Sphinx Kharma Timeless 836Y Medium Beige Rug
Oriental Weavers Sphinx Kharma Timeless 836Y Medium Beige Area Rug .
For centuries the beautiful colors used by ancient Egyptian artists to decorate their temples, monuments, and the homes of their nobles have been admired but never duplicated. The artists created a vast array of colors using natural ingredients and techniques that were difficult to recreate even with today's technology...until now. The Kharma CollectionÕs palette of rich, natural colors appears delicately aged with a washed effect to create an authentic Old World look. The beauty of this collection is fit for a king and will last for years to come.
Features: Washed effect for Old World feel, Deep, rich colors, Inherently stain resistant
Construction: Machine Made of Polypropylene
Pile Height: 1/4 in to 1/3 in
Colors may differ slightly from Website.
*Image depicted on website is typically the 5x8 or 8x10 size. In some cases, designs can vary depending on size.
Please note that the images on our site may differ from how the rug will look in your home. Factors such as rug size, lighting, placement and construction of the rug may change the appearance slightly and should be considered and understood before buying
Please note: Any oversized items shipping to CANADA may incur a handling fee. We would contact you prior to shipping if a fee would apply.
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Here are some basic rug care info and tips to extend the life of your area rug.
1. Wool Rugs Will Shed.
a. Shedding within the first few months is typical on any wool area rug and is not uncommon to continue up to 1 year after installment. While the shedding may be annoying in the beginning, this is NOT a defect, but rather the natural way the loose woolen fibers work their way out of the area rug.
b. You can mitigate shedding by not using vacuums that have agitation bars. Vacuum the rug regularly but without the agitation bar marring the rugs pile, this will extract fibers in a more consistent even manner.
c. Hand Knotted rugs will shed less than Hand Tufted rugs.
2. Hand Hooked Rugs Will Snag.
a. If you purchase a hand hooked rug be aware that the loops in the constuction of the rug will occasionally "pull". This is remedied by simply cutting the snag at the pile to remove the snag.
b. You can help reduce the chances of snagging your rug by once again not using a vacuum with an agressive agitation bar. In addition, pets with longer nails are a frequent source of pulling of these loops from the pile.
Rugs in direct sunlight will fade out over time. Rotate your rug.
Creases in rugs should disappear in a week or two. Try reverse rolling.
Rugs recently removed from bag may have odor. This will dissipate in a week.
Loose fibers are common in hand made rugs.
Clip with scissors.
Vacuuming The most damaging effect on area rugs is vacuuming. Extra care must be taken when vacuuming your rug. High powered vacuums will pull threads out of the back of tugs and cause sprouts. These include the bagless Dyson and Oreck. If a vacuum can pick up a bowling ball imagine what it can do to a rug.
Solution: Use the handheld attachment to vacuum your rug.
Beater bar will pull fibers from the face of the rug or they can cause the face of your rug to fuzz
Solution: Turn the beater bar off on your vacuum, or if it can not be turned off have it on the highest setting. The serging on the edges of rugs are very sensitive.
Running the vacuum over the edges will cause the serging to deteriorate and fibers will come loose around the edges.
Solution: Carefully place your vacuum on the edge of the rug.
The fringes on the ends of rugs will be destroyed by all vacuums.
Solutions: Use the handheld attachment to clean fringes. Brooms and sweepers are a great, gentle way to clean your rug. Canister vacuums without beater bars are the most effective.
If you spill on a rug, clean it immediately. Once the stain is set in it becomes more difficult to clean. Never rub a spill as it forces the spill deeper into the rug. Blot with a clean white cloth. On wool rugs, use lukewarm water or a wool cleaning liquid to remove any residual stain. On synthetic rugs, use Fantastic or 409 can be used to remove grease and stubborn stains. On natural fiber grass rugs, use lukewarm water to remove any residual stain. Always use clean water to remove any residual cleaner, and dry towels to absorb any remaining moisture.
Always use a professional area rugs cleaning expert. Cleaning a handmade rug is a different than cleaning wall to wall carpet. Inspect the rug with the cleaner before it is cleaned. Get a signed receipt and guarantee of work before the work is done.
Synthetic Rug Care
With a dry cotton towel or white paper towel, blot out stain as much as possible. Scrape off any food or debris with a dull instrument. Mix a very small amount of dish soap with a cup of cold water. Bloat area with dry towel. Fantastic and 409 can be used to remove grease and stubborn stains.
Wool Rug Care
With a dry cotton towel or white paper towel, blot out stain as much as possible. Scrape off any food or debris with a dull instrument. Mix a very small amount of dish soap with a cup of cold water. With clean sponge and soap mix, gently remove remainder of stain. Avoid using excessive water. Bloat area with dry towel. Avoid excessive heat or agitation, We recommend using a professional rug cleaner on an annual basis. Wool rugs are more prone to bleeding and staining than their synthetic counterparts, thus requiring extra prompt and careful cleaning.
Outdoor Rug Care
With a dry cotton towel or white paper towel, blot out stain as much as possible. Scrape off any food or debris with a dull instrument. Mix a very small amount of dish soap with a cup of cold water. With clean sponge and soap mix, remove remainder of stain. Allow area to dry. For all-over cleaning, spray with mixture of soap and water and rinse with a garden hose.
Natural Fiber Rugs
Natural fiber rugs have an inherent quality of having loose fibers and knots. Regularly vacuum the rug on a low-power setting. Vacuum the rug from different angles. If you see any loose threads on the face, they should be trimmed with a household scissors. Do not pull the threads on the face to avoid unraveling or damage to the rug. Spills should be blotted with a clean, undyed cloth to absorb as much of the spill as possible. Work from the outer edges of the spill towards the center. Gently blot small amounts. Do not saturate. If applying cleaning solvents, test on a small area first. For stubborn stains use a professional cleaning service that specializes in wool rugs. Do not dry clean. String cleaning chemicals may damage or fade the rug.
Spray extraction, with the use of wool approved products, will help in solving the cleaning issue. Shedding is a normal feature in a wool product and decreases over a period of time. Do not pull the yarn out as this may result in damage to the rug. Canister vacuums without a beater bar are most effective in cleaning shag rugs. Vacuums with beater bar and brushes, or those that are set too low may abrade the face of the rug.
*Disclaimer - These are basic suggestions on how to prolong the life of your rug. It is always wise to seek professional advise before attempting to clean or treat your area rug. PaylessRugs.com cannot be held responsible for any mis-care or error in treatment made by you or anyone to your rug.