Russ answers questions like: How often show I have my furniture cleaned? And how do I know if it can be cleaned? With the snow melting and all this rain, my dogs keep tracking mud onto my beautiful carpet. What’s the best way to get this cleaned up?Read More
If you wait long enough, everything comes back into style, right? Well, what if you don’t have to wait for a favorite pattern to “come around again?” We are starting to see the new 2018 carpet and rug introductions and to say we’re are excited for what’s to come is an understatement.
One of our favorite new intros is the re-invented Karastan Multi Panel Kirman rug. This is the original jewel-toned rug that has been in Karastan’s line for well over 50 years. In the last five years it has been recolored once in black and once in a warm camel. Now Karastan has taken this classic rug one step further. It is now available in a lovely warm grey with touches of grass green. It’s beautiful and is definitely not your grandmother’s rug!
Along this same line, Karastan is recoloring some of our favorite wool broadloom carpets. One of our favorite patterns, Berwick Tweed is being recolored and is leaving the 90’s behind for an updated color line of greys, taupes, navy and greige! This great tweed/subtle plaid pattern stands the test of time and looks amazing on stairs, or made into a custom rug with a funky leather trim!
Keeping up with this re-invention trend is Masland. They are working on recoloring a line of durable nylon patterns that are rated for both residential and commercial use. We’ve used Carpaccio, Bombay, Tangier and the rest of this group for years. In fact, we love them so much we have one installed in part of the showroom and its stood up to 15 years of heavy wear! These pieces are being redeveloped at the mill and will hopefully be launched this fall to include a fresh color line, while still holding up to the wear and tear of life.
We love seeing new trends come through the showroom. It’s like Christmas when a box of new samples arrives. But, as these “old” products start coming in I think we’ll be just as excited. Besides, there’s a bit of comfort in falling in love with an old favorite!
Ever wonder how Russell Martin cleans your area rugs? It's something we’ve been doing since 1957 right here in downtown Naperville! When a rug first arrives at our rug plant, it is inspected by our master cleaning technician, Tomas. He then writes a prescription for the rug and gets to work.
We don’t put your rug through a big machine; instead Tomas cleans each rug personally, using truck mounted hot steam extraction just like we do in your home. After the rug is cleaned, it is hung to air dry. Once the rug has dried fully, it is re-inspected and if we find a spot hasn’t lifted out or the fringe is still looking a bit dirty we’ll re-clean the rug at no cost to you. On average it takes 3-5 days for each rug to be thoroughly cleaned. Our goal is to always send your rug home as clean as possible!
And don’t forget, anytime you Lug Your Rug into our showroom you always receive a 30% discount! So roll up the rug in your family room, lug your Grandma’s handmade oriental rug from the living room and toss the throw rugs scattered around the house in the car and come see how Russell Martin does area rug cleaning!
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Naperville company Russell Martin Carpets and Rugs took second place at the World Floor Covering Association (WFCA)’s Gold Standard Awards in the under $10 million in sales volume category. Russell Martin was named the number two store out of all of the hardwood, tile, laminate and carpet stores in the world for Quality, Ethics and Community Service.Read More
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Decorating a room. It’s one of those things we never consider tough before starting. Truth be told, bringing a whole room together involves a myriad of decisions that can have even the most enthusiastic homeowner sorry they started. Of course, things will flow a lot smoother if you keep the following tips in mind.Read More