Cleaning & Restoration of your Persian Rug

 In Cleaning, The Weave

We recommend you clean your rug on a regular basis, depending on the amount of traffic your rug receives and environmental conditions in your home we recommend you give your rug a gentle shake followed by a gentle vacuuming to release any accumulated dust about every two weeks. Be careful if your vacuum has beater bars as these could undermine the knotting of the pile and possibly damage your rug. Furthermore don’t follow the commonly misconceived idea of beating the rug with a stick, although the rug may stand up to good thrashing, beating your rug is not the correct nor the most effective way of cleaning.

For spillages and stains we suggest you blot clean with a clean cloth, just dab and gently compress in a direction following the fall/direction of the pile – don’t scrub – repeat the process until the staining has been removed and leave to dry. If the satin persists after drying repeat as above using a damp cloth.

If your rug becomes seriously damaged we recommend you have the rug professionally repaired and cleaned. We offer this service at The Weave and will happily provide recommendations and a written quote.

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