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It’s OK if your rug is extremely dirty. That’s why we’re here.

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“The dog mistook my rug for a fire hydrant again. I’m so sorry.”“It’s been in a plastic bag in the basement for years. I apologize for the smell.”“I haven’t washed it for at least twenty years. I feel like such a bad rug owner.”Here at ARL we often serve customers who bring their rugs in […]

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The Pet and Moth Connection

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Here at American Rug Laundry we see rug emergencies of every imaginable cause, but by far the two most common are pet accidents and moths. Moths and pets may seem completely unrelated, but in fact there is a strong causal connection. As much as moths love wool clothing and carpets, they are also strongly attracted […]

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Do’s and Dont’s for Vacuuming an Area Rug

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In addition to professional cleaning every one to three years, rugs require routine vacuuming to look great and achieve their maximum lifespan. Like cleaning, the required frequency of vacuuming depends upon the type of rug and the amount and type of traffic the rug gets. If done correctly, vacuuming is a key element of good […]

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Rugs of Note: “Lisa”

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All handmade rugs are works of art, but we especially love these two “art rugs” that actually depict an original work of art. The design is an interpretation in wool of an artwork by Twin Cities painter and textile designer Lisa Cicotte. The image is from a series she created on her iPhone featuring abstract […]

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Pet Accidents Happen: What Should You Do?

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Even the best-trained dogs and cats can have a bad day at the expense of one of your rugs. In fact, a very high percentage of the rugs that come into American Rug Laundry for cleaning have suffered from one or more pet accidents. As a pet owner and a rug owner, what should you […]

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Spring Cleaning Tips To Make Your Home Shine

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Spring is almost here, which means it’s time to get your home in tip-top shape. A good, deep spring cleaning is a tradition that not only promotes wellness by keeping your environment clean and organized, it also helps carry the fresh-start feeling brought on by a new year well into the summer. Start with your […]

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Cleaning Up Spills & Pet Stains

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The beauty and life of your rugs and carpet depend on the care it receives. Normal life warrants some spills and pet stains. Proper cleaning will keep it looking great for its full lifetime, help improve your indoor air quality and keep your carpet warranties intact.1. Whether it is wine, coffee, kool-aid, urine, paint or […]

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Improve Indoor Air Quality With Houseplants | Professional Rug and Carpet Cleaning

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Your rugs and carpets are the biggest filter in your home and just like your air conditioning filter they filter out airborne soils that pass through them. Keeping these objects properly cleaned and maintained is vitally important to your health. What about bringing plants into the home as well, to assist with this filtering process?Indoor […]

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Wet Area Rug… What Do I Do?

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If your rug has become sopping wet from plumbing problems, a leaking roof, as a result of firefighting or anything else, you must do the best you can to manage the wet area rug. Even though the water and the rug are dirty, your priority most likely will be to get the rug dry:1. If […]

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Coming Soon Our New Cleaning Plant!

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