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Moisture and Humidity

Moisture and humidity can wreak havoc with your area rugs. This is especially evident during hot summer months with heavy periods of rain. If you are noticing odors in your home, you may want to check your area rugs. Here is what to do...

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Food Expiration Dates

Food expiration dates can be very confusing for the consumer. It is important to know they are not federally regulated and their arbitrary use may result in consumers discarding otherwise wholesome food.

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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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ARTICLES - ANSWERS TO YOUR FAQs

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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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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5 Second Rule

The 5 second rule! You know, the one we use when we furtively pick up that piece of cookie we just dropped before anyone sees us! Is there any truth to it? Or is it just an urban legend? Find out here...

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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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Freezing Foods Safely

Freezing foods safely is a priority for all of us. Foods we typically freeze regularly like meat, certain vegetables, ice cream, etc., are obvious, but there are many other common foods that can be frozen as well, some you may not be aware of.

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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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ABC Newsletters

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ABC Newsletter - September 2018

Here is your September 2018 Newsletter...Afshar Oriental Rugs, Freezing Foods Safely, The 5 Second Rule!, September Special, and more...

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ABC Newsletter - August 2018

Here is your August 2018 ABC Newsletter...Shiraz Oriental Rugs, One Tree Planted.org, Senior Smart Homes, August Special, and more...

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Ocean Garbage Update

Here is an ocean garbage update: A 22 year old has come up with a feasible plan to clean up our ocean garbage patches...

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Smart Homes for Seniors

Smart homes for senors can contain technological gadgets to aid with vision, hearing, memory problems, and mobility, etc., all areas in which elderly persons in otherwise relatively good health could be able to live independently in their own homes much longer...

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Shiraz Oriental Rugs

Shiraz oriental rugs, woven in and around the city of Shiraz in SW Iran have designs similar to other tribal rugs, but with originality and a charm all their own. Learn about them here...

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More Customer Reviews

More customer reviews posted here...

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Washing Cushion Covers

Should you be washing cushion covers like normal laundry? We give you the answer and the reasons why here...

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Home Safety

Home safety, wherever we live, is one of our most important objectives. In this article we discuss a few things that can compromise our home safety, especially in the area of fire prevention...

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Baluchi Oriental Rugs

Baluchi oriental rugs have been and still are woven by the nomadic tribes of the Baluchi people located in the region now including SE Iran, W Pakistan and S Afghanistan. These small tribal rugs have many distinctive characteristics and yet each one is unique.

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ABC Newsletter - July 2018

Here is your July 2018 ABC Newsletter...Baluchi Oriental Rugs, Home Safety, Washing Cushion Covers at Home?, July Specials, etc...

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ABC Newsletter - June 2018

Here is your June 2018 ABC Newsletter...Persian Meshad Oriental Rugs, Moroccan Rug Problems, Paint Spill Cleanup, June Specials, etc...

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Pickup/Delivery Policy

ABC's Pickup/Delivery Policy

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Moroccan Rug Problems

Moroccan rug problems can include excessive shedding, noxious odors, and dye bleeding. These problems examined and solutions found. Learn what to look for and what to avoid...

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Meshad Oriental Rugs

Meshad oriental rugs are produced in the 2nd largest city in Iran. Both the Persian asymmetric and the Turkish symmetric, as well as the less common jufti knot can be found in these rugs. Learn more here..

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ABC Newsletter - May 2018

Here is your ABC Newsletter May 2018-Malayer Persian Oriental Rugs, History of US Carpet Manufacture, Home Health Hazards, May discounts, and more...

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Home Health Hazards

Here are some home health hazards to be aware of and what to do about them. 3 of them will be discussed here...dust mites, mold, and moths.

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US Carpet Manufacture

US carpet manufacture has an interesting history. Starting in the NE in 1791, the shift from the North to the South happened around 1950. Find out the how and why and more...

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Malayer Oriental Rugs

Malayer oriental rugs are unique in that they were able to choose characteristics from 2 of their weaving neighbors and create a rug distinctly their own.

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ABC Newsletter April 2018

Your ABC Newsletter for April 2018 - Persian Senneh Oriiental Rugs, Dog Myths Debunked, Spring Cleaning Yesterday and Today, etc...

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Dog Myths Debunked

Dog myths debunked examines some 'generally accepted as true' misconceptions about dogs. How many of these have you heard?

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