AZ

The Dog Days of Summer are the Best Time for Area Rug Cleaning! – Prescott AZ At Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care, we always say that the “dog days of summer” make the... Read More »

Sedona AZ - PHOTOS: Lovely Little Tufted Rug in Need of Some Serious Repair!

Sedona AZ - PHOTOS: Lovely Little Tufted Rug in Need of Some Serious Repair! Hi folks! Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here once again and today I thought I would just share... Read More »

Prescott AZ - What NOT to Do With Your Fine Area Rugs

Prescott AZ - What NOT to Do With Your Fine Area Rugs I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and sometimes I have to remind clients that there are some rugs that you just... Read More »

Why Does Monsoon Weather Make Your Rugs Smell? - Prescott Valley AZ

Why Does Monsoon Weather Make Your Rugs Smell? - Prescott Valley AZ I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and I won’t beat around the bush with this one - the... Read More »

What No One Told You about Wearing Shoes on Your Area Rugs – Prescott AZ

What No One Told You about Wearing Shoes on Your Area Rugs – Prescott AZ It’s me, Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care, again and something that I’ve always... Read More »

Getting Smart about When You Should Have Your Area Rugs Cleaned! – Sedona AZ

Getting Smart about When You Should Have Your Area Rugs Cleaned! – Sedona AZ While the thermometer outside just seems to be climbing higher and higher, let’s stay inside and enjoy the... Read More »

Here’s What People Are Saying About Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care - Prescott Valley AZ

Here’s What People Are Saying About Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care - Prescott Valley AZ I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott AZ and I just... Read More »

How to Find the Best Fine Area Rug Cleaning Service – Sedona AZ

How to Find the Best Fine Area Rug Cleaning Service – Sedona AZ It makes sense that when you invest in area rugs, you will eventually need a qualified service to care for them! ... Read More »

Beginners Guide: What Should You Use to Spot Clean Your Area Rugs? – Prescott AZ

Beginners Guide: What Should You Use to Spot Clean Your Area Rugs? – Prescott AZ We all know that life happens.  Usually at the worst time – like when company is coming into... Read More »

What’s the Most Essential Step in Area Rug Cleaning? – Prescott Valley AZ

What’s the Most Essential Step in Area Rug Cleaning? – Prescott Valley AZ Hi folks!  Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in Prescott and I thought I would... Read More »

Do You Know Jute’s Dirty Little Secret? - Sedona AZ

Do You Know Jute’s Dirty Little Secret? - Sedona AZ At Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott AZ, we clean all types of rugs!  Our primary goal is to always make sure... Read More »

Hand Woven vs. Tufted - What’s the Difference?! - Prescott AZ

Hand Woven vs. Tufted - What’s the Difference?! - Prescott AZ I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and there are two types of rugs that we see come into our shop... Read More »

What No One Tells You about Using Powdered Deodorizers on Your Area Rugs – Sedona AZ

What No One Tells You about Using Powdered Deodorizers on Your Area Rugs – Sedona AZ Hi folks!  Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here once again!  I know... Read More »

No Time Like the Summer to Have Your Area Rugs Professionally Cleaned! - Prescott Valley AZ

No Time Like the Summer to Have Your Area Rugs Professionally Cleaned! - Prescott Valley AZ That’s right folks, the Dog Days of Summer are here again and that means it’s a great time... Read More »

Another Big Pat on the Back for Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care - Prescott AZ

Another Big Pat on the Back for Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care - Prescott AZ Hi folks! Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here and I just wanted to take a quick... Read More »

What to Do with Your Water-Damaged Area Rug – Sedona AZ

What to Do with Your Water-Damaged Area Rug – Sedona AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in Prescott and I’m going to get straight to my point for today... Read More »

Buyer Beware!  What You Should Look Out for When Buying a Used Rug - Prescott AZ

Buyer Beware!  What You Should Look Out for When Buying a Used Rug - Prescott AZ Ruthie here with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott. I know that it can be a real treat... Read More »

What You Should Know about Area Rug Odors and Monsoon Season - Sedona AZ

What You Should Know about Area Rug Odors and Monsoon Season - Sedona AZ It’s me, Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care again, and I’ll keep it short with this one -... Read More »

Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care Makes Professional Rug Cleaning Easy! - Prescott Valley AZ

Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care Makes Professional Rug Cleaning Easy! - Prescott Valley AZ If there’s one thing you can count on when you call Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug... Read More »

Dirty Little Secrets of Your Puppy’s Accidents – Prescott AZ

Dirty Little Secrets of Your Puppy’s Accidents – Prescott AZ Ruthie here with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care ready to dish out some dirty little secrets!  Does it seem... Read More »

What You Should Know About the Benefits of Soil Protection on Area Rugs! – Prescott Valley AZ

What You Should Know About the Benefits of Soil Protection on Area Rugs! – Prescott Valley AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in Prescott Valley once again. ... Read More »

Tip of the Day - How NOT to Store Your Area Rugs - Sedona AZ

Tip of the Day - How NOT to Store Your Area Rugs - Sedona AZ Hi folks!  As you know, I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in Prescott and I wanted to take a... Read More »

The Secret’s Out – This is the BEST Way to Clean Area Rugs – Prescott AZ

The Secret’s Out – This is the BEST Way to Clean Area Rugs – Prescott AZ Hi folks!  I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and I know that there... Read More »

NEWS FLASH: Neglected Rugs Live Shorter Lives! – Prescott Valley AZ

NEWS FLASH: Neglected Rugs Live Shorter Lives! – Prescott Valley AZ Hi folks!  Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in Prescott AZ.  I wanted to take a... Read More »

​​​​​​​Smart Strategies to Store Your Area Rugs – Prescott AZ

Smart Strategies to Store Your Area Rugs – Prescott AZ There are many reasons why someone might decide to store their rugs away such as moving to a new home, or just putting them away for... Read More »

Sedona AZ - What People LOVE about Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care

Sedona AZ - What People LOVE about Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care Hi folks!  It’s me, Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care, and I thought to take a moment... Read More »

Why Do Your Rugs Smell in Monsoon Weather? – Prescott AZ

Why Do Your Rugs Smell in Monsoon Weather? – Prescott AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in Prescott and I’ll make this short and sweet – it’s... Read More »

PHOTOS: Tufted Rugs – When You KNOW They Need to Be Repaired – Prescott Valley AZ

PHOTOS: Tufted Rugs – When You KNOW They Need to Be Repaired – Prescott Valley AZ Hi folks, Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here!  I wanted to take a quick... Read More »

4 Easy Steps to Remove Mud from Your Area Rugs – Sedona AZ

4 Easy Steps to Remove Mud from Your Area Rugs – Sedona AZ Kids and dogs are terrible when it comes to showing any restraint in keeping their muddy boots and paws off of your area rugs,... Read More »

Picking the BEST Area Rug Cleaner in Northern Arizona – Prescott Valley AZ

Picking the BEST Area Rug Cleaner in Northern Arizona – Prescott Valley AZ Hi there, Ruthie (me) and the Ruggies (my wonderful rug washing wizards) know that there’s more than one... Read More »

Tips for Protecting Your Rug During 4th of July Celebrations This Year – Prescott Valley AZ

Tips for Protecting Your Rug During 4th of July Celebrations This Year – Prescott Valley AZ I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and it’s that time of... Read More »

Tip of the Day: What to Do About Nervous Pets and Fireworks – Prescott AZ

Tip of the Day: What to Do About Nervous Pets and Fireworks – Prescott AZ It’s that time of year again when the news comes on and reminds us to keep our pets inside our homes rather... Read More »

Ways to Protect Your Rug During Your 4th of July Celebrations - Sedona AZ

Ways to Protect Your Rug During Your 4th of July Celebrations - Sedona AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and here in Prescott, it’s time for our big holiday bash... Read More »

How to Protect Your Area Rugs from 4th of July Celebrations – Prescott AZ

How to Protect Your Area Rugs from 4th of July Celebrations – Prescott AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in Prescott AZ and it’s almost time for our annual... Read More »

How to Avoid Area Rug Disasters from Fireworks and Pets – Prescott Valley AZ

How to Avoid Area Rug Disasters from Fireworks and Pets – Prescott Valley AZ The news reports always come on every year to remind us that the loud, booming firework noises tend to scare our... Read More »

Sedona AZ – How to Protect Your Pets (and Rugs) from Fireworks this Independence Day

Sedona AZ – How to Protect Your Pets (and Rugs) from Fireworks this Independence Day We always hear the news reports every year, reminding us that our pets tend to get scared by the loud,... Read More »

The Most Effective Way to Vacuum Your Tufted Area Rug – Prescott Valley AZ

The Most Effective Way to Vacuum Your Tufted Area Rug – Prescott Valley AZ It’s no secret that each type of area rug requires different care to help it continue looking great. ... Read More »

What You Really Need to Know about Your Area Rug’s Fringes – Prescott AZ

What You Really Need to Know about Your Area Rug’s Fringes – Prescott AZ Love them or hate them, there’s no denying that the fringe is a very essential part of your area... Read More »

How to Get Your Area Rug Cleaned If You Can't Take It to a Professional Yourself – Sedona AZ

How to Get Your Area Rug Cleaned If You Can't Take It to a Professional Yourself – Sedona AZ I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and I know that it can seem... Read More »

What REALLY Separates Carpet Cleaners from Professional Area Rug Washers? – Prescott Valley AZ

What REALLY Separates Carpet Cleaners from Professional Area Rug Washers? – Prescott Valley AZ I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and today I thought I would... Read More »

Quality Rug Cleaning & Honesty – What Makes Arizona Oriental Stand Out – Prescott AZ

Quality Rug Cleaning & Honesty – What Makes Arizona Oriental Stand Out – Prescott AZ Hi everyone, I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in beautiful... Read More »

Quick Guide: Spotting Animal Urine on Your Area Rugs – Sedona AZ

Quick Guide: Spotting Animal Urine on Your Area Rugs – Sedona AZ When pet accidents happen on fine area rugs, it can really push pet owners into panic mode.  Taking your rug into... Read More »

The Real Difference Between Tufted and Hand Woven Area Rugs – Prescott Valley AZ

The Real Difference Between Tufted and Hand Woven Area Rugs – Prescott Valley AZ I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and there is a really easy way to tell the... Read More »

How to Vacuum Your Thick Wool Area Rug the Right Way! – Prescott AZ

How to Vacuum Your Thick Wool Area Rug the Right Way! – Prescott AZ One thing I always try to remind my clients of here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care is that dry soil is the... Read More »

Wool Rugs Are All Created Equal, Right? Not Quite… – Sedona AZ

Wool Rugs Are All Created Equal, Right? Not Quite… – Sedona AZ I know that sometimes it’s easy to think that having a wool area rug means you have a really nice wool area... Read More »

5 Awesome Maintenance Tips to Help Preserve Your Area Rugs! – Prescott Valley AZ

5 Awesome Maintenance Tips to Help Preserve Your Area Rugs! – Prescott Valley AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here and I wanted to take a moment to talk about what... Read More »

Looking for Quality Work & Integrity in a Professional Rug Cleaner?  Look No Further! – Prescott Valley AZ

Looking for Quality Work & Integrity in a Professional Rug Cleaner?  Look No Further! – Prescott Valley AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here once again and... Read More »

Think Your Area Rug is “Too Bad” to Clean?  Think Again! – Prescott AZ

Think Your Area Rug is “Too Bad” to Clean?  Think Again! – Prescott AZ Here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care, we see a lot of dirty rugs come into us. ... Read More »

Why You Shouldn’t Have Your Area Rug Cleaned in Your Home – Prescott Valley AZ 

Why You Shouldn’t Have Your Area Rug Cleaned in Your Home – Prescott Valley AZ  Ruthie here with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and I’m sure you all have very... Read More »

The Best Shag Area Rug Maintenance Tips – Sedona AZ

The Best Shag Area Rug Maintenance Tips – Sedona AZ Let me guess – a couple of months ago you bought a super cool designer shag area rug and you’ve come to realize some things,... Read More »

Summer Time is Here Again, Prescott AZ!  The Perfect Time for Area Rug Cleaning!

