Care of your Cowhide Rug and Cushions

Follow these instructions on how to take care and clean your Cowhide Products

Spills are easily soaked up by using paper towel’s or a dry cloth.  However just make sure you don’t use a lot of water or put it/them in the washing machine (!) since it is natural leather and will therefore harden. 

Leave them to air dry naturally. 

If muddy feet or dirty dog paws dirty your cowhide rugs; here’s what to do:

  • Let the dirt/mud dry and then shake the cowhide rug out.
  • Remove persistent dirt by brushing it, in the direction of the hair, with a soft brush; or vacuum the rug (in the direction of the hair)

Wine/Water spills:

  • Soak up the wine or other spill with a paper towel, tea-towel or dry cloth, as soon as possible.
  • Leave to dry and once again do not use a lot of water to clean a cowhide as it will harden since it is natural leather.

For more persistent dirt:

  • Use a damp (not wet) cloth from a bowl of soapy water (use non-alkaline soap) to wipe away the wine/foodstain.
  • Or use a solution of mostly water and 5% of organic white vinegar to clean the stain. Remember not to get the hide too wet.

Consequently if your rug does get wet, leave it to air-dry naturally.

For more information on how to take care of your cowhide products please head to our blog.

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