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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 just something that will wash out with cleaning, either – the fibers in the wear areas are worn more than other areas of the rug.

My tip for you today is simple.  Once about every six months or so, remember to turn your rug 180 degrees so that the daily traffic path will be distributed more evenly over your rug.  Perhaps this is something that could be included in your spring and fall deep cleaning of your home.  After all, you’ll already have your cleaning gal in there washing windows and wiping down baseboards, so why not get your rug rotated as well?  Another perfect time for this to happen is when Arizona Oriental takes your rug to our shop for a thorough cleaning.  On our return visit, it is the perfect time for us to assist you in turning your rug.

To help ensure that your rug(s) stay looking their best for extended periods, taking a few extra steps in their care is always a good idea. If you would like to speak to us about our service for turning your rug for more even wear, please do not hesitate to call.  

Till next time, enjoy your beautiful art for your floor and remember a clean rug is a rug that can last you a lifetime!

Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care serves Sedona, Prescott, Prescott Valley, 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 ORGANISATION. Such extraordinary certification ensures the area rugs of our client’s receive the utmost in care.

Call us for additional information or if you need assistance turning your rug to prevent premature wear at 928-445-1718, visit our website at, or stop by Monday through Friday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at our rug washing facility at 565 EZ Street, Prescott, AZ 86301 (pick-up and delivery also available).     

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