Even though your rug looks clean, the normal settling of dust is abrasive on your carpet and, when not properly removed, will eventually shorten the life of your rug. Experts recommend having your rug cleaned once a year.
For a free estimate of your rug cleaning call us at: 206-331-3752.
Sunbird Cleaning Services uses modern day technology to mirror the cleaning techniques of yesterday. While carried out in a modern setting, our cleaning focuses on retaining the integrity of your rug's natural and sensitive fibers.
We begin with a rug dusting. Years ago, beating a rug with a carpet beater was the way to remove the dust. Unfortunately, that often broke the fibers, particularly in very old valuable rugs. Today, we use soft compressed air and modern tools to lift the many pounds of dust and to dry particles to the surface and out of the rug. We do this on the front surface of the rug. We dust the back and then the front removing all the dry particles from the rug.
We then test the rugs for color bleeding. If the rug is determined to be a bleeder, a color block is applied to lock in the color.
In step three, the rug is submerged in a fresh water wash pool. Here we actually hand wash the rug with all natural cleaners while fresh water continually rinses the rug.
To thoroughly remove the most difficult odors from your rug, we do a decontamination bath. During this safe bath, heavy rollers go back and forth over the surface of the rug, forcing the fibers to release the deeply embedded odor and soak in the fresh water.
Rinsing the rug is very important. We thoroughly rinse the rug to remove all the remaining residue out of the rug making it look and feel clean!
After a final rinse the rugs are hung in the air to dry in an air regulated environment. Now we can work on cleaning the fringes and restoring color and luster. We finish off with any leftover grooming.
Lastly, each rug is individually wrapped and ready for delivery. We will help you place the rug in your home, too.