Rug Care


Identifying the Top 10 soils in rugs

Removing soils from rugs is one of the key jobs undertaken here at RugWash Queensland. There are many different types of soils and contaminants found in rugs, and knowing what type of soil is in the rug is one of the most important steps in effectively removing it. So what are the ten most common types of soil found in rugs? Sand, clay ... More

Pet odour (urine) removal in rugs

Here at Brisbane RugWash we see many rugs that have been contaminated by our furry friends and it is one of our most difficult jobs. I would like to give our readers some information on pet urine and its removal. When urine goes on a rug in a warm acidic state, it penetrates the face fibres and ends up in the middle of the rug’s ... More

Rugs and Moths – What to do!

You have had your rug on your floor for more than a few years. You love how it makes your room feel, warm, inviting and cozy. The sofa has been over the one end of the rug and a closed bottom end table beside it. Well, it’s been a while since you turned the rug to even the wear, so off goes the sofa and table when you notice in horror that ... More

Rug Maintenance – Value of Vacuuming

The best and foremost step in maintaining your rugs or carpets is just a doing a good vacuuming on them. The beauty of rugs and carpet is that they can hold dry particulates and keep them away from our breathing zones, but the not so beautiful part about them is that they can hold dry particulates. Vacuuming keeps the sandy grit from ... More