Area Rugs | Introduction

Quality area rugs offer a positive and lasting effect on your home. Area rugs are products that beautify your home, enhance design and décor, are easy to care for, stand the test of time and meet your specific comfort, performance and budget needs. Area rugs can transport your rooms from ordinary to extraordinary. The fastest way to change a mood or character of a room is to add an area rug.

  • goes over any flooring type with proper pad
  • starting point for room décor
  • can be a design centerpiece
  • delivers a colorful finishing touch
  • can define a space
  • creates a conversation area, designates an eating space, welcomes you or ushers guests down a hallway

Other unique capabilities:

  • only flooring that you can pick up and move
  • change each season or as your style changes
  • offer softness, warmth and sound absorption
  • can be laid over carpet
  • cost spectrum is as wide and varied as the type
  • can be very inexpensive (cotton and synthetic)
  • can last hundreds of years
  • can be an investment and heirloom or disposable
  • "machine made" rugs mimic handmade rugs at reduced costs
  • color is more affordable than ever
  • generally made out of wool, silk, (or a blend of wool/silk), olefin (polypropylene), nylon,  or cotton (bathmats)
  • wool and silk dominate the high end market
  • heat set olefin rugs look like wool, easy to clean, and are moderately priced compared to wool