Most Frequently Asked Question Abour Area Rug Cleaning

How Much Does It Cost To Clean An Area Rug?

We have a flat rate of $2.25 Per Square Foot for basic cleaning & 50 Cents Per Square Foot for any additional services. Our additional services offered by Fred Remmers Rug Cleaners are: 

  • Scotchgarding
  • Deodorizing
  • Mothproofing

In addition if the rug has color-run or pet stain our stain removal service cost is $5 Per Square Foot.

If the rug is an antique rug, we have to hand clean it. The cost for Hand Wash is $5 Per Square Foot. The cost of  cleaning silk rugs will be determined upon rug inspection. 

Water damaged rug cleaning cost is between $4-$6 Per Square Foot.

What Type Of Area Rug Can Be Cleaned?

At Fred Remmers Rug Cleaners, we clean all type of area rugs that is not attached to floor. We clean handmade rugs as well as machine-made rugs.

How Often Do you Need To Clean An Area Rug?

At Fred Remmers Rug Cleaners, we believe the customer is the best judge to determine if the rug needs cleaning. As rule of thumb, if the rug appearsdirty to you, then clean it. But as a professional we highly recommend to clean your rug at least once a year. Because it is a health concern. Walking with shoes, Pets, Viruses & Bacteria that can live inside the pile, Moth, …

How Long Does It Take To Clean An Oriental Rug

The turn around time for basic rug cleaning is one week. There are some rugs that they need special attention it might take a little longer.

Can I Clean My Oriental Rug At Home?

We highly discourage people to clean an area rug at home because not all the dyes on rug are fasten. you might end up damaging your rug permanently.

How Can I Store My Area Rug?

Rug needs to be cleaned an mothproofed before rug storage. At Fred Remmers Rug Cleaners, we provide rug cleaning, mothproofing and climate controlled storage for rugs.

How To Keep My Rug From Sliding?

A good quality rug pad is recommended. At Fred Remmers we sell quality rug pads. We also custom cut pads to fit your rug needs.

How To Remove Pet Odor / Pet Stain On My Rug?

Pet Urine has crystal acid that can change the color of the rug permanently. Just trying to wipe off pet urine or applying pet stain spray is not recommended. The rug needs to be thoroughly and professionally cleaned. At Fred Remmers we Remove Any Pet Odor Guaranteed.

How To Remove Wine Stain Out Of Oriental Rug?

Try to absorb the liquid out of rug using dry towel. Do Not ad any chemicals. Call Fred Remmers Rug Cleaners as soon as possible because the sooner the rug is professionally washed the higher chances of the stain removal.

What Can I Do If I have Flood Or Water Damage On My Area Rug?

The Rug needs to be dried  as fast as possible to avoid dry rotten foundation and color run on the rug. Do not keep the rug folded. Open in in flat surface outside and call Fred Remmers Rug Cleaners.

My Oriental Rug Has Been In A Fire. What Can I Do To Save It?

If your rug is wet due to fire rescue, lay it flat outdoor. vacuum or broom it. Call Fred Remmers Rug Cleaners. In most instances we can save your Oriental Rugs involved in a fire.

What Can I Do To protect My Rug From Moths?

Your rug needs to be mothproofed. If you notice moth in your rug it is time to have it cleaned and mothproofed immediately. At Fred  Remmers we can clean and mothproof your rugs.

How Do I Clean An Oriental Rug Fringe?

Brush out the Rug Fringe to remove any hidden dirt. Using the brush, gently scrub the fringe with a soap mixture ( no chemicals). Note: If the rug Fringe is dirty it might be the right time to professionally clean the rug. At Fred Remmers we clean rugs and pay special attention to the rug fringe as one of our last steps in the rug cleaning process. 

How Much Does It Cost To Repair a Rug?

Depending on the age, craftsmanship, materials and condition, and the extent of the rug repair costs range from several dollars to couple of hundred or thousands of dollars. At Fred Remmers Rug Cleaners we offer our rug repair services on all rugs, from small repairs to complete rug restoration.  

How Do I Repair An Area Rug?

Sometime small repairs can be done at home, but make sure to match the thread to the rug design if possible. This can be done on minor thread pulls on rug binding. Most rug repairs require a master weaver who will make sure that the value of the rug stays intact. Here at Fred Remmers Rug Cleaners we have a master weaver on site that you could talk too anytime.

How Do I Bind Rug Edges?

