Advice 1: How to wash a shag rug

All nappy products, including blankets, are real dust collectors, so they occasionally need to be washed. However, the washable fleecy plaid stumps many people because not everyone knows how to wash such a product, manually or in automatic washing machine. Actually this procedure is quite simple – if you know its basic rules.
How to wash a shag rug

Caring for brushed plaid

The care of the textile usually depends on the composition of the material, so the first thing fleecy blanket should properly stored. It is undesirable to lay for a long time in plastic bags or special packaging cases, because they fiber blanket won't be able to get some fresh air and to breathe the air. It is best to place a blanket in Cabinet or cardboard box, shifting his bags of lavender or scented beads.

You should read the information on the label of plaid to understand, does it need to be cleaned in dry cleaning or can be washed in your own efforts.

You also need to monitor closely the pile of the rug – it should not roll into balls. If this has occurred, the introduced pellets can be carefully shaved off with a sharp razor or a special machine. Very carefully need to contact with the hooks and holes – they must not spread further. Daily cleaning a shag rug can be done using a clothes brush – this will help to significantly extend its service life and permanently preserve the original appearance of the product.

Washable fleecy plaid

For hand washing fleecy blanket will need a tub or a large basin, detergent for delicate or woollen fabrics linen and air conditioning. In container you need to pour warm water and add the amount of powder specified on the package. If the plaid is very dusty, it must first knock out on the street, after which the product is immersed for half an hour in soap solution. After this time the rug should be thoroughly rinsed under cold running water with softener, which will soften the fibre of his fabric.

On the packaging of powder must be marked that this detergent is allowed to use for delicate fabrics.

For automatic machine washing of a fleecy blanket a product should be put in the washing machine, pour the cleaning gel in the appropriate section and choose the "delicate wash" or "wool". Then the machine must be switch on and wait for the completion of the wash cycle. It should be remembered that the extraction should be not more than five hundred revolutions per minute – otherwise the blanket can shrink and stretch. However, if all the rules the product is washed easily gonna do, dried and again will please its owner a beautiful appearance and a soft fluffy pile.

Advice 2: How to wash a large blanket

Washing of blanket, especially big enough at home — difficult but still doable task that can be solved with the help of improvised means. Just don't spoil the product. If you are not confident in their own abilities, and not worth the risk — better to go to the dry cleaners.
How to wash a large blanket
You will need
  • - special detergent;
  • - bathroom;
  • - balcony or special drying.
If you live in a private house, the Laundry plaid large size will not cause difficulties. For these purposes, you can simply place it on the fence or on any other convenient structure, thoroughly wet with water (for example, from a hose), be treated with special detergent without chlorine and other aggressive substances, then carefully brush and rinse. Leave until dry and vacuum if necessary as the water that you washed, may contain sand or other similar components.
With regard to housing conditions, things are more complicated here. There is hardly a more convenient place to wash large plaid than bathroom and, of course, itself a bath.
Fill the tub with warm water to about half and add a small amount of special tools for cleaning carpets (it washes much better than the various powders, shampoos, etc.). Mix well, then put the dirty blanket, which should be immersed in water, but freely it moved.
Leave the product for a couple of hours (to stay strong pollution), and then lightly RUB it, remember etc. If the result of such events, the water became too dirty, drain it, to recruit new clean water again and rinse the rug. If necessary, repeat this procedure several times. When rinsing it is recommended to use a special mouthwash or fabric conditioners.
Of course, wash the rug, like any blanket, very heavy, so it is unlikely that you will be able to get him out of the bathroom just slightly lift the appliance and tilt it into the far corner. Express plaid in this state until, until he will lose a lot of liquid.
Once the water from the blanket drain, gently roll it into a roll so as to obtain a letter "L" followed by the product in a horizontal position and wait another 10 minutes. This procedure will make the rug more soft and easy.
You can now place a clean blanket on the balcony or on special drying. In the first case, don't forget to attach clothespins.
Formed after washing the pilling on the blanket you will be able to remove using conventional brush-scratcher (you can buy it at any pet store), after which the blanket will be as good as new — soft, warm, silky and pleasant to the touch.
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