ITHACA/ELMIRA carpet cleaners

ABC Oriental Rug & Carpet Cleaning Blog

Welcome to ABC's Oriental Rug & Carpet Cleaning Blog! Informative information will be posted for you on cleaning in general, area and oriental rug cleaning and repair, wall-to-wall carpet cleaning, upholstery cleaning, tile and grout cleaning and more. If you are not sure what RSS and blogging is all about, please click on the question mark just above the buttons on the left.

To subscribe to ABC's Blog (no e-mail necessary), right-click on the orange RSS button and then paste the URL into your RSS reader.


Click on the Google, My Yahoo!, My MSN or Bloglines button if you keep a personalized home page at any of those.

We sincerely hope you will find the content in our ABC Blog to be of value and we look forward to bringing this information to you on a regular basis.

Soaps, Sanitizers, and Disinfectants

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

Continue reading "Soaps, Sanitizers, and Disinfectants"

Wrinkled Rugs

Wrinkled Rugs--Why do some rugs wrinkle? Find out here...

Continue reading "Wrinkled Rugs"

Cleaning for Health

An article on the importance of cleaning for health, espeically in regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, what we know, what we don't, what to do and not to do, etc...

Continue reading "Cleaning for Health"

Benefits of Area Rugs

The benefits of area rugs in your home go far beyond appearance and style such as color, pattern and texture (although those are definitely important considerations). Find out more here...

Continue reading "Benefits of Area Rugs"

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!

Continue reading "ABC Oriental Rug|Ithaca|Cortland|Cazenovia|Skaneateles||Fayetteville|Dewitt"

Month of March

The month of March brings us much to be grateful for. Here are a few special days this March 2020 with a pledge request and a bit of history as well...

Continue reading "Month of March"

Chewing Gum Removal

Chewing gum removal from carpets, rugs, and fabric takes a bit but is not very hard to remove when you know the proper procedure...

Continue reading "Chewing Gum Removal"


Grout. What is it really? Find out what it is and why it is needed here...

Continue reading "Grout"

Bergama Oriental Rugs

Bergama oriental rugs, handwoven in the Bergama district of the Izmir Province of NW Turkey has a history of rug weaving dating back to the 11th century...

Continue reading "Bergama Oriental Rugs"


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...

Continue reading "ARTICLES - ANSWERS TO YOUR FAQs"

ABC Newsletters

Access current and past ABC Newsletters here...

Continue reading "ABC Newsletters"

ABC Newsletter - February 2020

Here is your February 2020 Newsletter-Yahyali Oriental Rugs, Benefits of Area Rugs, Cold Weather, Heart-Lung Machines, Leap Year, Special Deals, and more...

Continue reading "ABC Newsletter - February 2020"

ABC Newsletter January 2020

Here is your ABC Newsletter for January 2020...Milas Oriental Rugs, Winter Carpet Cleaning, Frozen Pipes, Cleaning Specials, and more...

Continue reading "ABC Newsletter January 2020"

Yahyali Oriental Rugs

Yahyali oriental rugs are woven in the town of Yahyali, also the southernmost district in the province of Kayseri in Turkey. Learn about these rugs here...

Continue reading "Yahyali Oriental Rugs"

Leap Year

2020 is a leap year with Leap Day being February 29, 2020. So perhaps it is time to review the science behind Leap Year and Leap Day...

Continue reading "Leap Year "

Heart-Lung Machines

Heart-Lung Machines save hundreds of thousands of lives each year. For February, Heart Health Month, the amazing story of the 1st heart-lung machine...

Continue reading "Heart-Lung Machines"

Cold Weather

Cold weather can have a negative effect on our bodies and our health. Learn why here...

Continue reading "Cold Weather"

Frozen Pipes

Frozen pipes not only mean the inconvenient lack of water, they also can burst, causing an expensive repair problem. Find out what to do to thaw and prevent...

Continue reading "Frozen Pipes"

Winter Carpet Cleaning

There are some very good reasons why having your carpets professionally cleaned in the winter months, is a great idea and makes perfect sense…

Continue reading "Winter Carpet Cleaning"

Milas Oriental Rugs

Milas oriental Rugs (Melas) are Turkish rugs woven in the district of Milas in Mugla Province in southwestern Turkey with distinctive designs and colors...

Continue reading "Milas Oriental Rugs"

ABC Newsletter - December 2019

Here is your December Newsletter-Ladik Oriental Rugs, History of ABC, Children and Chores, Gift A Tree, and more...

Continue reading "ABC Newsletter - December 2019"

Ladik Oriental Rugs

Ladik oriental rugs were woven in central Turkey in the province of Konya. It had a long history of rug weaving. Learn about the antique Ladik rugs here...

Continue reading "Ladik Oriental Rugs"

Gift a Tree

Gift a tree this holiday season and help with sustainability and reforestation on our planet...

Continue reading "Gift a Tree"

Children and Chores

Children and Chores…Why do they always appear to be on 2 opposite sides of the pole? Why are parents almost always met with tantrums? Here are some hints...

Continue reading "Children and Chores"

History of ABC

The history of ABC Oriental Rug & Carpet Cleaning Co from its formation in 1971 to the present - nearly 50 years...

Continue reading "History of ABC"

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...

Continue reading "Turkish Rugs"

ABC Newsletter-November 2019

Here is your November Newsletter-Kars Oriental Rugs, Carpet Beetles, Veterans Day Facts, The Mother of Thanksgiving, and more...

Continue reading "ABC Newsletter-November 2019"

Veterans Day

Did you know that Veterans Day is always written without an apostrophe? Find out why and view some interesting facts about this day...

Continue reading "Veterans Day"

Kars Oriental Rugs

Kars oriental rugs weavers have a history of weaving going as far back as the 16th century. Kars is located in the far NE corner of Turkey. Learn more here...

Continue reading "Kars Oriental Rugs"

The Mother of Thanksgiving

The mother of Thanksgiving...She was a woman of her time and ahead of her time. Find out more about this amazing woman and check out her special recipe...

Continue reading "The Mother of Thanksgiving"

"The Cleanest Clean You've Ever Seen."


ABC Oriental Rug & Carpet Cleaning Co.
130 Cecil Malone Drive Ithaca, NY 14850


Home|Contact|Website Survey