Summer Time is Here Again, Prescott AZ!  The Perfect Time for Area Rug Cleaning! That’s right, folks, it’s that time of year again!  Time to kick up the air conditioner and... Read More »

What You NEED TO KNOW About Using Powdered Deodorizers on Your Area Rugs – Prescott AZ

What You NEED TO KNOW About Using Powdered Deodorizers on Your Area Rugs – Prescott AZ It’s no secret that companies spend a LOT of money on advertising to convince consumers that... Read More »

What You Need to Know About Handling Water-Damaged Area Rugs – Prescott Valley AZ

What You Need to Know About Handling Water-Damaged Area Rugs – Prescott Valley AZ Ruthie here with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott AZ and I’m going to get... Read More »

How to Vacuum Your Tufted Area Rug the Right Way! – Prescott AZ

How to Vacuum Your Tufted Area Rug the Right Way! – Prescott AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care today and it should be no secret by now that different types of rugs... Read More »

3 Things to Look Out for When Buying a Used Area Rug – Sedona AZ

3 Things to Look Out for When Buying a Used Area Rug – Sedona AZ Hi folks!  Ruthie here with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott AZ and I know that finding a used... Read More »

Quality Work & Integrity – That’s What Sets Arizona Oriental Apart From the Rest! – Sedona AZ

Quality Work & Integrity – That’s What Sets Arizona Oriental Apart From the Rest! – Sedona AZ Hi folks, Ruthie here with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and I... Read More »

What the Manufacturer Won’t Tell You about Jute Rugs – Prescott Valley AZ

What the Manufacturer Won’t Tell You about Jute Rugs – Prescott Valley AZ Here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care, we clean a variety of area rugs.  We always want to... Read More »

More Happy Clients!  Why People LOVE Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care – Prescott AZ

More Happy Clients!  Why People LOVE Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care – Prescott AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care right here in Prescott AZ and I... Read More »

How to Care for Your Shag Area Rug the Right Way! – Prescott Valley AZ

How to Care for Your Shag Area Rug the Right Way! – Prescott Valley AZ So you purchased a really cool designer shag rug a couple of months ago and now you’re realizing a few things,... Read More »

The Most Effective Way to Store Your Area Rugs – Sedona AZ

The Most Effective Way to Store Your Area Rugs – Sedona AZ Whether you’re getting ready to move or putting your rugs away for the summer heat to enjoy your nice cool floors, you... Read More »

What a Moth Infestation in an Area Rug Really Looks Like – Prescott AZ

What a Moth Infestation in an Area Rug Really Looks Like – Prescott AZ Ruthie here with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott AZ and today I thought I would share some... Read More »

Summer – The Best Time to Have Your Area Rugs Cleaned in Sedona AZ!

Summer – The Best Time to Have Your Area Rugs Cleaned in Sedona AZ! Yep, it’s that time of year again.  Time to hide inside our homes with the air conditioner keeping us cool and... Read More »

The #1 Reason to NOT Self-Clean Your Area Rugs! – Prescott AZ

The #1 Reason to NOT Self-Clean Your Area Rugs! – Prescott AZ Let me guess – your area rug needs cleaning and you’re thinking that renting a Rug Doctor from the supermarket to... Read More »

The Best Tip Ever for Preventing Premature Wear on Your Area Rugs – Sedona AZ

The Best Tip Ever for Preventing Premature Wear on Your Area Rugs – Sedona AZ Hi folks!  Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here and I wanted to talk about something... Read More »

Three Reasons Your Puppy LOVES Your Area Rugs – Sedona AZ

Three Reasons Your Puppy LOVES Your Area Rugs – Sedona AZ Does it seem like any time your puppy has an accident in your home, it just so happens to be on your area rug?  Even after... Read More »

What’s the BEST Way to Vacuum Your Thick Wool Area Rug? – Prescott Valley AZ

What’s the BEST Way to Vacuum Your Thick Wool Area Rug? – Prescott Valley AZ I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and I always try to remind my clients that... Read More »

My Area Rug Needs Cleaning but I Can’t Bring it to a Professional Myself! – Prescott AZ

My Area Rug Needs Cleaning but I Can’t Bring it to a Professional Myself! – Prescott AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here and I know how much goes into having... Read More »

Things to Keep in Mind Before Buying a Light-Colored Area Rug – Sedona AZ

Things to Keep in Mind Before Buying a Light-Colored Area Rug – Sedona AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and a common theme I keep seeing pop up in magazines these... Read More »

Carpet Cleaners and Professional Rug Washers – What’s the Difference? – Sedona AZ

Carpet Cleaners and Professional Rug Washers – What’s the Difference? – Sedona AZ Hi folks!  Ruthie here with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and I have one... Read More »

How Often Should You REALLY Have Your Area Rugs Cleaned? – Prescott AZ

How Often Should You REALLY Have Your Area Rugs Cleaned? – Prescott AZ I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and I think most area rugs are really good at hiding... Read More »

No Time Like the Summer for Cleaning Your Area Rugs in Prescott Valley AZ!

No Time Like the Summer for Cleaning Your Area Rugs in Prescott Valley AZ! Yes, it's summer time again, with the thermostat reaching higher and higher!  Hiding inside with the air... Read More »

What You Need to Know About Vacuuming Your Flat Weave Area Rugs – Sedona AZ

What You Need to Know About Vacuuming Your Flat Weave Area Rugs – Sedona AZ Arizona is a beautiful place with lots of places to go out and explore.  What you may not realize is that... Read More »

Is Your Area Rug “Too Bad” to Clean? Don’t Give Up on It Just Yet! – Prescott Valley AZ

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How Can I Get Rid of the Rubbery Smell in My Area Rug? – Prescott Valley AZ We at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care have seen – and smelled – our fair share of area... Read More »

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My Favorite Thing – Another Happy Customer! – Prescott Valley AZ Ruthie here and right now I kinda feel like that dog that floats up in the air and gently floats back down whenever... Read More »

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The Dirty Little Secret Rug Manufacturers Don’t Want You to Know – Sedona AZ Ruthie here with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott AZ and boy is it frustrating when... Read More »

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Can Anything Be Done to Straighten Out My Area Rug? – Sedona AZ If I had to take a guess, I would say that most rugs that come into us here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care are... Read More »

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Parts and Terminology of an Area Rug – Prescott Valley AZ Ruthie here at Arizona Oriental!  Have you ever wanted to know some of the parts on your area rug are called?  Well... Read More »

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WARNING: Storing Your Area Rugs Improperly Can be a Huge Disaster! – Sedona AZ We all know how busy life can get and how, sometimes, things need to get put on the back burner while we take... Read More »

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Wool Rugs Are Varied and Not All Are Created Equal! – Prescott, AZ It’s easy to see why someone might think that having a wool rug automatically means having a nice, high quality... Read More »

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Should I Wear Shoes or Go Barefoot on My Area Rugs? – Prescott Valley AZ Ruthie here with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott AZ. We’ve cleaned tons of area rugs... Read More »

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Can My Rug With Ragged Edges Be Cleaned? – Sedona AZ Ruthie at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here to talk a bit about rugs that come in for cleaning and happen to have some form... Read More »

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Sedona AZ – Why Spread Out the Cleaning For Your Fine Wool and Silk Area Rugs? Ruthie here with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and I thought I would talk about various reasons... Read More »

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Why You Should Still Clean Your Area Rug Even If It Doesn’t Look Soiled – Prescott Valley AZ Most people don’t realize how much “stuff” we actually bring into our... Read More »

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Leave Area Rug Spot Cleaning to the Rug Cleaning Specialists – Sedona AZ I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental and I’ll be the first to tell you that the unexpected accidents always... Read More »

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Prescott Valley AZ – The Most Burning Question You Should Be Asking When Looking for a Fine Area Rug...

Prescott Valley AZ – The Most Burning Question You Should Be Asking When Looking for a Fine Area Rug Cleaning Service Is… When you invest in area rugs, you are eventually going to... Read More »

Important Things to Avoid With This Kind of Area Rug! – Sedona AZ

Important Things to Avoid With This Kind of Area Rug! – Sedona AZ Hi folks, Ruthie here with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and I see a lot of dirty rugs.  I also see more... Read More »

Sedona AZ – Worry No More! Happy Clients and Pats on the Back Make for Happy Rug Cleaners

Sedona AZ – Worry No More! Happy Clients and Pats on the Back Make for Happy Rug Cleaners If there’s one thing I’ve learned in this business, it’s that LOTS OF CLIENTS... Read More »

Dramatic Photos of What an Undetected Water Damage Can Do to Your Rugs! – Prescott Valley AZ

Dramatic Photos of What an Undetected Water Damage Can Do to Your Rugs! – Prescott Valley AZ Here is a lovely machine-made rug that was made in Germany that was lying on the floor of a... Read More »

How Long Does it Take to Clean My Area Rug? – Prescott AZ

How Long Does it Take to Clean My Area Rug? – Prescott AZ Ruthie here with Arizona Oriental and I get asked this question a lot – How long does the process really take and when can I... Read More »

What to Do with a Braided Rug That is Falling Apart – Sedona AZ

What to Do with a Braided Rug That is Falling Apart – Sedona AZ Handmade rugs have got to be some of my favorite.  I LOVE them!  Especially the ones that have been handed down... Read More »

Help!  I Cleaned My Area Rug and Now It Smells! – Prescott AZ

Help!  I Cleaned My Area Rug and Now It Smells! – Prescott AZ So you went ahead and cleaned your area rug on your own in your home, thinking that you would save a bit of money and once... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – Do My Oriental and Persian Rugs Really Have Silk in Them?

Prescott Valley AZ – Do My Oriental and Persian Rugs Really Have Silk in Them? After shopping for hours, days, or maybe even weeks or months for the perfect area rug, you have finally found... Read More »

Do You Know What’s Lurking in Your Rug? – Prescott AZ

Do You Know What’s Lurking in Your Rug? – Prescott AZ When was the last time you had your rug professionally cleaned?  How about the last time you vacuumed your rug?  Ruthie... Read More »

Is There Any Hope For This Area Rug?  Before & After Photos You’ve Got to See! – Sedona AZ

Is There Any Hope For This Area Rug?  Before & After Photos You’ve Got to See! – Sedona AZ At Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care, we see a lot of rugs come to... Read More »

Tip of the Day – Avoid Aggressive Watering Cans Around Your Area Rugs! – Sedona AZ

Tip of the Day – Avoid Aggressive Watering Cans Around Your Area Rugs! – Sedona AZ Many people enjoy the beauty and lovely nature appeal of having live plans in their home. ... Read More »

There’s No Better Gift than Cleaning Mom’s Heirloom Area Rug – Prescott Valley AZ

There’s No Better Gift than Cleaning Mom’s Heirloom Area Rug – Prescott Valley AZ Ruthie here with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and maybe I’m crazy but I... Read More »

The Do’s and Don’ts of Selling Your Area Rug – Prescott Valley AZ

The Do’s and Don’ts of Selling Your Area Rug – Prescott Valley AZ At Arizona Oriental, it is not uncommon for me to receive telephone calls where the individual on the other end... Read More »

Can I Use Both Sides of My Oriental Area Rug? – Sedona AZ

Can I Use Both Sides of My Oriental Area Rug? – Sedona AZ At Arizona Oriental, we recently had a client bring a rug back to us that we had previously cleaned eight months before.  It... Read More »

Sedona AZ – Area Rug Care Tip of the Day – Be Prepared!

Sedona AZ – Area Rug Care Tip of the Day – Be Prepared! Laugh all you want, but it IS the prepared Boy Scout that survives in emergencies.  Some rug owners insist that... Read More »

How to Keep Your New Puppy from Ruining Your Area Rugs! – Prescott AZ

How to Keep Your New Puppy from Ruining Your Area Rugs! – Prescott AZ We love puppies!  There’s no denying the joy that we feel when we bring a new family member into the... Read More »

How Can I Keep My Area Rug from Bunching Up? – Prescott Valley AZ

How Can I Keep My Area Rug from Bunching Up? – Prescott Valley AZ At Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care, it’s our goal to always provide a complete service to our clients and... Read More »

Is it Better to Store Area Rugs Dirty or Cleaned? – Sedona, AZ

Is it Better to Store Area Rugs Dirty or Cleaned? – Sedona, AZ The answer is simple and easy – CLEAN IS BETTER! Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care always instructs our... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – Can I Just Vacuum My Rug Regularly or Do I Need to Do More?

Prescott Valley AZ – Can I Just Vacuum My Rug Regularly or Do I Need to Do More? Some folks are really good at keeping on top of maintenance in their home.  They keep all of the... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – Can My Stiff and Brittle Rug Be Fixed?

