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31
Mar

How To Choose A Rug If You Own A Furry Pet

Rugs and pets generally don't go together, because you might think that a lot of mishaps are just waiting to happen. Most rugs are fur magnets, which can trigger allergic reactions in people sensitive to fur. Pet stains are also common for people who have rugs in their homes. Some of these stains are not only difficult to remove, but also unpleasant to the nose. It's really a challenge for…

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28
Mar

Styling Options Using Oriental Rugs

The luxurious feel of Oriental rugs cannot be disregarded. These rugs from the Orient -- which could be any Asian country famous for textiles and fibers -- are mostly made by hand, thereby making each rug unique and one of a kind. Just by looking at an Oriental rug, your mind and senses will be transported to another world or culture. In other words, adorning your place with this kind…

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25
Mar

Choosing Rugs For Asthmatic People

It's a common notion that rugs and carpets can worsen nasal allergies and increase the risk of asthma attacks. While this may be true for most cases, there's hope for asthmatic people who love to adorn their homes and workplaces with rugs. First off, let us try to understand how rugs have gained a bad reputation for allergic people. Airborne allergens are all around us -- dust, pollen and microorganisms.…

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20
Mar

How to Choose a Handmade Moroccan Rug When You’re in Morocco

When holidaying in Marrakesh or Rabat, chances are you will see some beautifully hand crafted rugs and if you’re appreciative of the handmade arts, you may be tempted to buy one or two. These are a big investment as each rug is completely handmade and can take up to two months to make, so it is important to make sure that it is completely genuine and made of quality materials…

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17
Mar

Tips On Cleaning Rugs Without Damaging Them

Have you every experienced cleaning an ultra-luxurious item, only to have it destroyed during the cleaning process? One of the most frustrating tasks in maintaining rugs is cleaning them, because some rugs are very delicate. One wrong move in cleaning them, and it will alter the very fabric of its elegance and style. I have been asked many times how rugs should be cleaned. To be honest, I cannot give…

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14
Mar

Seven Wacky Rug Design Inspirations

Some people think rugs are boring and outdated. Once you look at these seven featured rugs, you might think again! Just like choosing your own wardrobe, buying a rug requires not only your sophisticated taste, but also a dash of fun and creativity at the side. Remember that rugs can catch the attention of people who visit your house. After all, rugs could occupy a significant portion of your floor…

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11
Mar

2014 Rug Trends For The Office

Next to your home, the workplace is probably where you spend most of your precious waking hours. It’s where you earn your wages, and it’s also where you get to meet friends, contacts and new relationships. Have you thought of your office as a place of relaxation and comfort? I‘m sure most of you don’t, judging by the fact that our stress levels peak when we have to deal with…

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08
Mar

Natural Rugs: Luxurious and Environment-Friendly

If you think that hand-woven products are luxurious and exquisite, you probably haven't encountered natural rugs. Apart from being woven together by hand, fibers of natural rugs are sourced from plants such as banana and coconut. These all-natural sources produce elegant rugs that are not only rare but also very beautiful. In addition, buying natural rugs will help the environment. The rug fibers come from either coconut husks, agave jute…

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03
Mar

Choosing The Perfect Rug To Last A Lifetime

In the same level of complexity that it takes to make a beautiful rug, choosing the perfect one for you can be equally challenging. If you are a first-time buyer, you might get lost in the wide array of rug colors, styles and shapes available in the market. Here is a video featuring last year's Outrageous Rugs contest winner Karine Breed and interior designer Wendy Frampton. In the video, Wendy…

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