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August 16, 2019
In 1791, only 15 years after the Declaration of Independence, the first documented United States woven carpet mill came into existence. It was founded by William Sprague in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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.
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.
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.
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.