Rug Care Guide

GENERAL TIPS

  • Rotate your rug every six months to reduce uneven wear and tear
  • Use a rug grip to extend the life of your rug, prevent sliding and to protect your floors
  • Have your rugs professionally cleaned every three to six years, depending on the level of use


VACUUMING

  • Lightly vacuum once or twice a week. Use the hard floor attachment and the lightest possible setting
  • Avoid powerful vacuums that may pull fibres loose from the base of the rug
  • Vacuum the base of your rug occasionally, as dirt can accumulate here as well


SPILL AND STAINS

  • Blot spills with a paper towel or colourless cloth, and do not wipe or scrub
  • When spills may cause a stain, you can immediately apply a small amount of mild soap and warm water
  • Blot excess liquid with paper towel or colourless cloth, removing as much soap as possible as residue can act as a magnet for dirt
  • Make sure you choose a very mild soap free from any bleach or hydrogen peroxide
  • In most cases, warm water and a small amount of soap will take care of spills if attended to quickly
  • For further cleaning tips, please contact your local rug cleaning professional