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Woolen rug: 3 tips to effectively clean stains

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Woolen rug: 3 tips to effectively clean stains
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A woolen rug needs to be regularly maintained.  Without wanting to alarm you, these rugs are real dust catchers and a nest for little bugs to propagate…  This is why it is a good idea to vacuum your rug at least twice a week!  However sometimes accidents can happen and you spill something onto your rug leaving behind a ghastly stain.  It isn’t always easy to know what is the best way to deal with a stain like this.  That is why we present you with these three great ideas to effectively clean your rug without you needing to buy a new one! 

1 – Water and ammoniac

What you need:

– Warm water

– Spray bottle

– Clean cloth

– Ammoniac

What to do:

– Pour a drop of ammoniac into the spray bottle and top up with water.

– Apply the solution on to the stain.

– Scrub with a brush.

– Finish by dabbing with the clean cloth.  Then leave to dry and air!

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2 – Sparkling water and bicarbonate of soda

What you need:

– A little sparkling water

– About two teaspoons of bicarbonate of soda

– A brush

What to do:  

– With a sponge coat your rug with sparkling water then gently rub with your brush.

– Leave to dry for 30 minutes and then sprinkle some bicarbonate of soda onto your whole rug.

– Once it has dried you can then vacuum your lovely rug and admire the results.

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3 – Washing up liquid and white vinegar

What you need:

– A cloth

– A little white vinegar

– A little washing up liquid

– A whisk or an electric beater

What to do: 

– Pour the vinegar onto a clean cloth and then scrub the mark.

– Leave to react for 15 minutes

– Now make a mixture of water and washing up liquid, that you can mousse up with your whisk or electric beater.

– Scrub this mixture on the rug with the help of a brush and then rinse with clean water.

– .Lastly you should wipe the rug with a clean cloth and then leave to dry!

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These three ideas couldn’t be any simpler!  If you spill something onto your woolen you certainly don’t need to buy a new one!  Just try out these easy but effective solutions.


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