RUG BUYER CONSUMER GUIDE

 

Welcome To The Rug Buyer Guide

Rug Basics

A Rug, from the latin "Rogus" is a heavy material that most people use to cover part of their floor. We're still trying to figure out what others are doing with theirs. We say heavy material not heavy fabric, because rugs are not all made out of fabric. Sometimes animals are slaughtered, skinned, treated, and spralled out in front of a fireplace. Lovely. Othertimes, animals aren't hurt at all, like sheep. And when animals aren't desired or available, there's always nylon, polyester, acrylic, or some other synthetic yarn.

 

 

Rug Buying Tips

So it is time to buy a new area rug, but how do you choose the best one? There are several things you need to consider when it comes to buying an area rug to be sure that you are completely satisfied with your final choice.

 



Types of Rugs

Indian rugs and their crafting are one of the most sought after types of rug design available today, and their creation dates back several centuries. The beginnings of these artistic pieces go back to the functionality of the rugs, and thus they are made of extremely durable fibers and with a very secured method to anchoring the threads.

 

 

Care and Maintenance Tips

So you've decided to purchase a new rug and think you want to try installing it yourself . . .  great! Installing a rug is not as hard as it seems and is a project that many people find that they can handle on their own. So go ahead; with a little effort you can have that rug installed beautifully in no time.

 

 



Suggested Rug Shopping Places

Rugman.com

eSaleRugs.com

eCarpetGallery.com

NaturalHomeRugs.com



Rug Buyers News

September 3, 2015
Oriental rugs make a comeback, and they are not just for your grandparents’ house

News from Washington Post: By Jura Koncius September 2 The September cover of House Beautiful magazine. (House Beautiful magazine) The tangerine and brick-red vintage tribal Persian rug on the September cover of >>> Read the full article     Related News:        

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August 20, 2015
How to keep an area rug from creeping on a carpeted floor

News from Washington Post: Stay! Good rug. This area rug tends to inch across a reader’s carpeted floor. (Reader photo) By Jeanne Huber August 19 Q: I have a 5-by-7-foot area rug in front of a fireplace on a carpeted floor. The rug……………. continues on Washington Post >>> Read the full article     Related [...]

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August 18, 2015
One Family’s Fight to Keep City From Taking Their Property – Daily Signal

News from One Family’s Fight to Keep City From Taking Their Property – Daily Signal: When Nasrin Kholghy opened the letter from the city of Glendale, Colo., in April, it transported her back to another country in another time. The letter notified Kholghy of an upcoming city council meeting. There, Glendale’s leaders would be voting [...]

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August 17, 2015
Glendale makes offer to buy rug shop, says it won’t use eminent domain

News from The Denver Post: The city of Glendale’s Glendale 180, a planned $ 175 million dining and entertainment development south of Virginia Ave. between Colorado Blvd. and Cherry Street. Groundbreaking for the project is expected in the fall of 2015. (Artist rendering provided by city of Glendale) Jul 28: Rug shop owners reject Glendale’s [...]

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Rooms with a view

News from Boston Globe: This ninth floor condominium in the North End has sweeping views of Boston Harbor that enticed the new homeowners, who were downsizing from a large home in Hamilton. “The couple keeps their boat in the harbor and they take it back and forth to their summer home in Cohasset. They love [...]

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