Prescott Valley AZ – Can My Stiff and Brittle Rug Be Fixed? “Stiff and brittle” is a condition that no rug should ever have!  This is one of the worst conditions that a rug... Read More »

What Should I Use to Wrap My Area Rugs? – Prescott Valley AZ

What Should I Use to Wrap My Area Rugs? – Prescott Valley AZ Ruthie here with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care.  Today I thought I might talk briefly about wrapping area rugs... Read More »

It’s Easy Choosing the BEST Rug Cleaner in Northern Arizona – Sedona AZ

It’s Easy Choosing the BEST Rug Cleaner in Northern Arizona – Sedona AZ Hi folks, Ruthie (me) and the Ruggies (my amazing rug washing wizards) know you have choices when it comes to... Read More »

Does “Pardoning Your Pet” Do More Harm Than Good to Your Area Rugs? – Prescott Valley AZ

Does “Pardoning Your Pet” Do More Harm Than Good to Your Area Rugs? – Prescott Valley AZ Ruthie here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and I can’t tell you how... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care Is For ALL RUGS, NOT JUST FINE RUGS

Prescott Valley AZ – Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care Is For ALL RUGS, NOT JUST FINE RUGS Sometimes folks are misled by our company name and think that just because they... Read More »

How Often Should My Wool Rugs Be Cleaned? – Sedona AZ

How Often Should My Wool Rugs Be Cleaned? – Sedona AZ The general rule is that wool does an excellent job at hiding a lot of soil.  Most wool rugs have a thick pile that allows... Read More »

Don’t Let a Bad Rug Cleaning Service Skunk You! – Prescott Valley AZ

Don’t Let a Bad Rug Cleaning Service Skunk You! – Prescott Valley AZ At one time or another, I believe we are all bound to make a poor decision and have to live with it long after the... Read More »

Nothing Beats a Happy Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care Customer! – Sedona AZ

Nothing Beats a Happy Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care Customer! – Sedona AZ Hi, Ruthie here!  Right now I kinda feel like that cartoon dog that floats up in the air and... Read More »

Tip of the Day – The 3 Things Moths Love Most about Your Area Rugs – Sedona AZ

Tip of the Day – The 3 Things Moths Love Most about Your Area Rugs – Sedona AZ At Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott AZ, rugs come into us all day long and some of... Read More »

Sedona AZ – How Much Does it Cost to Have My Rug Picked Up and Delivered?

Sedona AZ – How Much Does it Cost to Have My Rug Picked Up and Delivered? The task of having your area rugs cleaned may seem like a very daunting one and one that you don’t... Read More »

Sedona AZ – How to Avoid Letting Procrastination Ruin Your New Year’s Resolution for a Clean Rug!

Sedona AZ – How to Avoid Letting Procrastination Ruin Your New Year’s Resolution for a Clean Rug! New Year Resolutions are so wonderful, aren’t they?  They give us all... Read More »

Don’t Let Procrastination Ruin Your New Year’s Resolution to Get Your Rug Clean! – Prescott Valley AZ

Don’t Let Procrastination Ruin Your New Year’s Resolution to Get Your Rug Clean! – Prescott Valley AZ I love New Year resolutions because it gives us all another chance to make... Read More »

What’s That Rubbery Smell Coming from My Area Rug? – Prescott AZ

What’s That Rubbery Smell Coming from My Area Rug? – Prescott AZ It’s not unusual for clients to come to me and ask if we at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care can take... Read More »

BEWARE: Improper Storage of Area Rugs Can Lead to a Real Disaster! – Prescott Valley

BEWARE: Improper Storage of Area Rugs Can Lead to a Real Disaster! – Prescott Valley Storing your rug incorrectly might just end with you looking at hundreds of dollars’ worth of... Read More »

How Procrastination Can Ruin Your New Year's Resolution to Clean Your Area Rug! Prescott AZ

How Procrastination Can Ruin Your New Year's Resolution to Clean Your Area Rug! I love New Year resolutions, don’t you? It gives us all of us another chance to make our world... Read More »

3 Simple Tricks That Really Work to Help Prevent Permanent Stains on Your Fine Area Rugs – Sedona AZ

3 Simple Tricks That Really Work to Help Prevent Permanent Stains on Your Fine Area Rugs – Sedona AZ If there are a few things that little ones are excellent at, it’s stealing our... Read More »

Can My Rug Be Cleaned if it has Ragged Edges? Prescott Valley AZ

Can My Rug Be Cleaned if it has Ragged Edges? Prescott Valley AZ Hi, Ruthie here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott.  I thought today that I would discuss rugs that... Read More »

Do I Really Need to Clean a Rug That Doesn’t Look Dirty? – Prescott, AZ

Do I Really Need to Clean a Rug That Doesn’t Look Dirty? – Prescott, AZ We bring a lot of things into our homes – everything from dirt on our shoes to outside allergens and... Read More »

Tip of the Day – Beware Overly-Aggressive Plant Watering Around Your Rugs! – Prescott Valley AZ

Tip of the Day – Beware Overly-Aggressive Plant Watering Around Your Rugs! – Prescott Valley AZ Almost everyone enjoys having live plants in their homes for both the beauty and lovely... Read More »

Tufted Rug Repairs – Yes, Your Lovely Tufted Rug Still Has Hope! – Sedona AZ

Tufted Rug Repairs – Yes, Your Lovely Tufted Rug Still Has Hope! – Sedona AZ There are many different types of rugs.  Hand knotted rugs are finer and can last many... Read More »

The Anatomy of an Area Rug: Parts & Terminology – Prescott AZ

The Anatomy of an Area Rug: Parts & Terminology – Prescott AZ Hi folks!  Ruthie here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and I thought I would take a moment to talk... Read More »

Avoid Getting Skunked by a Bad Rug Cleaning Service – Sedona AZ

Avoid Getting Skunked by a Bad Rug Cleaning Service – Sedona AZ I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and I believe we have all, at one time or another, made a... Read More »

What Rug Manufacturers are Sweeping Under Their Rugs – Prescott Valley AZ

What Rug Manufacturers are Sweeping Under Their Rugs – Prescott Valley AZ What’s all the fuss about!?  Ruthie here with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott AZ... Read More »

Can My Crooked Rug Be Straightened Out? – Prescott AZ

Can My Crooked Rug Be Straightened Out? – Prescott AZ It’s pretty rare to see a hand knotted rug that is perfectly straight.  I don’t think I’ve ever seen one myself... Read More »

How to Properly Store Your Area Rugs – Prescott Valley AZ

How to Properly Store Your Area Rugs – Prescott Valley AZ Are you getting ready to move and aren’t sure if you’ll be using your rug at the new house?  Or maybe you need a... Read More »

Sedona AZ – Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care ISN’T JUST FOR FINE AREA RUGS!

Sedona AZ – Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care ISN’T JUST FOR FINE AREA RUGS! Sometimes folks are led astray by our company name and assume that we care only for the fine area... Read More »

Dramatic Photos of What Can Happen if Your Rug Suffers an Undetected Water Damage – Sedona AZ

Dramatic Photos of What Can Happen if Your Rug Suffers an Undetected Water Damage – Sedona AZ Here we have a lovely machine made rug from Germany that suffered a water damage while lying on... Read More »

Grandma & Her Rug Are Still Going Strong After 100 Years!

Grandma & Her Rug Are Still Going Strong After 100 Years! Do you have an area rug that has been sitting on your floor for the past 5, 10, maybe even 20+ years?  WHAT ABOUT YOUR MOM?... Read More »

Repairing a Braided Rug When It Falls Apart – Prescott Valley AZ

Repairing a Braided Rug When It Falls Apart – Prescott Valley AZ I think some of my favorite rugs are handmade rugs.  Especially the ones that have been handed down from mother to... Read More »

Are the Pet Urine Stains on My Rug Permanent? – Prescott AZ

Are the Pet Urine Stains on My Rug Permanent? – Prescott AZ At Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in Prescott, we know that it can sometimes get a little frustrating when you... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – My Persian Rug Has White Dots In It – Is This Damage?

Prescott Valley AZ – My Persian Rug Has White Dots In It – Is This Damage? Older hand knotted rugs are probably my favorite to see here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care... Read More »

Buy it Today…Live With it Tomorrow! What to Expect When Cleaning Your Designer Area Rugs – Sedona AZ

Buy it Today…Live With it Tomorrow! What to Expect When Cleaning Your Designer Area Rugs – Sedona AZ I’m Ruthie here with Arizona Oriental and by saying “buy it... Read More »

Reasons for Spreading Out Your Fine Wool and Silk Area Rug Cleaning – Prescott Valley AZ

Reasons for Spreading Out Your Fine Wool and Silk Area Rug Cleaning – Prescott Valley AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here, and you may be wondering why anyone... Read More »

Sedona AZ – Is the Stiffness and Brittleness of My Area Rug Correctable?

Sedona AZ – Is the Stiffness and Brittleness of My Area Rug Correctable? Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott AZ takes the proper care of area rugs very seriously. ... Read More »

Should I Clean My Area Rugs Before Storing Them? – Prescott Valley AZ

Should I Clean My Area Rugs Before Storing Them? – Prescott Valley AZ This is an easy one: CLEAN IS ALWAYS BETTER! The expanded answer is that Arizona Oriental always instructs our... Read More »

Sedona AZ – The Most Burning Question When Looking for an Area Rug Cleaning Service Should Be…

Sedona AZ – The Most Burning Question When Looking for an Area Rug Cleaning Service Should Be… Investing in area rugs means you will eventually need a qualified service to care for... Read More »

Everything You Need to Know About What NOT TO DO With This Kind of Area Rug – Prescott AZ

Everything You Need to Know About What NOT TO DO With This Kind of Area Rug – Prescott AZ Ruthie from Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here.  I see lots of dirty rugs come... Read More »

Worrywarts Rest Assured – Happy Clients, Happy Life!

Worrywarts Rest Assured – Happy Clients, Happy Life! It's a given in my business that LOTS OF CLIENTS LOVE THEIR RUGS THE BEST OUT OF EVERYTHING ELSE IN THEIR HOMES! Whether they... Read More »

How to Keep a Rug from Bunching Up – Sedona AZ

How to Keep a Rug from Bunching Up – Sedona AZ Here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care, we strive to always provide a complete service to our clients and their rugs. ... Read More »

Choosing the Right Spotter for Your Fine Area Rugs – Prescott Valley AZ

Choosing the Right Spotter for Your Fine Area Rugs – Prescott Valley AZ When it comes to area rugs, it is incredibly important to choose the right product for the job.  At Arizona... Read More »

What Is Best for My Rugs: Wearing Shoes or Going Barefoot? – Sedona AZ

What Is Best for My Rugs: Wearing Shoes or Going Barefoot? – Sedona AZ I’m Ruthie and my Ruggies (my wonderful rug washing wizards) have cleaned tons of area rugs here at Arizona... Read More »

Tips for Selling Your Area Rug – Sedona AZ

Tips for Selling Your Area Rug – Sedona AZ Here at Arizona Oriental, it isn’t uncommon for me to receive a telephone call and the person on the other end wants to know if I buy... Read More »

BEFORE & AFTER PHOTOS: Spot Cleaning is Best Left to the Area Rug Cleaning Specialists – Prescott Valley AZ

BEFORE & AFTER PHOTOS: Spot Cleaning is Best Left to the Area Rug Cleaning Specialists – Prescott Valley AZ Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here and I will be the... Read More »

Tip of the Day – How to Handle Loose Yarns on Area Rugs? – Sedona AZ

Tip of the Day – How to Handle Loose Yarns on Area Rugs? – Sedona AZ Hi there, Ruthie (me) and the Ruggies (my wonderful rug washing wizards) at Arizona Oriental are happy to offer... Read More »

Is There Really Silk in My Persian and Oriental Rugs? Sedona AZ

Is There Really Silk in My Persian and Oriental Rugs? Sedona AZ After spending quite a bit of money on an area rug that you have spent quite a long time hunting down, you’ve got what you... Read More »

Sedona AZ – Like Our Vehicles, Area Rug Care Should be Regularly Scheduled!

Sedona AZ – Like Our Vehicles, Area Rug Care Should be Regularly Scheduled! A lot of people don’t think for a second that their area rugs need regular, proper maintenance and care... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – Is Pick-Up & Delivery Included in the Price to Clean My Rug?

