||A Rug can be a purchase for a lifetime
and for generations if cared for properly.
The information contained herein offers simple, basic tips on cleaning
and protecting your rug.
These rug cleaning tips are merely suggestions and you may wish to
contact your rug cleaning professional for advice.
Depending on foot traffic your rug will need periodic washing by a
rug cleaning professional.
||• Rotate your rug periodically
for even wear.
• Vacuum on a regular basis. Be careful
of fringe and the height of the beater bar. Consider not using the
• Use a quality underlayment, pad or cushion
to allow for cleaning and prevent slippage
||When stains occur, dilute with water.
Do not soak the area. Work quickly, do not allow stains to set. Blot
from the edge of the spill towards the center using a clean white
pater towel or cloth. Avoid as much as possible rubbing the area or
pushing the stain further into the pile. For semi-solid or solid spills
use a spoon to scoop up as much as possible. Allow to air dry or dry
with a fan or hair dryer. Avoid excess heat if a hair dryer is used.
Once the area is dry brush pile lightly with a brush to restore texture.
||You never know when a spill will occur.
To expedite the clean-up please consider keeping the following items
in a small kit for this purpose:
- Clean white cloth
- A soft bristle brush, like a clothes brush
- Mild detergent, it must not contain bleach or alkalie
- White vinegar
- Dry cleaning fluid
- Weak ammonia
- Clean sponge