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Serving Areas

  • Carpet Cleaning:
  • Portland, OR
  • Beaverton, OR
  • Bethany, OR
  • Lake Oswego, OR
  • West Linn, OR
  • Tigard, OR
  • Tualatin, OR
  • Sherwood, OR
  • Hillsboro, OR
  • Aloha, OR
  • Oregon City, OR
  • Clackamas, OR
  • Wilsonville, OR
  • Milwaukie, OR
  • Happy Valley, OR
  • Gresham, OR
  • Troutdale, OR
  • Sandy, OR
  • Canby, OR
  • 503 284-6858
  • Vancouver, WA
  • Orchards, WA
  • Salmon Creek, WA
  • Ridgefield, WA
  • 360 597-0129
ABILITY CHEM-DRY» About Chem-Dry» Wool Area Rug Cleaning, Oriental Rugs, Woven, Hand Knotted, Tufted Rugs Portland Oregon

Wool Area Rug Cleaning, Oriental Rugs, Woven, Hand Knotted, Tufted Rugs Portland Oregon

Fine Oriental, Area Rug Cleaning Services, Since 1982

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For Drier, Cleaner, Healthier Rugs and Home

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  503 284-6858      360 597-0129

Our shop is located in Portland, but we service the Portland OR & Vancouver WA metro areas. 

Click on our "Rug Cleaning Coupon" for current savings. 

We specialize in:

  • Wool Rugs    
  • Silk Rugs
  • Oriental Rugs
  • Persian Rugs
  • Woven Rugs
  • Nylon Rugs
  • Hand Knotted Rugs
  • Tufted Rugs
  • Karastan, more. . .
  • Synthetic Rugs and Remnants

Your oriental and area rugs are not just treasures; they are also very valuable investments. That's why we clean them with so much care and attention to detail. Located in N.E. Portland, Ability Chem-Dry uses specialized tools and equipment designed for area rugs. We provide an effective, yet gentle, cleaning process that is powerfully soft. Our specialized drying technique will minimize wicking and preserve the dye within the fibers of your rug. This leaves the colors of your rug vibrant and fresh just like the day you bought it.                                                                               

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We offer in plant cleaning for fine Oriental, Persian and woven area rugs of all kinds.  Each rug is tested and analyzed for the best method.  This may include a submersion bath after a dry extraction of insoluble soils.  We then clean the fringe and groom the rug.  Each rug is done by hand, and problem areas addressed.  Deodorizing, urine decontamination, protectants and carpet pad  are also available.  We then deliver and set the rugs back in place. 

Rug Cleaning Shop

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12023 NE Sumner St. Portland, OR 97220

Fringe rug cleaning

503 284-6858       360 597-0129

Trust the Certified Area Rug Experts

Ability Chem-Dry ensures your rugs are carefully handled and cleaned only by our certified, trained specialists. They are experts in area rug cleaning and perform a thorough evaluation to determine the safest, most effective method of cleaning your valuable rug.  Located in Portland, Oregon, we can pick up and deliver or you can save by bringing your rugs in yourself.




Master Technician Certified

We clean rugs from China, Iran, Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Egypt, Tibet, India, Saudi Arabia, rugs from Europe, Middle and Far East, America, Mexico, all over the world.  We inspect and test each rug for the safest and best method. 



cri seal.jpg Ability Chem-Dry is an approved carpet and rug cleaning company, by the Carpet and Rug Institute.

  Ability Chem-Dry is a proud member of the Better Business Bureau and also a Five Time Angie's List Super Service Award winner




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Circle of Excellence
Presidents Award
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Triple Crown
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*Based on studies conducted by independent laboratories of Chem-Dry’s HCE (Hot Carbonating Extraction), P.U.R.T. (Pet Urine Removal Treatment), Granite Countertop Renewal, and Tile, Stone & Grout cleaning processes. Allergens tested were dog and cat dander and dust mite allergen. Pet odor results based on testing with the most common odor sources found in dog and cat urine. Pet urine bacteria results based on Chem-Dry’s HCE cleaning process and a sanitizer, combined with P.U.R.T. All bacteria results include use of sanitizer. Figures are an average across multiple tests.

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