Silk Carpet Cleaning
Silk rugs are most often considered some of the finest and most beautiful. They are quite often very pictorial in design. If you look at the back, you will see the very tiny knots. However, these days you find many rugs that are sold as silk but are not real silk. The most common are mercerized cotton and many kinds of fake silk that are billed as viscose, faux silk, bamboo silk (any silk with a word in front of it). These fake silk are actually man made, and often a wood pulp (paper) that is VERY problematic for cleaning. We do NOT recommend any form of viscose as a
good rug. They are sometimes sold as awfully expensive but are not quality. However, they ARE very soft and shimmery, and can look very nice. These are NOT durable. Cleaning both the real silk and the fake silk (viscose) take an advanced level of skill.
Maybe you bought it while traveling or bought your beautiful rug locally. We look at your rug as a piece of art, every rug needs specialized personal care. With our intensive 8 step cleaning process we expertly treat your rug like our own; no rug is too big or too small. From top to bottom, front to back we give your rug the ROYAL TREATMENT, Handwashing the Old-Fashioned way, with 21st century expertise. Then it will be ready to take its place of beauty once again in your home.
8 Steps To A Sparkling Clean Rug
Imperial Rugs 8-Step Process
1 | PRE-INSPECTION
Carefully look over rug, checking for anything specific to the rug; damage, repairs needed, stains, how the rug was made and what fibers were used. This helps us determine how we will proceed.
2 | PRE-TEST
Carefully test ALL colors for possibility of dye bleed and determine which solutions we work best.
3 | DRY DIRT REMOVAL
This lengthy process thoroughly removes the fine dirt particles that accumulate over time. We use a gentle vibration on the back of most rugs. Many rugs have several POUNDS of dirt and ground in particles removed!
4 | PRE-TREATMENT, APPLY SOLUTIONS
When there are stains, heavily soiled areas, urine stains and odors, or the fringe is dirty, we pretreat these areas giving them extra time and attention which is crucial to the success of the cleaning. Solutions determined as safe in pre-test.
5 | GENTLY BRUSH
Gently brush fibers to loosen dirt. This step can be from a gentle brush on a buffer to handheld brushes, depending on the sensitivity of your fibers or possible age related weakness. The focus remains on safety and the best results possible.
6 | RINSE
Using our sloped cleaning surface, we thoroughly flush all contaminates from your pets, kids, food, and dirt out until the rinse water is running clear. For most rugs, steps 5, 6, 7 are repeated several times. (Check out our cleaning video and see the complete flushing from top to bottom of this process and the amazing amount of dirty water rinsed out!)
7 | WATER EXTRACTION AND DRYING
We gently use specialized extraction system and finish removing excess moisture to facilitate rapid drying in the final drying phase when we use our fans.
8 | DETAIL & PREP RUG FOR PICK UP, DELIVERY OR STORAGE
Inspect the rug for remaining spots, brush out the fringe, vacuum lightly and brush nap as needed to give uniform appearance.
Imperial Rug Cleaning is an active part Textile Pros, a nationally recognized rug cleaning community that includes the most respected and knowledgeable rug experts in the country. We would love to talk to you about your rug – this is not a one size fits all business.
Our amazing staff will breathe new life into your rugs with an expert touch. We clean each rug as if it were our own. Whether it be through cleaning and/or repairs we will make your rug beautiful again and you will once again proudly display it in your home. Call us for pricing and pickup information. We look forward to serving you. Imperial Rug Cleaning 720-282-1454.
Our Promise To You
We earn your trust by:
Educating you about your prized possession and options for restoring its beauty
Listening to you and caring for your rug as if it were our own
Using safe and effective solutions on each rug
Offering you progress updates from start to finish
Delivering clean, vibrant rugs, renewed pride and Big Smiles!
– Your Imperial Rug Cleaning Team
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Imperial Rug Cleaning
1011 Main Street
Longmont, CO 80501
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