Best in Chicago since 1917

Area Rug Cleaning

Our Specialty

Since 1917

Our experts will take the Time & Effort to ensure your rug looks its Best. Unlike many other cleaners, we clean your rugs thoroughly, not just topically, that is why all area rugs are cleaned in our cleaning plant. We are happy to offer tours of our main cleaning plant.


Our Conventional Hi-Tech Rug Cleaning Process consists of… Dusting, Hot Water Washing, Citrus Solvent, Rinsing, Drying in a Climate Controlled Room, Fringe is Hand Washed & Brushed.


Don’t Mask the Smells from Pets, Kids & Stains, Remove them! 100% Odor Removal Guarantee Deodorizing Citrus Solvent U-Turn Anti-Microbial.


Protect your Fine Rugs with Stain & Soil Resistant Protection. Scotchguard or MicroSeal Chicago, our Award Wining Protectant that can withstand multiple rug cleanings.

How We Clean Your Fine Rugs

Conventional Vs. Immersion Process


  • Rugs run through our Modern Dusting Machine
  • Deodorized if requested
  • Sprayed with high pressure detergent to suspend Soil
  • Gently scrubbed with emulsifiers
  • Triple Rinse System to rid out soil
  • Rugs go through a wringer to squeeze out excess water
  • Sent to our Climate Controlled Drying Room
  • Fringes are cleaned by hand to whiten to original color
  • Fringes are brushed by hand
  • Rugs receive a final vacuum & brushing
  • Rugs are Wrapped in Paper or Storage Wrap of your Choice
  • Rug ready for Pick-Up or Delivery


  • Rugs are spun in the Centrum Star Rug Washing Bath
  • The Bath is a special solution to prevent color bleeding & cross contamination
  • Turbulent gentle motion of the wash draws soil & debris out
  • This mimics motion of hand washing, without use of brushes or other mechanical forces
  • The rugs are spun at a high velocity to remove all water
  • Up to the drying room or they are dried with air blowers
  • Rugs receive a final vacuum & brushing
  • Fringes are gently brushed by hand
  • Rugs are wrapped in Paper or Storage Wrap of your Choice
  • Rug ready for Pick-Up or Delivery