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I have been sending my oriental and wool rugs to Kiwi services for a number of years and have been totally satisfied with the work. The rugs smell clean and fresh and their colors appear vibrant and fresh. I highly recommend Kiwi Services. You will not be disappointed.

Expert Rug Fringe Cleaning for a Pristine Look

When it comes to caring for your beautiful area rug—whether it’s oriental, wool, or any other type—we know how crucial it is to pay attention to detail. Some of the most delicate features on a rug are its fringes, which can often become dark or dingy after years of heavy foot traffic. White fringes on hand-woven rugs, machine-woven rugs, or older rugs need extra care, especially when cleaning silk or cotton fringe tassels. With 39 years of experience, KIWI is the company to trust for professional rug cleaning. Not only are we renowned carpet cleaners, but we also excel in rug cleaning. Our cleaning methods are tried and true, and we offer comprehensive services, including rug repair and rug fringe repair and replacement. Trust KIWI for meticulous and expert rug fringe cleaning that keeps your rugs looking their best.

Our Rug Cleaning Process

When you schedule a rug cleaning from KIWI Services, your rug cleaning specialist will take special care when handling your area rug’s fringes. They will first work to identify the type of rug—and whether or not your rug’s fringes were hand woven or machine woven—in order to determine the right kind of cleaning and care that your rug will need.

Before your KIWI Services specialist begins the rug cleaning process, they will also pay attention to see whether or not there are any repairs they need to make on the fringe or on the entire rug, so that there will be no additional damage made during the rug cleaning.

We clean all of our rugs by hand and use a gentle, yet powerful green cleaning solution because we like to ensure that these woven works of art won’t be damaged by heavy chemicals or a complete submersion cleaning technique.

Interested in learning more about our rug cleaning process? Give KIWI Services a call today for more information and a free quote!

Specialized Cleaning for Every Fringe Style

At KIWI Services, we understand that the delicate fringes of your rug are more than just decorative elements—they are intricate works of art that require expert care. With our extensive experience and specialized cleaning techniques, we ensure that every type of fringe is treated with the utmost precision and attention. Trust KIWI Services to preserve and enhance the beauty of your rug’s fringes, regardless of the style. Here are some of the most common fringe styles and how we expertly care for them:

  • Knotted Fringe: Knotted fringe is a classic and popular style where the ends of the fringe are tied into knots. This not only secures the fringe but also adds a decorative element. Knotted fringes are often found on traditional and Oriental rugs.
  • Braided Fringe: Braided fringe involves intertwining strands of the fringe to create a braid. This style is not only aesthetically pleasing but also provides extra strength and durability. Braided fringes are commonly seen on hand-woven and custom rugs.
  • Twisted Fringe: Twisted fringe consists of individual strands that are twisted together to create a spiral effect. This style adds a touch of elegance and sophistication to the rug, often found on high-end and handmade rugs.
  • Tassel Fringe: Tassel fringe features clusters of fringe strands tied together to form tassels. This style can vary in length and thickness, creating a rich, decorative look, frequently used in both traditional and contemporary rug designs.
  • Flat Fringe: Flat fringe is a simple and straightforward style where the fringe strands lie flat without any knots or twists. This style offers a clean and minimalist look, making it suitable for modern and casual rugs.
  • Loop Fringe: Loop fringe is created by forming loops with the fringe strands instead of leaving them straight. This style adds texture and dimension to the rug, making it visually interesting, and can be found on both handmade and machine-made rugs.
  • Macramé Fringe: Macramé fringe involves intricate knotting and weaving techniques to create detailed patterns within the fringe. This highly decorative style showcases skilled craftsmanship and is often used in artisanal and bohemian-style rugs.
  • Cut Fringe: Cut fringe is a straightforward style where the fringe strands are cut to a uniform length without any additional decoration. This style is often used for a clean and modern look.
  • Beaded Fringe: Beaded fringe incorporates beads into the fringe strands, adding a touch of embellishment and luxury. Beaded fringes are often used in high-end and custom rugs.
  • Layered Fringe: Layered fringe features multiple layers of fringe strands, creating a fuller and more textured appearance. This style adds depth and richness to the rug, making it a focal point in the room.

Each fringe style offers a distinct look and feel, contributing to the rug’s overall aesthetic and character. At KIWI Services, we understand the importance of preserving and enhancing the beauty of your rug’s fringe, and we tailor our cleaning and repair techniques to suit the specific fringe style

Different Fabrics Used for Rug Fringes

Rug fringes, or tassels, are made from various materials, each with unique care needs. Understanding these materials helps in selecting the best cleaning methods. Here are some common fringe materials:

  • Cotton: Cotton fringes are popular for their softness, durability, and ease of cleaning, used in both machine-woven and hand-woven rugs.
  • Silk: Silk fringes are luxurious and found on high-end rugs like Persian and Oriental. They require delicate care to avoid damage.
  • Wool: Wool fringes are durable and ideal for high-traffic areas but need specific cleaning solutions due to their natural oils.
  • Synthetic Fibers: Synthetic fibers such as polyester, nylon, and acrylic are stain-resistant and durable, commonly used in modern rugs, though less natural in feel.
  • Blends: Blends combine materials like cotton and synthetics for added softness and durability.
  • Linen: Linen fringes offer a natural, elegant look but are less common and require careful cleaning.
  • Rayon: Rayon, or viscose, mimics silk and is a cost-effective alternative, needing careful cleaning to maintain its luster.

