Care Instructions Care Info Heather Shag 5'x8' Rug Rug pad recommended. Professional cleaning recommended. Blot spills immediately with a clean, absorbent white cloth. Rotate rug frequently for even wear. Clip, do not pull, if snagging occurs. Not for use over carpeting without appropriate rug pad. Vacuum regularly without the beater bar turned on (or on highest pile setting). Shedding is a characterstic of shag rugs and will continue for the life of the rug.