Daily Area Rug Care
Area rugs, much like carpets, are a relatively low-maintenance flooring option. While rugs may be vulnerable to spills and stains, if you remain diligent with your rugs, they should age well over time.
Area rug care and maintenance start and ends with vacuuming. By investing in a quality vacuum and putting it to use on a regular basis, you can help to remove dirt, dust, and other debris present in your rug fibers. Said debris can make your rug look grungy and give it an overall worn look. How often you need to vacuum will depend on the foot traffic in the room(s) in question.
You also should ensure that guests remove their shoes before walking across your area rug.
Area Rug Spills & Stains
Rugs are somewhat vulnerable to spills and stains. But if you act fast when an accident happens, you can minimize the damage that your rug incurs. The longer you wait to address liquid or solid spills, the more likely it is that the fibers of your rug will get damaged. Your subflooring could also take on damage should you wait too long. When an accident happens, absorb the mess with a cloth before blotting the mess with another cloth submerged in cold water. For difficult-to-handle messes, consult your manufacturer.