RUG DYE BLEEDING ISSUES

This page is meant to provide examples of dye bleeding issues on rugs. 

There are 4 separate photo galleries below.  Click on the image to see the photos.

Not all pictures are ours, some came from the internet. 

Not all pictures are after the rug was cleaned or corrected. 

For more information about dye movement on rugs please click here

Before and After Dye movement
Before and After Dye movement

This rug was dirty and had dye movement from dog urine prior to washing. When we finished, the rug cleaned up but you can see there was additional dye movement. Where the dog urine was, the dye cleaned up a bit.

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Before and After Dye movement
Before and After Dye movement

This rug was dirty and had dye movement from dog urine prior to washing. When we finished, the rug cleaned up but you can see there was additional dye movement. Where the dog urine was, the dye cleaned up a bit.

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This rug was used in the kitchen. When it came in, you can see where spills moved the dyes when the rug got wet. On the whole the dye movement is not so visible.

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Here is a close-up of the same rug but showing the dye movement.

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Here is a close-up of the same rug but showing the dye movement.

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This rug was used in the kitchen. When it came in, you can see where spills moved the dyes when the rug got wet. On the whole the dye movement is not so visible.

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This is a severe example of a rug that came in already with the dye movement issues. When washed, the dyes did not stop moving even with control measurements in place.

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Notice the dye (yellow appearance of water) coming off the wand. The dye would not stop coming off the rug even with control measurements in place.

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Notice the dye (yellow appearance of water) coming off the wand. The dye would not stop coming off the rug even with control measurements in place.

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This is a severe example of a rug that came in already with the dye movement issues. When washed, the dyes did not stop moving even with control measurements in place.

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Dye bleed on wool rug
Dye bleed on wool rug

A severe example of dye movement. Although this happened before the rug was cleaned, this can also happen when the rug is washed. We use dye stripper to clean up the white/ivory areas. Sometimes the results are great and sometimes it does not change the appearance that much.

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Wool rug dye movement
Wool rug dye movement

This image came off the internet.

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dye movement on wool rug
dye movement on wool rug

This image came off the internet.

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Dye bleed on wool rug
Dye bleed on wool rug

A severe example of dye movement. Although this happened before the rug was cleaned, this can also happen when the rug is washed. We use dye stripper to clean up the white/ivory areas. Sometimes the results are great and sometimes it does not change the appearance that much.

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