When the Hajj and Umrah performers put their foreheads in the hands of God in the purest places, few of them wonder how the Haram carpets appear with their beautiful image of cleanliness and sterilization, so they smell of perfumes and fill the place throughout the day.
Behind the cleaning of the carpets of the Great Mosque of Mecca, the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque stands in one of the largest operations of cleaning, sterilizing and perfuming the carpets of the Grand Mosque. antique house.
And the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque, in Kadi, Makkah Al-Mukarramah, established a laundry dedicated to washing and cleaning the carpets of the Grand Mosque, equipped with the latest means and equipment specialized in the field of cleaning, washing and maintaining mattresses with high technology, and the laundry is based on a team of specialists who supervise these works to ensure implementation; According to followed technical principles, and to ensure that they are free from any defects, using the latest technology.
The Presidency carries out operations to provide the Grand Mosque with (2000) carpets per week from inside the laundry, while it transfers (2000) carpets from the Grand Mosque to the laundry, and the first stage begins with removing dirt, dust and freckles from the carpets automatically with high-quality technology, then the second stage is washing and sterilizing the carpets. Automatically with disinfectants, water and special detergents, then rinse the carpets with water to remove the soap, then comes the third stage; It is inserting the carpets into special tubes to dry them from the water, and in the fourth and final stage, the carpets are lifted on sawmills under the sun and fresh air equipped with fans to speed up the drying process, after which the carpets are swept with special modern brooms, then sterilization and perfuming operations with natural rose water, then packaging and storage.
The washing operations are carried out by washing (240) meters per hour, before storing them in special warehouses for safekeeping. Inside the warehouse, there are (26) thousand carpets ready for transportation to the Grand Mosque.
The laundry for the carpets of the Grand Mosque in Mecca contains a laboratory equipped with modern machines to maintain the carpets from damage, so that the carpets are rehabilitated to what they were, and inside the Grand Mosque there are machines to wash the carpets directly and urgently, in addition to sweeping, cleaning and sterilizing them around the clock through specialized teams that arrange The carpet should be facing the Qibla.