Zebra Hide Rug Maintenance

Because animal prints are so hot right now, this Zebra hides rug from the 1970s is an excellent choice for updating the look of a room decorated in either a retro or a contemporary design. In recent years, there has also been a rise in demand for interiors that take on a Scandinavian flavor. The zebra skin rug would be an excellent complement to the layered natural materials and textures that are characteristic of the Scandi aesthetic.

The rug is an antique that was obtained ethically. It was made in the 1960s and dates back to that era. Given that it is both a natural and historical product, we ask that you kindly be understanding of any imperfections that may appear. On the other hand, our opinion is that any marks on the rug serve to highlight its one-of-a-kind personality. Zebra hides skin rugs are very expensive, so you need to make sure they last as long as they should.

Vacuuming is a must

Try to vacuum your rug (without the rotator brush) at least once a week if you can. The number of times you do this will depend on how the rug is used and where it is kept. For example, it may need to be vacuumed twice a week if it is used in a high-traffic area where a lot of people walk over it.

Alternative to vacuuming

If you don’t want to use a vacuum because you don’t want to damage the rug, you can use a soft broom or brush instead. Just make sure to move with the grain and never against it. If you do that, the rug will lose its hair faster, which will make it look bad.

Getting rid of spots and stains

Whether you like it or not, your pet, a spilled drink, or food will always leave an annoying stain or spot. Here are some ways to get rid of them:

Pet urine stains are gone

The best thing to do is to go to a regular store that sells carpet cleaning supplies and buy pet urine remover. You could also use SPOT SHOT or any other organic cleaning product (organic in the scientific sense). Most of the time, inorganic chemical products don’t completely get rid of the stains.

Spills of drinks and stains from food

In a way, food and drink stains are not as hard to get out as urine stains. Don’t eat or drink anywhere near the rug. If there is a stain or spot, get a rag that has been dampened with a solution of warm water and mild soap and blot the spot. Don’t make things worse by rubbing it in. Instead, blot the stain until it is gone by slowly and gently rubbing. After that, you can just let it dry in the air.

Wear and tear

Get some water, mild soap, and a sponge, and clean your rug as you see fit. Make sure the hide doesn’t get wet in any way because that will ruin it beyond repair. If that happens, only professional restoration might be able to bring it back to life. Even that isn’t a sure thing.

Note end

Overall, please be very careful with your expensive rug. If you have pets, make sure they don’t poop or pee on your zebra hide rug. Always clean up stains as soon as you see them. If you do the steps above, your fur will last for a long time.