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cleaning a persian rug? or undustify it?

it is very dusty and old just want to remove the dust and try to being back the colors, considering hanging and vacuuming or blowing it with air, anyone know a better or more appropreiate way please? no stains, just dull and dusty!

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#1 Vacuum your rug up and down, front and back. Be careful with fringe! If your rug has long fringe, put it under the rug when you are vacuuming the top pile and vice versa. If the fringe gets stuck in the vacuum, DO NOT pull it out by force. Simply turn off the Vacuum Cleaner immediately and remove the fringe one by one. #2 Hang your rug vertically and beat it gently with a piece of wood or a broom to remove dust deep in the rug's pile. (Make sure you do this in an open space. It will produce a lot of dust.) #3 After removing all of the dust and dirt, you should vacuum the rug again. (Step One) #4 Lay your rug down on a grassy yard or on solid ground, such as the clean concrete of a garage or driveway (but not on a dirt road). #5 Test your rug for color fastness before you wet your rug. Just apply water and liquid shampoo to a small portion of the rug; Use a soft brush. If you see that the colors begin to run (bleed), STOP! Let a professional rug dealer clean your rug. If there is no color bleeding and the rug looks normal, go to the next step.
Aug 23, 2017
I know absolutely nothing about Persian rugs, but I had to let you know that I LOVE the word undustify! Is the rug valuable? If so, and if you don't mind spending some money, I'd ask a professional carpet/upholstery cleaning company to do it for you. Or, you could go to or call a carpet/rug dealer and ask what would be best. Probably couldn't hurt to vacuum it ... but if it's very old and in a fragile condition, I'd ask someone who specializes in caring for old rugs before I did more than that. Good Luck!
Aug 23, 2017
Hang it over the clothes line and do it the old fashioned way with a carpet beater, or get someone else to do it, like the hubbie.
Aug 23, 2017
hi i am iranian we iranian usually don't wash rugs we beat it it remove dust then we wash it with some soft degergents and some hot water then we dry it with some materials washing carpet makes it pale and makes the strings to become weak then it decays and tears
Aug 23, 2017
I'm going to UNDUSTIFY the house today. hahahaha
Aug 23, 2017

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