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Decorating with Area Rugs

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By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 1

Redecorating an entire house need not be as hard as you think it should be. Area rugs can be the solution to attain that new look you want for your home. And what's even better is that there are so many varieties to choose from to suit your very own household.


Nowadays, contemporary rugs are the way to go. They accentuate any piece of piece of furniture you have by simply adding a dash of color. Whether you place them in the center of the room, or at the corners, they always add a bit of sophistication. Additionaly, they add comfort to the bare feet and reduce noise from your surroundings.


There are many available styles when it comes to rugs. If you want a simple looking rug that creates a relaxed atmosphere, choose those that have minimal patterns and designs. A shag rug would be suitable for places in your home that have large spaces such as the living room, dining room, or family room. Shag rugs are also very appealing to go walk around on bare foot because of the comfort. They add softness to the wooden or stone floors as well as warmth. There are classic-looking ones and the contemporary modern ones.


As for the material, wool is a great product used in making rugs. It is versatile, easy to clean, and cozy. Most rugs with contemporary designs use a play of colors to add contrast. It all depends on what your room needs and what kind of personality you have. You can have your rugs machine-made or hand-woven. You can even have them custom-made. It depends on your budget as well.
Going back to wool, it also absorbs the dust in the air, so it acts like a filter. Wool lasts for a long time and is well know for its durability. It is also easy to clean no matter how much traffic crosses over it. You should, however, vacuum your rugs at least once a week because the material also takes in the humidity of the environment which may lead to hygiene issues.


If you need to make sure your rug is spotlessly clean, have it cleaned by professionals once or twice a year. If you want to do it by yourself, then be sure to use mild cleaning materials and be gentle. Be careful not to alter the color and the texture of the rug. And lastly, be sure to buy a rug from a reputable store.


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Jul 14, 2010 5:35pm
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Great article! Thanks! :)
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