Area Rug Care & Maintenance

Learn the ins and outs of area rug care by way of our maintenance guide. 

Daily Area Rug Care

Area rugs are not difficult to care for, but some basic maintenance is required to ensure they age well as the years pass. 

For your area rug, vacuuming is the best way to ensure prolonged beauty and performance. When you vacuum, you are helping to remove dirt, dust, and other debris from the fibers of your rug. These dirt and dust particles can cause premature wear on your rug and cause it to take on a lackluster appearance over time. Vacuuming should be completed as often as the rug requires depending on foot traffic and overall wear and tear. 

Rugs should be moved periodically to avoid sun damage. 

It's always a good idea to ensure that shoes are removed before walking across your area rug. 

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Dirt & Debris

When it comes to dirt and debris on your area rug, grab your vacuum and put it to work. The longer you wait to address solid or liquid spills, the more likely the mess and/or substance will work its way into the fibers and cause long-term damage. Start by vacuuming solid messes, and then you can move on to more drastic measures as needed.

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Tough Stains

When liquid spills take place on your area rug, the key is to act fast. The longer you wait to address these messes, the higher the likelihood of your rug's fibers or the subflooring taking on damage. Start by absorbing the substance with a clean cloth before obtaining another clean cloth and blotting out the mess with cold water. If the stain persists, consult your manufacturer.