How to Clean a Camel Hair Rug

How to Clean a Camel Hair RugSo, you had spent your vacation in an exotic country from where you’ve bought that nice handmade camel hair rug? Well, these rugs might be very beautiful, but they are made from a real camel hair which, unfortunately, may produce quite a strong smell. Of course, you don’t want your house smelling like a camel so what you need to do is clean the rug and remove the nasty smell. This is not an easy task considering that these rugs are a piece of art and they can be quite pricey. However, you can clean the camel rug by yourself if you need to by following these easy steps.

  • First of all, considering the price of these types of rugs, the best way to clean it is by using the help of the professional carpet cleaning company Portsmouth . However, if you want to do it by yourself you can do it on your own risk.

  • The material you will need is mild shampoo or other non-bleaching detergent, garden hose to rinse the rug and absorbent microfiber towels. If you want, you can also use some kind of deodorizer after the rug is dried.

  • You will need a nice sunny day to work outside. Find something you can hang the rug on so when you rinse it the water can drain free. First start rinsing until the rug is fully wet. You know that camel hair is a natural material so the best way is to use a mild shampoo to clean it. You should use your hands to spread the shampoo to avoid damaging the rug with some brush. It resembles washing your hair in the shower. When you are done shampooing,  rinse well until you remove all the shampoo or it may leave stains. Let it drain well, and if the rug holds the water try to squeeze it gently. Remember to not install the rug inside the house before it’s fully dry or it may get moldy. Having this set of skills may help you the next time you need to do your end of tenancy cleaning Portsmouth, you will know how to clean any kind of rug.

And there you have it, this is how you can easily clean your beautiful handmade camel hair rug.

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