What Rug Material is Right for Your Home and Lifestyle

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What Rug Material is Right for Your Home and Lifestyle

It is essential to figure out what material is best for your space.


Chosen for its durability and softness is the most common.
Why we love it:

  • Durable, good stain repellency, excellent insulating properties and cozy underfoot


  • Not ideal for damp places, absorbs humidity, subject to fading, some shedding may occur at first

Best for:

  • Living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms

Sisal, Jute and Grass

Durable natural grasses provide rich texture and earthy palettes.
Why we love it:

  • Natural, renewable, strong and generally free of chemicals


  • Fibers can be course and can be difficult to clean, which makes it not ideal for pets.

Best for:
Living rooms, hallways, and sunny areas


Man-made fibers including viscose, nylon and polypropylene
Why we love it:
Easy to clean, family and pet friendly, many types can even be used outdoors
Man-made fibers can be cost effective.
Best for:
Hallways, family rooms, kids’ rooms, and some synthetics are suitable for outdoors

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