Seagrass Rugs: Environmentally Friendly and Easy to Clean

Seagrass rugs are one of the best choices for your high traffic living areas, since the material is easy to clean and durable enough for even the busiest homes. Plus, seagrass is one hundred percent natural, making it an environmentally friendly choice for your home or office.

Features of Seagrass Rugs

Seagrass rugs are made from seagrass, which is similar to other dried grasses in terms of texture. The rug itself will be rigid, making it perfect for high traffic rooms where dirt and spills are likely to accumulate. Natural seagrass rugs are very easy to clean, especially since they are non-porous and will not absorb liquids easily.
Natural rugs are always a great choice for a healthy home atmosphere, because they contain none of the harmful chemicals that traditional carpeting does.
Seagrass rugs are great for nurseries and playrooms. All natural materials are not only cleaner, they are also safer than chemically treated flooring options that can cause allergies and even illness in those who are sensitive to the chemicals used in manufacturing.

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Eco-Friendly Rugs: Seagrass and Sisal Rugs

Seagrass is a natural fiber that is versatile and naturally stain resistant. The natural fibers resist dust and other dirt particles making it a great choice for a family suffering from allergies. It´s very easy to clean and will resist most stains so it makes for a great area rug in your dinning room or living room. If seagrass is properly maintained and taking care of it will remain remarkably new and eye-catching.

Sisal rugs are naturally derived and beautifully designed to make any room in your house stand out. Although the rug fibers come from a plant in Africa, they do require routine maintenance to preserve their beauty and personality. Sisal rugs are semi-stain resistant water proof but do best when kept in a dry and arid environment. After buying your sisal rug, you probably want to know how to care for it so it stays looking new and fresh.

Both rugs are a great addition to any eco-friendly home because they are made from 100 percent of sustainable material. These rugs are affordable and are long-lasting due to their durability. Be careful when placing these types of rugs by moister as both seagrass and sisal rugs may develop mold and mildew if given too much humidity. These rugs are not intended for outdoor use. Another aspect of these natural rugs to keep in mind is curling corners. Another result of excessive moister is curled corners.

Use seagrass and sisal rugs to create the perfect earth-friendly home environment. These rugs go great with virtually any wall color and may be used as the center-piece of a room or easily blend in with neutral colors. To draw attention to your seagrass rug or sisal rug, use bold, dramatic wall colors. This will provide the eye to catch the natural tones of the rug. If you want it to blend in, simply paint the room with a shade of brown.

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Seagrass Rugs

A great way to update the flooring in your home in high style without the high price is with 100% natural seagrass rugs. The neutral colors that range from beige to light brown to a greenish hue tie in beautifully with any décor. Seagrass rugs are among the most affordable types of natural flooring and yet they make great accent pieces in any room, with their naturally smooth texture and alluring luster.

Natural carpeting is such a smart choice today. Organic flooring such as a seagrass rug is naturally occurring and sustainable, which means it’s good for the environment. It’s also excellent for your home. Seagrass rugs are a great choice for nurseries or for people with sensitive allergies, because seagrass is naturally hypoallergenic. Natural flooring is carcinogen-free and always superior to synthetic rugs.

There are many desirable qualities in a seagrass rug. The non-porous surface of the seagrass, which gives off a lovely sheen, is also rigid, making seagrass rugs very durable. Choose any high-traffic area of your home for a long-wearing seagrass rug.

The unique texture of the seagrass actually absorbs sound, which can be a wonderful asset in noisy homes. Seagrass is also a natural flame-repellant.

The dining area is another ideal place for a low-maintenance seagrass rug. These rugs are easy to clean; all that’s required is vacuuming and warm, soapy water.

Seagrass is a tall plant with grass-like stems found in wet lands. Seagrass is recognizable because of its grassy, hay-like scent, which dissipates with time.

The imported seagrass rugs at Natural Area Rug are hand-crafted and come in an appealing variety of weaves. Each has pure cotton binding in either black or one of several neutral shades.

All of our rugs come with natural latex backing, and we recommend you use Premium-Lock Rug Pads.

Mountain Grass Rugs

A stylish way to decorate your home with the beauty of nature is with a mountain grass area rug. The brown and copper earth tones of mountain grass have a calming quality. Beautiful mountain grass rugs are a chic addition to any décor, yet the cost is easy on the pocketbook.

The material used to hand-craft mountain grass rugs, also known as hemp rugs, is a plant native to high altitude slopes and found at the rim of the Pacific Continent. Our high quality mountain grass rugs are bound in the U.S.A. They’re undyed and display variations in color richly provided by nature. Mountain grass area rugs have an appealing wood-like appearance.

Eco-friendly flooring like mountain grass is better for the environment because it’s made from natural, sustainable material. Think of how much better these organic rugs are for your family than many types of synthetic carpeting, which can emit harmful chemicals.

A mountain grass rug is an ideal addition to any room, including any high-traffic areas of your home. These rugs are rigid and durable. They’re also easy to clean, which is why we especially recommend mountain grass rugs for dining and kitchen areas.

All of our mountain grass rugs are beautifully crafted exclusively for Natural Area Rugs. These 100% natural rugs are backed with non-slip latex for added durability.

You can choose a mountain grass rug from a pleasing variety of styles, weave patterns, and textures. We also offer a selection of earth-tone borders, all of which are 100% cotton. You can also choose custom binding, which means the border color on your custom rug could be any shade you choose, including red, midnight blue, fudge, or moss.

Consider ordering a custom-sized rug as that perfect accent for your décor. Premium-Lock Rug Pads are recommended for all rugs.

Seagrass: An Especially Popular Option in Natural Fiber Rugs

Natural fiber rugs are increasing in popularity every day. Open nearly any decorator magazine and you’ll see articles, photo spreads and advertisements featuring natural fiber rugs.

An especially popular option in natural fiber rugs is seagrass. Seagrass comes from a flowering plant that grows underwater in the sea. It’s usually found in sandy or silty soil, although it sometimes actually grows right on top of rocks. Since it grows in large groups, it tends to resemble a fields of wheat or tall grass, which is how it came be called “seagrass.”

As a flowering plant, seagrass is unique in that it both grows and pollinates under water, although there is one species in the Pacific that pollinates right at the water’s surface.

And seagrass is readily abundant. There are over 2.5 million acres growing off the coast of Florida alone.

By the way, seagrass is not seaweed. The two aren’t even related. Seaweed is an algae. Seagrass is a plant that has flowers, seeds and fruit and creates oxygen, all traits seaweed lacks.

And did you know seagrass has been woven into rugs since antiquity? It’s even used to stuff pillows and mattresses by some companies.

A rug made from seagrass can be woven into a number of different patterns, including the popular basketweave and half panama patterns. It makes for an extremely durable rug and it has a quality many other natural rugs lack– it repels water.

A seagrass natural area is a great addition to any room in the house.

With our low price guarantees and wide variety of choices, including our latest style in seagrass — “Basketweave” Kenya Seagrass — there’s no better time than now to visit our store or shop our website for our superb values and offerings in natural area rugs.