Ruggable Australia Rug Care and Cleaning Recommended Cleaning Products Can I use a fabric softener when washing the Rug Cover? Aja B. 28 June 2022 16:39 Updated Follow For Chenille, Re-Jute and Outdoor Rugs: No. We do not recommend using fabric softener when washing these Rug Covers as it may flatten the texture of the rug. Recently Viewed Related articles How do I wash or clean my Ruggable rug? What detergents should I use to wash the Rug Cover? Can I use bleach when washing the Rug Cover? Are Borax and EC3 safe for Ruggable rugs? How thick is the Classic Rug Pad?