STAIN REMOVAL GUIDE: Vomit

Let’s face it, accidents happen.  Whether a guest had too much to drink at your holiday party or your child got into the cookie jar and ate all of them.  Or maybe you are one of the lucky ones who haven’t had to deal with vomit on your wool rug. If that’s the case then […]

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STAIN REMOVAL GUIDE: Veloute Sauce

Veloute sauce is one of the five mother sauces. This is made simply by thickening white stock with a roux and allowing it to simmer to thicken up.  The most common type of Veloute sauce is made with chicken stock, however, veal and fish stock can also be used. If you want to get technical, […]

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STAIN REMOVAL GUIDE: Permanent Marker

The name “Permanent Marker” is quite self-explanatory. It is meant not to be removed off. But the incidents happen, so if you are dealing with a permanent marker on your handmade rug, this is the right place to guide you step by step to clean it off. Follow these easy steps to remove permanent marker stain […]

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STAIN REMOVAL GUIDE: Mustard

The mustard sauce tastes great on hot dogs and looks great in potato salad and other dishes. Nonetheless, it does not suit your hand-made wool rugs.  The bright yellow color we all know as “mustard” actually isn’t even the natural color. The color comes from the turmeric spice that is essential to the flavor. In […]

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STAIN REMOVAL GUIDE: Lipstick

Lipsticks have always proved to be one of the more difficult stains to get out of your hand made rugs. The reason being for this is that mother nature is known to be able to produce some of the oiliest, stickiest substances known in the natural world. As a result, when you combine some of […]

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STAIN REMOVAL GUIDE: Ink

You surely deal with ink and pen in your house if you have children in school. Whether it’s a picture on construction paper or a science fair project, then ink is bound to flying around all over the place.    Throughout history, the ink has been made up of many different ingredients and pigments, from […]

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STAIN REMOVAL GUIDE: Grass

Home just wouldn’t be home without a laundry hamper full of grass stained kids clothes.  The green pigment comes from the chlorophyll which is responsible for absorbing sunlight and turning it into energy for the it.  They also contain chemical compounds called carotenoids and xanthophylls, which are also pigmented.  The washing machine works great for […]

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STAIN REMOVAL GUIDE: Candle Wax

Nothing sets the mood or is more relaxing than natural candlelight. The beautiful flickering and natural glow can be mesmerizing and intoxicating.  Most candles are made from paraffin wax, which is a byproduct of the petroleum refining process. The not so beautiful part about them is what if any wax gets on your wool rug […]

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STAIN REMOVAL GUIDE: Cake

What better way to celebrate a special occasion than with cake? Homemade or store-bought has always brought back memories of my childhood to me, maybe it’s the same for you.  While these delicious creations are fun to make and even more enjoyable to eat, inevitably the stains they could leave behind always create a headache […]

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