We often feature pictures of the actual cowhide rug you will receive. Those are the cowhide rugs under which we write the cowhide's individual size. If the picture does not display the size it it because that is a generic picture. We will try to match hides that look as similar as possible to the generic color categories. Since cowhides are a natural product, color patterns are never identical and sizes vary from animal to animal.About Cowhide Rug You need to know. Due to the fact that all our cowhide rugs are natural animal skins they will have occasional marks, fire brands, and scrapes. These blemishes are not defects but simple scars that add to the natural characteristic of these rugs. If you fold your cowhide rug - this is fine; as it's a durable natural skin/hide.
However, to get the creases out, you should simply let the cowhide lay flat for a few days - and the creases should resolve. If you need to, place a few weights (like books, or heavy, flat items) on the creases to help them flatten out. If you want to remove the creases faster, you can put a wet towel (not too much wet, because cowhide rug is not suppose to soaking water) cover the back side of the crease , use a iron at low heat to make it flat, we do not suggest to do it too often to keep the natural of the cow skin in good condition. Cowhide rugs are genius leather, it comes with more or less odor you may not comfortable with. The best thing that you can do in this situation is to hang it outdoors and allow the air to dry it.If it fails to work, or you can still smell something after you hanged it for a few hours, then using a carpet refresher or powdered carpet deodorizer can be a good idea. Cow hides are very easily cared for. Other than periodic vacuuming, simple soap and water on a sponge is generally all that any of our cowhide rugs or other cow hide products will ever need. Steam cleaning your cowhide rug will also work if one makes certain not to put too much water on the hide. The key is not to let cowhides get soaking wet.
As with any area rug, spraying your cow hide rug with a "Scotch Guard" type product will help keep it clean. However, there are much better products on the market than "Scotch "Guard. Check with a local carpet cleaner for suggestions.Stain Masters makes a very good product that can probably be found most everywhere. Other Features about cowhide rug.
Cow Hides Are Not All Tanned the Same. A properly tanned cowhide rug should last for the rest of our lives, never cracking or shedding in all this time. Unfortunately, many people do not know the difference between the various tanning processes that cowhides go through, and simply assume that all cow hide rugs are the same they mistakenly think that a cowhide rug is a cow hide rug. Our Cowhide Rugs Are All Handpicked.
We go down to the tannery every week and hand pick each one of our cowhide rugs. We choose each cow hide based on quality, size and color. This might not sound important but we know of no other cow hide rug producer who handpicks each and every cowhide rug that they sell.Hanging Instructions For Our Cowhide Rugs. Many people use our cow hide rugs for wall hangings. Although one could make a mounting bracket that the hide would attach to, it is much easier simply to nail or staple your cowhide to the wall using small nails or large staples. Mounting cow hides to a brick or concrete wall is a bit more difficult. We recommend asking someone at Home Depot or any other hardware store for suggestions.
As a side note, please do not be concerned with damaging your hide. Properly tanned cowhides are practically indestructible. Once again, properly cared for, your cowhide rug should last a life time. Cowhide rugs are stylish, practical and durable, making them an ideal choice for homes with children or pets. Cowhide rugs are incredibly hard wearing, easy to clean, and look stunning on both wooden and stone flooring.
The increase in popularity of cowhide over the recent years has seen a rise in many new styles and designs aside from the natural markings and colours available. Cow skin rugs are great for high traffic foot areas and busy households due to their thickness and durability. Cow skin rugs should be bought from a reputable supplier to ensure you receive a hide which has been chromium tanned which will enhance the life of your rug. The tanning process will help prevent hair loss and will give the cow hide a clean leather smell. Cowhides look fantastic used as rugs on wooden and stone flooring, but also make unique wall hangings or cosy furniture throws draped over a sofa or a chair.
Use them as unique accent pieces to add colour, interest and texture to your interior. It takes 72 days to process one of our hides.They are chromium tanned so that pets and insects HATE the taste of them. It melds with the hair so they will NEVER shed! They have finished suede leather backs so they will never damage any surfaces. They will last 25-30 years, even with heavy traffic! You can spill RED WINE on it and it will wipe off easily, NOTHING can stain it! The most "low maintenance" rug you will ever own!
Use them as a rug, a wall hanging, draped over a couch, draped over a railing, as a table cloth or even as a decorative piece for on top of the bed! The item "Dark Brindle white belly Rodeo Cowhide Rug Classic style -DB1" is in sale since Wednesday, February 17, 2016. This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Rugs & Carpets\Leather, Fur & Sheepskin Rugs". The seller is "rodeohides" and is located in Miami, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.