RevitaRUGS Cleans Both Better & Greener
Thanks to a Bergen County based company, it is now possible to have a vintage rug gently cleaned to perfection with just 10 gallons of water or less. RevitaRUGS has been making waves lately in an industry that typically uses upwards of 1,000 gallons per rug – quite an astonishing benchmark – a one hundred-fold decrease in water usage. And that’s not just being green for the environment; it is also essential in the protection of your rug. And apparently, it doesn’t stop there.
From pickup to delivery, they‘ve managed to turn their entire service into a ‘super-green’ operation.
With Sprinter vans equipped with BlueTEC, the latest in ‘Green’ technology consuming less and emitting fewer pollutants, they arrive for your rug with white gloves. The rug is carefully brought back to a ‘European engineered, world-class facility.’ After inspection, microscopic image analysis, and touch screen computer controlled precision equipment for dusting, and combing, they will then select from a carefully chosen inventory of 100% eco-friendly soaps and stain removers.
“One of the most important factors in our cleaning process is that we use a Culligan water purification system to filter and soften the water to laboratory standards before a drop touches the rug. This removes hard calcium and magnesium minerals so that colors come out brighter, yellowing is eliminated, and wool life is extended, in addition to allowing us to use less soap and less than 10 gallons of water. ” Says Steve Goldman, Co-Founder.
In addition, RevitaRUGS offers a unique and highly refined approach to in-house drying. Instead of hanging up rugs to dry in a dust-filled warehouse, 90% of the water is first removed through a patent pending technology. Then the rug is transferred into a fully enclosed environmentally regulated chamber; engineered with de-humidification and temperature control, dust free walls, and filter-circulated air. Remarkably, it is now possible to take the finest in world-class antique rugs, whether Persian, Oriental, or any specialty textile, and depending on condition, have it cleaned and returned in as little as 3-4 days.
Following years as a successful rug dealer throughout Italy, RevitaRUGS founder, Mr. Hamid Zarei, developed this process and machinery in response to his customers needs. After 20 years of expertise in cleaning rugs, Mr. Zarei notes that despite the costs of going green, the increase in technological efficiency actually allows for cleaner rugs, affordability, and industry competitive pricing. Open invitations for tours of their spacious 23,000 sq. ft. facility will be announced shortly, further highlighting their commitment to being as people-friendly as they are eco-friendly.