Repairing a rug by hand

Repair & Restore Your Rugs

At Weston Carpet & Rugs, we have years of extensive experience in providing the skilled care necessary to preserve thousands of hand-knotted rugs and hand-woven kilims, including treasured family heirlooms, collectible museum-quality antique rugs, and pieces appreciated for their decorative value.


To repair and restore rugs and kilims is a skill and labor-intensive process, which can include:

  • Sourcing the right yarns to be used for the repair or restoration
  • Protecting the surrounding areas around the damage
  • Rebuilding all damaged or missing warp
  • Reknitting pile while recreating missing or damaged motifs
  • Weaving weft to tighten knots or to recreate missing motifs as in the case of kilims
  • Binding selvages (selvedges) to prevent the edges from fraying
  • Binding and rebuilding fringes to prevent unraveling

At Weston Carpet & Rugs, we believe combining these steps to restores a handmade rug or kilim is an art form in which we take great pride. That is why we provide a full range of superior kilim and rug repair and restoration services, including those necessary to address the following common problems faced by rug and kilim owners:

  • Worn fringes
  • Holes and/or torn area
  • Moth damage
  • Pile wear
  • Kilim unraveling
  • Selvage (selvedge) wear

Weston Carpet & Rugs is committed to providing our clients with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions about how to care for and preserve their rugs and kilims for years to come. We also provide free inspections and detailed explanations of the various repair and restoration options available. In addition, we provide clear and detailed information regarding the price of all repair and restoration options.


Please call us at 781-659–0011 or email to learn about scheduling a FREE inspection of any area rugs or kilims you believe may need repair or restoration.