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Acrylic Rug

Posted by MB (Mark Betts), 29 October 2003
Have to clean a 100% Acryliv Rug.

This rug is cream, with dark brown pattern.

And it is very very soiled.

Any recomendations??

or just clean as normal?


Posted by Dynafoam (Dynafoam), 29 October 2003

I tend to treat acrylic rugs as wool - do so and you should not go far wrong,

Posted by MB (Mark Betts), 29 October 2003

Just checking


Posted by Ivar_Haglund (Ivar_Haglund), 30 October 2003

First a good pre scrub with rotary maching with a very soft brush

lower the heat down on the truck mount

and use a good fiber rinse

almost forgot pre vacuum really good.

Posted by Derek (Derek Bolton), 30 October 2003

Acrylic fibres were produced to resemble Wool and they do a pretty good job...  it cleans well with HWE, although it doesn't have the resilience of Wool therefore the pile will not 'lift' in the same way.

Happy cleaning

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