3 tips for buying rugs for home decoration

Rugs are a great way to decorate your home. Rugs can enhance the look of your room. However, choosing the right rug can be difficult. Several factors need to be considered when buying rugs. Here are the things you should consider when buying rugs for your home.

Size

If you want to purchase a rug, you first need to consider the size of the room. For example, if you are thinking of buying rugs for your dining room, then consider the surface of the dining room table and then add 6 feet to it. That is, if your table is 3’ X 6’ then you need a rug of size 9’ X 12’. This ensures that the legs of the chairs will be on the rug even after they are pulled away from the table. When you want to buy a rug for the living room, you should make sure that the front and back legs of the furniture are lying on the rug. In the case of the bedroom, the major portion of the rug must lie under the bed. You should be able to see 3 to 4 feet of rug exposed from the bed. Many people use the rule of measuring the size of the room and subtracting 1.5 feet from it. This will give 9 inches of the border that will be exposed on every side.

Styles

You should then concentrate on the style of the rug. American Dakota rugs are very stylish. They are different from other styles of rugs. The style and design also depend on the room in which you are going to place the rug. If you are considering your dining room, then you should get something that is patterned. Patterned rugs will hide any food stains and give the room an interesting look. If you are buying rugs for the bedroom, then you should get a rug that feels good on your bare foot. In the living room, if your furnishings have heavy patterns then you should buy a rug with a solid color. If the furnishings are of solid color, then your should buy patterned rugs. It’s all about creating a balance when it comes to the living room.

Material

Many people prefer 100% wool as this type of fiber is easy to clean and maintain. Viscose and silk are also great choices. They give the room a bit of shimmer. But in a house with children and pet, silk and viscose rugs may not be appropriate as cleaning them can be tough.

Floor coverings are an important part of a room design. But it can cost you a lot as well depending on the design and material. You need to do some research before you buy a rug for your room.

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