Prescott Valley AZ – Is Pick-Up & Delivery Included in the Price to Clean My Rug? The idea of everything involved in getting your rug out of the house and cleaned professionally is one... Read More »

Prescott AZ – Is Vacuuming My Rug Regularly Enough to Keep it Clean?

Prescott AZ – Is Vacuuming My Rug Regularly Enough to Keep it Clean?   For some people, staying on top of cleaning and regular maintenance throughout their homes comes much... Read More »

What Could Be Better (Or Sweeter) Than Gingerbread to Advertise Rug Cleaning? – Sedona AZ

What Could Be Better (Or Sweeter) Than Gingerbread to Advertise Rug Cleaning? – Sedona AZ I know there are countless ways to advertise a business – I’m pretty sure I’ve... Read More »

Who is Elmer the Elf on the Street - Prescott AZ

Who is Elmer the Elf on the Shelf  Street He’s not a school crossing guard – Nope He’s not a jaywalker – Nope He’s certainly not directing... Read More »

Struggling What To Get Mom For Christmas? Prescott AZ

Struggling What To Get Mom For Christmas? Prescott AZ I know, I know!  Mom’s have just about everything and thinking up something new and different can be a big challenge!... Read More »

Nothing Better (or Sweeter!) Than Gingerbread for Advertising! – Prescott Valley AZ

Nothing Better (or Sweeter!) Than Gingerbread for Advertising! – Prescott Valley AZ There are so many different ways to advertise a business, it would be impossible to count them all. ... Read More »

Big Mistake Made With Christmas Trees That Can Ruin Area Rugs! Prescott AZ

The Big Mistake You Can Make With Your Christmas Tree That Can Ruin Your Area Rug! Prescott AZ Live Christmas trees are lovely. The look good and they smell even better! However, where you... Read More »

Want to Avoid Messing Up Your Area Rugs?  Then Don’t Clean Them Yourself! – Sedona AZ

Want to Avoid Messing Up Your Area Rugs?  Then Don’t Clean Them Yourself! – Sedona AZ The text on this label is small, but if you can read it says:   “A... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – Have a Super Soiled Rug? Arizona Oriental Can Clean It!

Prescott Valley AZ – Have a Super Soiled Rug?  Arizona Oriental Can Clean It!  YUCK! We all know how busy life can get – so busy that some things just don’t get done... Read More »

Season of Gratefulness - What I’m Thankful For as A Rug Cleaner – Prescott AZ

Season of Gratefulness - What I’m Thankful For as A Rug Cleaner – Prescott AZ You know the feeling!  A feeling of accomplishment. A feeling that you’ve made... Read More »

Do You Have One of These Messy Critters Coming To Your House This Thanksgiving? Prescott AZ

Do You Have One of These Messy Critters Coming To Your House This Thanksgiving? Prescott AZ Hi, I'm Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in Prescott AZ and I am very... Read More »

​​​​​​​Best Way EVER (and sweetest) To Advertise a Rug Cleaning Business in Prescott AZ

Best Way EVER (and sweetest) to advertise a rug cleaning business in Prescott AZ There are countless ways to advertise a business. I know, because I think I’ve tried them all. But here... Read More »

Bam! Another Happy Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Customer! Prescott AZ

Bam! Another Happy Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Customer! Hi there, I’m Ruthie and I kinda feel like that dog that when given a treat he floats up in the air and gently floats back... Read More »

What Should You Do With a Water Damaged Area Rug? – Sedona AZ

What to Do With a Water Damaged Area Rug – Sedona AZ   Time is of the essence when it comes to area rugs and water damages.  The longer that a rug remains wet, the more... Read More »

Tip of the Day – What a Moth’s 3 Favorite Things about Your Area Rugs Are – Prescott Valley AZ

Tip of the Day – What a Moth’s 3 Favorite Things about Your Area Rugs Are – Prescott Valley AZ Here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care, rugs come into us all day long... Read More »

Is There a Connection Between Area Rugs & Puppy Pads? – Sedona AZ

Is There a Connection Between Area Rugs & Puppy Pads? – Sedona AZ The short version answer is YES! – and here is why. You are sending your puppy the wrong message! I... Read More »

Why Has My House-Trained Dog Started to Pee on My Area Rugs? – Prescott Valley AZ

Why Has My House-Trained Dog Started to Pee on My Area Rugs? – Prescott Valley AZ Let me guess – your house trained dog that has never had a urine accident in the home, has... Read More »

Uneven Coloration of an Area Rug – What Is It and Why? – Prescott AZ

Uneven Coloration of an Area Rug – What Is It and Why? – Prescott AZ Have you noticed a variation of the colors in one of more of your rugs? Why is the blue not the same... Read More »

What Can Be Done When Braided Rugs Fall Apart – Prescott AZ

What Can Be Done When Braided Rugs Fall Apart – Prescott AZ Hi, I'm Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in Prescott AZ and I LOVE handmade rugs! ... Read More »

Fall is Here!  Don’t Wait Any Longer to Get Your Area Rugs Cleaned! – Sedona AZ

Fall is Here!  Don’t Wait Any Longer to Get Your Area Rugs Cleaned! – Sedona AZ REASONS TO HAVE YOUR AREA RUGS CLEANED NOW:... Read More »

When It Comes to Scheduling Your Wool Rugs to Be Cleaned, Don’t be a “Turkey” this Thanksgiving! -...

When It Comes to Scheduling Your Wool Rugs to Be Cleaned, Don’t be a “Turkey” this Thanksgiving! Yep, you heard me……. Calling in at the eleventh hour just before... Read More »

100 Years and Still Going! (Grandma & Her Rug!) Prescott AZ

100 Years and Still Going! (Grandma & Her Rug!) Do you have a rug that’s been sitting on your floor for 5, 10, maybe even 20+ years? DOES YOUR MOM? I recently had a client that... Read More »

Sedona AZ – Sure Fire Way to Remove Mud from a Wool Area Rug

Sedona AZ – Sure Fire Way to Remove Mud from a Wool Area Rug This guy would never run through mud only to bring it inside and leave it behind on his master’s area rug... or would... Read More »

WARNING: Washing Your Own Rugs Can Lead to Messing Them Up! – Prescott Valley AZ

WARNING: Washing Your Own Rugs Can Lead to Messing Them Up! – Prescott Valley AZ The print on this label is small, but if you look closely, you can see that it says:   “A... Read More »

How Can I Clean My Wool Area Rug in My Small Apartment in Sedona AZ?

How Can I Clean My Wool Area Rug in My Small Apartment in Sedona AZ? Cleaning rugs inside your home is such a bad idea on so many levels! This question was posed recently by Amanda in New York... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – Repairing a Hole in a Mexican Zapotec Area Rug – Before & After Photos

Prescott Valley AZ – Repairing a Hole in a Mexican Zapotec Area Rug – Before & After Photos Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott is more than just an excellent... Read More »

Don’t Miss These Unbelievable Area Rug Cleaning – Before and After Photos – Prescott AZ

Don’t Miss These Unbelievable Area Rug Cleaning – Before and After Photos – Prescott AZ Every once in a while here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott AZ,... Read More »

Yowzer!  Driving Around Prescott AZ Today Was a Real Treat

Yowzer! Driving Around Prescott Today Was a Real Treat!  Ok, I admit it… today I was feeling a bit glum. Well, that was BEFORE I ran a few errands and discovered just what a gorgeous... Read More »

Yippee Holiday Parties!  Are you sure you’re ready to have company SEE and SMELL your area rug?

Yippee Holiday Parties!  Are you sure you’re ready to have company SEE and SMELL your area rug? Holidays and the annual barrage of family and friends is not all that far away. Why... Read More »

Area Rug Cleaning Is Not Like X-Mas Shopping At The Last Minute – You Have To Think Ahead! 

Area Rug Cleaning Is Not Like X-Mas Shopping At The Last Minute – You Have To Think Ahead!   Some holiday shoppers wait till the last minute, like my husband Rich – it takes... Read More »

Have a Dirty Rug?  Let Us Get It Nice and Clean For You! – Prescott AZ

Have a Dirty Rug?  Let Us Get It Nice and Clean For You! – Prescott AZ Raise your hand if you have ever gotten so busy in life that things just don’t get done when they’re... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – The Things You Need to Know About Getting Mud Out of Wool Area Rugs

Prescott Valley AZ – The Things You Need to Know About Getting Mud Out of Wool Area Rugs You and I both know this guy would never run through mud only to come inside and leave it... Read More »

Attention Prescott Valley AZ - Fall Has Arrived & It’s the Perfect Time to Have Your Rugs Cleaned!

Fall Has Arrived & It’s the Perfect Time to Have Your Rugs Cleaned! – Prescott Valley AZ TOP REASONS TO CLEAN YOUR RUGS NOW:... Read More »

Why Do My Rugs Smell in Monsoon Weather? – Sedona AZ

Why Do My Rugs Smell in Monsoon Weather? – Sedona AZ In case you haven't already guessed it, the smell is probably from your four legged best friend. (sorry all you cuties to the left,... Read More »

Are You Doing More Harm Than Good To Your Area Rug? – Prescott AZ

DOING MORE HARM THAN GOOD Hi there, I’m Ruthie at Arizona Oriental and it makes me mad knowing that unsuspecting consumers are doing harm (thinking they are doing good) to their area... Read More »

Does Removing Shoes Keep Germs Out of My Rug? – Prescott Valley AZ

Does Taking Off My Shoes Really Keep Germs Away From My Rug? – Prescott Valley AZ If you read Prescott’s Daily Courier a while back, you may have caught the article written by Kathy... Read More »

Pat on the Back Makes Me Smile & Worrywarts Rest Assured – Prescott AZ 

Pat on the Back Makes Me Smile & Worrywarts Rest Assured – Prescott AZ     In my business you can bet on one thing:  THERE’S GOING TO BE LOTS OF CLIENTS... Read More »

Summer’s Out and Fall's In – Why Now Is The Time To Clean Your Area Rugs – Prescott AZ  

Summer’s Out and Fall's In – Why Now Is The Time To Clean Your Area Rugs – Prescott AZ   REASONS TO CLEAN YOUR RUGS NOW: Vacations are over - The kids are back... Read More »

Sure Fire Way to Clean Mud out of Wool Area Rug – Prescott AZ

Sure Fire Way to Clean Mud out of Wool Area Rug – Prescott AZ Not that this guy would ever run through mud only to deposit it on his masters area rug, but just in case you ever happen... Read More »

Don't Wash Your Own Rugs Unless You Want To MESS THEM UP! Prescott AZ

Can you read this label? It's small, but if you can read it you will see it says:  "A Reputable Rug Cleaning Professional is Recommended For More Difficult Stains"... Read More »

Here's EXACTLY What You Need To Know About What NOT TO DO With This Type of Area Rug  - Prescott Valley AZ

Here's EXACTLY What You Need To Know About What NOT TO DO With This Type of Area Rug  - Prescott Valley AZ Hi, I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and I see... Read More »

Do You Own a Dirty Rug Like This? Yep, We Can Clean It! - Sedona AZ

Do You Own a Dirty Rug Like This? Yep, We Can Clean It!   So who hasn’t gotten so busy in life that things didn’t get done when they were supposed to?   The... Read More »

WARNING: It can be a disaster if you store your rugs like this!

WARNING! It can be a disaster if you store your rugs incorrectly! Here is a photo of moth larvae damage. They just went to town, munching away.  Store your rug incorrectly and you might be... Read More »

Rug Cleaning Showcased at the Prescott Valley Event Center - Prescott Valley AZ

ARIZONA ORIENTAL & SPECIALTY RUG CARE JOINS DOZENS OF OTHER LOCAL BUSINESSES IN A  WEEKEND LONG EXPO AT PRESCOTT VALLEY EVENT CENTER It was a great weekend, meeting a bunch of... Read More »

It’s Fall, That Means it Must Be Time For the Quad Cities Business & Lifestyles Expo in Prescott Valley AZ

It’s Fall, That Means it Must Be Time For the Quad Cities Business & Lifestyles Expo in Prescott Valley AZ Save yourself a little time this weekend to relax, see what’s new and... Read More »

Hey Prescott AZ - Join the Fun at the Quad Cities Business & Lifestyle Expo!

