Care Instructions Care Info: You've put a lot of care into choosing your furnishings. And with continued care at home, they should share your address for many years to come. Now for your owner's manual… Zia Natural 9'x12' Shag Rug Rug pad recommended. Shake or vacuum to clean. May be used over carpeting with appropriate rug pad. Excessive scrubbing will damage the fibers. Periodic professional cleaning is recommended. Rotate rug frequently for even wear. Shake vigorously to reduce presence of loose fibers. Shake to loosen and eliminate dirt particles. Check sweeper bag frequently during vacuuming. Shedding will always be present for the life of the rug. Rug pad recommended for additional cushioning.