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2018

how to get chewing gum out of carpet 28/12/2018
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How to Get Chewing Gum out of Carpet: 3 Step-by-Step Guides

The worst has happened; there’s a blob of chewing gum stuck in your carpet. Gah! What on Earth do you do now? Surely it’s stuck there forever? Thankfully not; there is a way to salvage the situation without resorting to hacking it out with scissors (don’t do that!). All you need are a few basic household items and a steady nerve. So take a deep breath and simply follow our simple guides on how to remove chewing gum from carpet; we’ll have it out in a sticky jiffy. #1 –... Read More

how to get makeup out of carpet 15/12/2018
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How to Get Makeup out of Carpet: The Ultimate Guide

Makeup has a curious habit of finding its way onto our carpets, doesn’t it? No matter how careful you are, there’s always a smudge, smear or smattering of something on the floor after you’ve finished with it. But never fear, it can all be removed with a few simple store cupboard ingredients and easy processes. Here’s our ultimate guide to get makeup out of carpet, including all the biggest offenders like foundation, mascara, lipstick and eyeshadow. A note before we begin: Remember to always check your carpet care instructions as... Read More

copper home decor copper pans 28/11/2018
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Get the Glow: 5 Ways to Nail the Copper Home Decor Trend

Time to ‘copper feel’ of the most popular metallics decor trend ever to grace our homes. Copper home decor fills our rooms with a warm glow that you simply can’t beat, and its lengthy reign at the top of the metallics trend charts is testament to its timeless aesthetic. If you want to achieve optimum copper room decor greatness but need a solid starting point, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll show you the five quickest ways to incorporate copper home decor with minimal fuss and maximum cosy glow.... Read More

remove mud from carpet 19/11/2018
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How to Get Mud out of Carpet: An Easy Step-by-Step Guide

With little ones running around on wet grass and dogs bounding across muddy fields, a mud stain or two will eventually end up on your carpet. Fortunately, we here at runrug.com are experts on how to get mud out of carpet, so follow our handy guide to keep your carpet looking fresh and clean. As always, make sure to check any cleaning or care guides that may have come with your carpet, carpet runner or rug before starting treatment, as some carpet fibres can react adversely to certain cleaning methods... Read More

autumn home decor 10/11/2018
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The 3 Biggest Autumn Home Decor Trends for 2018

The season has turned and so have the trends. If you’ve been thinking it’s time for a change, the latest autumn home decor trends are the perfect place to start looking for inspiration. With ideas awash with rich colours and metallic accents, we’ve rounded up the best new autumn winter 2018 interior colour trends to see you and your home through this season and many seasons to come. Next-Level Navy View this post on Instagram A post shared by Graham and Brown (@grahamandbrown) on Aug 9, 2018 at 9:03am PDT... Read More

get dog urine out of carpet get cat urine out of carpet 31/10/2018

The Ultimate Pet Owner’s Carpet Care Guide

Let’s be honest, as much as we love our furry friends, none of us enjoy cleaning up after them. If your four-legged buddy tends to leave ‘special surprises’ for you on the living room rug, you know it can be a right pain shifting the stains (not to mention the smells) from the fabric. Cleaning up dog or cat muck might not be the most glamorous job in the world, but it certainly pays to know how to get poop out of carpet if you’re going to keep it in... Read More

how to get nail varnish out of carpet 25/09/2018

How to Get Nail Varnish Out of Carpet Using Everyday Household Products

You’re getting ready for your big night out and the worst happens; a big blob of nail varnish lands on your pristine carpet. What do you do? First thing’s first: Don’t panic. Nail varnish might be a sticky nightmare of a stain, but it CAN be removed. All it takes is a collection of everyday household products and a cool head. We’ve created this guide on how to get nail varnish out of carpet using several different everyday products, which most of us are likely to have lying around in... Read More

dulux colour of the year 2019 17/09/2018
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Honey is Home! How to Style the Dulux Colour of the Year 2019

Excellent news! The Dulux Colour of the Year 2019 has been announced, and it’s a goodun’. Introducing Spiced Honey – a surprisingly versatile neutral that you can get really creative with. And here it is: Image: Dulux.co.uk This incredible new hue was chosen by the colour experts at Dulux HQ for its positive vibes, all of which we’re picking up on right now. When we think of honey we think sweet, rich, luxurious and velvety, and the Spiced Honey shade strikes all of these tones perfectly. And just like honey itself,... Read More

how to get paint out of carpet 17/08/2018

How to Get Paint Out of Carpet: 2 Step-by-Step Guides

Getting paint out of carpet may seem like an impossible task, but there is hope. For all you do-it-yourselfers out there, we know there’s nothing worse than painting a room or getting creative with the kids only to discover that a few blobs have somehow made it past your protective sheets and coverings. But you can lift these pesky stains more easily than you might think, and it doesn’t have to involve any frantic phone calls to professional carpet cleaning companies. Our guide on how to get paint out of... Read More

how to get oil out of carpet 08/08/2018

How to Get Oil Out of a Carpet: 5 Easy Steps

Whoops! Oil on the carpet? It’s any proud homeowner’s worst nightmare, but it can be easily cleaned up if you act fast. Oil and grease in carpets can be stubborn and unsightly, but a few common household substances can lift it straight out without damaging your carpet. This means no hefty, unforeseen bill for a professional carpet cleaning company to come and rescue the situation. Before you start, however, make sure you check your own carpet care guide. This is just a precaution to make sure that your type of... Read More