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Consumer Flyer - Painted Rugs, Bleeding Rugs

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Painted Rugs, Bleeding Rugs

“Painting" of both new and old rugs has become epidemic. A recent trip to the New York rug market revealed rooms filled with employees painting old rugs. There are numerous problems with painted rugs and consumers need to be informed of the consequences. First, if the paint is not washfast — and it usually isn't — the rug is prone to subsequent color bleeding during professional wet cleaning. Second, painting is often used to cover over worn areas but is not disclosed to the customer. If the painting is disclosed, the buyer should pay a fair price for the painted rug. They should not pay unfairly for a rug that was worn and has now been painted over in a circumspect or even deceptive manner...

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