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Synthetic and Wool Area Rug Cleanings

Synthetic and Wool Area Rug Cleanings

There is a lot more than meets the eye when it comes to area rugs. Rug materials are generally categorized into two groups; synthetic and natural. In the Indianapolis area, synthetic rugs and wool rugs are among the most common area rugs that request cleanings from Zerorez®.

Synthetic Area Rugs

Synthetic area rugs are a type of carpet that can be made from materials such as nylon, polypropylene, and polyester. These carpets don't contain any natural fibers, as they are made in a lab. Synthetic rugs are odor resistant and have a low sheen, which makes them great for high-traffic areas. Another advantage to synthetic carpets is their ability to resist stains better than natural fibers.


Nylon is a synthetic fiber made from polyamide, which is derived from petroleum. Nylon was first produced in 1935 by DuPont and named after the Greek word "nylon", meaning "liquid crystal". Nylon is known for its strength, resilience, and low absorbency. It is often used to make carpets, ropes, and clothing.

Polypropylene (Olefin)

Polypropylene carpets are strong, resistant to stains, and odor-resistant which makes them great for high-traffic areas. They also have low sheen making them ideal for rooms that need clean lines or places where you want your carpet to blend into the background. Polypropylene rugs are available in many different colors so you can find one perfect for your home's style!


Polyester area rugs are a popular choice for many homeowners because they are affordable and come in a variety of colors and styles. This material is also resistant to fading and staining.

Natural Area Rugs


Cotton area rugs can last a long time with proper care. These carpets are produced by tightly weaving twisted threads together. Cotton is soft underfoot and generally at a lower price.


Wool is a natural fiber taken from sheep. Wool is most commonly used in oriental style rugs which are made with hand-knotted threads. Wool has been the material of choice for area rugs for a very long time because of its natural beauty and durability. Wool fiber is a protein with a composition similar to that of human hair. It's believed to have been used in rugs for more than 8,000 years! Wool is naturally water repellent and soil-resistant, preventing stains from setting into the fibers over time. It has a high sheen characteristic that really brightens up an area rug. If you are in need of a rug that will be durable and withstand the test of time, wool rugs are your best bet. They are a great material for carpets and rugs because they have natural elasticity and can be recycled. The three-dimensional spiral crimps in each wool fiber give it natural elasticity, meaning your carpet will not need to be replaced as often!

Area Rug Cleaning Near Me

Whether you have a wool rug or a synthetic rug, Zerorez® has the best area rug cleaning in Indianapolis! The best clean carpet service for your rugs is one that is eco-friendly and gentle on the fibers. Cleaning a rug is a lot more complicated than you might think, so our professional technicians at Zerorez® can do it for you! When we come to your home for oriental rug cleaning, Persian rug cleaning, etc, we start the process with a careful inspection of your rug. We look for spots, stains, or any needed repairs. Then we use the Zerorez® rug washing plant, which is equipped with a rug duster that uses compressed air and gently taps to remove dry soil, dust, sand, and grit. Finally, your rug will be placed in the 1,200-gallon rug washing tank, filled with Zerorez's® patented Zr Clean™️. The star paddle gently agitates the water to lift away the dirt without brushing or scrubbing the rug. Last, your rug is rinsed with cool water and then dried through the power of the 900 rpm centrifuge.

Our unique process is powerful but gentle on the delicate fibers of your rug. You won't believe your eyes when you experience the Zerorez Difference® on your area rugs! Schedule your area rug cleaning today!