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Shag Rug Cleaning

Shag rugs are one of the most distinctive additions you can make to a room. The long yarn that hangs off these rugs and the loose pile give these a striking apperance.

Shag rugs are manufactured in one of two ways: hand knotting and hand tufting. Hand knotting means the knots are tied with the fibers, and difficult and time intensive process. These are usually expensive, especially if they feature a decorative pattern.

A hand tufted rug is cheaper, but less durable than a hand knotted rug. But both are unique and add a ton of personality to a room.

We Clean Shag Rugs

At Fuzzy Wuzzy, our technicians follow a quality and detailed shag rug cleaning process. Each shag rug is pre-inspected to determine the material from which the yarn is made. We examine all the fibers and note down all stains that are present.

After the type of stains on your rug are determined, our certified technicians will take steps to remove them. This typically includes submerging your rug in mild cleaning solutions or rubbing the spot with a suitable agent. If the yarn of your shag rug contains cotton in certain percentages, we try not to get your rug wet.

We use alkaline-based cleaning products so that we can minimize the risks of color fading.

After your rug has undergone our shag rug cleaning, we may also subject it to additional treatments at your request. These include pet deodorizer and stain guard, both of which can extend the life of your shag rug.

Ready to have your shag rug cleaned? Call 206-525-0058 or contact us online for a free quote or schedule.

Additional Rug Services

Pet Odor/Urine Removal
Let Fuzzy Wuzzy take care of those pet urine stains and odor! Our team of professionals will have your rugs looking and smelling fresh, removing even the toughest cat and dog smells. Our state-of-the-art process tackles all sorts of odors, bacteria, stains and marks left on your rugs. We give each rug individual attention and are committed to restoring your item to “like new” condition. Click here to read more about our guaranteed pet odor removal treatment.
Rug Repairs
If you live in western Washington, then we can help you bring your damaged rug back to life. We are professional rug weavers, knowing exactly how to color match the threads and reweave your rug. Click here to read about our high quality rug repairs.
Custom Cut Rug Pads
Many of our customers have us install a custom-cut rug pad under their rug. Not only is this a great option for comfort and safety, rug pads also keep your home cleaner and quieter while extending the life of your rug and floors. We offer three types of custom-cut pads: Eco Supreme, Eco Premium and Eco Value. Click here to see our full selection of rug pads.
Moth Damage Restoration
Rugs make a great focal point in a room, but, unfortunately, they also create very inviting homes for moths to lay eggs. The resulting damage can be devastating for your cherished area rug. Fuzzy Wuzzy offers moth damage restoration services. We can treat your rug and have all signs of the moth removed. We then put your rug through our extensive deep cleaning process, then identify any necessary repairs or alterations. Click here for more information about rug moths and how we can help.
Stain Guard Application
When it comes to rug stain protection, you can trust the professionals at Fuzzy Wuzzy to clean as well as treat your rugs for future stains spills. As an added service to our rug cleaning process, we offer stain guard application to your rug. This helps liquids remain on the surface while you quickly blot up the spill. This helps keep stains on your rug to a minimum. Click here to read more about how stain guard can help save your area rug.

How to Clean a Shag Rug

Our professionals recommend that you have your shag area rug cleaned every 12 to 18 months. Following that schedule will preserve the life of your shag rug, and require minimal cleaning yourself at home.

In between cleanings at Fuzzy Wuzzy, you can maintain the look of your shag rug by doing the following:

  • Avoid walking on your shag rug with shoes. Shag rugs are best in low traffic areas and away from food and drinks.
  • An upright vacuum is going to be incapable of properly cleaning your shag rug, and might even damage the rug. Use a handheld attachment if you must vacuum.
  • Hang your shag rug outside and beat it. Beating your rug will loosen the dirt and debris.
  • Clean all spots and stains immediately. You want to prevent the fluid from reaching the backing of the shag rug.

If you have any questions about having your shag rug cleaned, contact the rug cleaning team at Fuzzy Wuzzy today at 206-525-0058 or contact us online.

Free Pickup & Delivery Available

If you have shag rugs at your home and office and want to get them cleaned professionally, it can be difficult to gather them up and bring them to the cleaners. That’s why Fuzzy Wuzzy offers free pick up and delivery to all our customers in western Washington.

Our professional technicians will move your furniture, remove the rug, bring it to our cleaning facility, deliver the rug back and install it the way it was. You do not have to worry about doing anything yourself.

To schedule a pickup please fill out a contact form or give us a call at 206-525-0058.