Oriental Rug 101

Advise Me Mr. Grillo, How Can I Tell if My Oriental Rug Needs Cleaning?

Because Oriental rugs don’t always show soil, people often neglect cleaning. There are three ways I can recommend testing your Oriental rugs to see if it’s time for cleaning: Move a piece of furniture covering your rug and compare that section with the rest of the rug. If the colors are not as vibrant, it’s […]

Advise Me Mr. Grillo, What Type of Padding Is Best For My Oriental Rugs?

My recommendations are based on my many years experience seeing how various types of padding have performed in my clients’ homes. Firstly, it is important to understand that padding has two very important functions. One is to prevent slipping under scatter rugs and the other is to increase the life of your Oriental rug. Because […]