Rug Repair & Restoration

Rug Repair and Restoration

Chicago Rug Repair and Restoration

From the treasured, antique Persian carpet to a modest but beloved bedside rug, Minasian Rug Company has been trusted for generations with area rug repair and restoration. Our area rug restoration experts are masters at returning damaged rugs to their former glory. Based in Chicago, IL, we provide affordable, expert rug repair services for homeowners throughout the Midwest.

Whether it’s pet damage, moth infestation or a plumbing disaster, our highly skilled artisans will create a custom plan to repair your area rug or give new life to a favorite oriental carpet. With their expertise and the finest wools of every shade on hand, our team can reweave portions of your rug so well that you can’t locate the repair!

Contact our rug experts for more information!
Minasian Rug Care Family:
800-RUG-CARE (800-784-2273)

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Area Rug Repairs

  • Hand or machine serging to bind edge warps
  • Overcasting to protect exposed weft loops
  • Oriental rug hole repair
  • Stitching of tears and cuts
  • Rug edge reinforcement
  • Installing loops or sleeves for wall mounting
  • Adding on new fringe / Replacing fringe
  • Re-knotting Persian rugs
  • Flat rug weaving
  • Rubber stripping or backing repair
  • Curling prevention
  • Shearing rug stretching or blocking

Area Rug Restoration

  • Water damage rug cleaning
  • Smoke damage rug cleaning
  • Mold/Mildew remediation
  • Dry rot area rug repair
  • Insect damage repairs
  • Moths and carpet beetles
  • Stain removal from handmade rugs
  • Pet carpet damage restoration
  • Rug cleaning of wine or red stains
  • Tobacco odor removal
  • Color work and custom dying of rugs
  • Color bleeding correction on Persian rugs
  • Highlighting faded areas on oriental carpets
  • Design recreation on antique oriental rugs
  • Tea staining fringe of area rugs
  • In-home rug cleaning and area rug drop off options

Repair and Restoration Terms

  • rugsover edging: restoring the edges by hand wrapping new wool yarn along the sides of the rug
  • yarn sourcing/dying: matching or blending the right yarns for your restoration
  • overcasting: an inexpensive solution to prevent rug ends from fraying
  • re-weaving: custom building a foundation and tying knots to recreate missing motifs
  • knot dyeing: reducing the visibility of weaver’s knots that can appear in older Persian rugs
  • hand sheering: removing the tips of the pile to either restore the color or the texture of the rug
  • fringe replacement: restoring or replacing fringe (handmade or machine-made)
  • color restoration: adding color back to rug areas that have been damaged
  • stain removal: a variety of solutions to remove all types of rug stains
  • blocking: restoring the original shape of a rug to allow it to lie completely flat
  • size alterations: cutting down rugs in width or length or creating a different shape
  • fabrications: putting one or more rugs together to fit an unusual space, stairway, etc.