4 Area Rug Care Tips

An area rug is a beautiful addition to a home that adds warmth, texture, and elegance.  Nevertheless, carefully maintaining your area rug is important to help prolong its life and protect your home’s investment. Today, the team at Rug Renovating is sharing with you our top four area rug care tips.

Area rug cleaning tips

1. Don’t Forget a Rug Pad

Rug pads are an excellent idea for any surface, hard or carpeted. The use of rug pads helps to extend the life of your rugs and also prevents slipping hazards in your home. We custom-cut our rug pads in many different materials so that they are the perfect fit for your floors’ needs. 

2. Address Accidents Quickly

Sometimes customers believe too much cleaning will damage or wear down their rugs. Instead, the opposite is true. Dirt embedded in a rug can grind deep into the fibers of your rug, causing more damage. Proper cleaning is perfect for the longevity of your rugs because removing dirt will help to reduce damage to the rug fibers.

3. Confidently Choose a Professional

Some people prefer to have rugs cleaned in their homes. However, we don’t recommend this for several reasons. During the cleaning, the dirt cannot be properly removed inside the home. Additionally, after the rugs are cleaned, the moisture will remain in the rug without proper ventilation to dry, resulting in mildew growth and bleeding. A professional rug cleaner will ensure your rugs are thoroughly cleaned, dried, and handled with care.

4. Industry Experience Matters

Our final tip is to choose a company that offers experience, exceptional service, and knowledgeable staff. We have 124 years in the business and are equipped to tailor our process to the needs of your rug. Additionally, the 68-point inspection process will ensure the best care. From gentle hand cleaning to a dry soil extractor, as well as odor and stain removal, we offer many solutions to meet your needs.

At Rug Renovating, we are ready to serve and care for your area rugs. We proudly serve Essex County, Morris County, Union County, Monmouth County,  Ocean County, and all nearby areas. Request a quote or call (973) 675-8313 today.

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