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Which Rug Material to Choose?

So you know you need a rug, you know which room it is going in, whether it’s the Living Room, Bedroom or Dining room. You have even chosen the colours and maybe even the kind of design that you might want and whether it is a Modern Rug or a Traditional Rug – But there is still one question left…. Which Material do I choose?

Our ranges are sourced from all over the world and are designed to bring you the very latest designs, Colours, skilled techniques to make the finishing touch to your room perfect. So here is a description of why you might choose a specific material in your Rug.

WOOL rugs are the strongest, most vibrant fibre, and most resilient when walked on. Wool adds extra warmth and is a natural product. It has a tight woven pile, and most of our wool rugs are either hand woven or hand tufted. Wool is soft underfoot and suitable for any living area. All

wool rugs will shed initially this is because they are from a natural fibre source. Wool also has a natural moisture repellency.

JUTE & NATURAL FIBRE made from plants and grasses, such as seagrass and jute. These types of rugs are hard under foot but strong and durable. Great for providing organic look and feel to a room. They are always the most popular choice for kitchens and hallways. The

can be brushed or vacuumed.

POLYESTER & ACRYLIC comes in a variety of long and short pile heights, with some designs handcarved to create a 3D effect. Polyester and acrylic yarns create a soft and warm handle rug. The rich and vibrant shades available lend themselves to intricate designs that

make a statement piece to any living space. Durable, and well-suited for use in high traffic areas around the home.

POLYPROPYLENE is a man-made synthetic fibre that is hardwearing, practical & durable with modern techniques making it incredibly soft and warm to handle. Polypropylene rugs are machine loomed with great skill from the machine handlers, and the fibres are

renowned for minimal shedding and ideal for high traffic areas. Rugs come as both dense pile or in a range of soft shaggy pile.  Incredible colour combinations and intricate designs can be achieved. The edges are bound with thread known as ‘whipping’ creating a neat finish on all designs. Durability makes them ideal for any location.

NYLON rugs are washable and often with a latex non slip backing nylon rugs really are the kings of durability. Easy-care wipe or wash clean. Nylon rugs are brightly printed and very durable in fashionable lightweight material and no shedding. Ideal for kitchens

conservatories, playrooms and any heavy traffic area around the home. “

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