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5 tips for Keeping your Throw Rugs Looking Great

Updated: Oct 13, 2021

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Throw rugs are a great addition to any room. They bright up any room with fun fabrics and colors, but like any carpets they need to be kept clean with routine cleanings to help reduce particles that could be harmful to the air quality of your home. Like the rest of your home keeping your carpets and throw rugs clean help keep your home looking fresh and vibrant.

Knowing Your Rug

The first step to keeping your rugs looking nice is know what they are made of, and how to take care of them. Every rug material requires different care for the different materials they are made from, so knowing how to care for your rug is the first step in prolonging the lifespan. Always follow the manufacturer care instructions this will help keep them looking as beautiful as the day you bought them.

Rotating Your Rugs

One way to help prolong the life of your throw rugs, is to rotate them to help reduce the amount of traffic that impacts the rug each day. Rotating them every so often also helps create a longer lifespan by reducing the wear and tear. It makes it easier to equally distribute the dirt that is caught up deep in the fibers of the rugs that sometimes are hard to reach.

Vacuuming on a Regular Basis

Vacuuming on the regular schedule will help preserve the beauty of your rug, and keep it looking as beautiful as the day you bought it. Vacuuming on the regular will help remove dirt and dust particles that may become embed in the fibers of the rug due to high traffic. A good maintenance schedule is to vacuum at least twice a week. This will help minimize the particle build up and keep your home looking clean and fresh.

Cleaning Your Rugs

Scheduling regular professional cleanings is a great way to help keep your rugs beautiful. Professionally cleaning your rug removes dust, dirt, and bugs that have been buried deep into the fibers of your carpet that vacuums and spot removers may not be able to clean. Getting your carpets cleaned by professionals can also be gentler on your carpet verses other at home cleaning methods. It is recommended to get your rugs cleaned professionally every three months.

Treating Spills and Stains Early

One of the best ways to help improve the longevity of your rug’s life, is to try to treat surface stains as soon as they occur. Always blot the stain with a clean cloth damp cloth, and never rub the stain. Treating stains early will help reduce stains from becoming visible and reduce the likelihood of it absorbing deep into the carpet fibers.

For all of your cleaning needs, call the experts at Blue’s Carpet Cleaning. We are always happy to help make your carpet cleaning needs stress free. Call (719) 494-1440 today to speak with one of our specialists today to schedule your cleaning appointment.

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