Use a Salt Wash to Revitalize an Old Rug

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A salt wash can bring new life to old rugs.

You can find great rugs at estate sales but they’re often quite dingy. Freshen up an old rug with a simple salt wash to brighten colors and get rid of grime.

DIY blog DIYLife has a great tip for getting an old rug clean without sending it off for an expensive professional cleaning—typically $2+ per square foot. You’ll need hot water, salt, a bucket, rags, and a little bit of time to give your rug a good hand washing…

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