During this Corona Pandemic situation in the world there are some songs that become hit again. One song particular is “Don’t Stay So Close To Me” by The Police. The song title reflect the activity we call at this moment which is “Social Distancing”
If you see the music video in youtube or other chanel, you see Sting , the vocalist” holds one instrument made from rattan material. Maybe this instrument / tool looks strange for the milenial kids because we do not see this tool these days especially in Europe or USA. This tool is called Carpet Beater or carpetbeater. The function of this tool is to remove dust or dirt from carpet while the carpet is being cleaned .
Not only for removing dust from carpets, it can be used also to clean rugs, clothes, cushions, or beddings.
To use it, Carpets ,or rugs were hung over a clothesline, railing, or a special carpet hanger, and the dust and dirt was beaten out of them by this carpet beater. However today it is replaced by vacum cleaner. Therefore no wonder kids now, do not know the function of this rattan carpet beater.
There are some other name for this tool such as rug beater, carpet whip, rug whip, clothes-beater, dust beater or dustbeater, carpet duster, wicker slapper, rug duster, or pillow fluffer, and formerly also as a carpet cleaner or rug cleaner.
Below you can see the picture of the carpet beater
rattan carpet beater
Today, this tool become popular again as collectible items. Mitra Berkah Abadi also produce and export this rattan carpet beater. For more information you can contact us and buy this collectible items for your needs.