If you want to store an Oriental rug while it is not on display in the home, there are certain steps you must take. Learn how storing Oriental rugs properly can help increase their longevity and appearance.
In some cases, an Oriental rug will get some wear and tear and will need a few repairs to keep it looking great. Repairing Oriental rugs isn’t usually something you can do on your own, but a professional can help.
Carpet cleaning machines are a popular way to get dirt out of carpets. Whether you own one of your own or rent one from the store, the promise is a fresh looking and smelling carpet in just a few hours. But will these machines work on oriental rugs or will they damage them?
Karastan is a brand name of rug that is widely popular across the nation. Learn more about Karastan rugs and how this unique brand of rug can give your home a unique look and feel that is all your own.
Vegetable dyed rugs and hand card and spun rugs can be very unique. Learn more about these traditional techniques to create a rug and how you can get a beautiful piece that is one of a kind.
Oriental rug runners can be a great way to showcase your stairs and make a statement in your home. Sam Presnell of The Rug Gallery talks about how to choose an Oriental rug runner for your staircase.
There are many benefits to purchasing floor coverings from a local Oriental rug store versus a big brand store. Sam Presnell from The Rug Gallery gives insight on how to choose the right rug from the right seller.
Not all wool rugs are created equal – there are many different types of wools and different ways that wool rugs are made. Sam Presnell with the Rug Gallery discusses how to look at wool rugs and what to keep in mind when choosing your own.
When shopping for Oriental rugs, try before you buy. It’s important to see and feel an Oriental rug in person before you commit to a purchase, because it’s the only way you’ll truly know if you’ll like the rug, if it will meet your needs, and if it will look good in your home.
There are many different choices when it comes to Oriental rug pads. A pad is important to have underneath your rug in order to increase its life span and protect your rug. Learn about your options and how to choose an Oriental rug pad that works for you.
Pets can really wreak havoc on nice carpets and rugs, mostly when they have accidents. Cats and dogs both may pick your rug as their new favorite bathroom spot, leaving you with a ruined rug unless you can do something about it. Learn about the best tricks for Oriental rug pet stain removal and keep your rugs clean and smelling fresh.
Learn about the latest Oriental market rug trends throughout the world as the owner of The Rug Gallery Sam Presnell travels to find exotic and exciting rugs.
Tribal rugs and Navajo rugs have become more popular over time. What differentiates the two types of rugs and how can you display these beautiful pieces in your home? Find out now in this podcast with Sam Presnell, owner of The Rug Gallery.
Old hook rugs are a time honored tradition in the United States and in other countries. Learn about how hook rugs are made, whether by hand or machine, and how collectible they are in today’s podcast with Sam Presnell, the owner of The Rug Gallery.
Learn how to get a reasonable deal on a rug by shopping for rugs at certain times of the year when rug stores have sales, and by knowing what to avoid when shopping for a rug in this podcast with Sam Presnell, owner of The Rug Gallery.
Contemporary abstract rugs are incredibly popular right now and can be used in a variety of ways to give your home a look and feel you love. Here’s what you need to know about abstract rugs, including how to identify a contemporary abstract rug and how to use these rugs in your home.
Antique rugs can be a beautiful and valuable addition to your home or office, especially if it’s a rug that was passed down through the generations in your family. If you’re a rug collector, antique rugs may be something you’re very interested in. Learn more about what makes a rug “antique,” cleaning antique rugs, and determining how valuable a rug is in this podcast with Sam Presnell, owner of The Rug Gallery.
Transitional rugs are a type of rug that is becoming more and more popular in the marketplace. In this podcast, learn about what a transitional rug is and how it’s different from other types of rugs, like traditional rugs and modern rugs.
Traditional rugs are beautiful pieces of artwork that have a rich, special history behind them. Each rug is unique and truly captures the essence of the people who made it. Learn more about traditional oriental rugs in this podcast with Sam Presnell, owner of The Rug Gallery.
Floor coverings vary widely and there’s generally something for everyone. Collectible rugs used to be quite popular, especially for true collector types, but is that trend waning? Here’s what you need to know about expensive and collectible rugs.
Rug trends differ greatly depending on what part of the United States you live in. The rugs you see becoming popular in the Midwest may be very different from the rugs you see becoming popular in the South or even the Northwest. Learn about regional preferences and rug trends in this podcast.
Rug auctions are an excellent place to purchase an oriental rug, but there are some things you need to be aware of going into an auction situation. Here’s how you can stay smart at a rug auction and get the best value for your money.
Deciding between carpet vs. hardwood in your home can be a tough choice to make. There are many things to think about, including the function of the room you’re considering and what your personal style is. Here’s what you need to know about carpet vs. hardwood floors and how potentially using rugs with hardwood can give you the best of both worlds.