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How to Care for Your Oriental Rug

Rotation – To insure even wear , your rug should be rotated once a year . Depending on the traffic , the rotation may vary from six months to two years .
Vacuuming – Oriental rugs , like most carpeting , should be vacuumed on a regular basis to remove dirt and restore life to the fibers . Be sure not to vacuum the fringe with your beater bar ! Use the end of a vacuum hose from a canister vacuum .
Padding – A quality pad used under your rug helps protect it from dirt , wear , and slippage .
Spot and Spill Procedures – Make sure that you safely and immediately clean up spots and spills before they set . a ) First , soak up the excess liquid by blotting with a clean absorbent material . Do not brush or rub the stain .
b ) Then spot-clean with a mild detergent-white vinegar-water solution . Do-not over wet .
c ) Rinse area thoroughly with water and a small amount of vinegar . Avoid wetting the rug ’ s backing .
d ) Blot dry until most of the moisture has been absorbed .
e ) Allow to air dry . A fan or cool hair dryer can be used to hasten the drying process .
f ) For stains that do not come out using these methods , Ask our cleaning specialists .

7 Upholstery Spot Cleaning Tips

All upholstered furniture will become soiled through use . Most spills and soil on fabric protection treated upholstery will clean easily and quickly provided that the proper cleaning procedures are followed . A fabric protection application is not an absolute impenetrable barrier and improper cleaning methods can damage both the fabric and the treatment .
1 . Blot ( don ' t rub ) spills immediately with a clean absorbent cloth while spill is still fresh . Dried spills are more difficult to remove .
5 . Pretest any cleaner on any fabric in a hidden area . Check for color fastness and fabric compatibility .
6 . Keep a small spill small . Work lightly , blotting from center to the edges . " Feather " the edges by dampening edges irregularly and blotting quickly to avoid rings .
7 . Quickly dry a cleaned spot using a small fan or blow dryer on low .
2 . Identify the cleaning code for your type of fabric . This is very important to determine the type of cleaner to use .
3 . Always read and follow the instructions on the cleaning agent .
4 . Use distilled water with the cleaning agent if water is called for . ( Call us to talk you through which cleaning agent to use .)