Rug Steam Cleaning

1 Guy With A Vac specializes in cleaning antique rugs such as Pakistani, Oriental, Chinese, Afghan, Persian, Turkish, and Indian handmade rugs. Whether your rug is made of wool or silk or hand-knotted flatweave, we provide the best rug cleaning service available in New York City and the surrounding areas.

We remove stains caused by oils, pet urine, wine, beverages, food, or blood. Besides these stains, home rugs are filled with dirt, dust, bacteria, viruses, and chemicals.

Reliable Rug Cleaning Company in New York City

You may be hesitant to entrust your expensive or hair-loom rug for cleaning. After all, you want your rug cleaned and not get damaged in the process. We understand your concerns and will do whatever necessary to alleviate your worries.

1 Guy With A Vac has years of experience cleaning rugs. You will be thrilled with the result, we guarantee it!

What to Expect from a Professional Rug Cleaning Service in NYC

Many rug cleaning companies in NYC claim they know how to clean everything. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth as different materials require different cleaning methods.


Our rug cleaning process starts with a throughout examination of rug material and type. We determine the origin of the rug and its condition. It is especially important to understand whether the rug is made out of wool, silk, cotton or a combination of these materials.

1 Guy does a thorough inspection for urine, blood, stains, and discoloration. These details are important to know prior to cleaning a rug.

Soak and Washing

Certain cases require that the rug is washed prior to steam cleaning. The rug is completely soaked in order to eliminate order and desensitize it. During this process, we apply agents to kill viruses and bacteria.


It is important for rugs to be completely dried after the cleaning process so that mold doesn’t begin to grow in the fibers.

Rug Protection

We use a 3M Scotchgard to protect the rug from getting ruined by foot traffic. This application should be repeated every three to five months to ensure the sealant remains active.

Rug Home Cleaning Tips

  • Cleaning feces from rugs
  • Removing food and drinks stains from rugs

Persian Rug Cleaning NYC

Persian rugs, also known as Iranian carpet have been around for several hundred years and are among the oldest type of oriental rugs. These rugs were produced by the countries of the “rug belt”. Persian carpets stand out by their variety and elaborateness of its manifold designs.

Persian Rug Materials

Persian rugs can be made out of wool, cotton, and silk.

How often should an oriental rug be cleaned?

We recommend that you vacuum your rug at least once per week minimum and have it cleaned by a professional at least once per year. There are many rug cleaning companies which claim that they can clean oriental rugs, however, few have the experience and skills necessary to clean one properly without damaging your oriental rug.

Type of Rugs

  • Persian Rugs
  • Oriental Rugs
  • Pakistani Rugs
  • Chinese Rugs
  • Afghan Rugs
  • Persian Rugs
  • Turkish Rugs
  • Indian Rugs

Rug Materials

  • Silk Rugs
  • Wool Rugs
  • Cotton Rugs