Can the machine be used to clean a shag pile rug

My puppy has had a couple of accidents on it and I can’t get the smell out

Yes you can clean a shag pile with our Rug Doctor! We have a whole page dedicated to how to clean a shag pile carpet

You can clean shag pile carpeting with the Rug Doctor; however, care must be taken not to over-wet it. Shag pile holds much more moisture than cut pile carpets. Over-wetting can create drying problems, so you should make sure you limit your cleaning passes to only one. It’s a good idea to go over shag pile carpeting a second time without depressing the spray switch to give it an extra vacuuming-only pass. Make sure you don’t stay on an area of a shag pile carpet too long with the machine and make sure you are vacuuming up as much as, or close to the amount of, what you are putting into the carpet.


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