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Can you vacuum a cowhide rug? Tips on vacuuming your cowhide rugs

Cowhide rugs are a beautiful and unique addition to any home, but they require special care when it comes to cleaning. They are extremely durable and naturally stain and grime resistant, but consideration needs to be given when vacuuming your hide rug to ensure that it remains in the best condition possible.

Here are some tips from Art Hide on vacuuming your cowhide rugs

  • Vacuum your cowhide rug no more than once every other week on a low setting with no brush attachment. This will gently remove any dirt and debris from the fibers of the hide without damaging them or pulling them out.
  • Make sure not to use too much suction when vacuuming so as not to damage the delicate fibers of the hide. It’s also important not to over-vacuum as this can cause wear and tear on the hide over time.
  • When finished vacuuming, brush out any remaining dirt particles with a soft bristled brush or lint roller for extra cleanliness.
  • Spot clean small stains immediately using mild soap and cold water – never rub vigorously! - Baby wipes also work a treat for spot stains.

Related post: How to clean a genuine cowhide rug

Following these simple tips when vacuuming your cowhide rug will help ensure it remains in the best condition possible for years to come. If you’re ever unsure of how to care for your cowhide rug, consult a professional cleaning service to ensure you get the best possible results. With proper care and maintenance, your cowhide rug will remain a beautiful and unique addition to any home for a very very long time.

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