How to Clean a Fluffy Rug

How to Clean a Fluffy Rug

A fluffy rug is the perfect home decor to make a room feel cosy. It’s important to keep it clean and fresh, here at 1001 we have the perfect products to help you.

In this guide, we’ll show you how to clean your fluffy rug using our Carpet Shampoo, a unique formula that leaves a protective shield keeping your carpets cleaner for longer; and why not finish it off with one of our Carpet Fresh scents?

Our Carpet Shampoo is safe to use on most delicate carpets and rugs, including wool, 1001 Shampoo is your best friend when you want to give your rug a deep clean.

Step-by-Step Guide:

Things you will need

  1. Step 1: Vacuum the Rug

    Firstly vacuum the rug ensuring you remove any loose dirt or debris to make the cleaning process more efficient.

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  2. Step 2: Mixing the Formula

    In a bucket add 1 part shampoo with 6 parts water and mix together.

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  3. Step 3: Apply the Formula to the Rug

    Apply the solution to the rug using a soft sponge or brush. Work the solution into the rug in a circular motion and ensure you aren’t being too rough with the fibres.

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  4. Step 4: Leave to Dry

    Allow your fluffy rug to air dry completely and avoid waking on it to prevent dirt attaching to it whilst it’s drying.

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  5. Step 5: Vacuum

    Once the rug is dry, vacuum again to remove any excess product.

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  6. Step 6: Spray Carpet Fresh

    Once your fluffy rug is clean, we highly recommend using one of our carpet fresh scents. It really finishes off the job and will leave your rug smelling amazing!

    1001 Carpet Fresh: Britain’s Favourite Carpet Freshener!


Once you’ve cleaned up your fluffy rug, complete the cleaning process with a carpet freshener to infuse a delightful scent into the area.

Check out our 1001 Carpet Fresh range for a comprehensive carpet care solution – cleaning, maintaining, and infusing your carpets with delightful scents!