With Area Rugs Is The Fun Part of Decorating
By Scott Gray
Area rugs are such a versatile design element, you can build your room round
them or use them to complement an existing décor. Decorative rugs can be used
to establish or enhance a contemporary, traditional, formal, or casual
atmosphere and can look great whether you buy only cheap rugs or are able to pay
the earth. The trick is to select what meets your needs and online retailers
that can help you with that task.
Your Interests Include Safety and Health?
you are designing your home with safety and health features in mind, area rugs
are perfect for you.
You can protect your feet and legs from the
strain of standing on floors that are not foot-friendly by adding the
comfort of rugs with thick padding to slate, tile, and concrete floors.
Hard floors can exacerbate problems with fallen arches, varicose veins, and
arthritis, especially in the kitchen or in any room where you do a lot of
Area rugs are preferable to wall-to-wall carpet
throughout the home because a lot of moisture in a house is absorbed by
carpeting, which can make life miserable for people with allergies or sinus
problems and isn’t very good for anyone’s skin.
Synthetic materials – unlike natural fabrics,
such as wool and cotton – slowly expel gases from the chemicals used in
their manufacture, which doesn’t bother most people but can be hard on those
who have lung or breathing problems.
Area rugs for hard floors and runners for stairs
and halls make falls in the home less dangerous and less painful. Make sure
rugs and runners are well anchored with rug pads or rubber backing to ensure
they do not slide or wrinkle and cause anyone to trip over them.
Rugs are great for absorbing noise, which is good
for everyone’s nerves.
You Establishing a Decorative Foundation or Adding a Finishing Touch?
Stamp your taste and personality on your home whether you start or end your
decorating scheme with rugs. They can be purchased in every style, pattern,
color, size, and shape, and can be custom-made as well. You are limited only by
your imagination. Investigate the wide variety of rugs in everything from
wool area rugs and wool blends to synthetics offered by well-respected
manufacturers and retailers online such as Couristan, Karastan, Mohawk, Momeni,
Add unique charm with rugs in the brilliant tribal colors and designs of the
southwest or with warm and rural western rugs. Oriental rugs fit into any
décor, and the geometric, floral and curvilinear patterns of contemporary rugs
are popular in modern homes. Decorate with the many exciting textures
available; warm, friendly shag is popular again; early American braided is
always fun. Shop for round, rectangular, oval, or octagonal shapes, large and
small, in rug colors that reinforce a room’s color scheme or to add clever
the rug you want is beautiful, but the color and/or style impact is almost
shocking in the drab room you are bringing to life, consider adding some
low-cost enhancements by repeating the colors and style in such things as
cushion fabric, lamp shades, picture matting, vases, and floral arrangements.
you want top-notch rugs, you can’t go wrong with hand-made Persian wool, but
most people are happy with good quality inexpensive rugs as long as they are in
the colors and styles that are suitable. Look for
wholesale area rugs, or those offered at sale prices in machine-woven
synthetics. Remember that without the expense of a storefront operation, online
retailers can set lower prices at the outset, and many offer discount prices
beyond that. You can design with area rugs at prices you can afford. Don’t
wait another day!
Gray is currently a freelance writer and enjoys providing tips to consumers who
are in the market for an area rug or
custom braided rugs.