Area rugs are soft woven aim to provide comfort, warmth and decorative interest (pattern, texture, color, etc.). They can be the artwork for the floor and they can create a frame or border in which you can place furniture & define spaces.
Area rugs are often advantageous over wall-to-wall carpeting because they are;
- Easier to clean
- If you get tired of the look it’s easier to switch out an area rug & replace it with something new.
While there are tons of options in the field of area rugs, there are certain things to consider when using them. Here are some rules of thumb to consider before buying an area rug.