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Rug Materials

There are many types of materials used in the manufacturing of rugs from natural fibres such as wool and hemp to man-made polyester shag piles. The material a rug is made from determines both its durability and softness but you must also consider the space the rug will be used in – how much traffic will the rug receive, how it will look, how stain resistant it needs to be all come into consideration when choosing the material. We’ve rounded up the most common rug materials and how they are made so you know where to use them for each space.