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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.  

What Can Be Done for “Dry Clean Only” Area Rugs?


Ruthie here with Arizona Oriental & Specialty Rug Care and today I wanted to address something that quite a few people seem to have a misconception about - dry cleaning area rugs!

I think it’s pretty obvious by now that we here at Arizona Oriental use a wet cleaning washing process with cleaning solutions specially formulated for use on area rugs.  After all, wet cleaning rugs is the best way to remove soils from area rugs.  However, there are some things that should not have any water added to them - jute rugs are something that come to mind right now.  If it really is a case where the rug cannot be cleaned with our normal washing method, we do typically have other dry options available.

KEEP IN MIND - dry cleaning area rugs will not have the same effectiveness
as if we were to clean them with our wet washing methods.

If this is truly something that you are concerned with when it comes to your area rugs, we are more than happy to discuss this with you further when you call or bring your rug in.

In fact, a lot of manufacturers place labels on their products claiming that it needs to only be dry cleaned because the manufacturer doesn’t want to have any liability issues.  Each rug needs to be cleaned differently, but there are only a very few of them that ACTUALLY require dry cleaning methods only.

There are a lot of different factors to consider when cleaning area rugs, so it’s always wise to consult the professionals here at Arizona Oriental when in doubt!  We are always more than happy to answer any questions or soothe any concerns you have when it comes to your area rugs.

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 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 ORGANISATION.  Such extraordinary certification ensures our client’s area rugs receive the highest quality care.

If you would like more information about how your area rug needs to be cleaned, give us a call 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). 05-08-2019

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