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messageRug Cleaning
Posted by Brulysses May 08, 02:02PM

does anyone have an idea how I can get a large rug cleaned? not quite sure if it's cotton or wool, it's quite tightly woven...it would just be a pity to bin it...

messageRe: Rug Cleaning
Posted by Asset May 09, 08:35AM

Lots of carpet cleaners online. Google Oriental rug cleaning, They collect the rug. clean/repair and deliver it back. I used a company a couple of years ago based in Rotherhithe I think but can't remember the name.
It's not cheap and unless the rug is particularly valuable it's probably not worth doing sadly. You can buy pretty good second-hand oriental carpets at auction houses.

Or you could hire a carpet cleaning machine.

messageRe: Rug Cleaning
Posted by Davis May 09, 09:54AM

You can roll it out on a patio and wash it with a garden hose and brush. You can also use washing powder and a frabic conditioner. Once complete roll it up and stand it so the water can drain away. When most of the water has drained out you can hang it somewhere (garden fence) to fully dry.

messageRe: Rug Cleaning
Posted by theron May 10, 09:28AM

I believe that some Car Wash places clean rugs? The Car Wash on Evelina Road always has a different selection of rugs hung over the railings each day, so perhaps worth asking there!


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