Area rugs in your home are not only a sizable investment in your décor, but in some cases a collectible piece of art, or even history.And more companies and businesses are utilizing area rugs for formal conference room areas or showrooms. Since they’re underfoot, withstanding soil, wear and tear, (and for businesses sending an impression to clients and customers), it’s important to have these rugs properly cleaned by expert professionals. The team at Woodard takes a little help from an industry leader—the MOR™ rug cleaning machine—for the best care and cleaning of our customer’s rugs.The MOR™ Company, based in Elkhart, Indiana has been manufacturing rug cleaning equipment for the last 65 years. This system, referred to by some in the industry as the “gentle giant” was originally designed for cleaning and appropriately drying Oriental and other fine rugs. MOR™ has brought to the industry high-speed, high-powered, and high efficiency units that have dramatically improved production standards in facilities fortunate enough to have this machinery. The MOR™ system evenly shampoos, rinses and extracts moisture through rolling pin wringers all in one machine and is truly the finest automatic rug cleaning system available in the commercial market today.All of Woodard’s rugs are cleaned by the MOR™ Rug Cleaning System, and Woodard is the only cleaning facility in the Midwest with this state-of-the-art system. We are proud to offer our customers the very best in area rug cleaning.According to Woodard’s Rug Plant Operations Manager Scott Ring, the “MOR™ machine was truly an innovation for its time. “It is amazing how effective it still is today,” Scott has stated. The MOR™ cleaning system is prized for its versatility and automates many stages within the rug cleaning process. It is used to completely and thoroughly clean a rug or carpet, using a unique soap injection system. The brushes can be used as an agitator to loosen the soil that’s been embedded into the rug. The MOR™ machine can also be used to rinse and extract rugs with its rinse line and hydraulic rinse roller at the exit point of the process. Scott further explains, “As we continually improve here at Woodard, we are looking toward the future to replace some of the older parts on this machine with stainless steel and we plan to keep using this same machine for years to come.”To further build on our own best practices, Woodard technicians personally assess each rug to determine the safest cleaning methods. Our team strives to protect and preserve the quality of each piece in our care. Topical treatments such as moth protection as well as deodorization are also offered. Furthermore, our team will pick up your rug and deliver it back to your home, making consistent care of your rug easier and more convenient than ever.Now that you’ve done your homework on the proper cleaning of your rug, do make sure that you take it to a professional repair specialist should your rug become damaged. Often with fine rugs, damaged binding and frays can become worse and more costly if you don’t get the problem taken care of quickly by an experienced team. Woodard’s full-service workroom, trusted team of repair specialists, and rug cleaning machine can handle all your rug needs.About Woodard Cleaning & RestorationWoodard Cleaning & Restoration was founded in 1946, and is located in St. Louis, Missouri. With more than 65 years of experience, Woodard is proud to serve as a preferred provider of water, fire, and smoke restoration services for residential, commercial, and institutional facilities. For more information, visit Woodard’s website, or call 314-266-0373.