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We are happy to help our walk-in clients also, however, we are often out on area rug deliveries and may not be available if no appointment was made.  

Can Rugs Be Repaired? | Prescott Rug Cleaning

Can Rugs Be Repaired? If you go to a specialist, most rug damage can be fixed. Even if the fix is cost-effective, it may not look exactly like the original.



Hi, it’s Ruthie from Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott, AZ, once again! 

A customer recently brought a rug into our shop. When she lifted the rug, she discovered a lot of fine white powder underneath.

For over ten years, this rug sat under her coffee table in the same spot in her house. Our client had her living room wood floors replaced, and she requested we clean her rug before reinstalling it, hoping to resolve the powdering problem.

Find out why you need a Prescott Oriental Rug Cleaner to help you with your problems. 


Oriental Rug Cleaner Explains Rug Repair Problems

A tufted rug is a rug that my client has. Tufted rugs are made by weaving loose yarns into a fabric base.

A coat of latex glue applies to hold the loose tufts in place, then a piece of monk’s cloth is tied to the back to hide the glue and give the rug a finished appearance.

Many people don’t realize that, unlike hand-knotted area rugs, tufted rugs aren’t intended to last for decades.

Latex rugs have a fundamental flaw - The latex glue breaks down and becomes powdery and globs together after about ten years, and the powder eventually makes its way out of the carpet and onto your floor. That’s what the customer found under her rug, and it was the latex breaking down beneath her rug.


Prescott Oriental Rug Cleaner Does Restoration

What are our options? If a tufted area rug shows these signs of wear, the owner has two options: repair it or replace it.

It’s challenging to find a suitable replacement, particularly if you adore the rug. It isn’t easy to match the actual measurements, colors, and pattern of your space.

Here, restoring your rug might be a safer option since you will enjoy it for several more years.

Our experts will cut the rug’s backing and chip away at the crusty, dried-up adhesive before cleansing it. The back of the rug is then given a fresh coat of latex glue and a new piece of material.


Find Area Rug Cleaning Experts in Prescott Valley?

If you need professional rug cleaning, you can contact Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care in Prescott or fill in the compact form here for a direct reply.

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Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care serves Prescott, Prescott Valley, Sedona, Flagstaff, and much of the Northern Arizona areas. 

We meet the highest standards in professional cleaning of area rugs with rug wash specialists having earned the highest training, including certification as WOOLSAFE FIBRE CARE SPECIALISTS through the WOOLSAFE ORGANIZATION.  Such extraordinary certification ensures our client’s area rugs receive the highest quality care.

Call us for more information on area rug repair at 928-445-1718, visit our website at, or stop by Monday through Friday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at our rug washing facility at 565 EZ Street, Prescott, AZ 86301 (pick-up and delivery also available). 07-14-2020

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