Keep Your Area Rug Beautiful
Regular care and maintenance is important for the longevity of your area rug. Frequent cleaning removes dirt and debris that can leave your rug looking dull and can wear down the fibers. When spills happen, it is important to act quickly to prevent stains or damage. Do not use any products on your rug without consulting your manufacturer. Learn more about how to keep your rug looking and performing great for many years.
How to clean your Area Rugs
Cleaning area rugs can be done in several ways, depending on the type of material and the level of dirt and stains. Here is a general guide on how to clean your rug
- Vacuum the rug thoroughly regularly to remove any loose dirt and debris.
- Blot any liquid spills with a clean cloth. Then apply your manufacturer-approved cleaning solution.
- Test the cleaning solution on a small, inconspicuous area of the rug to ensure that it does not cause discoloration or damage.
- Use mats at entry ways to reduce the amount of dirt and debris tracked onto your rugs, which can leave your fibers looking dull.
- Invest in a professional cleaning once a year to restore your rug's sheen.
It's important to follow the manufacturer's instructions for cleaning your area rug, as some may require specialized cleaning methods or solutions. Additionally, be sure to test any cleaning solution on a small area of the rug first to avoid damaging the entire rug.
How to maintain your Area Rugs
Proper maintenance of an area rug can help extend its lifespan and keep it looking clean and fresh. Here are some tips for maintaining your rug:
- Remove shoes before entering the house to prevent dirt and debris from being tracked onto your rugs.
- Rotate your furniture regularly to prevent heavy wear and tear on specific areas of the rug.
- Use furniture pads under to avoid indentations or crushing of the fibers.
- Trim your pet's nails regularly to avoid snags or pulls on your rug.
By following these tips, you can help maintain your rug and keep it looking great for years to come.
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