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Disposable Rugs

Disposable rugs do exist! Rug cleaners know these rugs as ‘garbage rugs.' Cheap labor is used to quickly produce rugs marketed as handcrafted. Buyer beware...

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Aggressive Rug Aging

Aggressive rug aging is one of the latest techniques used to make brand new rugs look like old or antique rugs. But buyer beware. Find out why here...

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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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ABC Newsletter - August 2020

Here is your August 2020 Newsletter -Virus Contact Tracing, Shedding Rugs, Area Rugs on Carpet, Navajo Code Talkers and more...

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Mutations in viruses can cause much anxiety. How do mutations arise and what do they really mean in relation to a virus such as the novel coronavirus...

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Labor Day

Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday in September of every year. This year, of course, with the pandemic upon us, many traditions may change...

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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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Soaps, Sanitizers, and Disinfectants

Soaps, Sanitizers, and Disinfectants--How to effectively prevent COVID-19 infections...

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ABC Newsletters

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Navajo Code Talkers

Navajo Code Talkers and Navajo Marines were among the over 16 million Americans who served in WWII, but the Navajos were not honored until 1968. Find out why...

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Area Rugs on Carpet

Placing area rugs on carpet (wall-to-wall) doesn't have to be challenging. We have gathered some basic guidance for you...

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Shedding Area Rugs

Shedding area rugs and what to do about them is a customer question that comes up quite often. An area rug may shed for many different reasons...

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Virus Contact Tracing

Virus contact tracing is the process epidemiologists are now using to shed light on how the coronavirus (COVID-19) is spread. But this is not a new process...

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ABC Newsletter - July 2020

Here is your July 2020 Newsletter - Anti-Vaccine Movement, Braided Rugs, Paper Rugs, Thomas Jefferson & Slavery, July Specials & More...

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ABC Newsletter - June 2020

Here is your June 2020 Newsletter-Herd Immunity & COVID-19, Typhoid Mary & COVID-19, Viscose Rugs, Flatten a Folded Rug, Flag Day-June 14 and more...

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Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence promising equality to all. But there was a dark side to Jefferson and his followers...

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Paper Rugs

Paper rugs should be considered as novelty rugs. They can be artsy, interesting, amusing? But buyer beware! Find out why here...

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Braided Rugs

Braided rugs represent an art form that has been around for a long time. Older ones, especially, may often pose problems for both rug owners & rug cleaners...

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Anti-Vaccine Movement

The anti-vaccine movement in our country and around the world may be of special concern because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out why here...

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Viscose Rugs

Viscose rugs or viscose rayon rugs are inferior fibers, manufactured to copy the attributes of silk without the prohibitive cost. Inherent problems exist...

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Flag Day - June 14

Flag day-June 14 is not a national holiday everywhere in the nation. What is the meaning of Flag Day and why on June 14th each year?...

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Flatten A Folded Rug

Flatten a folded rug? This is a question that must be straightened out (pun intended).

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Typhoid Mary and COVID-19

Typhoid Mary and COVID-19. The first case of the asymptomatic spread of disease by a human carrier. Though Typhoid is a bacteria, this story relates to today...

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Herd Immunity and COVID-19

Herd immunity and COVID-19? If everyone gets infected, we’ll eventually develop herd immunity against COVID-19 and everything will be OK. But, will it?

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ABC Newsletter - May 2020

Here is your May 2020 Newsletter-COVID-19 FAQs Update, Shag Rugs, Salmon, Month of May Dates and more...

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ABC Newsletter - March 2020

Here is your March 2020 Newsletter - Bergama Oriental Rugs, Grout-What is it Really, Chewing Gum Removal, Month of March Dates and more...

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Salmon is not just a single species of fish. This article describes the different types of salmon and why wild-caught is more healthy than farm-raised.

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Shag Rugs

Shag rugs may be a great decorative idea, but the cleaning challenges for the homeowner can quickly turn that idea into a terrible household reality! More info..

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COVID-19 FAQs Update

COVID-19 FAQs Update answers several pressing questions about the COVID-19 pandemic as data and more information continues to pour in...

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ABC Newsletter - April 2020

Here is your April 2020 newsletter...Important ABC Procedural Changes, Cleaning for Health and COVID-19, Soaps, Sanitizers, and Disinfectants, Wrinkled Rugs...

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