Comfort for your feet – Shaggy rugs use and maintenance
Some of the best rugs are the original Belgian shaggy rugs for the living room. These rugs are a preference for many, primarily because of its attractive appearance. Although at first glance it does not seem so, these rugs are not difficult to maintain. Antistatic fibers from which they are made allows for easy maintenance. After each vacuuming, it looks as good as new and possesses anti-allergic and antibacterial properties.
How to choose good shaggy rugs for the living room?
- If your furniture is minimalistic, the best shaggy rugs are those in a bright color.
- Small rooms will increase visually if you buy a rug in bright color
- It is always better to buy a small rug on which you can highlight only one part of the room
- Remember that the color of the rug should sync with the color of curtains and bedspreads in the room
- Put your shag rug in a visible place and try to minimize furniture overload.
How to maintain good shaggy rugs for the living room? Wool shaggy rugs are the most difficult to wash, but they have the advantage over other materials because they don’t emit any harmful substances and do not affect the level of humidity in the room. Shag rug made of wool can be cleaned without the use of water, chemical dry cleaning powders or granules that are scattered all over the rug.
How to clean shag rug of hair?
If you have pets, avoid shaggy rugs or if you already have them, clean them regularly with the help of rough brushes you’ve soaked in a solution of vinegar and water.
How to clean shag rug without using chemical substances?
It is not unusual to use chemical substances and agents in the service of rug cleaning. You can make a solution that will completely remove odors and stains quite counting those of coffee with your rug, regardless of whether it is made of wool or synthetic fibers.
First, you should clean it with a vacuum cleaner. Then make a mixture of 300 ml apple vinegar, a little more than half a liter of water, just as much lemon juice, and baking soda. You can add to the mix a few drops of essential oil of your choice – lavender, citrus, etc., which will further refresh the rug
Wet the sponge into this liquid and scrub the rug. Leave it to dry. The result is a clean rug with the pleasant smell, without stains.
Note: Never use any detergent applied directly on the rug, because it will make an opposite effect, and cleaning will be even harder.