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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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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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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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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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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 Newsletters

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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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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...

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ABC Newsletter January 2020

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

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ABC Newsletter - December 2019

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

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ABC Newsletter-November 2019

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

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Wrinkled Rugs

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

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Soaps, Sanitizers, and Disinfectants

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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