Care & Maintenance


All Yarns of the East Rugs are exquisitely handcrafted by highly experienced and skilled artisans only for you.

Maintaining rugs is not complicated, and by following the appropriate instructions and doing them regularly will help keep your rugs looking

Rugs are available in various materials, each with its unique characteristics and care requirements. Proper care and maintenance are essential to keep your rugs looking their best and to prolong their lifespan. Here are detailed care instructions for rugs made from different materials.

Care Instructions

  • Vacuum your rug regularly to remove dirt, dust, and debris. Vacuum both sides if possible, especially in high-traffic areas.
  • Use a vacuum cleaner with adjustable height settings to avoid damaging the rug fibers. Be gentle when vacuuming delicate rugs.
  • To ensure even wear, rotate your rug every 6-12 months, especially if it’s in a high-traffic area or exposed to direct sunlight
  • Blot up liquid spills immediately with a clean, dry cloth or paper towel. Gently scrape off solid spills with a dull knife or spoon
  • Clean stains with a mixture of mild detergent and water, using a soft cloth or sponge. Always test in an concealed area first
  • Refrain from using harsh chemicals, bleach, or abrasive cleaners on your rug, as they can damage the fibers and colors
  • Consider professional rug cleaning every 1-2 years, depending on the level of use and soiling. Professional cleaners have the expertise and equipment to deep clean and refresh your rug
  • Try to avoid placing heavy furniture directly on your rug to prevent indentations. Use furniture coasters or rug protectors if necessary
  • When storing rugs for an extended period, clean and thoroughly dry them first. Roll them up, do not fold, and store in a cool, dry place. Protect against pests
  • Periodically inspect your rug for damage, loose threads, or fraying. Address any issues promptly to prevent further damage
  • Wool is a durable and naturally stain-resistant material
  • Vacuum regularly with a brushless or adjustable-height vacuum cleaner to remove dirt and dust
  • Rotate the rug every 6-12 months to ensure even wear
  • Address spills immediately by blotting with a clean, dry cloth or paper towel
  • For stains, use a mild detergent mixed with water and gently blot the affected area
  • Avoid using harsh chemicals or bleach, as they can damage wool fibers
  • Consider professional cleaning every 1-2 years, depending on usage
  • Silk is delicate and requires careful handling.
  • Vacuum lightly using a brushless attachment to avoid damaging the fibers
  • Protect silk rugs from direct sunlight to prevent fading
  • Clean spills immediately with a damp, clean cloth
  • Avoid using excessive water or harsh cleaning products, as silk is sensitive
  • Professional cleaning is highly recommended for silk rugs to maintain their luster and quality
  • Bamboo silk, or viscose, is a delicate fiber that requires gentle care
  • Vacuum the rug lightly with a brushless attachment to prevent damage
  • Protect it from direct sunlight to avoid color fading
  • Clean spills immediately with a mild detergent and a damp cloth
  • Avoid scrubbing, as it can harm the fibers
  • Professional cleaning is advisable for bamboo silk rugs
  • Tencel is more resilient than silk or viscose but still needs care
  • Vacuum regularly using a gentle setting
  • Clean spills immediately with a mild detergent and a damp cloth
  • Avoid excessive moisture, as Tencel can lose its shape
  • Rotate the rug periodically to ensure even wear
  • Consider professional cleaning when needed.
  • Vacuum regularly with a brushless attachment to prevent fraying
  • Keep these natural fiber rugs away from moisture, as they are prone to mold and mildew
  • Clean spills promptly with a dry cloth
  • Rotate the rug to distribute wear evenly
  • Some cotton rugs are machine washable; check the care label
  • Vacuum regularly to remove dirt and dust
  • Spot clean stains with a mild detergent and water
  • Dry the rug thoroughly to prevent mold growth
  • Rotate for even wear
  • PET rugs are durable and stain-resistant
  • Vacuum regularly to remove dirt
  • Clean spills promptly with a mild detergent
  • For deep cleaning, you can hose off the rug and let it air-dry
  • They are suitable for both indoor and outdoor use

The Story….and The Journey Forward

Getting to know and interact with inspiring, vivid, and out-of-the box groups of designers and their creations from various aspects of our work was the kick start.

The motivation to build a platform for individual artists to showcase their work, alongside promoting and shedding light on rural artisans and their craft is the goal that drives us.

yote. will thrive to be the bridge that brings forth exquisite handcrafted rugs from South Asia to your cherished spaces.

The Vision…. and Why We Do It

Our dream is to build a brand that becomes an engine for passionate artists and craftsperson’s who will continue to reach out to those who need and deserve the same ‘helping hand’, in this way making sure to create a web of continuous growth.

It doesn’t end there. A percentage of our revenue per rug, is directed towards causes that we strongly believe in. Read to find out more.

Each design is unique, well-thought of and comes with a story to tell.
Select the one that suits your spaces’ narrative the best, and feel like a part of something bigger!

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