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Oriental Rug Cleaning

Posted: July 7, 2012

Your Oriental rug is an important part of your home’s interior design.  Beautiful patterns and colors add warmth and style to your home, making it a unique and comfortable place. However, these beautiful rugs, just like anything else, get dirty over time. Your Oriental rug is not only a decoration, but also an investment. With […]
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Designer’s Lecture on Fine Rugs

Posted: June 6, 2012

Designer at Mark Gonsenhauser’s Rug and Carpet Superstore Educates Institute for Learning and Retirement on Fine Rugs Virginia Beach, VA, June 19, 2012 – A lecture on fine rugs was given to The Institute for Learning in Retirement at Old Dominion University (ODU-ILR) at Mark Gonsenhauser’s Rug and Carpet Superstore. Diane Samareh, a designer at […]
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Area Rugs for Living Room

Posted: June 6, 2012

Area rugs for your living room can help define your unique style and optimize your home’s attractiveness. Using multiple area rugs for your living room can bring the space together or divide it into separated areas. Do chose a corresponding style and color for your rugs to play well with the design of your living room decor […]
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Rugs for Children

Posted: June 6, 2012

Choosing the right rug is important for your interior decor. The corresponding colors and style of your rug will make your rooms look even more beautiful. Choosing the right rugs for all your rooms is equally important. Area rugs differ not only in color, size and shape, but also in style, design and theme.  Mark […]
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Professional Rug Cleaning

Posted: June 6, 2012

Rugs are an important part of the decor of your home, and the right rug will make your home cozier and more beautiful. To find the best rug that fits your interior or outdoor space there are literally hundreds of thousands of styles, colors and patterns to choose from! With buying a rug comes a little bit […]
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Rugs in Interior Design and Decorating

Posted: May 5, 2012

When designing the interior of your home, you want every aspect to be perfect.  In order to create the look you desire, you decorate the walls, the windows, choose beautiful light fixtures and furnishings. To bring everything together, don’t forget your floors! Decorating your floors with a beautiful area rug is like putting the icing on […]
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Best of the Beach Winner 2012! – Best Place to Buy a Rug in Virginia Beach

Posted: May 5, 2012

Mark Gonsenhauser’s Rug and Carpet Superstore Wins Best of the Beach 2012! Best Place to Buy a Rug in Virginia Beach! Mark Gonsenhauser’s Rug and Carpet Superstore is Hampton Roads’ oldest and largest decorative and Oriental rug and carpet showroom. We carry the most extensive collection of one of a kind handmade rugs in Virginia, […]
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You can count the knots, although knots don’t count!

Posted: April 4, 2012

Knots Alone Don’t Count The facts pertaining to the knot count of an Oriental rug are a little complicated. Just counting the knots per square inch (kpsi) alone normally does not give a true indication of the quality of an Oriental rug. One also needs to know the type, and the village or the tribe that the rug comes from. […]
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Carpet Cleaning – A Green Solution

Posted: March 3, 2012

If you are environmentally minded, you no doubt are looking for ways to green your home. Perhaps you have installed low-flow, water saving fixtures in your bathroom, and you have energy efficient light bulbs in all your lamps. Acting eco-friendly, too, might encourage you to refrain from employing certain services like carpet cleaning, but it […]
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What Rug for What Room?

Posted: January 1, 2012

Beside the obvious questions of color and style to be decided by an individual’s personal taste, to determine what type of rug or what size rug is needed for a given location, you should take several factors into consideration. Of course, price will play an important role in that decision. Within your budgetary parameters, however, […]
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