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Find a New Favorite Outdoor Rug, Plus Our Tips to Keep it in Top Shape

An outdoor rug is the perfect way to to establish an outdoor entertaining or dining space. Durable, weather-resistant and available in a number of patterns and colors, Pottery Barn’s outdoor rugs this season feature our best selection yet.

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We’re sharing our top tips for keeping your rug in its best condition throughout this season and many to come. Keep reading for our tips, and then shop the rugs below.

  • Blot spills immediately with a white cloth.
  • Vacuum regularly and/or shake to remove dust.
  • Only spot clean your rug.
  • Remember, avoid harsh chemicals, as they may fade your rug.
  • Use rug protectors under heavy furniture.
  • If needed, get your rug professionally cleaned. Try doing this at the end of every season at a minimum.
  • Use rug protectors under heavy furniture.
  • If your rug is outside in rain or heavy dew, make sure to flip it so it can dry both front and back.
  • When the outdoor entertaining season is through, make sure your rug is dry, and then roll it up and store in a covered area to avoid fading.


Looking for a new favorite outdoor rug? Check out our top 10 choices below.

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