1. Caring for your El Dorado Hills fine area rug

    If you have area rugs, whether they are synthetic rugs from your local department store or that amazing, hand-knotted rug you inherited or found on that special trip, you want them to always look their best. Let us here at The Specialists help you keep them looking great! Here are some tips to help…Read More

  2. Choosing the correct rug pad for your El Dorado Hills home.

    Using the correct rug padding help prolong the life of your rug.  It helps provide a solid foundation for your rug(s).  Not only does high quality rug padding provide comfort, it will help protect your El Dorado Hills rug from furniture tears, holes and indentations by providing an extra layer of …Read More

  3. Removing urine from your Oriental rug in El Dorado Hills

    Whether you have finally found the one you want or you have just inherited one, you finally have that gorgeous Oriental rug in your El Dorado Hills home.  As you are enjoying it, you discover that your furry family member has also discovered it and decided to mark it as their own.  As that moment …Read More

  4. Is my oriental rug tufted or hand knotted?

    What are the differences between a tufted rug and a knotted rug? Both tufted and knotted rugs are made by hand and that is the only thing they really have in common. Let’s take a look a few of the most notable differences so you can know the difference in your oriental rug. A tufted rug generally…Read More

  5. How to take care of your wool rugs in El Dorado Hills.

    The maintenance of your wool rugs in El Dorado Hills is something you should really be taking seriously.  They need just as much attention, if not more, than your wall to wall carpet. If your wall to wall carpet is wool, this is for you too! Vacuuming.  This is probably the number one thing you ca…Read More

  6. There’s a moth in my rug?

    You heard that right!  Carpet moths can wreak absolute havoc on your gorgeous fine rugs.  Moths have a particular affinity for the materials used to create Oriental rugs. (Wool, in particular!)  The damage can be irreversible, so it is vital to take preventative measures.  Through the use of saf…Read More

  7. Is my rug handmade or machine made?

    Is my rug really a handmade rug? It is a question we hear often.  When you are dealing with any beautiful fine rug(s), there are a few things to look for. Let’s take a look at what to look for and why. To be truly considered a handmade rug, every piece (or part) of the rug must be entirely handma…Read More

  8. Stains…. the part of life we like to ignore but shouldn’t.

    Stains are an unfortunate part of life that we’d all like to ignore. However, we say don’t ignore them! They are not always a cause for alarm. Let’s deal with them right away, so they are not a major issue later. Our four-legged pets are a big part of our family. Part of pet life is that there…Read More