Each type of fringe material requires specific care and cleaning methods to ensure longevity and maintain the rug’s overall appearance. At KIWI Services, we tailor our cleaning techniques to suit the unique needs of your rug’s fringes, ensuring they remain beautiful and intact for years to come.

KIWI’s Expert Step-by-Step Rug Fringe Cleaning

At KIWI Services, we specialize in hand cleaning, extracting, and grooming rug fringes with precision and care. Our meticulous process ensures your rug fringes remain clean, beautiful, and well-maintained. Follow these steps to see how we achieve stunning results for your rug fringes:

  1. Prepare the Area
    1. Clear the space: Remove furniture and objects from the rug area.
    2. Vacuum the rug: Thoroughly vacuum the rug, including the fringes, to remove loose dirt and debris.
  2. Inspect the Fringes
    1. Check for damage: Look for any frayed, loose, or damaged fringes.
    2. Identify material: Determine the type of material (cotton, silk, wool, etc.) to select the appropriate cleaning method.
  3. Hand Clean the Fringes
    1. Use a gentle cleaning solution: Mix a mild detergent with water. Avoid harsh chemicals that can damage delicate fibers.
    2. Apply the solution: Dip a soft brush or cloth into the cleaning solution and gently scrub the fringes. Work in small sections to ensure even cleaning.
  4. Extract Dirt and Moisture
    1. Rinse the fringes: Use a clean cloth dipped in water to rinse the cleaning solution from the fringes. Avoid soaking the fringes, as excess water can damage them.
    2. Blot dry: Gently blot the fringes with a dry towel to remove excess moisture.
  5. Dry the Fringes
    1. Air dry: Lay the rug flat in a well-ventilated area and allow the fringes to air dry completely. Avoid direct sunlight, which can cause fading or damage to the fringes.
  6. Groom the Fringes
    1. Straighten the fibers: Use a wide-tooth comb or a soft brush to straighten and untangle the fringes.
  7. Final Inspection and Maintenance Tips
    1. Inspect for remaining dirt or stains: Re-clean any areas if necessary.
    2. Ensure dryness: Make sure the fringes are completely dry before walking on the rug or placing furniture back on it.

Regular maintenance: Routine vacuuming and immediate spot cleaning help maintain the beauty of your rug and its fringes.
Trust KIWI Services for professional rug fringe care. Our expert team ensures your rug fringes are hand cleaned, extracted, and groomed to perfection, keeping your rugs looking their best for years to come.

Get Your Rug Fringes Expertly Cleaned by KIWI Services

Transform your rug fringes with KIWI’s meticulous cleaning process. Trust our experts to hand clean, extract, and groom your rug fringes to perfection. For a free quote and to schedule your cleaning, call us today at 888-582-4365 to schedule the service. Discover why KIWI Services is your trusted partner for maintaining the beauty of your rugs.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How often should I clean my rug fringes?
We recommend cleaning your rug fringes at least once a year to effectively remove dirt, dust, and oils that accumulate over time. For rugs in high-traffic areas or homes with pets, more frequent cleaning may be necessary to maintain their appearance and longevity.
Can I clean rug fringes myself?
While spot cleaning can be done at home using mild detergents and gentle brushing, thorough cleaning of rug fringes should be handled by professionals. DIY methods may not effectively remove embedded dirt or stains and can risk damaging delicate fibers.
What if my rug fringes are damaged or frayed?
If your rug fringes are damaged or frayed, KIWI Services offers repair and replacement options as part of our comprehensive rug cleaning services. Our experts assess the damage and provide solutions to restore the fringes to their original beauty.
How long does it take for rug fringes to dry after cleaning?
After professional cleaning, rug fringes typically take between 6 to 12 hours to dry completely. Factors such as humidity levels and airflow in the drying area can affect drying time. It’s important to ensure the fringes are fully dry before using the rug to prevent mildew or damage.
Are your cleaning products safe for all types of rug fringes?
Yes, at KIWI Services, we use gentle, environmentally friendly cleaning solutions that are safe for a variety of rug fringe materials including cotton, silk, wool, and synthetic fibers. Our cleaning methods are tailored to protect the delicate fibers and enhance the overall beauty of your rugs.

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