April 2015

  1. Rug longevity: How long will my rug last?

    The lifespan of your rug isn't a clear cut number. This all depends upon several different factors; whether it’s what type of rug you purchase, where the rug is intended to go, and even who you live with! But the good news is, there are plenty of ways to increase your rug longevity. Traffic In high traffic areas the lifespan...
  2. Choosing A Rug For Your Kitchen

    Wall to wall carpeting is generally not considered a practical solution for a kitchen. Most households opt for an easy to clean hard flooring solution, but there's no need to abandon the luxury and warmth of a carpet altogether. The right shape rug can give you the best of both worlds, leaving exposed the areas most likely to fall victim...
  3. How to choose the right sized rug for your room

    It’s our opinion that a room without a rug can often appear unwelcoming and unfinished (I guess we would think that though!). But seriously, introducing a rug to a room can change it immensely, giving it a sense of luxury, especially if the rug is of a high quality - patterns, colours and textures all add a sense or class...
  4. Is A Polyester Rug Right For You?

    Before you choose the perfect rug to suit your home there are plenty of factors to consider. What size should it be? What colour? Should it be modern and bold, or classic and chic? But one of the most important factors is the material your rug is made from. The fiber you choose will have an effect on the look...
  5. Rug Theory - 7 Deadly Sins

    Welcoming a new rug into your home must be undertaken with love and care. Too many people just throw a rug down without really considering it's placement, size, pattern or colour. In this post I'm going to be explaining how a rug can effect a room and what easy steps you can take to choose the right rug, and make...
  6. Flooring Trend: How To Layer Rugs

    Layering has been around a long time, you can see it everywhere, in the clothes you wear, the blankets and pillow you put in your bed or sofa, but what about the floor? This popular trend can now be extended below your feet.. So mix them, match them, and create instant interest. Here’s how to solve so many design dilemmas...

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