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Can you restore a carpet without washing it?

As I wrote on the page dedicated to the restoration of carpets, for hygienic and workmanship reasons we do not accept restoration without first washing.

How do you restore a carpet or a tapestry?

The restoration can be a reconstruction or conservative and should be done in such a way that the carpet recovers its value as much as it can and will become stronger because of it.

How do you restore fringes on a hand-made carpet?

Normally we delete the rows of knots until you have enough warp (at least half a centimeter) and a line of perfect and clean texture; then we make by hand a chain in all its length. The chain made tying a knot every 2/3 warp’s threads called fringe when it comes out from the headers, […]

How do you restore the borders of hand-made carpets?

They are reconstructed by hand with appropriate wool and colour, but very thick to get a good aesthetic result and ensure it lasts as long as possible. Watch our videos and you will understand.

How much does it cost to restore a carpet?

It’s a question I’ve heard a thousand times and to which you cannot answer without seeing the work to be done; only then is it possible to make an estimate.

I have a very worn out carpet. What can I do?

We’ll have to see it and work out costs and benefits of a future, probable restoration.

I have a warped carpet with bags. Can you right it?

In 90% of cases you can get rid of the flaw by putting it on a frame. Obviously the carpet must be sufficiently strong, otherwise it could give way and break. In the dedicated page we explain how it works.

If many knots are missing, can we redo them?

The choice must be made according to the cost required to restore them and the value of the carpet. If there is a lot of work and we have a not very expensive carpet than it is often just not worth it.

On my carpet the borders have come away?

We’ll have to see whether we can reattach them or we will have to make new ones, probably the less costly option.

Watering a plant standing on a carpet, this has developed a rather large hole. Can you rebuild the missing piece?

The biggest hole caused by a plant we have dealt with up to now is a 50×50 hole (Video) and the result was excellent.

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