Make sure the rug is dry before replacing it. Dry-cleaning might also be an option for small- to mid-size rugs—check the labels for care instructions.
Considering this, how do you clean small rugs?
If your rug is small enough, it can be thrown in your washing machine. Use a cold setting on a delicate cycle, and let it air-dry. However, if your rug is too big for the machine, you can deep-clean it by hand. We recommend doing this on a sunny day because you will need to bring it outside to wash and dry it.
Keeping this in view, how much does it cost to clean a 9×12 rug?
Area Rug Cleaning Cost
|Size (ft)||Steam / Dry Clean||Hand Wash|
|8×10||$120 – $400||$240 – $640|
|9×12||$160 – $540||$320 – $870|
|12×18||$320 – $1,000||$650 – $1,700|
|3′ Round||$10 – $35||$20 – $55|
Can you take a rug to the dry cleaner?
The solvents used in dry cleaning, namely dry foam and dry chemicals and compounds, should not be used on most types of fine area rugs. Dry cleaning methods simply do not get fine Oriental and Persian area rugs clean. To begin, no dry cleaning method will rinse or wash your rug in any way.
According to Good Housekeeping, rugs that are made of cotton or synthetic fibers—even those with a rubber, no-slip backing—can go in the washing machine. … If you’re up to the challenge, Good Housekeeping suggests running it on the gentle cycle with cold water, and not washing it too often.
Deep Clean – Floor Rugs
- Vacuum the top of the rug.
- Roll up the the rug and move it away from the area to clean. …
- Vacuum and mop the floor (if a hard surface, don’t mop carpet LOL) where the rug was sitting to remove any dust build up.
- Roll rug out elsewhere upside down.
- Vacuum the bottom of the rug.
The average cost of cleaning a wool rug is between $4 and $8 per square foot. The usual method for cleaning wool rugs is dry cleaning, as they will not be able to tolerate the heat from steam cleaning. For handmade wool rugs, it may be recommended that you hand wash the rug to make sure it is not damaged.
The average cost for getting your carpets cleaned by a professional carpet cleaning company is around around $20 to $40 per room. Cost can vary depending on the size and the state of the carpets.