There is hardly any other natural material for carpets that is as robust and durable as coconut fiber. In addition, the fibers of coconut carpets are considered to be extremely easy to care for and thus have a lot of other fibers, including synthetic ones.show more
The coir carpet and its peculiarities
Coconut fibers are a proven natural material that is ideal for floors that are exposed to high loads, for example in the hallway or in the kitchen. The fiber is a fine tube that is able to have a climate-regulating effect on the environment: it has the ability to absorb moisture and then absorb it back into the room.
A particularly big advantage is that mould, bacteria, and fungi do not affect the material much. A coconut carpet is also considered to be very non-flammable and is, therefore, at best a long-lasting companion that you can enjoy for several decades.
The coir carpet can be subjected to heavy loads
As already mentioned, the coconut carpet is particularly suitable in areas such as the hallway or in the kitchen. There you need carpets that don’t wear out so easily. Many materials, however, do not withstand these stresses for long and lose their beautiful color or shape after a short time – unsightly bright and flattened “running roads” arise and the carpet needs to be replaced quickly.
Each coir carpet is unique
A special feature is that no coconut carpet is alike: variations in color and shape are therefore natural and make each carpet unique. It may happen that the coconut carpet is slightly wavy at first, but don’t worry! It takes a few days for the carpet to adapt to the ground and lie completely flat.
The coconut carpet has not only recently become an attractive solution for allergy sufferers. Since the carpet is made of 100% natural materials, the coconut carpet ensures an optimal indoor climate, at the same time germs do not stand a chance – more hygiene is not needed.
How to make a coir carpet
Coconut fibers can be processed into carpets, toppers, and doormats – but the first step of processing is usually the same. Once the material has been soaked in water, it can be detached from the coconut shell and then processed into yarn. Centuries ago, people knew of the enormous durability of the material. Even today, coconut carpets are characterized by a wide range of positive aspects, such as sound-insulating, antistatic, and heat-insulating properties.
Because moisture is not a problem for coconut, the carpets can be used even outdoors. Whether as an outdoor coconut carpet for the terrace or balcony, as a dirt trap in front of the entrance, or as a durable coconut carpet under the dining table – coconut carpets are a good choice that scores both in terms of functionality and with an appealing, timeless design.
Whether your house is modern, classic, elegant, or country-style, with us you will surely find a matching coconut carpet that adapts optimally to your ambience and brings a lot of coziness and warmth into the house.
Cleaning a coir carpet properly
The coconut carpet is one of the easiest when it comes to cleaning. It is enough to clean the carpet with the vacuum cleaner in case of slight soiling – but care should be taken to use a gentle attachment to avoid roughing up the fibers. It is also advisable to shake out the patchwork carpet from time to time, as this will help loosen deeper-lying dirt.
In case of heavy soiling, the carpet can also be washed. It is important to avoid aggressive cleaning agents for cleaning: Optimal is a pH-neutral product, which is especially suitable for carpets made of natural fibers. You can also have the carpet cleaned by us.
Stains should be removed as soon as possible and not after several hours. Because once a stain has dried properly, it is very difficult to get it out completely. It is advisable to dab directly with a damp cloth or kitchen utensil if something gets on the material. Important: The material of the cloth should not be dyed, as the color could spread to the carpet! Please do not rub on the carpet, as this may roughen the fibers.
In principle, natural fibers must never be soaked during cleaning, as the fibers can change both their size and color when wet. Waves, shrinkage, and water stains may also occur. Cleaning using the spray extraction method is therefore not recommended.
The carpet should be thoroughly sucked off before cleaning. The best way to clean it is with dry shampoo. The special shampoo dries and the remaining powder can be easily sucked off when the carpet is dry. The carpet will dry again in about 12-24 hours.
For stain removal, we offer special cleaning products. Coarse impurities can often be easily removed from the structured surfaces of coconut and sisal coatings with a cork or cork block by pressing scratching. During stain removal, you should not treat the stain directly, but place an absorbent cloth between the stain and the cleaning agent so that the dirt can be absorbed immediately.
If the carpet has gotten too much moisture, it is recommended to dab the carpet immediately with an absorbent cloth and additionally, it can be treated with a hairdryer.
Cleaning dry stains is problematic and sometimes impossible, so it is important to act as quickly as possible.