Braided Rug Care

Braided Rugs are expensive and getting them cleaned professionally could be expensive. Below are some tips and care instruction which you can follow to take care of you raided rug. There are different kinds of braided rugs made of different materials example polypropylene or polyester and wool.One should take proper care while vacuuming or using chemicals to clean the rug.

Cleaning

Retain the beauty of these fine products by regular vacuuming using the hard surface attachment. Do not use the beater bar on your rug. Remove spots with any dry cleaning fluid. Periodic professional dry cleaning is recommended. Accessory products may be machine washed, cold water, laid flat to dry.

Maintenance

If threads which hold the braids loosen or break simply sew together with a needle and strong thread. Trim, never pull loose ends. What may appear to be an irregularity in color or construction is actually part of the homespun look. Reverse for twice the wear.

Floor Padding

Floor padding is strongly recommended to prevent yarn color dye transfer and provide comfort, safety, and durability.

Characteristics

Slight irregularities are inherent to all products. Minimal size, dye lot, and pattern repeat variations are to be expected from handcrafting. If you recently bought a braided rug please note that due to tight packing for shipment, rug may not lay flat; starting from the center, work wrinkles out with hands or pole.

The Author:

Born in India and raised by a family with 4th generation in rug weaving and exporting family, Ashwini have seen rug making art since he was a child.  For more information visit NilimaRugs.com and click Care and Maintenance.

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