First of all, you need to stay away from do-it yourself professional cleaning. Removal of strains and soil marks is necessary to maintain the appearance and beauty. If stains are not removed immediately they may become permanent and even professional cleaning will not be able to resurrect the appearance. Chemicals and cleaning solutions for synthetic rugs contain harsh detergents, and using them will surely cause great damage to your product. Thus, you can clean some stains with mild detergent and lukewarm water. Remember not to machine wash your product.
No rug treatment is comparable to professional cleaning. Along regular homecare, professional cleaning is need to extend the life of your rug and bring out its design, elegance and bright colors. The recommended average time-gap between professional cleaning is 8-12 months. However, if you have pet or your product is exposed to heavy traffic area, or if you suffer from airborne allergies, you may reconsider the recommended cleaning time and clean it more often. Professional cleaning is the only way to remove pet urine odors and other pet allergens, mold spores, cigarette smoke, dust mites and etc. Only professional rug cleaning ensures that dyes will not bleed and your rug will be safe from any cleaning procedure damage.