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How to Check If a Rug Is an Authentic Persian Rug

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Buying an authentic Persian rug is a bright, colourful and stylish way to brighten up your room, whilst also adding a slightly unusual, exotic touch. A genuine, unique, handmade rug will be very hard wearing and should last for years and years, so even though it may have a slightly higher cost than a generic, mass-produced, machine-made piece from the carpet shop, it should last far longer and be a worthwhile investment. However, a United States embargo on Iranian products as of September 2010, prohibiting the import of all Iranian products into America, including rugs, pistachio nuts and caviar has…

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Choosing the Right Size Rug Pad for Your Rug

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We all should have a rug pad under our area rug. The question I hear often is “what size rug pad do I need under my rug?” This question may receive different answers depending on who is answering yet there is no escaping the facts. The facts on the best size rug pad for rugs is that the rug pad should measure less than your rug. This is true for a few reasons. Since rug pads all have some sort of thickness, it is important that the edge of your rug lies flat against the floor. If the rug pad…

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Tips for Oriental Rug Cleaning

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Oriental rugs are becoming indispensable in interior design. Because oriental rugs come in different colours and designs, there is almost certainly one that is perfect for your home out there. What matters most is the care and maintenance of these oriental rugs. You may be aware of the fact that Persian rugs are very popular. These Persian rugs have to be cleaned periodically to ensure a long life of the rug. Thankfully, the Persian rugs are very easy to clean. However, several factors have to be considered for effective cleaning of these Persian rugs. This passage is about the different…

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