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5 Points About the Importance of Rug Pads

Now that you have purchased that beautiful area rug that really enhances the look of your room, it is time to get a rug pad for it. You may not know just how important having a rug pad under your new area rug is, but if you want that rug to last a long time, continue to look great and to be safe to walk on, a rug pad is essential. Here are the top five reasons why. * Increasing the life of your area rug: Did you know that rugs wear out from the underside first? This is because the rug is constantly being rubbed and crushed against the floor when anyone walks on it. A rug pad will cushion the rug and keep it looking good for a lot longer than just having the rug on the floor. You don't want your new rug to age prematurely. * Makes your rug easier to keep clean:A rug pad will provide a barrier between your rug and the dirt that collects on the floor. Dust and dirt go through the rug and into the pad. Rug pads are very absorbent, so they will soak up any spills that happen to the rug. It is easier to cl...

 


How to Clean and Care For Your Oriental Rug

An oriental rug is a name used for rugs that originate from southern and eastern Asia. While oriental rugs were often handmade, the oriental rugs of today may be machine made, making it more affordable for those to enjoy the beauty of oriental rugs but may not have the funds to invest in a handmade rug. The price of an oriental rug will vary, anywhere from under $200 to thousands of dollars, the main factor in determining the price of the rug is its quality and whether or not it is hand woven or handmade. Regardless of how much your oriental rug may have cost, the important part of owning an oriental rug is being able to clean and care for it so that it will remain in good shape for years to come. Cleaning Your Oriental Rug The easiest way to keep your oriental rug clean is to vacuum it regularly. Dirt and other debris will make it way down the pile of the oriental rug, so the more frequently you vacuum your rug, then the more likely you will be able to catch the debris before it gets too deep into the thre...

 


Choose A Great Area Rug To Add To Your Homes Decor

An area rug is a wonderful way to spice up your home decor. You know what it's like at home now. It all looks a little tired, there's those spots and stains from when the kids were young and didn't respect the carpet, there's the worn patches in the lounge room where everyone walks.A great looking area rug can hide all that and turn a drab room into a colorful and appealing room. A well chosen area rug can do wonders for your home.But how do you choose your area rug so that it matches the decor of our home, or at least matches the decor of the room where you want to put it?Firstly you need to decide if you want the rug itself to be the focal point of the room. Are you going to draw everyone's attention to the rug so that they don't see all the rest, or do you just want the rug to blend in and add color and flair?If you want the rug itself to become the focal point choose a bright selection of colors and perhaps one with a strong central motif. This draws attention to the rug and distracts from the rest of the...

 




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