How to Choose a Reliable Pressure Wash Rug Cleaner

Searching for a rug cleaning service? Perhaps you own an antique or Moroccan rug. Have you tried sending them to a cleaner, only to see them with the same dirty parts when you got them back? Do you know enough about rug pressure wash cleaning, and which service should you trust?

These tips will help bring you to the best choice in the market:

1. Research and explore reviews.

Search the web, call your mom or your friends. Ask who's pressure washing their rugs and if they'd be happy to recommend that company to you. Remember, it's not only about the rug; it's a matter of health for your entire household. Check out what these guys got to say.

2. Know your rug to know which cleaning service is right for it.

Area rugs may be machine-made or handmade. Handmade rugs are pricey and can be constructed with natural or synthetic dyes. Depending on the country it came from, the weaving method used, the quality of the wool, the complexity of the design, and the number of knots for every square inch, pressure washing a rug requires a unique process. You have to be clear about the type of rug you have, and find the right pro to take care of it.

3. Choose a "green" company.

Rugs or carpets behave like air filters. They capture dirt, dust, bacteria, pollen, bio-aerosols and all types of pollutants they have exposure to. Your rug should be pressure-washed at least yearly to that your indoor air quality improves and the risk of asthma and allergies can be eliminated or controlled. Of course, you should also pick a company that uses green, chemical-free detergents when pressure washing. When harmful chemicals are used, your rugs can easily because health hazards to y our children and pets.

4. Check the websites of your prospective rug pressure-washing cleaners.

Most reputable pressure-washing rug cleaners have a website, a video showing how they work, and even testimonials from past clients. Even rug sellers use the services of rug pressure washers, and they will be happy to tell you whom they trust and recommend.

5. Check the cost.

Prices are typically according to square feet. But if you have antiques, silks and other fine quality rugs, they will need special care, meaning they will always be more expensive to clean.

6. Know if they also do repairs when needed.

An unraveled fringe can damage the foundation and cause a pricier repair. Choose a professional pressure wash rug cleaner that has in-house repair and restoration experts. Rugs have to be be cleaned first before being repaired. Sometimes, the rug is held together by temporary stitches to stop further unraveling in a weak area before the repair.

7. Visit the shop personally when possible.

It's best to know and actually see where and how your rugs are ending up. Ask them if you can drop-off and pick up your rug. You will probably get a discount for this. Remember, not just because they have the materials and space to clean rugs doesn't mean they are reliable experts.