Rug Care Instructions
Caring for your hand tufted rug by Mythical Wonderland Workshop
WHAT IS A TUFTED RUG?
Tufted rugs are created without knots. Instead, loops of yarn are pulled through the rug’s backing material using a tufting gun. Tufted rugs shed more than other rugs and may require more-frequent vacuuming.Tufted rugs are created through weaving loops of yarn through monk’s cloth, creating a plush work of decor.
- Hand brush or vacuum regularly (twice a week recommended)
- Remove spills immediately, blotting with an undyed cloth
- Avoid using harsh chemicals to remove stains
- Avoid use in damp areas
- Do not soak in water
- Do not dry clean.
FLUFF - A new hand tufted carpet or rug can shed excess fibers. This fluffing is not a manufacturing fault and will disappear over time, vacuum regularly with suction only.
SPROUTING - Sprouting tufts are a natural occurrence in hand tufted rugs. If you find any sprouting tufts do not pull these out as you may damage the carpet. Carefully cut any protruding tufts with sharp scissors.
CRUSHING - Over time heavy furniture can crush the pile of hand tufted carpets causing indentations. Crushing can be reduced by occasionally re-arranging heavy furniture so that the weight is not concentrated in one place
There are many products on the market advertised for carpet cleaning, many of which contain harmful chemicals that may cause irreversible damage to the color and quality of your hand tufted carpet. We do not recommend the use of such products.
If you do accidently spill on your hand tufted carpet or rug, then speed is of the essence. Blot liquid spills with a paper towel or a clean absorbent cloth. DO NOT rub or scrub as this will damage the pile. Carefully scoop up any solids with a spoon or the end of a knife.
For dry stains, carefully scrape and vacuum away dirt and stains.
Remove wet stains by using a paper towel or undyed cloth to absorb the stain. Use lukewarm water and a cloth or sponge to dampen the stain, soak up the water with a cloth, and repeat until the stain fades. Avoid drenching the rug to preserve the glue binding holding the tufts in place.
On greasy or stubborn stains, use a ph-neutral and bleach free cleaner and follow the steps above.