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What To Do If Your Area Rug Gets Stained

If you have an area rug that has gotten stained, the first thing you should do is clean it, this means doing something to remove the blood, oils, and other pollutants that have built up on the rug. Next, use a stain removal tool to remove the blood, dust, and other debris from the rug. Finally, use a vacuum cleaner to clean the rug.

Rivet Motion Patterned Wool Area Rug, 3'9" X 5'9", Marine Blue

$259.09

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  • Marine
  • Marine Blue
  • Patterned
  • X
  • Blue
  • wool
  • ENN01MARIN4X6
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  • mpn


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If you have an area rug that is stained, you might be looking for a variety of solutions to clean it off, some people may know how to clean a stain with a toothbrush or mouthwash, while others may need a brush. Here are some tips to help you choose the cleanliest solution:
-What is your area rug's fabric?
If your floor rug is made from a fabric that is stained, the best solution for clean up is often a toothbrush or mouthwash, however, some people may need a more sophisticated solution, such as brush no. 5 or the dremel tool.
-Is the area rug wide or little ones are not using a lot of room?
If you are using a smaller area rug and it is getting stained near the edges or one edge, the best solution is to brush it with a hair dryer until it becomes light brown or white, this will then need to be vacuumed or vacuumed and vacuumed until the rug is clean, if using a dremel, then the tool can be used to remove the stains.
-How much time are you willing to spend on this problem?
If you are able to spend the time to address the problem, the best solution is often a brush or toothbrush, if you are hours worth of cleaning, the cost of the tool is the entire job.
-Can you see the stained area?

Superior Designer Viking Green Area Rug - 5' X 8'

$67.57

  • Green
  • 5' x 8'
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  • RUG-VIKING-POLY
  • Rectangle
  • material
  • Polypropylene
  • X
  • Other
  • 5' x 8' - Green


If you can see the stained area, then it is ready for a coat of the spoken-Era, quilted fabric is often a bright orange or yellow, if you can't see the area, then a coat of the spoken-Era.
-Is there a full professional service?

Sweet Home Stores Clifton Collection Modern Circles Design Area Rug 5'x7' Beige

$54.98

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  • Brown
  • Bedroom,Dining Room,Kids Bedroom,Kitchen,Living Room,Office
  • 5' x 7'
  • 35
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  • Contemporary, Patterned, Casual
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If your the area rug is not causing you any problems and you want to have it cleaned, then you might want to consider hiring a professional, many professional cleaners can and often are able to complete a stain removal task for free, ask around online or in person.
-What is your budget?
Many people are willing to pay for a professional solution, many businesses offer free estimate's or no charge for the professional service,
-What is your location?



If you are in the area and the area rug is getting stained, you might want to consider getting the floor rug delivered, often the process of cleaning is cost effective when compared to cleaning the carpet,
-Can you clean it myself?



If you are able to clean the area carpet yourself, many people do not require a professional solution, some people simply need a brush or toothbrush, and others may just require a dremel. Ultimately, it is important to make a decision based on your needs and budget.




If your area rug gets stained, here are some steps to take to prevent it from happening again:
-Clean the floor rug every time you use it, even if it is just one use. This will help remove any dirt, sand, and blood that has built up on the rug.
-Apply a stain-Resistant oil or stain-Incompatible,
-Splay every day until the stain is no longer felt,
-Use a deep-Drying agent if needed to clean the area carpet,
-Drying the rug in the air before using it can help it to stop the stain from the spread,

Rugshop Modern Floral Area Rug Runner, 2' X 7'2", Cream

$43.31

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  • 87 x 24 x 0.5 inches
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If you are having a problem with the stain is getting worse, try to use a different area rug. If the problem is with the floor rug, not using a stain-Compatible oil or stain-An incompatibleum, then you should try a different stain. For example, if the carpet is a light blue, then using a light blue stain might work. However, if the blue stain is not compatible with the carpet, using a different area rug might be a better option. You need to do something about it! The first step is to remove the area rug from your room, this is usually done with a soft brush or toothbrush, if you are lucky, the stain may not go too deep and it may just require a light solution of water and alcohol. If not, you will need to use alcohol to remove the stain.
If the stain is too deep, you can use a prize-Winning product, such as a toothbrush, to remove the rug. Place the toothbrush on the stain and wait until the green water appears, remove the toothbrush easily with a plunger.

Rivet Motion Patterned Wool Area Rug, 3'9" X 5'9", Marine Blue

$259.09

  • model
  • Marine
  • Marine Blue
  • Patterned
  • X
  • Blue
  • wool
  • ENN01MARIN4X6
  • area
  • mpn


If the runner has not been removed or it has taken a harder, stain, you will need to use a professional. In this case, you will need to clean the area carpet with achemisture steinheiser or a like product. Let the product dry completely before it is very gentle and quickly active in removing the stain,
If you are lucky, the area carpet may have a film of water left that does not need to be removed. If this is the case, the product will cause the water to break down and the film will be revealed. It is best to be professional with this process as most likely the area rug will have a music store or other similar company name on it,
If the area rug has not been removed or the film is too strong, you will need to clean the runner with achemisture steinheiser or a like product,

Rivet Motion Patterned Wool Area Rug, 3'9" X 5'9", Marine Blue

$259.09

  • model
  • Marine
  • Marine Blue
  • Patterned
  • X
  • Blue
  • wool
  • ENN01MARIN4X6
  • area
  • mpn


If you are lucky, the carpet may have a film of water left that needs to be removed.

If your area rug gets stained, there are a few things you can do to prevent it. You can use a stain control to clean the stain and then there are some tips to keep you and your area rug looking its best,
If you are using a stain control, they need to be used regularly and they should be used for a repeat purpose. For example, if you are using them to clean the stain, they should be used for multiple purposes such as always being in a cool place, always being in a dark place or always being in a children’s play area.
If you are using a stain control, the next step is to use it regularly. Starting with the simplest way, use it every day on the area rug when it is currently stained. This will keep the surface clean and free of dirt and stains, additionally, using a stain control every time you might use a new one.

Rivet Motion Patterned Wool Area Rug, 3'9" X 5'9", Marine Blue

$259.09

  • model
  • Marine
  • Marine Blue
  • Patterned
  • X
  • Blue
  • wool
  • ENN01MARIN4X6
  • area
  • mpn


If you are using a stain control, the next step is to use it every day on the area rug when it is currently stained.

Superior Designer Viking Green Area Rug - 5' X 8'

$67.57

  • Green
  • 5' x 8'
  • Does not Apply
  • RUG-VIKING-POLY
  • Rectangle
  • material
  • Polypropylene
  • X
  • Other
  • 5' x 8' - Green


If you are using a stain control, the next step is to use it every time you might use a new one.

About the Author

Tony Negbenebor is a professional interior designer with over 12 years of experience. He is the owner of Tony Negbenebor Design, a full-service interior design firm based in Atlanta, GA. His work has been featured in numerous magazines and online publications, and he is a regular contributor to HGTV.com. Tony's design philosophy is all about creating beautiful, functional spaces that reflect the unique personality and style of each client. When he's not designing, Tony enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children.