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Choosing the Best Bathroom Rugs

By Edited Oct 17, 2015 0 0

When you are in a place where you want to redo the look of your bathroom, you might be thinking about factors like the bathroom sink, the tile, the vanity or the tub. While these things are all major changes that you need to make down the line, remember that in many cases, you can make a lot of great changes just by look at the rug! Your bathroom rug is too often just a rug that you have purchased on a whim that you have never thought about since. The truth of the matter is that the floor of your bathroom is an important factor in the way the room looks, and if you want a small change that can mean a lot, consider what kind of bathroom rug might work best for you.

When you are thinking about getting a bathroom rug, the first thing that you are likely going to need to think about is the color. The color of the rug is something that can very much affect the way that it looks in your bathroom, so keep this in mind. If you have a bathroom that is solely done up in a white, a white bathroom rug might look very good in there, but don't underestimate the ability of a black and white striped rug to give it some variety, or even the use of a more colorful rug to spice things up. If your bathroom is decorated in pink or green, choose a bathroom rug that is a shade darker to ground the entire look.

There are several types of rugs that you might be able to choose from when you are thinking about getting a good bathroom rug. The most common sort of rug by far is a simple, thin cotton mat that has been cut to fit. While cotton is relatively durable, it is usually going to have to sit on a tile floor, and over time, they can wear out quite quickly. Rugs that are made out of rayon or acrylic can last longer and this is where the currently popular chenille rugs can ome in. they are good choice because they can deal with the constant water exposure. You may even find that you are drawn to the rugs that are made out of bamboo. While they are not as soft as cotton or chenille, they are still a wonderful visual accent. Or you could choose something more expensive like karastan area rugs.

With all of this in mind, how are you going to choose the rug that looks best in your bathroom? In many cases, you will need to think about who is going to be using it. If the bathroom is typically going to be used by small children, you might want to make sure that the rug has enough traction to grip the floor, preventing them from taking a spill. Think about what textures you like and what kind of colors are going to make you smile. The rug that you buy does not have to be expensive to be perfect for you, and the more time that you spend looking at your tastes, the better off you are going to be when you are thinking about how you can decorate your bathroom well.

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