Posted on December 15th, 2010
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.
Natural Carpets at Natural Area Rugs
Posted on December 8th, 2010
Natural rugs are very much in vogue, and not just because they’re an attractive accent for any type of décor. Natural rugs are eco-friendly and a safer choice for you and your family.
Natural carpeting is made from 100% renewable resources, which means the materials they’re made with can be replaced at a faster rate than they’re consumed. You’re going green when you buy organic rugs because they cause no harm to the environment. One of the best features of natural flooring is that it doesn’t emit harmful chemicals, as is the case with many types of synthetic carpeting. Hypoallergenic, carcinogen-free natural rugs are especially ideal for baby nurseries.
Bamboo, denser than most hardwoods, is one of nature’s strongest materials. Our bamboo rugs are the most durable among our selection of natural carpets. They’re also naturally flame-resistant. Bamboo evokes a wonderful, tropical ambiance. These treasures are perfect for any of the high-traffic areas in your home or office.
Sisal rugs are very popular in the world of home design. It could be because of the exotic nature of this versatile natural flooring. Sisal rugs are typically created in Kenya and Tanzania where extracts from the sisal agave plant are used to make fine, long fibers. The soft fibers are hand-woven into a variety of textures and patterns. Sisal is naturally anti-static, and it’s easy to clean. Sisal rugs create a look that’s both classic and contemporary.
Of the natural rugs available today, jute rugs are the softest. Jute is one of the oldest known types of flooring. Natural Area Rugs’ jute rugs have a brightness and a silky sheen that illuminate and invigorate any area.
Other types of natural flooring are seagrass, wool, and mountain grass. Whichever gorgeous natural rugs you choose, we recommend you also use Premium-Lock Rug Pads.
Mountain Grass Rugs
Posted on December 1st, 2010
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.
Posted on November 23rd, 2010
Eco- friendly rugs couldn’t be more in vogue, and a 100% natural bamboo rug is a marvelous choice to titivate the décor in your home. The bamboo rugs available at Natural Area Rugs are skillfully crafted and are sure to inspire the excitement of nature with a tropical theme.
Evidence of bamboo in archaeological finds dates back 7,000 years in a province of China. Bamboo has been a useful and diverse resource since ancient times, used in many different capacities besides flooring. Bamboo has been used as firewood and to make tiles, paper, rafts, hats, shoes, and more.
Did you know that bamboo is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records? It made the infamous record book because one variety of this grass is the fastest growing in the world. Bamboo is a 100% renewable resource, bountiful in supply.
Bamboo is one of nature’s strongest building materials, being harder and denser than most hard woods. The exceptional durability of bamboo rugs makes them ideal for high-traffic areas in your home.
One of the many exceptional qualities of a bamboo rug is that it is naturally flame-resistant. Also, Bamboo repels most liquids and is relatively easy to maintain because of its smooth texture.
Our bamboo rugs come with extra heavy non-slip dotted felt backing, which helps prevent both wear and slippage. Our bamboo rugs are framed with cotton borders, and you’ll need to choose the shade that works for you. We recommend using a Premium-Lock Rug Pad underneath your bamboo rug.
The elegant slat work of a bamboo rug results in a smooth, polished look. A bamboo rug will add unique style elements of grace and beauty to your décor.
Posted on October 22nd, 2010
Creating an environmentally friendly space is all the rage these days, and jute rugs are one of the many wonderful choices in natural fibers. Jute rugs have a brightness and a silky sheen that illuminate and invigorate any area. The soft feel of the jute rug makes it ideal for bedrooms and sitting rooms. Because of the organic texture and unique appearance of a natural jute rug, it makes a superb addition to any room.
Jute is not recommended for areas with high moisture levels such as bathrooms or washrooms, however. It is also best not to steam clean or wet-shampoo a jute rug. While jute rugs are surprisingly long-wearing, quality floor coverings, they are not suggested for high-traffic areas. Areas of low to moderate foot traffic are suitable for a jute rug.
Among the oldest known types of flooring, jute rugs are often used as backing to carpets. Jute grows readily in Bangladesh and India. It is a sustainable, environmentally friendly, and renewable resource, which makes it perfect for ecological design. In fact, jute rugs are the perfect starting point for creating an organic setting in the home. With a jute rug, a natural décor does not mean you have to sacrifice luxury.
Versatility is one of the great features of jute rugs. They can inspire an earthy ambiance that makes a jute rug the perfect accessory in both Asian-themed rooms and casual modern spaces.
Whether you want to affordably brighten a child’s room with a striped jute rug in a lively color or produce a natural décor anywhere in your home, a jute rug is the ideal choice.