What is Abrash in Rugs?

When buying a rug or searching for one online, you might have come across the term “abrash”. Abrash refers to the express the colour variations and different shades in authentic, antique oriental rugs. This is especially true in the case of rugs woven in tribal or nomadic settings. When buying and authentic antique rug, you
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Cleaning Felt Wool Rugs

Felt wool rugs, especially the bright felt ball designs, are extremely popular at the moment. They are commonly used in children’s rooms to brighten the space and create a child friendly atmosphere. As wool is naturally flame-retardant, people prefer them for children’s rooms as they are seen as safer than wool or nylon rugs. However,
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How to Care for Hand Knotted Rugs

Many rug owners worry that they need to treat their valuable hand knotted rugs like fine china. However, oriental rugs have earned their magical reputation because of their sheer endurance. When oriental rugs are dirty they can easily be washed and repaired by professional rug cleaners like Woods Rug Laundry. In fact, many authentic rugs
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Do Rugs Reduce Sound?

With more people than ever living in apartments and high density living, noise reduction becomes a top priority. And if you live in a rental, it is impossible to lay carpet or insulation to reduce noise. Annoying or loud noises can be irritating and ruin your peace and quiet after work or on the weekends.
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Not On the Rug! Pet Urine Stains and Your Rug

Pets are wonderful companions and additions to your family. However, man’s best friend can also be a rug’s worst enemy, especially when they do not have ready access to a yard, litter tray or during the colder months of the year. Join the experts at Woods Rug Laundry as we discuss the stinky issue of
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