This is a common question we get asked here at Cristomar. How often should you be cleaning your rugs? Well,  this answer varies. There are numerous factors that go into when a rug needs a good cleaning. For simple spots and stains, it may just be a quick cleanup. However, if you have a bunch…

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Ever wonder if you should insure your area rugs? Well, the short answer is yes! In fact, your beautiful rugs deserve to be taken care of just like any other investment you have made for your home. The reason insurance is important is because of replacing things after a disaster.  Each insurance company has a…

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Ever need to store your rug for later use or for moving? Sometimes, we tend to store rugs the wrong way. Rugs need a lot of care, and storing them can cause unwanted damage. In order to properly store your rug, there are several things to know. Keep reading to learn the importance and best…

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When it comes to your rug, keeping it clean is at high on the priority list. Like most rug-owners, you probably vacuum your rug a few times every couple weeks, right? Well, vacuums can actually do a little damage to your rugs! Keep reading to learn how vacuums can affect your rugs and how you…

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When it comes to summertime, we have barbecues, make delicious beverages, and enjoy time with family and friends. However, almost always, there comes a time when someone accidentally spills something on the carpet or on a rug. In this blog, we will go over all you need to know when you experience spill on your…

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When it comes to taking care of your rugs, one thing that is hard to prevent is water damage. Whether your rug is damaged from outside water, overflowing toilets, water heater leakage, or a broken ice maker line, drying your rug is quite a task. When water unexpectedly gets on your rugs, you need to…

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There are certain tools every “Do-it-yourselfer” needs when you need to clean up a food spot or drink spill or pet accident on your area rug.  If these items or products are readily available in the cabinet it can take stress out of a bad situation! Those old, worn out cotton towels can have a…

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Why is wool used as the pile fiber for inexpensive to very expensive area rugs?  Wool has characteristics that other fibers like cotton, rayon, viscose, and even silk don’t possess.  Around the world, the renewability of wool from sheep, goats and other pack animals gives textiles a plentiful wool supply. Wool fiber is capable of…

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Platinum Slide-Stop Maximum Gripping Power with a Moisture Barrier Does not contain Latex or PVC for LVT floors Custom cut – to fit your rugs sizes The best product to keep your area rug from sliding Moisture barrier help keep a floor dry when pets have an accident Add cushion under foot ~0.250 inches Extends…

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Chewing Gum Removal

You have a beautiful rug in your living room, but all of the sudden, you drop a piece of chewing gum on the rug. The first thing to do in this kind of situation is to not panic! We have all of the best tips and solutions for cleaning chewing gum off your rug. Keep…

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