To get a good price when selling a rug, clean it thoroughly before putting it up for sale. Rugs are heavy, and the extra delivery costs can dissuade buyers, but selling to a local dealer, setting up a yard sale or posting a classified ad can attract local buyers.Continue Reading
Cleaning the rug with a steam cleaner is hygienic, and the fresh colors rejuvenate the appearance of the rug. In addition, it takes the burden off prospective buyers, which can help get a higher sale price.
For rare or antique rugs, online selling affords a wider audience to attract potential buyers, and expert dealers and auction houses often purchase such items for their own resale.Learn more about Rugs & Carpets