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Storing Your Rug

Storing Your Rug

July 08, 2019

As summer approaches more people are telling us they want to store their rugs for the season, and clients often ask if they can store their rugs in the plastic tubing we use to keep their rugs clean for transport back home. Even though our plastic tubing is perforated to equalize humidity levels, we can't recommend storing your rugs in plastic.

Hand-Loomed Rugs

Hand-Loomed Rugs

July 01, 2019

Hand-loomed rugs are quickly taking over the rug market. This isn't due to consumer demand for a hot, new look as most are made to look like other types of rugs. It's because hand-loomed rugs are quick to make and therefore cheaper to manufacture.

Keeping Current - Staying Involved

Keeping Current - Staying Involved

May 22, 2019

As a leader in our rug cleaning industry, we recently attended a conference in Indianapolis sponsored by the Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS). D. A. Burns is a founding member of this international organization of experienced professionals committed to the highest levels of customer service, technical knowledge and business management in the rug cleaning industry.

Carpet Moths

Carpet Moths

April 08, 2019

Carpet moths - these pesky but common insects can destroy carpets and rugs when you're not looking. What are the first signs of moth damage, and how can moth damage be prevented? We answer these questions and offer our solution for treating moth-damaged rugs at D.A. Burns.

Keeping Up Appearances While Coping with Mother Nature

Keeping Up Appearances While Coping with Mother Nature

April 05, 2019

Warmer weather is here! That means it's time to get your outdoor furniture and your boat out of storage and looking it's best. In this article, we cover the common sources of damage for outdoor and marine fabrics, along with the cleaning services we provide at D A. Burns to get you ready for the season.