How To Care For Oriental Rugs and Carpets
This advice is for all Oriental rugs both antique and contemporary as well for other area rugs and blankets. Oriental rugs, Persian rugs and kilims must be properly maintained in order to keep their value and beauty. While there are many opinions and theories concerning the care of Oriental rugs, if you follow some simple, common sense rules, your Oriental and other area rugs will look great and last a very long time. The information would also pertain to other area rugs, Navajo rugs, Mexican Indian Zapotec rugs and Chimayo weavings from New Mexico. If you would like to view care instructions specific to Navajo rugs, Zapotec rugs or Chimayo weavings, please follow these links: Care of Navajo Rugs, Care of Zapotec Rugs, Care of Chimayo rugs.
Here are some rules for maintaining your Oriental rugs :