Area Rug Care

Cleaning & Care

Taking proper care of your rug will prolong its life and appearance. Have a professional deep clean your rug as needed. Several cleaning methods will work, but to prevent rapid resoiling of you rug, it is important to completely remove any residual cleaning agents. Always comply with the manufacturer’s recommended cleaning methods on the product label to prevent warranty invalidation and damage to the rugGeneral Rug Care Guidelines

Vacuuming Vacuum your rug regularly to remove loose soil, taking special care when vacuuming fringe and edges to avoid accidental fraying. When vacuuming a wool rug set your vacuum’s beater bar to the highest setting to prevent the cleaning brush from pulling and damaging the surface fibers of your rug.

Rotation Rotating your rug often will allow the normal wear to be more evenly distributed. Regularly rotating your rug will also help to minimize color changes that may occur from exposure to direct sunlight.

Rug Pad Every rug needs a rug pad. Rug pads extend the life of your rug as the pad absorbs the traffic wear and tear.

Area and Accent Rugs Cleaning Guidelines

20”x34” with Latex Backing

 Machine wash in separately in cold water using mild detergent. Use only non-chlorine bleach when needed. Tumble dry on low setting.

30”x50” and Runners with Latex Backing Machine wash separately in front load commercial washer, using cold water and mild detergent. Use only non chlorine bleach when needed. Line dry or tumble dry on low setting. Vacuum regularly.

Area Rugs and Accent Rugs without Latex Backing

 Area rugs should be spot cleaned with a solution of mild detergent and water or clean professionally. Regular vacuuming helps rugs remain attractive and serviceable.

Shag rugs are best vacuumed through use of the attachments or a canister vacuum with no beater bar. Vacuums with beater bars and brushes, or those that set too low, may abrade the face of the rug and cause accidental damage.

Jute, Hemp, Coir , Sea grass and Sisal are natural fiber rugs that have an inherent quality of having loose fibers. If you see any loose threads on the face, trim with scissors, Pulling on loose threads may cause unraveling and accidental damage to the rug.

All wool rugs shed. The amount of shedding should decrease over time