Advantages of using Igusa tatami mats:
Due to this being an all natural product extra care is needed to maintain tatami mats. This means regular vacuuming and using Swiffer/duster cloth to get rid of dust, wiping along its grain. It's recommended during spring cleaning time to take tatami mats outside to dry in the sun.
Igusa (Juncus Effusus) is a water rush that grows best in the southern part of Japan. Tatami mats are covered with this woven soft Igusa straw.
This natural material is hand-selected to weave in our Tatami mats furnishings and flooring.