Hand-Knotted Wool/Silk Ivory Area Rug
The material silk is derived from silkworms and is a natural protein fiber. It consists of fibroin and is considered one of the strongest natural fibers. Silk rugs have the property of breaking light and that is why these rugs look so shiny. Hot water and steam can definitely damage silk carpets. It is therefore advisable to care for the carpets properly.
MAINTENANCE OF SILK CARPETS
Maintaining and cleaning a silk carpet is no big deal. It is very easy and easy to remove dust and dirt. Some of the simple options are: The carpets are regularly vacuumed with a brushless suction head or roller brush. Another option is to sweep silk rugs with a soft broom. This removes excessive dust and dirt.
Even a person can shake the carpet to remove dust or odors. If something gets spilled on the floor, you should immediately clean it with a spoon or other device. Even if a liquid leaks, it is advisable to wipe it with a soft, damp cloth to remove the stains completely.
There are times when the paint remains on the carpets. Use a lemonade to pick up and remove the color. Another way to remove stains and paint is to use vinegar and water solution. To remove odors you can always use baking soda or a vacuum cleaner. Even with vinegar and a water solution, you can remove the excessive odor from the silk carpets.
SOME ESSENTIAL SAFETY MEASURES
Care of carpets requires certain warnings and safety measures. To clean carpets, never use hot water. Also, before applying a solution to the entire carpet, the solution should always be tested on a small area.
DIFFERENCES BETWEEN SILK AND WOOL CARVINGS
However, there are some differences between silk and wool carpets. Silk carpets are above all more expensive than wool. Second, silk carpets are more sensitive than wool. Even wool carpets are dirt-repellent, while silk carpets are not resistant at all. However, silk rugs are available in amazing variety, designs and colors. There is also a growing trend of bespoke carpets that are made to customer requirements. All designs are colors that are selected by the customer himself.