By Montaine Monet. Area Rugs. Published at Sunday, February 11th, 2018 - 11:27:27 AM.
Construction and Materials. Numerous traditional rugs are hand-loomed or hand knotted. Weavers still create vintage and high-end Oriental rugs in this traditional way. Colonial America gave birth to a fresh type of traditional area rug, the rag rug or braided rug. Their weavers typically construct the rugs from long strips or rags of braided fabric together then they area stitched to create a level surface. Alternatively, a weaver may weave rag rugs on a loom using strips of rags and fibers or strong thread. Contingent on the kind of rug, traditional area rugs may be constructed from wool or camel's hair, 100 percent cotton fabric, or other natural fibers. Lately, rugs traditional in appearance have also been made from polyester and other blends of man-made fibers.
Rug Sizes. The last thing that you will want to consider when purchasing contemporary area rugs are the size you need. Many people prefer a larger area rug in their living rooms, bedrooms and kitchens, with smaller rugs throughout the hallways and bathrooms of the home. There are both circular rugs and rectangular rugs available, however, allowing you to choose he style that you like best. Circular area rugs are a nice twist when you want to display a table or another special piece of furniture in your living area, while rectangular rugs can be used for a variety of places and reasons.
Appearance. Most people will choose a rug simply based on the style or color scheme. They want to make sure it matches their kitchen decor. While important, this shouldn't be the sole factor on what prompts you to purchase any rug. There are several other things that should be considered. Quality, A good quality rug will have strong edges that can withstand the high traffic area that is your kitchen. Kitchen rugs go through quite a bit even on a daily basis and the edges tend to get the brunt of everything. Kitchen area rugs that are made with quality in mind will have strong edges that will be resistant to fraying.
Modern Materials. Along with traditional cotton and woolen materials, contemporary area rugs are also made with a wide variety of environmentally friendly materials that can add an interesting touch of style to your home. Sisal grass, bamboo and seaweed are all surprisingly comfortable and colorful additions that can provide style for any room in your home. If you are looking for a more traditional alternative, but still want to maintain your environmentally friendly ideas, then untreated wool is also an excellent choice. Wool is made from natural materials, and when untreated is chemical free.
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