Rugs have the ability to brighten up any room and they are an affordable way to decorate your home without any fuss. However, they can be one of the most difficult purchases to make, mainly because people have no idea how to find the perfect rug. There are many factors that one should consider before taking the plunge and investing in a rug that will transform your home. Here are a few tips that you can keep in mind the next time you go shopping.
Bigger is Always Better
A rug that is too small can make a room look sad and cheap. A large rug is always better if you want to accent the rest of your décor, especially if you place some of your furniture on the rug. Make sure that you measure the size of your room so that you can choose a rug that is best suited for the space. This is not to say that you should avoid small rugs – they can be very useful in the bathroom or in the toilet.
Make Sure it Fits Your Lifestyle
Carpets and rugs aren’t just there as an eye-catching element. It also needs to serve a purpose. When selecting the rug, make sure that you choose a rug that suits the purpose of the room. For a high traffic area like the living room or the hallway, buy a rug that will be durable and easy to clean, like a low-pile wool rug. For areas where there are very little traffic, you can invest in soft shaggy rug or even a silk rug. It should be easy to keep clean because not many people will enter the bedroom on a daily basis.
Shop Online but Don’t Forget the Stores
Online shopping is great because it allows you to look for a wide range of rugs in a fraction of the time. But don’t be fooled by the pictures on the internet. Contact the seller and ensure that they are selling what they are advertising. You should also not avoid the stores in real life completely. You have the opportunity to feel the material and to determine whether it would be a good fit. Plus you never know what you might find when you enter a shop.
Shopping for the right rug might lead to some difficult decision-making but with these tips you can have a stress-free experience.
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