Cleaning and maintenance

  1. Rug maintenance: How to save time and prevent damages by choosing the right rug for you

    We all lead busy lives, so it’s always nice when we can spend less time cleaning and more time relaxing. This includes maintaining our furniture, and especially our much-loved rugs! In order to reduce the amount of time spent maintaining your rug, consider these questions to choose the perfect one for your household and lifestyle. 1. Where will you be placing...
  2. Vacuuming your rug - top tips

    Regular vacuuming is essential in maintaining your rug’s good looks and lifespan as ingrained dirt and grit can seriously damage rug fibres in addition to affecting colours and general appearance. Use a vacuum with strong suction to penetrate the pile and remove particles Vacuums with beater bars are not recommended for shaggy rugs, handmade rugs, wool or rugs with fringes...
  3. How To: Introducing A Rug To A Large Space

    Rugs are paramount when finishing off a beautifully decorated room. Often empty floor spaces feel incomplete and bare without them. This is especially true with larger rooms. Choosing the perfect rug for your large space can be tricky and you want to make sure you’ve made the right choice. Rugs are more of a long term investment than other decorative...
  4. Zoning with large rugs

    Zoning is a tried and tested method of dividing spaces to achieve individual character and purpose. In living spaces it offers great flexibility for designing and decorating in a contemporary context, whilst incorporating individual style and taste from any period. It comes into its own perfectly in open plan settings where lounge, dining, kitchen and conservatory areas are combined. Equally...
  5. How to minimise sun fading

    The sunshine is finally managing to fight off the winter cold. Summer is on the way! With summer (hopefully) comes strong sun with lots of powerful UV rays. When it comes to your skin you know the risks of UV light and you will probably be reaching for the suncream when you feel the sunlight is getting a bit strong...
  6. The beauty and benefits of wool rugs

    Wool rugs are an excellent way to bring real luxury into a room, and they retain their quality appearance for years on end. However, like with any new rug, there are some rules that you must abide by when cleaning your rug. This will ensure longevity and that the textures bounce back without flattening the original pile. Simple maintenance for...
  7. 5 questions to consider before buying a rug

    With so much choice available, it can often seem overwhelming knowing where to start when looking to buy a rug. From years of experience, we have come up with the top 5 questions to consider before buying a rug. What’s your budget? Rugs can be considered an investment piece to add to your home. Therefore it is important to allocate...
  8. How we help our customers at Land of Rugs.

    There are multiple reasons why you may want to improve or redecorate your home’s interior. You may want to move home in the near future and need to carry out some touch ups and modernisation to appeal to potential buyers. Or you may be staying put and would like to give your home a much needed face lift. Simple changes...
  9. A-Z: Getting Rid of Every Rug Stain

    With any party season comes the dreaded thought of spillages and stains on your beloved rugs or carpets. We have created a simple guide with the secret solutions to removing the most common of stains. Make-up Prepping for a Christmas or New Year's party is a crucial part, but when time is not on your side, careless spillages can occur...
  10. The Benefits of Anti-Slip Rug Underlay

    When browsing for a new rug for your home, it is crucial that you find one that is stylish, safe and secure for your family and visitors. If you have wooden or laminate flooring, your rug could potentially become scrunched up, slide around and even become a tripping hazard. And no-one wants accidents that can be easily avoided. An anti-slip...

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