It can be scary to get your rug cleaned. Some people call themselves rug cleaners, but they use just one kind of cleaning, and it's not right for every rug. Relax. You can trust the rug cleaning team at Tulip Carpet Cleaning of Woodbridge.
We offer the right cleaning method for your rug because we have a variety of rug cleaning methods at our disposal. We can clean your rugs right there in your home or business, or at our rug cleaning workshop in Woodbridge, VA.
Our Service Starts before Cleaning
It all starts when you call Tulip Carpet Cleaning of Woodbridge to set up an estimate appointment. It doesn't matter whether your rug is a classic wool rug to an antique Persian or oriental rug. We give every rug our full attention, and individualized care and precise cleaning.
On the day of your appointment, our technician will examine your rug in detail.
They are looking for every parameter that can make a difference in how to best clean your rug:
Rug construction: hand knotted, woven, tufted, looped, berber
Rug cleaning isn't just a skill, it's an art. Cleaning Oriental rugs requires careful handling and treatments, to protect and maintain the rug in excellent good condition.
Rug Cleaning Services at Your Location
We offer convenient and effective rug cleaning at your location with rug steam cleaning. Our technicians have on hand a variety of stain removal products for use on different fibers. They have the right solution for your rug.
Some rugs will do best with deep shampoo cleaning, while others can handle a professional steam cleaning that doesn't leave it too wet.
Rug Cleaning at Our Woodbridge Workshop
For some rugs our professionals can use a little more careful treatment, especially for rugs with pet urine and other serious stains. In this case, we offer a rug washing service at our workshop. To make it more convenient, we also offer free pickup and delivery. Our rug cleaning specialists will take away dirty and stained rugs and return them completely clean and odor free. We remove dry soil, wash the rugs, rinse them, extract the extra water and hang them to dry in our temperature-controlled drying area at our Woodbridge facility.
Our Off-Site Rug Cleaning Process
Our professional rug cleaning process involves several essential steps to ensure a thorough and effective cleaning. Although specific procedures may vary among different professional cleaners, here is a general outline of the typical process:
Inspection: A careful examination of the rug is conducted to assess its condition, identify stains, heavy soiling, or any damage. This evaluation helps determine the most suitable cleaning approach and any necessary pre-treatment.
Dusting: A meticulous dusting process is carried out to remove loose dirt, dust, and debris deeply embedded within the rug's fibers. Specialized equipment, such as rotating machines, is often used to gently dislodge these particles.
Pre-Treatment: In the presence of stains or heavily soiled areas, a targeted pre-treatment procedure is employed. This involves applying specialized cleaning agents or stain removers to break down stains and loosen dirt, facilitating their removal during the cleaning process.
Cleaning Method Selection: The professional cleaner carefully selects the appropriate cleaning method based on factors such as the rug's material, construction, and level of soiling. Common methods include steam cleaning, foam cleaning, or hand washing.
Cleaning: The chosen cleaning method is applied to the rug. In deep steam cleaning, a combination of hot water and detergent is sprayed onto the rug under high pressure, followed by powerful vacuum extraction to remove the solution, along with dirt and residues. Foam cleaning methods utilize cleaning solvents, which are later removed through vacuuming, bonnet cleaning, or brushing.
Spot Treatment: Any remaining stains or spots that persist after the initial cleaning undergo targeted spot treatment. Specialized stain removers or cleaning solutions are used to treat these specific areas.
Rinse and Extraction: In certain situations, a rinsing process is conducted to eliminate cleaning agents or residues from the rug. A gentle water rinse is typically employed, followed by thorough extraction to minimize moisture as much as possible.
Drying: The rug is carefully dried to maintain its shape and prevent the growth of mold or mildew. Techniques such as air movers, dehumidifiers, or controlled drying rooms may be employed. Adequate ventilation is essential to facilitate the drying process.
Finishing Touches: Once the rug is completely dry, a final inspection is conducted to ensure it meets the desired quality standards. Grooming or brushing may be performed as needed to restore the rug's appearance and texture.
Schedule Rug Cleaning with Us Today!
Please call Tulip Carpet Cleaning of Woodbridge to schedule your free inspection and estimate appointment. Whether your rug is new and going for its first cleaning or a valuable antique, you'll be impressed with our cleaning.