If you would like to get the best out of your investment in oriental rugs, you should ensure that all of the issues are repaired as soon as you can, and to avoid problems from happening, you should inspect your rug regularly. You can then avoid small problems from turning into larger problems.
In order to prolong the life of your rug, there may some occasions when you may need to repair it. Even it’s damaged; there’s not any need to fully discard, it as possible restore handmade rugs.
The decision to repair or restore handmade carpets will be based on the amount and type of damage, the expense of the repairs, and the estimated value of the rug. If the total cost of the restoration exceeds the value of the rug, it might be better to repair it. There is a difference between restoration and the repair of oriental rugs, and in some cases if the repair is not correctly done, it may decrease the value of the carpet.
When you decided to repair oriental rugs, there’s more flexibility allowed, because there is no mandated stipulation to return the carpet to its initial state. If the rug is comparatively new, and the damage is not extensive, it may be repaired, but for older rugs or carpeting with extensive damage or to get more costly rugs, the better option would be restoration. This can make the restoration as equally labor-intensive as the first rug manufacture.
In order to restore handmade carpets, an intimate knowledge of the carpet and its origin would be required. Restoration is usually more expensive, because, you might need to determine the type and quality of the original substances, which sometimes may be tricky to find. Duplication of the hand knotting process used in the initial manufacture can be necessary, as the outcomes of the restoration should be indistinguishable.
Oriental rugs, can be costly, and they may even become irreplaceable. If the appropriate precautions are detected, your rugs can last a very long time, but frequent occurrences like normal wear and tear or damages from water or from infestation or pets from moths will warrant repairs. You may also need to repair oriental rugs if and when they are damaged from cleaning or fading due to the effects of direct sunlight.
Restoration is a very delicate process, which is much more involved than cleaning or vacuuming. If restoration is needed, you should try to find experts who can discern a lot of the origin of the rug, to decide on the suitable materials.