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 [...]

How to Remove the Worst Rug Stains

stain

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

How To Care For Your Hand Woven Rug

Hand-woven rug

Whether it be for your kitchen, bedroom, or living room, a hand woven rug will beautifully accent any room in your home. Hand woven rugs are versatile enough to fit into a wide spectrum of decorative schemes, from a simple ‘country living’ look, to a more modern theme. These rugs are an excellent way to [...]

How To Care for Your Shag Rug

Shag Rug

When you think of shag rugs, it might conjure up images of lava lamps and VW vans, but these rugs are back in a big way. An investment in a shag rug can be a classy, comfortable addition to any room in your house. Shag rugs feel great underfoot, and can last for years if [...]

How To Care for Your Machine Made Rug

Machine Made Rug

Machine made rugs are a great choice for adding the finishing touch to a room in your home. These rugs come in almost every color and pattern imaginable, and are a perfect way to spruce up a room. With proper care you can get years of use from your machine made rug. Here are some [...]

Brighten Your Backyard for Summer With An Outdoor Rug

Outdoor Rug

You know how a house just doesn’t feel like a home until it’s got the curtains hung and the rugs set out? There’s just something about adding the colors, patterns, and textures of different fabrics and materials to a room that completes its look, and makes it feel comfortable. Well, the same goes for your [...]