The Ark, Town Car Park
O: +44 (0) 1428 641 817
We offer a complete cleaning service for all types of carpets, rugs, kilims, trappings and wall hangings. This can include, hand made, machine made, silks, needle point, new or antique.
The traditional and correct method of washing is used, with the additional innovative use of a centrifuge which lifts the rugs knots and releases deeply ingrained dirt and grit. The carpet is then washed by hand on both sides with a natural soap, which cleans and conditions the wool. After numerous rinses, it is then placed in a drying room, racked out under tension to maintain its correct shape as it dries steadily.
We can clean rugs and kilims with the following problems:
All levels of repair are undertaken, from securing a rugs damaged fringe to complete restoration.
When a carpet, rug or kilim comes into Coldharbour Trading,we assess its needs carefully, and then pass it on to the appropriate specialist. We have long standing and close associations with some of the best repairers in the world, each expert in a particular field.
We believe that you cannot be a "Jack of all trades" in repair and restoration, and therefore we will make sure that your carpet goes to the repairer who will do the best job for you.
We frequently carry out repairs to rugs and kilims with the following problems:
We are proud to say that we have repaired and cleaned literally hundreds of rugs and kilims for our customers over the last ten years and we have been members of the Guild of Master Craftsmen for over eight years now.
We can supply excellent underlay for all carpets and Kilims that will totally stop movement on any surface. This is essential to use if you are laying your rug on an abrasive surface such as stone or tiles.
We are always happy to advise.
All estimates for work are free, and no work proceeds without the customers consent.