Repairing small areas of damaged binding can be done at home by using the same type of yarn used on the original binding. If the damaged binding needs to be completely fixed it is better to have it done professionally since it most likely will involve cutting the rug edges and applying an adhesive before repair. We at Fred Remmers Rug Cleaners offer rug binding repair on all types of rugs; including Antique, Semi-Antique, Silk Rugs, etc.   

Where Can I Clean My Rugs?

Rugs should always be professionally cleaned. Steam cleaning rugs is not the path you want to take when it come to cleaning rugs. We at Fred Remmers Rug Cleaners have been cleaning Rugs since 1881.   

Can I Take An Area Rug To The Dry Cleaners?

No dry cleaning method will rinse or wash your rug in any way . It would be a basic surface cleaning with no actual results; Just like Steam cleaning rugs is not recommended, we don’t recommend dry cleaning rugs. Bring your rugs to Fred Remmers Rug Cleaners to get a bath they deserve.    

Who Is The Best Rug Cleaner In My Area?

Fred Remmers Rug Cleaners has been cleaning rugs since 1881 and has been named the top Rug Cleaner in the Mid-South. We do not hide our cleaning methods; on contrary, if someone wants to see how their rug is washed Fred Remmers will allow them to watch the whole cleaning process from start to finish. 

Where Can I Repair My Oriental Rug?

Fred Remmers Rug Cleaners has been providing rug cleaning and Rug Repair since 1881. Fred Remmers offers binding repair, fringe repair, reweaving, patching, touch-up with vegetable dyes, color run removal and all other types of repairs needed on a rug.

How Much Does It Cost To Clean a 8x10 Rug?

Cleaning price for a 8×10 rug depends on several factors such as : Does the rug have pet accidents , is is an antique rug, is it a silk rug etc… in these instances the prices will vary. Generally speaking a 8×10 rug cleaning cost is around $200.

At Fred Remmers we charge based on the size which is $2.25 a square foot with some exceptions as mentioned above.   

How Much Does It Cost To Clean a 9x12 Rug?

Cleaning price for a 9×12 rug depends on several factors such as : Does the rug have pet accidents , is is an antique rug, is it a silk rug etc… in these instances the prices will vary. Generally speaking a 9×12 rug cleaning cost is around $250

At Fred Remmers we charge based on the size which is $2.25 a square foot with some exceptions as mentioned above.

How Much Does It Cost To Clean a 5x8 Rug?

Cleaning price for a 5×8 rug depends on several factors such as : Does the rug have pet accidents , is is an antique rug, is it a silk rug etc… in these instances the prices will vary. Generally speaking a 5×8 rug cleaning cost is around $100

At Fred Remmers we charge based on the size which is $2.25 a square foot with some exceptions as mentioned above.

Where Can I Buy a Rug Pad?

It is important to have rug pad which will prevent your rug from sliding, save the pile on the rug, and protect your floors. Fred Remmmers Rug Cleaners sells pads in all sizes including custom cut pads.

What is The Best Pad For an Area Rug?

The best pad for an area rug would be an Ultimate Pad ( rubber on bottom side which is safe for all types of floors and soft layers on top to protect the rug pile). Fred Remmers has been selling the Ultimate Pad for Years and the customers love it. 

Where Can I Clean My Persian rug ?

Persian rugs are delicate rugs and require professional rug cleaning. Do not steam clean your Persian Rug. Call Fred Remmers Rug Cleaners to have your Persian Rugs Cleaned. 

Do I Buy a Rug Pad The Same Size As The Rug?

Most pads sold online and in stores are standard sizes which means that in most cases when you order the pad, you will have to trim it. The rug pad should be about one inch less than your rug size on all four sides. At Fred Remmers Rug Cleaners we custom cut rug pads to your rug so you don’t have to worry.

Do Rug Pads Damage Hardwood Floors?

Cheap plastic pads will ,but a natural rubber rug pad will never stain or discolor hardwood floors.Fred Remmers sells natural rubber pads that are custom cut for your rug.

Where Can I Clean My Rugs In Memphis ?

Fred Remmers Rug Cleaners has been cleaning rugs in Memphis since 1881.   

Where Can I Get a Rug Appraisal ?

Unfortunate Events Happen so it is important to have your rugs apprised in case of an insurance claim or for any other reason you believe would be helpful. Fred Remmers Rug Cleaners can appraise your rugs by providing you information on the type of rug, origin of the rug, rug age, rug value, etc..