Monsoons, is one of the favorite season of many people. We all love the monsoons and the idea about enjoying the petrichor. Not only is it a great time to be outdoors to enjoy the beautiful pouring if the clouds, but also indoors with your favorite plate of snacks and Netflix show. However, amidst all this enjoyment, we are somewhere worried about the mess it can create to our dwelling.
During the monsoon, it’s very common to see moss and mildew on your walls, flooring and furniture due to the dampness. Then, you can also be acquainted with the problem of leakage on your walls, rusting doors, smelly rugs, the fear of accidents owing to exposed electrical wires, termites etc. Aren’t all these things suddenly making you anxious about the rains? Don’t worry! We at Home Decor Fine Rugs have got some ways so that you can keep loving your favorite season and keep your home intact at the same time!
Why can the monsoons be a threat to your rugs?
Excessive moisture during the monsoon season can make your favorite rug damp, smelly and effectively ruin it. Thus, it is vital to keep your rug clean and free from dampness. We know how much you endure your rug and how lovely it is to you. Thus, we are pretty sure that these ways will definitely help you to keep your dear rug clean, tidy and safe.
When you have immense love for your carpet in your heart, you need to care for it with the same energy. During the monsoon season, It is very important for you to keep your rug clean and dampness free. Thus, you need to frequently clean it using a vacuum cleaner, as often as two times a week as it will clean the dirt, termites or any harm caused to your lovely rug during the monsoons.
Regular dusting and sweeping
During the monsoon, our biggest fear is that someone might step over your loving rug with a muddy shoe! For that sake, you have to always very careful. Even, do not forget to regularly do dusting and sweeping of the rug to remove shredded dead fibers, dried mud stains, dust or any other flyaway which may cause allergies in rainy season if inhaled.
Exposing it to sunlight
If you are planning to wash your favorite rug in the rainy season due to any accidental spillage, mud stains or dampness that has ruining the perfect look of it - Do not forget to expose it to sunlight. Sunlight will help it to get rid of foul odor and moisture. Thus, it is advisable to spread the rug in the sun until and unless it dries completely.
If storing, do not fold! Remember to roll it!
Sometimes to keep your rug safe during the Monsoons or to prevent any seasonal damage altogether, you might decide to keep it away. So, while you are storing your rug away for the monsoon, remember to roll it, instead of folding it. This will protect it from any moisture and spills.
Also, if you want to absorb any remaining dampness - you can add silica gel pouches to the stored rug.