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5 Tips to Keep Your Flokati Rug White, Fluffy and Clean

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If you have a Flokati rug or are considering buying one, here are some tips on how to keep your Flokati rug white, fluffy and clean. 1. Take your Flokati rug outside and shake it Giving your rug a good shake can help lift any woolen fibres which have become flattened when furniture has been placed on it or because of a lot of foot traffic. Shaking your rug will also remove a lot of dirt and dust which has become caught in the woolen fibers. If you can get someone to help you shake the rug, that is best….

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Reindeer Hide Rugs – The Perfect Winter Home Accessory Piece

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Reindeer hides come in stunning natural hues of greys and browns. Over the recent years, their use as rugs and furniture throws in homes has increased due to their natural beauty and elegance. Most of them are sourced from the Arctic regions of Finland where their skins are a natural by-product of the meat industry. Due to their wonderful, tactile qualities, texture and colors, they are proving a hit in many contemporary and traditional households, and are used as unique rugs and furniture throws. A reindeer hide looks fabulous draped over the arm of your favorite armchair or sofa, and…

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Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Choose Carpet Cleaning Services

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When it comes to carpet cleaning for your home, you can either choose to do it yourself or hire a carpet cleaning company. Cleaning the carpet on your own can be a daunting task, especially if the carpet is too large and dirty. Furthermore, you might be too busy to even think about cleaning it yourself. This leaves you with the only one option- looking for carpet cleaning services. Using professional carpet cleaning services basically helps in keeping your carpet new and increases its durability. Below are some reasons why you should consider using professional carpet cleaning services. 1. It’s…

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How to Cut a Rug and Carpet Pad

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Rug and carpet pads sometimes arrive larger than your rug and require trimming. This could be done a few ways depending on the type of pad you have. For thinner, non-slip pads, usually a pair of household scissors works. If your rug pad is a thicker, more dense one, then a carpet knife or heavy duty scissors are usually needed. Before I start explaining what to use to cut the different types of rug pads, three important points are involved here. First, so as to not damage the floor underneath, be sure to have some protective layer on the floor…

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Basic Rug Cleaning Tips for Food and Drink Spills

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Food and drink spills are among the toughest cleaning problems to deal with for rug owners. It is a common occurrence yet some still do not know the right way to approach cleaning up this kind of a mess. Not knowing the basics of cleaning up food and drink spills can really put rug owners at a disadvantage and their carpets at serious risk of long-term damage. Whether you are having a party at your home or are just eating in the living room, spills can happen without a moment’s notice. This is why learning how to properly clean them…

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