Connoisseur’s Professional Fiber Protection THE WORLD’S MOST ADVANCED ENVIRONMENTALLY SAFE PROTECTION SYSTEM! Fiber ProTector can be used to protect all textiles even the finest natural ones. Fiber ProTector does not affect natural properties such as breathability or surface texture and it does not affect other fabric treatments such as fire proofing or anti-static treatment. Added […] Read more »

New world record for a carpet sold at auction

June 5, 2013 /   The keenly anticipated sale of Important Carpets from the William A. Clark Collection, deaccessioned by the Corcoran Gallery of Art took place today at Sotheby’s New York. The 25-lot auction totalled $44m for the Washington DC museum. The undoubted highlight of the sale was the new world record price for a carpet sold at […] Read more »

Another warning about non slip rug backings

We were recently called out to inspect a new wood floor in a really nice seaside home in Santa Cruz Ca. The situation had the home owner laying a new Sisal Fiber rug over a freshly installed wood floor. The off gassing from the new floor finish reacted with the built in rubber, non skid […] Read more »

Good Times readers vote us Best Carpet Cleaners for the 3rd year straight.

  Good Times readers have Good Taste in carpet, upholstery and tile cleaners it would appear. Connoisseur has now won “Best Of” four times now and we’re on a three year running streak. If you voted for us we want to thank you VERY MUCH! If you just found us and wonder what all the […] Read more »

No Rug too big!

If your wool or synthetic area rug is too large to bring in for cleaning then let us clean it at your home or business location anywhere in Santa Cruz, Santa Clara. San Mateo or Monterrey counties Here is a 40+ year old wool rug that sits on the 5th floor of the UCSF Medical […] Read more »

Caring for your Oriental Rugs.

Oriental Rugs are not only a work of art but also an investment, and with proper care, can last for generations. Oriental rugs are generally made of wool. They are more durable, resilient and stay cleaner than rugs made from other fibers. By following these simple suggestions your Oriental rug will provide you with many […] Read more »