Join the Fun at the Quad Cities Business & Lifestyle Expo! Gotta few hours (or even an hour) to relax, see what’s new and visit with neighborhood businesses this weekend? Then come on... Read More »

Attention Rug Lovers in Prescott Valley AZ! Don’t Miss the Navajo Indian Rug Auction at Smoki Museum in...

Attention Rug Lovers in Prescott Valley AZ! Don’t Miss the Navajo Indian Rug Auction at Smoki Museum in Prescott AZ    Do you have a collection of Navajo rugs?  Thinking... Read More »

Navajo Indian Rug Auction This Weekend Not Just for Sedona, Flagstaff and Prescott AZ Residents   

Navajo Indian Rug Auction This Weekend Not Just for Sedona, Flagstaff and Prescott AZ Residents   Sept 16, 2016 3:00 pm Thinking about buying a Navajo rug? It’s that time of... Read More »

Buying Navajo Indian Rugs This Weekend in Prescott AZ (Sept 17, 2016)

Buying Navajo Indian Rugs This Weekend in Prescott AZ Listen up everyone who might be even be a tiny winy bit interested in buying a Navajo rug! Twice a year the Smoki Museum here in Prescott... Read More »

Foot Stomping fun!  Were you there? PAAR Affiliates 2016 Hoedown - Prescott AZ

Foot Stomping fun!  Were you there? Some of my best buds are Realtors and last night the PAAR affiliates threw our 2016 Affiliate Hoedown party at Watson Lake to show our Realtor buds (and... Read More »

Have You Forgotten?  Take The Time To Remember! Prescott Valley AZ

Have You Forgotten?  Take The Time To Remember! Prescott Valley AZ Hi there, Ruthie here with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care reminding everyone in our Quad City area to take... Read More »

Is There Still Hope For Your Lovely Tufted Wool Rug? – Prescott Valley AZ  9/9/16 6 AM

Is There Still Hope For Your Lovely Tufted Wool Rug?    Rugs come in all different  shapes, sizes and particularly HOW THEY ARE MADE makes a world of difference.  There... Read More »

Do You Know The Secrets of Extending Your Fine Area Rug's Life? Sedona AZ 

Do You Know The Secrets of Extending Your Fine Area Rug's Life? Sedona AZ  How do you suppose this antique automobile looks so beautiful? I’m betting someone took extreme care of... Read More »

Attention Prescott AZ Area Rug Lovers – I retract my last post (can I do that?)

Attention Area Rug Lovers – I retract my last post (can I do that?) THINK BEFORE HEADING OUT TO SEDONA THIS LABOR DAY WEEKEND: On Sept 2nd I suggested that folks in our quad city area... Read More »

Attention Area Rug Lovers - Get Up, Get Out and Get Going Before it's Too late to See ....... in Sedona AZ

Attention Area Rug Lovers – Get Up, Get Out and Get Going Before It’s Too Late to See The Gorgeous Two Grey Hills Navajo Rugs Now On Display  in Sedona AZ What are you doing this... Read More »

Rumor Has It, Local Area Rug Cleaner In Prescott AZ Worthy of Recommendation!

Rumor Has It, Local Area Rug Cleaner In Prescott AZ Worthy of Recommendation! Got fine area rugs? Afraid to turn them loose to just any carpet cleaner that says he’s a specialists? Is that... Read More »

Cool Looking Designer Area Rugs and What You Must Consider Before Purchasing – Prescott Valley AZ

Cool Looking Designer Area Rugs and What You Must Consider Before Purchasing – Prescott Valley AZ TIP: Before buying (especially at outrageous designer prices), know what you are... Read More »

Sedona AZ Area Rug Washing – Kids.... dog's best friend and why now is the time for cleaning your rugs

KIDS..... DOGS BEST FRIEND!!  This dog is missing his built in playmates. Poor guy! He'll have to wait it out, laying around and feeling sorry for himself until the youngins come... Read More »

Washing Area Rugs in Prescott Valley AZ – Back to School Means Area Rug Cleaning is Next!

Washing Area Rugs in Prescott Valley AZ – Back to School Means Area Rug Cleaning is Next! GETTING BACK TO THE BUSINESS OF DEEP CLEANING YOUR HOME NOW THAT THE KIDS ARE BACK IN SCHOOL... Read More »

Tufted Wool Rug Repairs – Prescott AZ

Tufted Wool Rug Repairs – Prescott AZ YES THERE IS HOPE FOR YOUR LOVELY TUFTED AREA RUG                  ... Read More »

What to Do with an Area Rug That's Soaked From a Water Damage - Prescott Valley AZ

What to Do with an Area Rug That's Soaked From a Water Damage OH NO!  SOAKED RUG = NOT GOOD!  NOW WHAT? When it comes to area rugs and water damage, time is the... Read More »

How Frequently Should Wool Area Rugs Be Cleaned? – Sedona AZ

How Often Should Wool Rugs Be Cleaned? – Sedona AZ The general rule is that wool does an excellent job at hiding a lot of soil.  Most wool rugs have a thick pile that allows soil to... Read More »

Why Do Rugs Start to Stink During Monsoon Season? – Prescott Valley AZ

PEE-YEU!  WHAT'S THAT STENCH? Woah, that smell can almost knock you over sometimes! Especially this time of year. Why is that? Spring and the first part of summer at Arizona... Read More »

Prescott AZ - Your Most Burning Question When Seeking A Service To Clean Your Fine Area Rugs Should Be……

Prescott AZ - Your Most Burning Question When Seeking A Service To Clean Your Fine Area Rugs Should Be…… Investing in area rug means you are going to eventually need a qualified... Read More »

Sure Fire Ways That Really Work To Help Prevent Permanent Stains On Your Fine Area Rugs - Prescott AZ

Sure Fire Ways That Really Work To Help Prevent Permanent Stains on Your Fine Area Rugs - Prescott AZ   Little ones are good at a few things. Imagination, stealing our hearts AND MAKING... Read More »

Sure Fire Ways to

Effective Techniques on Cleaning Your Rugs   Trying to keep the cleanliness of one's rugs at your home is surely a tough task. Especially cleaning following emergencies such as... Read More »

Best Rated Area Rug Washer in Northern Area and Why - Prescott AZ

Best Rated Area Rug Washer in Northern AZ and Why? Prescott AZ When you’re good at what you do, when you do it hundreds of times a month, when you take your craft of washing Persian... Read More »

A Guide To Cleaning Area Rugs - Sedona AZ

A Guide to Cleaning Rugs - Sedona, AZ There are many different ways to wash area rugs, which is why you shouldn’t ask what the RIGHT way to clean rugs is, but instead ask what the BEST way... Read More »

Cleaning Designer Area Rugs – Prescott AZ

Cleaning Designer Area Rugs Buy It Today… Live With it Tomorrow!  I’m Ruthie here at Arizona Oriental and when I say “buy it today….. Live with it... Read More »

Area Rug Washing in Prescott AZ

Area Rug Washing in Prescott AZ / School Days Mean Area Rug Cleaning Can’t Be Far Behind! Summer soared by lickety-split and now the kids are getting settled back into the new school... Read More »

Why Spread Out the Cleaning of Your Fine Wool and Silk Area Rugs – Prescott AZ

Why Would You Spread Out The Cleaning of Your Fine Wool and Silk Area Rugs  Why would a person choose to have their area rugs cleaned a few at a time? Good question!  Some folks are... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – How Can You Tell a Hand knotted Rug Apart From a Tufted Rug?

Prescott Valley AZ – How Can You Tell a Hand knotted Rug Apart From a Tufted Rug? Persian rugs and Oriental rugs can get pretty confusing. Adding to the confusion is determining what type... Read More »

Sedona AZ – Don’t Forget Your Area Rugs in Your Summer Cleaning Regiment!

Sedona AZ – Don’t Forget Your Area Rugs in Your Summer Cleaning Regiment!    It’s that time of year again when you might pull out the couch to clean behind it and get... Read More »

Dramatic Photos of What Can Happen When Rugs Suffer From a Water Damage and Go Undetected – Prescott AZ

Dramatic Photos of What Can Happen When Rugs Suffer From a Water Damage and Go Undetected – Prescott AZ Oh Boy! Here is a lovely machine made rug made in Germany that suffered from a water... Read More »

Don’t Get Skunked by a Bad Rug Cleaning Service – Prescott AZ

Don’t Get Skunked by a Bad Rug Cleaning Service – Prescott AZ   Have you ever made a poor decision and had to live with it long after the decision was made? I believe we all have... Read More »

Tips for Selling Your Area Rug Saves You Time and Worry! Prescott AZ

Tips for Selling Your Area Rug Saves You Time and Worry  – Prescott AZ It’s not uncommon for me to receive a telephone call and the person on the other end wants to know if I buy... Read More »

The Dirty Little Secret Rug Manufacturers Sweep Under The Rug – Prescott AZ

The Dirty Little Secret Rug Manufacturers Sweep Under The Rug – Prescott AZ Oh Boy!  So what’s all the fuss about anyway? I’m Ruthie here at Arizona Oriental and it burns... Read More »

Are Puppy Pads Connected to Puppy Accidents on Area Rugs? Tips To Prevent Puppy Accidents In Your Home –...

Are Puppy Pads Connected to Puppy Accidents on Area Rugs? – Prescott Valley AZ After spending a lot of time and effort in making your home the perfect home for you and your family, you have... Read More »

Choosing a Safe Spotter (cleaning solution) for Your Fine Area Rugs – Prescott AZ 7/22/16 9pm

Choosing a safe spotter for your fine area rugs – Prescott AZ Choosing the right product for the job is critical, especially when we are talking about a spotter for a fine area rug. Here at... Read More »

Give the Gift of Cleaning Mom’s Heirloom Area Rug - Prescott AZ

Give the Gift of Cleaning Mom’s Heirloom Area Rug - Prescott AZ Hi!  I’m Ruthie from Arizona Oriental and you can call me crazy but if I had to choose between another bathrobe... Read More »

How Often Should I Have My Wool Rug Cleaned? – Prescott Valley AZ

How Often Should I Have My Wool Rug Cleaned? – Prescott Valley AZ For the most part, wool does a great job when it comes to hiding a lot of soil, that is unless you have a white area rug... Read More »

Why Rugs Stink In The Monsoon Weather? Prescott AZ

Why Rugs Stink In The Monsoon Weather? Prescott AZ   Seems like here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care we go through spring and the beginning of summer with no major concerns... Read More »

What Grandma May Have Never Told You about Area Rugs – Sedona AZ

What Grandma May Have Never Told You about Area Rugs – Sedona AZ We at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care see a lot of beautiful rugs in our rug washing facility.  Many of the... Read More »

Why You Should Be Wary of Moths & Rug Damage in Sedona AZ

Why You Should Be Wary of Moths & Rug Damage in Sedona AZ You may think that moths aren’t something you need to be worried about – how much damage can one little moth do... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – Is It a Good Idea to Have a Cleaning Company Clean My Area Rug in My Home?

