How To Fold Your Oriental Rugs

How To Fold Your Oriental Rugs

When you own an Oriental rug, you want to spread it out on the floor where you can enjoy its exquisite beauty.  Sometimes, however, you may find yourself in a position where you have no choice but to fold it. This could be if you are moving house, shipping a rug to someone, or keeping […]

Why Your Home Needs A Hallway Runner?

Placing a rug in the smallest of bare spaces in your room can bring comfort, protection, warmth, and even a touch of whimsy, depending upon the choice of rug and the rest of the décor. One of the places in any home where a rug can make a significant impact is a hallway. Whether small […]

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Oriental Rugs In The Bathroom: Yes Or No?

This is admittedly a topic of much debate – can you really place an oriental rug in the bathroom? While some homeowners may love the idea, others are adamant that Oriental rugs have no place in a room where so much moisture and “damage” may occur. So should you or should you not place an […]

What Rug Material Is Right for Your Home

What Rug Material Is Right For Your Home?

There are several different factors that you need to consider when you go shopping for a rug. In addition to deciding on the right size, shape, color and pile height, you must also take into consideration the material that the rug is made of. When you are looking at an Oriental or hand-woven rug, rug […]

Rug Shedding: Is It Normal?

Congratulations on that great new wool rug you bought! It’s the perfect color, size, and pile length, and the room feels warmer the moment you step foot on the rug in your bare feet.  But wait. . . what’s that? Is that a small chunk of loose wool that you see? Is that from your […]

Kitchen rugs_ What you need to know before buying one

Kitchen Rugs: What You Need To Know Before Buying One

One of the most fun parts of decorating and home décor shopping comes from getting to choose new colors, working with pre-existing palettes, or buying something completely different from what was there before. Whether you are decorating the kitchen in your first home, or you’ve renovated your current kitchen and are looking to add something […]

WHY RUG PILE HEIGHT MATTERS

Why Rug Pile Height Matters

When reading about rugs and carpets, you’ll often come across the term ‘rug pile’. If you are a new homeowner or first-time rug shopper and you’re not sure what the term refers to or why it matters, it is a good idea to take some time and learn about rug pile before you go out […]

Are Persian And Oriental Rugs Good Investments

Are Persian And Oriental Rugs Good Investments?

Some people may decide to buy Persian and Oriental rugs for their sheer beauty and unparalleled workmanship, while others would like to first consider their investment value first. That’s not surprising, considering these rugs can be quite expensive. If you are looking at buying Persian or Oriental rugs as an investment, you’ll be happy to […]

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Runner Rugs: Why You Need One

A runner rug is a long rectangular or oblong-shaped rug. The length of this type of rug is usually two or more times its width. These are ideal for placing in a narrow floor space, such as a narrow hallway or narrow area of flooring. Runner rugs not only help tie a room and its […]

What To Do With Your Old Oriental Rugs

What To Do With Your Old Oriental Rugs

Oriental rugs are one-of-a-kind, handmade masterpieces that are works of art for your floor. Most people acquire their rugs through one of two ways – they buy their own or they inherit it. If you’ve purchased a new rug, chances are it will stay looking as good as new for many years, even after you’ve […]