Can I shampoo my area rugs?

Can I shampoo my area rugs?

Area rugs in Norman, OK, add beauty, protection, and durability to your flooring and work in various rooms throughout your home. These considerations offer a great place to start if you're looking for a perfect match for your décor or other exciting features.

You may also wonder about the best ways to clean these pieces once they're in place, and we can help with that too. So, here's some information about shampooing these products.

The facts about shampooing

Shampooing works well for regular carpeting because the backing is designed for from-the-top cleaning. However, carpet runners and products like them are not generally intended for this type of cleaning unless they're made from carpet remnants.

Most area rugs, especially high-end ones, are constructed with tightly wrapped and woven fibers that tend to hold dirt. So, the proper technique combines dusting with immersion washing.

If your rug was made from regular carpeting, you could use a shampooer, but be careful if the binding features are fringing. These can get caught in the rotary brushes, rip off the fringing, and damage the rug.

When you need your area rugs cleaned or assessed, visit or contact us. We'll give you the information and services you need.

Find your flooring and information here

At Urban Flooring LLC, we offer products, advice, and solutions that will give you the desired results, regardless of the project you're undertaking. With more than 30 years of flooring experience, our family-owned business is a one-stop flooring shop that ensures successful results for all.

You can visit our showroom in Norman, OK, whenever you're in the area to see our products and seek advice for any of the area rugs we sell. We’re proud to serve the communities of Norman, Moore, Edmond, and Yukon, OK, and we’re here for you too.

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