Prescott Valley AZ – Is it a Good Idea to Have a Cleaning Company Clean My Area Rug in My Home? So you’ve got an area rug in your home that you know needs to be cleaned, but do you... Read More »

Thinking about DIY area rug cleaning? - Sedona AZ

Thinking about DIY area rug cleaning? -  Sedona AZ Cleaning your own area rugs may sound like a great idea.  After all, it can’t be that hard, can it?  But before... Read More »

Tip of the Day – 3 Things Moths Love about Your Area Rugs – Prescott AZ

Tip of the Day – 3 Things Moths Love about Your Area Rugs – Prescott AZ   At Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care we see rugs come in all day long for cleaning and with some... Read More »

Should I Clean My Area Rugs Before Storing Them? – Prescott Valley AZ

Should I Clean My Area Rugs Before Storing Them? – Prescott Valley AZ   This is an easy one: CLEAN IS ALWAYS BETTER! The expanded answer is that Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug... Read More »

What Should You Do With An Area Rug That Has Been In A Water Damage? Prescott AZ

What Should You Do With an Area Rug That Has Been in a Water Damage? Prescott AZ Time is the enemy when it comes to area rugs in water damage. The longer a rug remains wet the more likely... Read More »

How Often Should Wool Rugs Be Cleaned? Prescott AZ

How Often Should Wool Rugs Be Cleaned? Prescott AZ As a general rule, wool does an excellent job at hiding a lot of soil. Most wool rugs have a thick pile which allows for the soil to wiggle down... Read More »

When Should Rugs Be Wrapped To Protect Themand What Should Be Used? – Prescott AZ

When Should Rugs Be Wrapped To Protect Them and What Should Be Used?  Hi, I’m Ruthie at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and I thought today I might mention wrapping rugs. Why... Read More »

Tips to Stop an Area Rug from Bunching Up – Prescott AZ

74a Tips to Stop an Area Rug from Bunching Up – Prescott AZ Here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in beautiful Prescott AZ we strive to provide a complete service to our clients... Read More »

Is It Best To Wear Shoes or Go Barefoot on My Area Rugs? Prescott AZ

Is It Best To Wear Shoes or Go Barefoot on My Area Rugs?  I’m Ruthie and having cleaned tons of area rugs here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott AZ including... Read More »

Can a Rug with Ragged Edges Be Cleaned? Prescott AZ

Can a Rug with Ragged Edges Be Cleaned?  Can a rug with ragged edges be cleaned?  Hi I’m Ruthie here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and I thought today I would talk... Read More »

Tips on How to Store Your Rug Properly – Prescott AZ

Getting ready to move and don’t know if you’ll be using your area rug at the new house? Need a little change in décor and considering putting down another rug but not willing to... Read More »

Is it Better to Store Area Rugs Dirty or Cleaned? – Sedona, AZ

Is it Better to Store Area Rugs Diry or Cleaned? The simple answer is easy – CLEAN IS BETTER! Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care always instructs our clients to store only clean... Read More »

Grandma Knows Best – What You Might Not Know About Area Rugs – Prescott Valley AZ

We see a lot of beautiful rugs come to our rug washing facility at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in Prescott AZ on EZ Street.  Some of the most highly regarded are the... Read More »

How Often Should Wool Rugs Be Cleaned? Prescott AZ

How Often Should Wool Rugs Be Cleaned? Hi I'm Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott AZ and How ofter should wool rugs be cleaned is a popular question around here.... Read More »

Sedona AZ Fireworks Can Be Fun, But Not For Your Pets. Tips on How to Prevent Unwanted Urine Accidents on...

Sedona AZ Fireworks Can Be Fun, But Not For Your Pets. Tips on How to Prevent Unwanted Urine Accidents on Your Area Rugs.   I can almost smell the hotdogs on the BBQ!  One of the... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ Pets Need Protection From Firework Noise & Your Area Rugs Needs Protection From Your Pets!

Prescott Valley AZ Pets Need Protection From Firework Noise & Your Area Rug Needs Protection From Your Pets! Well the title of this little article sure made it clear where I am headed with... Read More »

Some Concerns about Fireworks and Pets You May Not Have Thought About. Prescott AZ

Every year we hear the news reports reminding us that pets get scared with the loud bombardment of firework noise. This is certainly true.  The advice is to bring the pets into the house and... Read More »

Guard Your Area Rugs This July 4th – Sedona AZ

“Guard your area rugs this July 4th” sounds kinda strange, doesn’t it? But today I’m here to give you a heads up on why.  I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental &... Read More »

July 4th Gets Wild – Tips For Your Area Rug – Prescott Valley AZ

I hope all the readers here today are making festive plans with friends and relatives for the foot stomping good times here in Prescott Valley over this 4th of July. Of course foot stomping refers... Read More »

4th of July Celebrations Tips For Your Area Rug – Prescott AZ

Hi there, I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and I see it is really getting close to our big annual holiday bash here in Prescott AZ, where hundreds of cowboys... Read More »

When Is The Best Time Of Year To Clean Area Rugs? Summer! Here's Why – Sedona AZ!

Yep, it’s that time of year again.  Time to hide inside our homes with the air conditioner keeping you cool and comfortable.  At Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott... Read More »

Is It Okay to Turn My Area Rug Over and Use the Backside? – Prescott Valley AZ

Recently at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care, we had a client bring in an area rug that we had cleaned for them 8 months prior.  This rug is a Persian rug with short, plush pile. ... Read More »

What To Do After You've "Cleaned" (and messed up) Your Area Rug – Prescott AZ

So you went ahead and cleaned your area rug on your own in your home, thinking that you would save a bit of money and once the rug was clean everything would be fine.  Then you noticed a... Read More »

Sedona AZ – Successfully Washing My Oriental Rug – Don’t Bring it to the Car Wash!

If you haven’t seen it already, and you need a good laugh, you may want to go to YouTube and watch the video titled How to Clean a Rug for $4.00 at the Car Wash.  This video shows a... Read More »

Sedona AZ – Tip of the Day – How to Prevent Uneven, Premature Wear in Area Rugs

An unfortunate reality for us here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott is that rugs come into us time and again with unnecessary and uneven wear and tear.  This isn’t... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – Is It OK to Use a Powdered Carpet Deodorizer on My Area Rugs?

Companies spend a lot of money on advertising to try and persuade consumers that their product is the best product to solve that their problem.  Scented powders that folks sprinkle on rug... Read More »

Sedona AZ – What Are the White Dots on My Hand Knotted Rug?

If you have an older hand knotted rug, chances are you’ve seen little white dots appearing on your rug’s surface.  These are extremely common and can be found in virtually every... Read More »

Should Rugs Be Stored Clean or Dirty? Prescott , AZ

Ok, This is any easy one. Short Answer  = CLEAN IS BETTER!  Expanded answer = Arizona Oriental always instructs our clients to only store clean rugs. First of all, spots caused by... Read More »

What Grandma Knew About Rugs That You Might Not Know – Prescott AZ

At Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care we encounter lots of beautiful rugs in our rug washing facility. Some of our most highly regarded are the good ol rugs that could share more than a story... Read More »

How to Self-Clean An Oriental Area Rug in Prescott Valley AZ

Here’s a laugh for you – head on over to YouTube and check out How to Clean a Rug for $4.00 at the Car Wash.  You’ll get to watch a man take his rug and pressure wash the... Read More »

Area Rug Spot Cleaning – Best Left To Area Rug Cleaning Specialists – Prescott AZ

        I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and I will be the first to tell you that when you least expect it and when the last thing you... Read More »

Wool Rugs Differ and Not All Are Created Equal! – Prescott Valley, AZ 6/17/16 12:30 pm

Hi there, I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and today’s tip is just a reminder to be a smart consumer when searching for your next treasured area rug. It’s... Read More »

Prescott AZ – It’s Easy to Have Your Rugs Cleaned on EZ Street at Arizona Oriental!

Hi there, I’m Ruthie at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care, where we value our customers and understand that our client’s needs vary.  From the first time you call our office... Read More »

What’s so Great About Wool and Why is it the Preferred Rug Fiber? – Sedona AZ

There is the general knowledge that wool fiber area rugs are better than most every other fiber, but why is that? I’m Ruthie with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and today I thought... Read More »

I Have a Small Apartment – How Can I Clean My Area Rug? – Prescott AZ

Hi there, Ruthie here with Arizona Oriental and recently, I read a question on the internet that was posted by Amanda in New York City regarding how she could clean her area rug in her small NYC... Read More »

Who Are the Best Rug Cleaners in Prescott Valley AZ?

How do you know you’re the best rug cleaner in Prescott Valley?  It’s simple when you’re good at what you do and do it hundreds of times a month, when you take your craft of... Read More »

Coupons & Specials for Cleaning Area Rugs - Sedona AZ

Should you trust those cleaners who advertise to discount their cleaning services for 40%, 50%, or even more?  Sure, it sounds like a really great deal and you need to get your area rugs... Read More »

Arizona Oriental Tip of the Day for Area Rug Care – Watch Your Rugs Around Overly Aggressive Watering Cans...

While most everyone enjoys live plants in their home for the beauty and the lovely natural appeal live plants add, area rug owners should take heed! I'm Ruthie with Arizona Oriental and today... Read More »

Photos of Tenderfoot Fire’s SMOKE Reaching Mayer - Prescott Valley AZ

Hi there, Ruthie (me) and the Ruggie’s (my wonderful rug washing wizard team) at Arizona Oriental are busy, busy, busy. Yesterday I headed back up the hill from my area rug repair shop in the... Read More »

Yarnell Tenderfoot Fire's Smoke in Mayer Captured On Cell Phone - Prescott

    Hi there, Ruthie (me) and the Ruggie’s (my wonderful rug washing wizard team) at Arizona Oriental are busy, busy, busy. Yesterday I was returning from my rug repair shop in... Read More »

Tip of The Day- What to Do About a Loose Yarn on Your Area Rug?

Hi there, Ruthie (me) and the Ruggie’s (my wonderful rug washing wizards) at Arizona Oriental are happy to offer tips from time to time to help you care for your area rugs.  Does your rug... Read More »

Choosing the BEST Rug Cleaner In Northern Arizona - Prescott AZ

Hi there, Ruthie (me) and the Ruggie’s (my wonderful rug washing wizards) know you have choices when choosing who you will trust to clean your area rugs. Whether they are fine wool and silk... Read More »

When's A Good Time To Have Area Rugs Cleaned? Prescott AZ

The dog days of Summer are here and it's a great time to clean area rugs here in Prescott AZ at Arizona Oriental.  Yep, thermometer is soaring and nearing 100 degrees!  It’s... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – Tip of the Day – Avoiding Premature Wear in Your Area Rugs

I can’t tell you how many times that we here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care have had a rug come into us for cleaning that has uneven wear and tear all over it. ... Read More »

Can I Turn My Area Rug Upside Down and use the backside as the topside? – Prescott

Here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care we recently had a client bring in a rug that we had cleaned 8 months earlier. It is a Persian area rug hall runner with a short, plush pile. He... Read More »

Why Do House-Trained Dogs Start Peeing in the Home and why do they choose area rugs? – Sedona, AZ

At Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott AZ, it isn’t uncommon for people to call us and say that their dog who has always been completely house trained and NEVER had an... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – Area Rugs Need Spring Cleaning, Too!

Yes, it’s that time of year again – time for spring cleaning!  Time to pull out that sofa and clean behind it and clean those corners.  Give the window washer a call as well,... Read More »

Prescott AZ – What Causes White Knots in Hand Knotted Area Rugs?

At Arizona Oriental, we love it when older hand knotted rugs come into us because they are such a joy to look at.  Each rug has a variety of unique characteristics that tell the rug’s... Read More »

Sedona AZ – Removing Tree Sap Safely From Wool Rugs

If you have a wool or silk area rug that you love in your home, having tree sap show up on it can be rather distressing.  Sure, it sounds like something that would be easy to get rid of –... Read More »

How to Remove Odors from an Area Rug You Cleaned Yourself? – Prescott Valley AZ

It’s okay, I get it – thinking that you would save yourself some money you decided to go ahead and clean your area rug yourself.  But now it has a terrible odor and you don’t... Read More »

Prescott AZ - How Can I Successfully Wash My Own Oriental Area Rug? (Guy at car wash way off base)

If you need a good laugh, go ahead and check out on You Tube How to Clean a Rug for $4.00 at the Car Wash. Here you will watch a man take a rug and pressure wash the day light out of it. He... Read More »

Sedona AZ – Should I Clean or Replace My Inexpensive Area Rug?

Do you have an inexpensive area rug that you’ve had for a number of years and it’s starting to look worn down and dirty.  The question is, do you replace it, or do you get it... Read More »

Cleaning Area Rugs and Why Powder Carpet Deodorizers Are Not Recommended For Area Rugs – Sedona AZ

I’m sure you’ve seen them on the shelves of pretty much every store out there – the powdered deodorizers that companies spend a lot of money advertising.  The packaging on... Read More »

Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care Cleans Synthetic Area Rugs too. NOT JUST FOR FINE AREA RUG CLEANING...

Folks are sometimes mislead by our company name and think that because they didn’t spend thousands of dollars on their area rugs, that we do not service the more economical rugs. Truth is, at... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – Tip of the Day for Area Rug Emergency Care

You’ve probably heard that it’s the prepared Boy Scout that survives emergencies.  You might think “that’ll never happen to me, though!” But are you really sure... Read More »

Tip of The Day – How To Avoid Premature Wear In Your Area Rug – Prescott AZ

It’s unfortunate but time and time again here at Arizona Oriental we see rugs coming to us for cleaning that have suffered from uneven wear and tear.  Wear and tear is not something that... Read More »

This Memorial Day, Arizona Oriental Honors Our Veterans in Prescott Valley AZ

As strong flag wavers, Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott AZ knows that America’s veterans are a huge part of what makes this country so great.  Both my father and my... Read More »

Sedona AZ - Get Your Area Rugs Cleaned During Our Memorial Day Celebrations as We Honor Our Veterans and Save...

