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12
Aug

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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06
Jul

Rugs 101: What Is A Rug Pile?

Rugs not only beautify your place – whether it’s your home or office – but it also has a lot of benefits. In the modern home, you will often see floors adorned with lush rugs and carpets. Using rugs has become identical with luxury and comfort. Having said that, how do you choose a rug? It is important to understand the basics about rugs in order to identify those of…

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03
Jun

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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28
May

Reasons Why Using A Rug Pad Is Important

Rugs can be a lovely addition to the interior style of any home. They serve various purposes and come in many intricate designs. However, rugs are quite an investment and without proper care, they can just tear and wear. Fortunately, rug pads were created for these situations. Not only are rug pads cheap, but they are also durable.  Rug pads are a worthy investment for anyone who wants to live…

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27
May

Common Reasons For Rug Dye Bleeding

Rugs instantly add elegance to a living room or an office, and most of them give life to a particular space by using colors. However, have you stopped to think about the possibility that dark colors on a rug could invade the lighter ones? Aside from knowing the checklist on proper rug care, you should also become familiar with the common reasons behind rug dye bleeding. Pet residue or stains…

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25
Nov

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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12
May

Take Care Of Your Area Rug With These Five Maintenance Tips

It's frustrating to discover that your exquisite area rug -- the one that you bought just a few months ago -- is already showing signs of wear and tear. Most of the damage on area rugs is caused by preventable factors. If you want to prolong the life of your area rug, you need to take note of these five simple but effective tips: 1. Put a rug pad underneath…

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14
Apr

Answers to Three Most Common Questions About Rug Care

Taking care of your precious rug can be daunting at times. As soon as you buy the rug and place it in your home, it will probably take you a while before you realize that you need to clean and care for them. Otherwise, you'll end up with either a damaged rug or a filthy one. We at Outrageous Rugs want to help rug owners get the best out of…

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23
Mar

Three Important Tips In Washing Rugs At Home

Nothing beats having professional services clean your rugs, but there may come a point in time when you might consider washing a rug yourself. Before you soak your rug in something that you will regret in the future, here are three very important tips that you must remember: Check the rug's care tag Some rugs aren't really meant for wet cleaning, so dousing them in soapy water will probably lead…

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28
Feb

Need To Haul A Huge Oriental Rug ? Here’s How To Fold It Properly

It's every homeowner's nightmare. You find a great piece of rug at a dealer's shop, and your enthusiasm prompts you to buy one for your home. It's only after buying the new rug and arriving at your house when you realize that you already have an existing Oriental rug -- a large one at that -- and you're wondering how you would store your old, enormous rug or send it…

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