Area Rugs

Area rugs are a great way to bring life and color into any space. There are a few important guidelines that you can follow before purchasing one for your home. For starters, it is imperative to choose the right size for your space, including measuring from room to room to find the perfect fit. Next up, be sure to check local law when thinking about buying area rugs with fibers that might be considered toxic. It is also important to take care of them throughout each season so they last longer

Do’s for area rugs:

Do extend rugs under furniture

Do ensure to clean it periodically

Do leave equal space between the rugs

Do ensure to maintain the rugs in high-traffic areas

Don’ts for area rugs:

Do not skip on size

Don’t go for smaller carpets in the bedroom

Knowing the various types of rugs

If you would like to make a statement with your flooring, area rugs are a great way to do so. While there are many options available between handmade and made by machine, both can offer different benefits. Handmade rugs vary in the type of weaving and knot one could desire. Budget comes into play when purchasing lower quality handcrafted or machine-produced rugs, as well as those hand-knots that stand apart from machine-ties; however, it is all personal preference.

Area rug maintenance

Clean your area rugs, vacuum them at least once a year to get rid of dust, hair and any allergens. Dust flatweave and low pile rug regularly, according to the label on the rug’s care instructions. Natural fiber rugs are difficult to clean and stains can become permanent.

Interior decorating tricks for area rugs

Area rugs can be styled around your home to build a unique ambiance. Following some recommended tips and tricks will help you elevate the ambiance that area rugs create in any room.

Touch up mats and runners can be the usual spot for pet hair.

What area rugs are best for a tidy appearance and soft surface?

Bigger is always better. The bigger, the rug, the more you need to vacuum and clean it to take care of its fibers. There are also deeper cleaning machines made for area rugs.

Different Rug Types Can Be Combined

Unlike many other floor coverings, area rugs can be used to create a focal point in a room without integrating them into the design. They can stand alone or be placed in a complementary area within the room.