  At Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care, we know how important our veterans are to this country.  My husband and I fathers both served during World War II and we have always been... Read More »

Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care Honors Veterans in Prescott AZ This Memorial Day With Discounts To...

We at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care value those brave and proud American men and women who have served in the military.  Both my husband and my fathers served in the military during... Read More »

Why Powder Carpet Deodorizers Are Not Recommended For Area Rugs - Prescott AZ

Advertisers are paid great amounts of money to convince the consumer their product offers the best solution to the consumer’s problem. This includes the scented powders that you just sprinkle... Read More »

Spring Cleaning Should Include Your Area Rugs – Prescott AZ

Spring cleaning!  Time to pull the sofa out and get behind and into the corners. Call the window washer too. Maybe if you’re really feeling ambitious the refrigerator can be pulled out... Read More »

Area Rug Tip of the Day - Be Ready for the Unexpected Spill or Puppy Accident - Prescott AZ

Laugh if you want, but it IS the prepared Boy Scout that survives emergencies!  Some people think, “Oh that’ll never happen to me.”  Really…….. do you think... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – Area Rugs Should be Cared for Regularly, Just Like Our Cars

You don’t know how many times I have had clients bring their rugs into us here at Arizona Oriental and tell me that they have had it in their house for over 30 years and the rug has NEVER BEEN... Read More »

Area Rugs and Puppy Pads – Is There a Connection, Prescott AZ

You have a lovely home that you have worked for and put lots of money, thought and time into. Everything is lovely, just the way you want.  Then suddenly something happens. The decision is made... Read More »

What Causes Trained Dogs to Suddenly Start Peeing in a Home - Prescott AZ

It’s not uncommon for the phone to ring here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and the person on the other end is very upset because after years of their pet being 100% house... Read More »

Why Aren’t All Wool Rugs Created Equal? – Sedona AZ

A lot of people think it is safe to assume having a wool rug automatically means that they have a high quality rug.  It’s easy to see why people think this – we have been taught,... Read More »

Why is Wool the Favored Fibers for Area Rugs? – Prescott Valley AZ

It’s fairly common knowledge that wool rugs are better than most any other rug fiber.  So today Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care will discuss why this is. From a manufacturing... Read More »

My Rug is Stiff and Brittle – Can This Be Corrected – Prescott AZ

Stiff, brittle rugs is NEVER a good thing and actually one of the worst conditions for rugs since this may likely be DRY ROT. If you were a rug, you would be shivering right about now, with just the... Read More »

Sedona AZ – Should I Hire a Carpet Cleaner or a WoolSafe Certified Rug Washer to Clean My Rugs?

When cleaning a fine area rug made from wool or silk fibers, you have to know what you’re doing.  And let’s be real – your local carpet cleaner doesn’t exactly know what... Read More »

I Don’t Have to Worry About Moth Damage to My Rugs in Prescott Valley AZ, Right?

Many people don’t consider moths to be a threat here in Arizona.  It’s too dry and hot and there’s no way that they could possibly be in those wool or silk area rugs that... Read More »

Prescott AZ – Help! My Dog Chewed a Hole in My Rug! – Before & After Repair Photos

Here’s an example of a repair here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care we were able to offer a client whose puppy had a little too much time on his paws and not quite enough... Read More »

Sedona AZ – Getting Your Rugs Cleaned at Arizona Oriental is Easy as 1, 2, 3!

A cheerful voice and a willingness to help you are waiting for you on the other side of the telephone line when you call Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott, AZ!  Not only are... Read More »

Prescott Valley – How to Properly Clean Persian and Oriental Area Rugs

What is the proper way to clean a Persian or Oriental rug?  Talk about a loaded question! There are many different answers to the simple question of “What is the right way to clean area... Read More »

Who’s The BEST Rated Rug Cleaner in Prescott AZ?

When you’re good at what you do, when you do it hundreds of times a month, when you take your craft very seriously, when you operate a dedicated facility with specialty equipment such as rug... Read More »

Repairing Holes in Zapotec, Mexican Area Rug - Before and After Pictures - Prescott AZ

You may have heard how great of a cleaning service that Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in beautiful Prescott AZ offers for rugs of all varieties and styles.  From box store... Read More »

What’s the Right Way to Clean Persian and Oriental Area Rugs in Prescott AZ?

What’s the right way to clean area rugs? Good question with about 15 different answers. Let’s instead ask What’s the best way to clean Persian and Oriental area rugs? What is... Read More »

Moths In Prescott AZ and Rug Damage is NO Laughing Matter!

Moths, moths, moths, who cares about a little, dumb ol moth? How much damage can one tiny, little moth really do anyway? It’s not what that ONE little moth is capable of doing BUT what all... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ Area Rug Cleaning Coupons

I know that you have seen them as often as I have – those advertisers saying that you can save 40%, 50%, or sometimes even more on their cleaning service.  But how are they able to offer... Read More »

Prescott AZ - Proper Care of Area Rugs Should Be Similar to the Care We Give Our Vehicles, Regularly...

I’m always amazed when a client comes in with a rug and shares that the rug is 30 years old AND NEVER CLEANED!  Rugs live a hard life on our floors – they are trampled on daily. We... Read More »

Are All Wool Rugs Created Equal- Prescott AZ

It’s easy to think that because you have a wool rug that you have a really nice wool rug. After all, we’ve always been taught that wool is the superior rug fiber. However, do not make... Read More »

Sedona, AZ – Hand Woven Rugs vs. Tufted Rugs

A hand woven area rug is a rug that can last you and your family for many generations.  It is created by a craftsman weaver who uses a loom and ties knots around wool or cotton foundation... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ Area Rug Cleaning Services That Offer Pick Up & Delivery

Life is busy!  There are chores such as taking the kids to school, going to work, picking the kids up, running them to soccer practice, pick them up again, make dinner, and find time to clean... Read More »

Why is Wool Preferred over Other Fibers for Area Rugs? – Prescott AZ

At Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in Prescott AZ clients ask us, what’s the best area rug fiber and why? It’s fairly common knowledge that wool rugs are better than most... Read More »

Preventing Germs from Entering My Home By Leaving Shoes Outside – Sedona AZ

If there’s anything I will say over and over again, it is that having your area rugs properly cleaned regularly benefits not only the aesthetic beauty of the rug, but also the health... Read More »

Cleaning and Caring for Area Rug Fringes – Including fringe repair, Prescott Valley AZ

At Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care we understand fringes and we professionally clean fringes, using only WOOLSAFE cleaning solutions to ensure the fringes are cleaned properly.  Did... Read More »

Prescott AZ – Why Does My Dog Keep Peeing on My Wool Area Rugs?

Your dog is housebroken and usually doesn’t have a problem about peeing accidents in the house.  But the few times he does, he goes straight for your fine wool rug.  And while... Read More »

Sedona AZ – Should I Have My Area Rug Cleaned in My Home?

Are you’re wondering if you can have your area rug cleaned in your home.  The short answer is of course you can.  But the real question that you should be asking... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – Cleaning Area Rugs and Treating Sub-Floors Damaged by Animal Urine

When it comes to area rugs that have been urinated on, just simply treating your rug itself is not the only thing you need to consider.  Yes, your area rug needs to be treated for urine odors... Read More »

Vacuuming a Shag Rug Properly - Prescott AZ

Since you are reading this article, I’m guessing you’ve purchased a really cool looking designer shag area rug. Whether synthetic or wool, as you may have already figured out the... Read More »

What is The Meaning of The Animal Figures In My rug? Sedona AZ

Area rugs are created not just to meet a buyer’s desire or the buyer’s market.  While weavers and manufacturers certainly look to the buyer’s market for inspiration on what is... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ - Why Are My Dogs Attracted to My Area Rugs?

Have you ever noticed that the few times that your puppy has an accident, they just happen to choose your area rug as their perfect potty spot?  Even if you have cleaned and treated the urine... Read More »

Why Is Wool the Preferred Area Rug Fiber Here in Prescott AZ

Just about everyone knows wool rugs are better than just about any other rug fiber. But do you know why? First of all, let’s briefly look at this from a manufacturing point of view to see... Read More »

Does My Rug Have to be Rolled Up for Pick-up & Delivery? Sedona AZ

Rugs are meant to be accents to rooms and to be main focal points and pull the whole room together.  They’re the centerpieces of our homes and our homes can be the centerpiece of our... Read More »

The Importance of WoolSafe Certification for Rug Cleaning Including Fine Oriental Area Rugs in Prescott...

Fine area rugs are a totally different animal from wall to wall carpeting.  Which is why going to a regular carpet cleaning company to have your area rugs cleaned is NOT the best option. ... Read More »

How To Clean Tree Sap Safely From Oriental Wool Area Rugs - Prescott AZ

Removing sap from wool area rugs is easy, all you have to do is use a solvent spotter and the sap will dissolve. There’s only ONE PROBLEM! Delicate wool and silk fibers will likely be damaged... Read More »

How Can I Vacuum My Shag Rug? – Sedona AZ

If you have a shag area rug in your home, chances are you’ve noticed how much “stuff” your rug tends to accumulate and hoard.  Shag rugs love everything they can get their... Read More »

Doing Business with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care is as easy as 1,2,3! PRESCOTT VALLEY AZ

Expect a cheerful voice and willingness to help you any way we can when you call Arizona Oriental!  That’s because in addition to being an excellent area rug cleaning and repair shop, we... Read More »

Does it Cost More to Have My Rugs Picked-up or Is It Included With The Cleaning Charge? Prescott AZ

Some people are intimidated by the whole idea of the hassle it might be to have their rugs cleaned. Thoughts of HOW LONG WILL MY RUG BE GONE?  DO I HAVE TO PAY EXTRA FOR PICK-UP AND DELIVERY?... Read More »

Here In Sedona AZ I Vacuum My Rug Regularly – That’s Good Enough, Right?

Some folks are just better at regular maintenance than others. They schedule every little thing, keep immaculate records and know how long it is until their next rug cleaning is due. Oh and when it... Read More »

Amanda Asks “How To Clean My Area Rug Inside My Small Apartment” – Prescott Valley AZ

I recently read a question posted on the internet by Amanda who lives in New York City. I think many folks around the country, including Prescott Valley AZ residents share her concern too, so I... Read More »

Does Removing Shoes Before Entering My Home Prevent Germs From Getting On My Rug? Prescott AZ

Did you catch the newspaper article on Saturday, April 16th ,in the Daily Courier here in Prescott AZ?  There was an article written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, writers of... Read More »

Sedona AZ - Where is Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care Located in Prescott AZ

So it’s that time again – time to get your area rugs cleaned and well taken care of by the professionals at Arizona Oriental & Specialty rug care.  However, you’ve noticed... Read More »

Is There a Meaning Behind the Animal Figures in My Rug? – Prescott Valley AZ

You’ve probably noticed that the designs and motifs featured on hand knotted area rugs are unique and pretty.  But are those motifs more than just pretty little designs, or do they have a... Read More »

Prescott AZ – Why Does My Dog Keep Peeing on My Wool Area Rugs?

Here is what I hear often: “My dog is housebroken and usually doesn’t have a problem with peeing in the house.  But the few times he does, he goes straight for your fine wool... Read More »

Sedona AZ – How to Properly Clean and Correct Floors Damaged by Animal Urine?

If you have had your area rug urinated on by your animal, you know that you want to get it cleaned and sanitized and treated as soon as possible.  Bringing your rug down to Arizona Oriental... Read More »

How To Clean Tree Sap from a Wool Area Rug? – Prescott Valley AZ

Tree sap can present a serious problem when it comes to getting it out of your rug.  Sure, it sounds simple enough – use a solvent spotter and let the sap dissolve away!  But hold on... Read More »

How to Correctly Vacuum a Tufted Rug & the Care You Need to Take – Prescott AZ

Most tufted rugs we see have wool face fibers. People tend to confuse tufted rugs with hand woven rugs. I suspect it is because they read “wool” on the label and make the association... Read More »

Sedona AZ – The How To Guide to Safely Vacuum a Thick Wool Rug

If you haven’t realized it already, dry soil is the major cause of excessive wear and heavy soiling of your area rugs and can cause serious damage to them if not taken care of properly and in... Read More »

How Can I Fix a Rug With a Hole That a Dog Chewed - Before and After Repair Photos – Prescott Valley AZ

Here is an example of a rug repair on a nice Oriental rug. Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care, cares for rugs from A to Z. We were able to help this client with an affordable repair.... Read More »

A Prescott AZ Rug Cleaning Service That Will Pick Up & Deliver My Area Rug

Sometimes things need to be done that seem daunting! Getting your rug to the professional rug washer can be one of these times. Often times the room size area rugs are not only big but they are... Read More »

Before and After Photos of Hole in Rug Repaired on Mexican Zapotec flat weave - Sedona AZ

          Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott AZ offers fantastic rug cleaning services for rugs of all varieties and styles - from... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – Is it a Good Idea to Clean My Area Rug in My Home?

