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So how do I clean my shag rugs

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Evilwater Wed 03-Sep-14 09:43:23

As above. They are big and I need then to stop the wear of a very thin rental carpet.

Evilwater Wed 03-Sep-14 09:49:17


SavoyCabbage Wed 03-Sep-14 09:49:24

I beat mine on a washing line with a tennis racquet. It's amazing what comes out.

AWombWithoutARoof Wed 03-Sep-14 09:49:48

Well, I'd stop shagging on them for a start. grin

ipswichwitch Wed 03-Sep-14 10:00:11

Glad I'm not the only one with a smutty mind who totally misread that! What with the penis beaker thing, I was thinking "so people have special sex rugs now?"

ipswichwitch Wed 03-Sep-14 10:01:01

And I almost spluttered coffee all over my phone when I read Savoy's post!

TheGirlFromIpanema Wed 03-Sep-14 10:15:26

Awomb I was just coming to say put a towel down first? grin

SavoyCabbage Wed 03-Sep-14 11:09:35


Fortunately my garden is not overlooked.

Evilwater Wed 03-Sep-14 11:23:22

OMG! No, Think 70s very thick rug.

Could I wash them in the bath?

SavoyCabbage Wed 03-Sep-14 11:50:20

I have also draped mine over the playhouse roof and given it a thorough hosing. However I live in a hot country so I can rely on the sun to dry it.

You couldn't get it out of the bath once it's wet.

atticusclaw Wed 03-Sep-14 11:54:04

DON'T wash them.

Beat them when hung over a line (or give them a very very thorough hoovering) and then use a Vax type carpet cleaner on them.

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