All rugs retain their appearance and shape for longer if you remove dirt and stain regularly. If you have a light single color rug you will naturally need to clean it more often than a darker, patterned rug. Shaking or beating a hand tufted rug subjects it to rough treatment that can damage the rug.
We therefore recommend that you vacuum and air your rug. If you have hand tufted rugs you can also turn it upside down and carefully beat the reverse side so that loose dirt drop etc.
Vacuum Clean Often – Effective vacuuming is the easiest and most environmentally friendly cleaning method. It is also the most economical when you vacuum regularly you remove all the loose dirt and dust.
Do not use a vacuum cleaner with a rotary brush nozzle on long pile rugs where there is a risk of damaging the yarn and the twisted thread pair. If you want to get rid of excess fiber faster, you can vacuum the rug daily for initial period.
Comb Long Pile Rugs - To maintain the appearance of your long pile of the rug at regular. you can do this with a coarse toothed.
Sunlight and Fading – Placing rugs in direct and continuous sunlight will cause them fade. It is best to avoid placing a rug in direct sunlight if possible.
Clean Spills & Spots Immediately – If you do accidentally spill on your hand tufted carpet or rug then clean with paper towel or an absorbent cloth. Do not rub or scrub as this will damage the pile.
Furniture Marking – Be aware that some heavy furniture can mark and flatter the pile in rugs causing irreversible damage. some heavy or sharp edged furniture or constant moving of furniture can pull the rug out of shape.
Pilling – Can occur due to the traffic moving of furniture, vacuuming or other mechanical agitation this can be carefully trimmed with scissors.
Sprouting - Occasionally loose yarns ends will rise above the pile surface. THE Loose yarns can be carefully trimmed or pushed through.