So you’ve got an area rug in your home and you know it needs to a deep cleaning, but do you have to go through all the trouble of bringing it into a specialty, professional rug cleaner or can... Read More »

Sedona AZ – What is the Benefit of Having Rug Padding Under My Area Rug?

I often tell my clients that you only want to buy rug padding for your area rugs IF you want them to last.  What do I mean by that?  Simple – rug padding is more than just something... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – How Should I Vacuum My Wool Flat Weave Rug?

If you have an American Indian, Mexican, or Persian flat weave rug that you love, you certainly don’t want to let it become overly worn to the point of being thread bare or become... Read More »

Prescott AZ – Should I Clean My Area Rug With a Rug Doctor?

So your area rug is looking in need of some help.  It’s dirty, there are spots on it, and you can’t stand looking at it right now.  You know that it needs to be cleaned but you... Read More »

Sedona AZ – How Can I Get Mud Out of My Area Rug?

Maybe you’re lucky and haven’t had much experience in getting mud on your area rug.  But who are we kidding here?  Of course you have!  It’s next to impossible to... Read More »

The Right Way to Vacuum a Flat Weave Wool Area Rug in Prescott, AZ

There are lots of rugs on the market and lots of ways to care for them. Not every rug should be cared for in the same manner. If you have a flat weave rug such as an American Indian rug, Mexican or... Read More »

Easy to Find on EZ Street – Arizona Oriental’s New Location! – Prescott Valley AZ

You may have noticed that Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care has moved from where we have been for the last two years on Miller Valley Road in Prescott.  Now that it’s time to get... Read More »

Moth Damage to Fine Wool Area Rugs in Sedona, AZ

Whether you are thinking ahead and want to prevent moth damage or have the misfortune to have wool rugs that have already sustained moth damage, we at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care are... Read More »

Prescott Valley, AZ – What is the Proper Way to Vacuum My Thick Wool Rug?

Proper care for your area rugs doesn’t just mean taking them to us at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care to be cleaned every year or two.  It also means taking the proper steps at... Read More »

How Can I Tell if My Oriental and Persian Rugs are Really Silk? Prescott AZ

You shopped and shopped for the perfect rug. The salesperson justified the price tag by impressing on you that the fibers are silk. After all, silk is a high end rug fiber used in making master... Read More »

Sedona AZ – Is it Better to Clean or Replace My Inexpensive Area Rug?

You may consider your rug inexpensive, but is it replaceable?  Factors to consider is the time your carefully took to choose the rug and then coordinate this rug with the rest of the room... Read More »

Coupons for Area Rug Cleaning in Prescott AZ

Many people are tempted by advertisers saying they’ll give you 40%, 50% or sometimes even more off the cleaning service. Have you ever stopped and asked yourself HOW CAN THEY OFFER SUCH DEEP... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – Cleaning My Rug with a Rug Doctor – Yes or No?

Renting a Rug Doctor may seem like an easy solution.  But have you thought about what kind of damage that might be caused by using a Rug Doctor machine on your area rug?  Chances are, the... Read More »

How to Clean and Correct Damage to Floors Caused By Animal Urine – Prescott AZ

If you have a rug that has been urinated on from your pet, you know the area rug needs to be treated for urine odors and the smelly urine salt crystals flushed out of the rug. However, you... Read More »

Sedona AZ – Do Dogs Have a Natural Attraction to Area Rugs?

If you have both dogs and area rugs in your home, chances are you’ve discovered that your dog has what seems to be a natural attraction to your rugs.  This may not make sense to you other... Read More »

Prescott Valley - What Is The Best Way To Get Mud Out Of An Area Rug

You know as well as I do that life just happens.  No matter how careful we try to be with our area rugs, we can’t prevent everything.  Your kids don’t exactly see the... Read More »

Prescott AZ Rug Fringe Repair - What To Do and What NOT To Do!

Fringes on area rugs are an important, essential part of the rug. Some folks love them for the added touch they add to the rug’s beauty while other folks oppose them since they tend to take... Read More »

Sedona AZ – What is the uneven coloration in my wool rug and is it normal?

Take a look at your hand woven rug. Does it have varying shades of a certain color? Is your rug a tribal rug? If so, then what you have described is called “abrash”.  Abrash is... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – Guide to Properly Vacuuming a Shag Rug

If you have a shag rug, you know as well as I do how easy it is to lose something in the depths of your rug’s fibers.  Shag rugs are thick and luxurious regardless of the fiber, but they... Read More »

What Do the Little Animal Figures In My Rug Mean? - Prescott AZ

Have you been enjoying your area rug, looking it over and wondering if it’s just a pretty design or if there is actual meaning behind the designs? The short answer is yes, these little animal... Read More »

How To Clean Your Own Area Rug - Prescott AZ

“How To Clean Your Own Area Rug”  Sounds like a good idea – Right? While you might be tempted to clean your own area rug, I’m going to suggest that you think it through... Read More »

Sedona AZ – What Is The Best Way to Vacuum My Flat Weave Wool Rug?

Here in Arizona, we have the luxury of having a lot of different and exciting outdoor activities to take part in.  Sometimes these activities follow us right into our homes on our shoes. We... Read More »

Prescott Valley, AZ Cleaning Urine Safely from Fine Area Rugs

Faster than a speeding bullet, you turned your back for only a second, leaving just enough time for the new puppy or kitten to christen your beautiful wool area rug!  Here in Prescott Valley we... Read More »

Where is AZ Oriental located now? We’re Easy to find on EZ Street, Prescott AZ

Have you noticed how Arizona Oriental keeps moving around?  First you spotted us at 609 Miller Valley here in Prescott. A year later we moved over to the other end of the building. NOW? ... Read More »

Dog Chewed Hole in Rug - Before and After Repair Photos Sedona AZ

Here is an example of a "patch" repair on a nice Persian rug that here at Arizona Oriental we were able to offer a client. Yup a client's puppy was left alone a bit longer than he... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – Guide to Vacuuming My Tufted Area Rug

Different types of rugs require different care to ensure that they will last as long as possible and perform to the best of their abilities. To help rugs last their longest, you want to make... Read More »

Prescott AZ – Should I Buy Rug Padding for My Area Rug?

What is rug padding?  What is the benefit to getting rug padding for my rug and should I get it for my rugs?  Because I get these questions all the time, I know what most people are... Read More »

Sedona AZ – What is the Right Way to Vacuum a Tufted Rug?

Tufted rugs are different from hand woven rugs in that they are constructed in an entirely different way. Rather than knotting the fibers, they are looped through a web backing.  Latex... Read More »

How to Prevent Moth Damage to Area Rugs, Prescott Valley AZ

Moths are everywhere, especially during the spring and summer seasons. Are you taking the necessary precautions to protect your wool rugs? If your rug is in a busy area of your home such as the... Read More »

Prescott AZ Guidelines on How Can I Safely Vacuum My Thick Wool Rug

At Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care here in Prescott, it is our goal to not only assist you in deep cleaning your rugs as needed but to also help YOU to properly care for your rugs while... Read More »

Area Rug Fringe Repair, Sedona, AZ – What to do and WHAT NOT TO DO!

Fringes on area rugs play a very important roll and are vital part of a rug’s construction. Some folks love them for the added touch they add to the rug’s splendor while other folks just... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ Professional Oriental Area Rug Cleaning Service

    All rugs from time to time need professional cleaning, especially fine area rugs. So what does “professional cleaning” really mean? It means that the rug will be cleaned... Read More »

What Are the Lines in My Hand Knotted Rug, Prescott AZ

Here at Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott AZ, I receive lots of questions from my clients. Recently had a client inquire about why her freshly cleaned area rug now has visible... Read More »

Renting a Rug Doctor – Good Idea? Sedona AZ

Thinking of renting a Rug Doctor machine from the supermarket? THINK AGAIN!  I assume most of my readers here really do not clean rugs on a regular basis and do not have a strong understanding... Read More »

Prescott Valley - Should I Have My Inexpensive Rug Cleaned or Just By a New One?

Have you ever tried to replace something you have had for more than 12 months with the same exact one?  The retail market is forever changing and stock comes in one day and quickly is replaced... Read More »

How To Clean Mud Out of an Area Rug - Prescott AZ

You know it happens in what seems to be a split second. Kids come running through the house making a mad dash to the bathroom or Fido comes crashing through the doggie door after running through the... Read More »

Prescott Valley - Is Rug Padding Necessary Under an Area Rug?

Some folks think padding serves one purpose which is to make their area rug feel more luxurious when they walk across it. That’s surely a benefit however, here at Arizona Oriental &... Read More »

Should I have my Area Rug Cleaned at My House in Prescott AZ?

Since you’re smart enough to ask the questions that tells me you have your doubts that cleaning area rugs in the home is a good idea. Arizona Oriental never encourages rugs to be cleaned in... Read More »

My Area Rug Smells After Cleaning It Myself – Sedona AZ

Ok, Ok, Ok…. I get it, you thought you would simple give your rug a quick cleaning, freshen it up, and save a bit of money and everyone is happy. That is until the rug started to take on a... Read More »

D.I.Y. (do it yourself) Area Rug Cleaning – Prescott Valley AZ

You may be tempted to take on the challenge of cleaning your own area rugs. While there are success stories out there, trust me when I say for every success there is a disastrous failure.... Read More »

Vacuuming a Shag Rug Properly - Prescott AZ

Since you are reading this article, I’m guessing you’ve purchased a really cool looking designer shag area rug. Whether synthetic or wool, as you may have already figured out the... Read More »

How To Spot Clean Pet Urine from Area Rugs in Prescott AZ

It happens! We love our pets and our pets love our rugs. Sometimes this may mean that the pet has chosen the area rug to potty on.  Don’t panic – but do be quick because immediate... Read More »

Hiring the Best Area Rug Cleaner in Sedona AZ

Your beautiful area rug matches your décor perfectly, perhaps you even started with the rug and built the décor of your room around the rug’s colors and design. This was some... Read More »

Prescott AZ - Is It Worth it to Clean My Inexpensive Area Rug?

Is it worth cleaning my inexpensive rug? Good question – one I am asked several times a week. Rugs play such an important role in the décor or a room, so much so that often time’s... Read More »

Prescott Valley AZ – Why is One Color Uneven in My Area Rug?

“I love my rug, but it has a funky change of shade in one of the colors that I don’t get.”  What was just described happens to many rugs, especially Tribal rugs. This is known... Read More »

Moth Damage Repair and Prevention for Area Rugs in Prescott AZ

I’ve spoken to Prescott AZ rug owners have offered them a preventative moth treatment for their freshly cleaned rugs. To me it’s a no brainer; who WOULDN’T want to prevent moth... Read More »

Spot Cleaning Pet Urine from Area Rugs Sedona AZ

It’s not uncommon when you adopt a new dog or cat that there is an adjustment period. A time when the animal is getting to know his surroundings and sometimes there is the occasional potty... Read More »

Area Rug Fringe Cleaning and Repair in Prescott Valley AZ

Fringes on area rugs are an important structural part of area rugs. We’re seeing more and more area rugs here in Prescott Valley and many have fringes. Some folks love them for the added touch... Read More »

Area Rug Cleaning - How To Find The Best in Prescott AZ

You have invested your hard earned money in a beautiful area rug that matches your décor perfectly, perhaps you even started with the rug and built the décor of your room around the... Read More »

Rug Cleaning Techniques Prescott AZ

  Effective Techniques on Cleaning Your Rugs   Trying to keep the cleanliness of one's rugs at your home is surely a tough task. Especially cleaning following emergencies such... Read More »