What Is Dry Rot and How To Avoid It

dry rot

With rugs, as with any textile, there is always a chance of mildew and mold build up that can lead to discoloration and damage over time. If left unattended, wet spots can sometimes lead to dry rot, which is the worst kind of mildew/mold and can result in holes, tears, and occasionally your rug falling [...]

5 Tips to Help Choose a Carpet Cleaning Company

Rug cleaning

Choosing a quality carpet cleaning company is essential for getting a really good rug cleaned, which ultimately makes your home cleaner, as well in the process. Your rug or carpeting is one of your home’s best assets, whether you reside in a house or an apartment. People are bound to notice your flooring and what [...]

How to Get Mold Out Of a Rug

Get mold out of a rug

Rug stains and mold are some of the more common problems that rug owners face. A wet rug can easily become a breeding ground for mold. No one likes the smell of mold; the moist, stagnant smell provides mold spores with an environment that is perfectly fit for germination. Also, if you have organic rug [...]

How to Remove the Worst Rug Stains


Worried about that stain on the new bath rug you just bought? Not every rug stain is created equal, so the way you remove the stains should not be the same, either. But when it comes to the more difficult stains, how do you deal with the worst of the worst? Red Wine and Coffee [...]

Options to Care for and Repair Your Antique Rug

antique rug

A good quality rug can last for an extremely long time. If you have a rug that’s been passed down through a couple of generations, you might find that it’s faded, torn, curled, etc. just by the nature of age and use over the years. These minor problems don’t mean you should get rid of [...]

Pros and Cons of Wool Family Rugs

wool rug

If you have a few little ones running around your house, you know that any furnishing or decoration has to either be out of reach or able to withstand chaos. Rugs end up being the unintended target of dirt and spills on a regular basis, which can be a hassle, but they also give your [...]

The Lowdown on Natural Fiber Area Rugs

hemp rug

Natural fiber rugs have been rapidly increasing in popularity over the past few years. Not only are natural fiber rugs more effective at absorbing harmful materials such as nitrogen dioxide, sulfur dioxide and reducing allergens, they are eco-friendly as well. Made from materials such as hemp, sea grass, jute and sisal, natural fiber rugs are [...]

Top Tips for Getting Pet Hair and Stains Out of Your Rug

pet hair

You know how it is. The second you turn your back, your pet decides to relieve himself on that precious rug of yours. You clean it and scrub it, but sometimes the smell – and sometimes the stain – won’t budge. So what do you do? If there are pet hairs on the rug, you [...]

Everything You Need To Know About Rug Fringe

Rug fringe

Let’s begin with the basics. What is a rug fringe? Simply put, a fringe is a strand of fiber which woollen or silk piles are knotted and twisted into, and finally tied around the edges of a rug for aesthetic purposes. It is merely a by-product of the weaving process and has little to add [...]

How To Clean Your Doormat


Let’s be honest. When we think of germs in our home, the most common images that pop up in our minds are those of dirty areas inside our homes. But what about that one place which attracts a huge amount of germs and dirt but is ignored because it’s not actually ‘inside’ our homes? Our [...]