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Rug trimmer maintenance guide

Proper maintenance of your rug trimmer is essential to ensure its longevity and optimal performance. Follow these guidelines to keep your rug trimmer in top condition:


  • Regular Cleaning: After each use, clean the blades and cutting area of the rug trimmer to remove any accumulated yarn fibers, dust, or debris. Use a soft brush or cloth to wipe down the surfaces, ensuring smooth operation and preventing clogs and friction.

  • Lubrication: Apply a small amount of lubricating oil to the moving parts of the rug trimmer, such as the blade and trimmer to trimmer head contact points (check picture bellow showing what to oil). This helps reduce friction and ensures smooth movement during operation. Be sure to use a lubricant suitable for use on cutting tools.

  • Inspect for Wear and Damage: Regularly inspect the rug trimmer for any signs of wear, damage, or misalignment. Check the blades, handles, and adjustment mechanisms for any issues that may affect performance. Replace or repair any worn or damaged parts promptly to prevent further damage.

  • Storage: When not in use, store the rug trimmer in a clean, dry place away from moisture and dust. Use a blade guard or sheath to protect the blades from damage and ensure safety during storage.

  • Safety Precautions: Always follow safety guidelines and precautions when using the rug trimmer. Keep fingers and hands away from the cutting area, and never operate the trimmer if the blades are damaged or improperly aligned.

  1. Apply oil onto the blade contact points. After oil is applied start the trimmer to let the oil spread evenly. After this step trimmer head can be carefully wipe excess oil.
  2. Apply oil to the contact point of the trimmer head to rug trimmer also visible on the another photo bellow. Be careful not the spill oil inside the trimmer!

Maintenance frequency

Apply oil  and do the maintenance every time before use of the trimmer.

Final word

By following these maintenance guidelines, you can prolong the life of your rug trimmer and ensure consistent, professional-quality results with every use. Regular care and attention to your equipment will help you create beautiful, well-trimmed rugs for years to come.

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