When you purchased your rug, you probably bought it in part because of the beautiful colors. That’s why it’s so disappointing when just a few years later those colors look washed out and faded. Fred Remmers rug repair in Memphis has helped hundreds of rug owners repair fading with our careful dying process, but fading…

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Investing in a high-quality rug is a great idea for your home. High-quality rugs will last longer and can actually increase in value over time. Unfortunately, there are so many rugs out there of so many varying degrees of quality that it can be hard to know which one is the quality rug for your…

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We offer rug repair services in Memphis and Nashville, and thanks to our years of experience in the industry, we know precisely how to repair a number of problems with even your most precious rugs. But how can you avoid rug repairs in the first place? The Fred Remmers Rug Cleaners team has tips to…

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Rugs are a beautiful addition to your home, but they aren’t always a great addition for your allergies. Rugs are magnets for allergens, dirt, and dust, all of which can make your eyes itch, nose run, and otherwise make you uncomfortable. But our rug cleaning service in Memphis can actually help keep your rugs clean…

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Aubusson: Aubusson is a town south of Paris, France. Aubusson rugs, emulating the look of Savonnerie rugs in a flat, tapestry weave, were made available to European nobility. (During the reign of Louis XIV, Savonnerie rugs were being woven only for royal commissions.) The Aubusson’s flatweave is influenced by the Persian kilim, which has been…

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Art Deco Chinese: Art Deco was an international design movement of the 1920’s and 1930’s expressed through the decorative arts and architecture. There was no specific Art Deco movement in China, however, the disruption of carpet trading routes through Iran and Turkey following World War I left an opportunity for rugs imported from China to…

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Baloch (Balochi, Baluch, or Baluchi): Balochistan is a region in Southwestern Pakistan. The region is named after the Baloch people of Southeastern Iran on the Pakistan Border. The Baloch people moved into Pakistan around 1000 AD. Currently, about 25% of the Balochi people live in Iran and 60% live in Pakistan. Because this area is…

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Bessarabian: Bessarabia is a historical term for the region bounded by the Dniester River to the north and east, the Prut to the west and the lower Danube River and the Black Sea to the south. This area would now incorporate parts of Romania, Moldova, and Ukraine. Bessarabian kilims are made of wool and generally…

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Agra: A city on the banks of the Yamuna River in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Most famous in Western culture for being the location of the Taj Mahal. Agra was the seat of the Mughal Empire from 1526 to 1658, when it became a major center of carpet production. The Persians first…

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