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Rug Care 101: How To Preserve Your Persian Rugs

Persian rugs are some of the most exquisite decorations that you can add to your home. Not only do they look visually stunning, but they also add soundproofing and warmth-inducing elements to any room. Unfortunately, rugs may deteriorate through time. However, it doesn't mean that you cannot do anything to lengthen the life of your rugs. Here are some effective techniques to preserve your Persian rugs so that you can…

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Tips On Cleaning A Bathroom Rug Without Damaging It

Learning the proper way to wash bathroom rugs will help get them cleaned without damaging them. Rugs need regular washing as they are used in the bathroom and may accumulate moisture, hair, and misfires. Although they have a rubber backing and are generally safe to use, you cannot just throw them in the machine and expect them to last. Here are some of the best and most effective tips to…

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How To Clean Your Rugs In Time For Fall

Are you ready for fall? The upcoming season is another perfect time for a big house cleanup, and the best excuse to have your rugs cleaned. The low moisture levels during fall enable the carpet to dry faster, safely and thoroughly. Cleaning during fall is like preparing things for the upcoming winter. It might be true that most rugs can endure the cold weather but bringing them indoors and even…

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Make Your Rug Look New Again With These Tips

Rugs serve a wide range of purposes in our homes. It can dry wet spots, dry shoes and slippers from the outside going inside, and others. There are many ways you can keep your rugs clean and fresh. Here are some tips on maintaining the look of your rugs: 1. For low pile rugs, use a vacuum cleaner. It is recommended to simply use the suction to remove dust and…

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Debunking Common Myths About Rugs and Carpets

We’re living in an age of free and readily available information, which can spread within hours or even minutes of release. Unfortunately, a lot of information may not necessarily be accurate, and you may end up reading articles that are outright false. Despite the benefits of social media, it may provide false information to the public. From common conspiracy theories to leaked fallacies, wrong information can be a problem to…

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Tips On Removing Fleas and Dust Mites From Rugs

Fleas and dust mites are blood sucking parasites that can be found in pets throughout the year.  These critters usually thrive during the warm season. As a result, you will likely find your carpets, rugs, curtains, beddings, mattresses and furniture infested by these creatures. Having them in your rug is like experiencing a nightmare come to life, especially when you start to itch and scratch. Imagine the discomfort and anxiety!…

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Is It Possible To Make Rugs Stain-Proof?

In choosing rugs, we have different preferences in terms of size, shape, color, design, material and durability. This might be a good time to consider one more factor into the list: stain resistance. Most carpets are now designed to be stain-resistant, which means they have stain protectors on them already. Rug manufacturers refrain from using the term “stain-proof”, because there is no absolute guarantee that these carpets are 100% stain-resilient.…

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Cleaning Tip: How To Remove Gum From Rugs

Aside from being an aesthetic item in your home, the rug serves as a filter that catches the dirt and dust in the atmosphere of your home. Unfortunately, it catches some other stuff that could prove to be stubborn. Take the case of chewing gum. There are several ways a piece of gum could end up in your rug. Your shoe may have accidentally picked up a gum from the…

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CRI Report: Regular Rug Cleaning Lowers Asthma and Allergy Risk

Contrary to popular belief, rugs and carpets do not cause asthma attacks and allergies. In fact, these home additions can even improve the quality of air inside the house by trapping dust and airborne allergens and keeping them away from the people inside. However, what sets allergies aflutter is the failure to clean rugs and carpets. That's why the Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) encourages rug owners to regularly clean…

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Make Your Own Homemade Carpet Cleaning Shampoo

We all want to preserve our rugs, but some of us may be taken aback by the high cost of having them cleaned by a professional. If you want to save some money while being able to clean your rugs and carpets, check out this video by "Household Solutions" book series author Reena Nerbas, as she shares her recipe for a homemade carpet cleaning shampoo. Her motivation behind making a…

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