If you have an area rug in your home you probably know how much of a nuisance it can be to clean.  But at the same time it’s definitely worth having in your home as a nice rug in your living room can give  the room a warmer felling.

The other side of your equation is actually looking after the rug. Depending on the rug that you have it can actually be quite challenging to look after and the other thing that you need to consider is the equipment you might need to keep the rug clean.

And that is exactly what we are going to explore today. A rug can be quite expensive and is somewhat an investment in your home. So it needs to be looked after. Below are a few tips on how to keep your rug clean and of course if you don’t want to do it yourself we are always happy to come to your property to take care of rug cleaning.

Keep a Regular Vacuuming Schedule

After years of experience cleaning people’s carpets including rugs we know that most people don’t end up cleaning their rugs as frequently as they should be.  And the reason for this is that rugs can hold a lot of dirt without even looking dirty.

So keeping a regular schedule to vacuum your area rug is paramount if you want to make sure it stays clean and last for a long time. This is by far the easiest way to ensure your rug lasts for the long term.

What do the Labels of the Rug Say?

Something that a lot of people look over is the label on their rug. Before you clean your rug it is best to check what the recommended cleaning method it is. If you end up cleaning a rug the wrong way then you might end up damaging it.  So make sure you definitely check the label because there are so many different types of rugs. Polyester rugs, nylon rugs, wool rugs, and even synthetic rugs. Every rug out there needs to be cleaned in a slightly different way.

The good part about rug labels is that they generally have cleaning instructions.

Keeping your rugs cleaned is not something that needs a master’s degree in cleaning science. If you just follow the tips mentioned above you’ll be able to keep your rug clean the longer. On the other hand if you don’t want to clean your rug by yourself  then why not just click here and head over to our carpet cleaning page to have a read of the services we offer.