Tufted rugs are different in construction from a woven rug. Each knot on a woven rug is hand tied where on a tufted rug each loop is created using a tufting gun. The backing is then coated with a latex glue to hold the carpet material in place and then usually a cloth backing is sewn onto that to cover up the glue. Most tufted rugs are very high end. However, there are many tufted rugs that are mass produced and lower in cost. However, these lower end rugs have a shorter lifespan and there are many cleaning and usage problems associated with them.
Common tufted rug issues are:
Immersion washing is the only way to get a tufted rug truly clean through the foundation. Sometimes repairs to the latex backing must be done in order to maintain the integrity of your tufted rug.
If you need advise on how to care for your tufted rug or are ready to have yours immersion washed contact us today!