cleaning of handmade rugs with a special fabric squeegee
At episkevi-halion.gr, upon studying the
ways for dry cleaning of handmade rugs, we have established an innovative
method consisting of the following steps:
The most important step for the maintenance
of a handmade rug is the right way to remove dust from the pile down to the
root of the carpet, which is the most important deterioration factor of the
Using the rug beater on the back of the
rug, we proceed to removing solid residues, determining the duration (of
beating) on each carpet based on its thickness, quality and age.
To complete the soil removal successfully,
we sweep the rug with a broom consisting of a special cylindrical tread that
penetrates the depth of the rug's pile and removes all solid residues.
3) Preparation with a fabric squeegee
We spray the entire surface of the rug with
a cutting-edge certified product specialized for handmade rugs, which removes not
only soil residues, but also detergent & soap residues from previous
After that, we brush the rug with an
antistatic fabric squeegee that rejuvenates its pile.
The last -but not least- step is carried
out using a wooden fiber brush, by which we comb the carpet in the direction of
the pile to maintain its uniformity.
Dry cleaning is recommended for all-silk,
handmade, sensitive woolen carpets, rugs, handtafts with lining backing and of
course for the annual maintenance of all handmade rugs after disinfecting and
enlivening the colors to shine without the risk of rusting your rugs, to make
sure that you will enjoy them for many years to come!