Tibetan Refugee Rug Weavers in Nepal

Starting in the 1950s, many Tibetans were forced to flee into Nepal.  There are still 3 refugee settlements in Pokhara. These ones and their children and grandchildren are still considers refugees, as they do not have Nepali citizenship. For income, they rely on tourists to sell their wares too:  Buddhist religious items, jewelry, woven items,…

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Bishnoi Rug Weavers outside of Jodhpur, India

A 40 minute drive to the countryside of the Blue City, are the homes of the Bishnoi clan.  Their form of Hinduism treats all life as sacred.  They do not eat meat, and in the history of their people, have even given their lives to protect their trees from being cut down. About 50 families…

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Rug weaving in Jodhpur, India

Towards the end of the palace museum tour in the Jodhpur Fort, there is a gathering of local artisans specially invited to show their wares.  This includes leather shoes, jewelry, shawls, and idols. We were drawn to observe the rug weavers.  The spokesman of the two said that a different local rug artisan is invited…

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What is the best carpet to buy?

“I hate this carpet it– gets dirty so fast!”  We hear this a lot, often followed with the question:  What is the best carpet to buy? To help you decide which is the best carpet to buy, let’s learn about carpet fibers.   I know that sounds really boring.   You’re right, but it will help you make…

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How often should I clean my carpet?

How often should I clean my carpet?    Pittsburgh Carpet Cleaning We are often asked this question.  I end up telling the client it depends.  At first, that might not seem like a great answer, but the truth is every home is different.  If only two people live in the home and never wear shoes…

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3 Quick Do-It-Yourself Spot Removal Tips

3 Quick Do-It-Yourself Cleaning tips for food and other spills: 1. Use a Wet Vac (or hose attachment on your vacuum) to remove as much of the substance and liquid and soil as you possible.  Don’t use a standard vacuum with a beater bar, because it will grind it into the carpet.  The idea is to…

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Who’s rated in the Top 3 Carpet Cleaners in Pittsburgh?

We would like to say “thank you!” to all of our clients that have posted reviews about our company. It’s official, and thanks to you for rating Clean Interiors in the top 3 best carpet cleaning companies in Pittsburgh.   https://threebestrated.com/carpet-cleaners-in-pittsburgh-pa

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Air Duct Cleaning: What’s right for your home

Pittsburgh Air Duct Cleaning   Many company’s in Pittsburgh use negative air machines to push large volumes or air through the duct work. You would know if you had this done before if the air duct cleaner had to cut into the duck work in the basement to attach the negative air machine. This is…

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