Cleaning Cowhide Rugs
If using a damp cloth, wipe with the hair and not against it. You can wipe smoothly in the direction of the hair with a damp (but not wet) cloth with mild soap and water. For common spills like wine, coffee, tea, juice, food, soup etc - soak up spills with a paper towel or sponge immediately. Wipe with a damp (but not wet) sponge or cloth using mild soapy solution. Finally clean with a damp cloth. Alternatively to clean spills or extra dirty areas, use a very small amount of mild shampoo on a damp sponge. Sponge along the nap repeatedly. Rinse the sponge to remove the shampoo and dirt and repeat until the hide is cleaned. Dry using a towel running along the nap.The five tips you don't do with a cowhide rugDo not soak the hide or get it wet.Do not wash in a washing machine or any machine cleaning process.Do not use saddle soaps.Do not use leather creams and avoid vigorous rubbing.Do not place a cowhide rug in a damp or wet environment. If you have a dehumidifier, use it regularly to remove moisture from the room. To learn about how cowhide rugs are prepared click the link.At Southamericadiect we pride ourselves at choosing only the best quality hides. When you buy your cowhide rug from Southamericadirect.com you are buying from a trustworthy importer and company that have been in the business for 10 years. Selling affordable top quality cowhide rugs to our growing band of satisfies customers and interior designers.