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ABC Oriental Rug|Ithaca|Cortland|Cazenovia|Skaneateles||Fayetteville|Dewitt

ABC Oriental Rug will wash and repair your oriental and area rugs in our own certified rug washing plant. We are the experts in rug washing and carpet and upholstery cleaning!

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Fireworks Safety

Fireworks safety comes up every year with the advent of our much-loved tradition of the July 4th holiday and they can and should be used safely. But beware...

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Karabagh Rugs

Karabagh rugs have been woven for a very long history.The Karabgh region was at one time the most significant rug-producing centers of the world...

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Afshar Oriental Rugs

Afshar Oriental rugs are woven by nomadic and semi-nomadic tribes in south central Iran. The art of weaving has been passed on through multiple generations. Find out more here...

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ABC Newsletter - July 2019

Here is your July 2019 Newsletter: Turkish Rugs, Hot Dogs!, Fireworks Safety, Residential Carpet Styles, and more...

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Residential Carpet Styles

The number of residential carpet styles available today can be overwhelming. Let us show you there are really 4 main categories...

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Hot Dogs

July 4th and hot dogs. As American as apple pie. Here are some fun facts about July 4th and hot dogs.

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Turkish Rugs

Turkish rugs have been woven in the area that is now the Republic of Turkey for centuries. A short overview and some examples...

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Articles that will provide answers to your FAQs are presented here. If you cannot find your answers here, please contact us and we will do the research and add it to this page...

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Sisal Natural Fiber

Sisal natural fiber for commercial use saw a resurgence in the early 21st century after synthetics took over in the 1980s and 90s. Learn more about sisal here...

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Upholstery Fabric ID

Upholstery fabric ID can provide a consumer with the crucial information needed to make an informed purchase decision. Learn more here...

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ABC Newsletter - June 2019

Here is your May 2019 Newsletter: Derbend Oriental Rugs, Upholstery Fabric ID, Sisal Natural Fiber and more...

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Derbend Oriental Rugs

Derbend oriental rugs are one of the notable rugs produced in the Northern Caucasus mountains in what is now the Russian Republic of Dagestan. Learn more here...

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Talish Oriental Rugs

Talish oriental rugs are important antique rugs of the Southern Caucasus region, easily recognized by their distinctive shape and design. Find out more here...

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Shirvan Oriental Rugs

Shirvan oriental rugs were and are produced in the Shirvan region, which is part of modern-day Azerbaijan. Learn more about the Southern Caucasus Shirvan oriental rugs here...

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Moghan Oriental Rugs

Moghan oriental rugs were one of the more familiar of the Southern Caucasian rugs which included the Kazak, Karabagh, Gendje, Talish, and Shirvan. Find out all about them here...

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Kuba Oriental Rugs

Kuba oriental rugs are named for the region of Kuba (Quba), located in modern-day Azerbaijan. Learn about this highly collectible antique rug in its many forms.

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Kazak Oriental Rugs

Kazak oriental rugs are a tribal rug from the Caucasus region. They feature large, bold geometric patterns with bright colors. Learn more about antique Kazak rugs as well as those made today...

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Coir Natural Fiber

Coir natural fiber (pronounced COY-er) is familiar to most of us as the material used to construct coarse, wiry outside doormats as well as the coarse fiber liners found in hanging flower baskets. But it is so much more...

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ABC Newsletter - May 2019

Here is your May 2019 Newsletter: Dagestan Oriental Rugs, Ransomware-Beware, Seagrass Natural Fiber and more...

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Dagestan Oriental Rugs

Dagestan oriental rugs were traditionally small with small-scale all over designs, soft, varied colors, and deeply ridged backs. Learn more...

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Seagrass Natural Fiber

Seagrass natural fiber products include rugs, clothing, furniture, and more. Learn all about the pros and cons of seagrass.

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Ransomware, a malicious software or malware used by hackers to lock out the user on a PC and demand a ransom to regain access. Learn what and what NOT to do....

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ABC Newsletter - April 2019

Here is your April 2019 ABC newsletter-April Specials, White House Easter Egg Roll History, Kuba Oriental Rugs, Jute Natural Fiber, and more...

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ABC Newsletter - March 2019

Here is your March 2019 Newsletter-March 2019 RCAD Specials, Talish Oriental Rugs, Hemp Natural Fiber, Portable Heater Safety, and more...

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Jute Natural Fiber

Jute natural fiber is one of the most affordable natural fibers and is second only to cotton in yearly production and it’s variety of uses. Learn more here...

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One Tree Planted

One Tree Planted is an amazing nonprofit organization. We have researched the work they do and we are now considering the option of supporting and partnering with them. Please read this article and give us your feedback...

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Hemp Natural Fiber

Hemp natural fiber is a variety of the Cannabis sativa plant, the same plant that can produce hemp as a drug. Learn all about hemp and its uses here...

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Portable Heaters

Portable heaters may be a possible purchase option for those of us going through the ravages of a bitter cold winter. There are safety concerns to consider...

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