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Are Trans-Ocean rugs good quality?

Trans ocean is a brand full of experience, founded in 1908 it is probably one of the oldest and most respected rug importers in the USA.

It represents a casual fresh lifestyle, these rugs are full of good taste and will certainly add great style to any room, each rug is manufactured by the best artisans from around the world and come in a variety of sizes that will adjust to any space.


What type of rug is better for outdoor?

Creating a nice outdoor space like a deck, porch or a patio and turn it into a self extension of your self or your home decor is a trend that keeps expanding, it is definitely a way to add warm and coziness to your spaces.

Outdoor rugs are usually made of synthetic fibers, but you can also find them in natural materials such as jute and sisal that can hold up extremely well to high traffic areas.


How to take care of an outdoor rug?

When we talk about outdoor rugs, synthetic fibers such as polypropylene is one of the most common materials for rugs in North America; these rugs are cheap, lightweight, ideal for high-traffic areas, super easy to clean, and come in a wide range of design choices that can be used at home or in the workplace.

If you want to easily keep your rug in good condition and clean, a synthetic fiber rug is more resistant to moisture and sunlight than natural fiber rugs. 

Keep it simple with regular vacuuming to clear the dirt and dust from your rug. In case you want a full cleaning service you can always call your local rug cleaning service


How to take care of Jute, Seagrass, Sisal rugs

All these materials are eco-friendly, biodegradable, durable and affordable, the best way to take care of natural fiber rugs is setting up periodical cleaning routines.

The easiest way to clean your jute rugs is shaking it out, in some cases due to the size of your area rugs is better to beat it with a stick, do not use anything that is sharp and remember to  beat both sides of the rug.

Leaving your rug under the sun will help to kill bacteria and germs, keep in mind that natural fiber rugs are less resistant to the sun than synthetic materials, under direct sun exposure your natural fiber rug is likely to lose its colors a little.

Another easy way to clean your sisal rug is to vacuum it periodically, since natural fiber rugs can shade a little the vacuuming process will help you a lot to keep the nuisance away.

You can also purchase a dry cleaning powder that can be used with jute rug and other natural fiber rugs. Even if the product claims it work with natural fiber rugs, test it first on a little spot of your rug, once it is clear, and you know your rug is going to be safe you can sprinkle the powder onto the rug and then vacuum the powder up.

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