Shag is Back

It’s official – shag rugs are back! Shag rugs were huge in the 70’s and came is only ugly colors! Today we have some of the best contrast shag rugs available on the market. They are all eco-friendly and come in beautiful colors. The new shag rugs are made from Polyester twisted yarn with 100% cotton backing.

Shag rugs are rugs that have a deep pile, much deeper than the average rug. This means you have an extra thick rich pile that feels remarkably soft on your feet!  This is why these rugs are sometimes referred to as shag pile rugs. The result of these longer yard strands is addictive, luxurious comfort. These are rugs you can really sink your feet into, due to the nature of hand-tufted rugs, shedding may occur for first use but diminish over time.

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Custom Rugs

Custom rugs are a nice way to improve the appearance of your home. You can choose from wall to wall custom rugs, or simple area rugs for those small areas in your home that need a special touch of softness and color. Custom rugs are a great choice when you need an unusual size or shape, as well.
No Return or Exchange on Custom Rugs

Natural Materials

When you want a truly unique and beautiful custom rug, then you should take advantage of the all natural options that are available. Materials such as sea grass, mountain grass and Sisal are beautiful and easy to care for.
Sea grass and mountain grass both make rigid custom rugs that are good for any area of the home, while Sisal can be combined with wool to make a softer rug in areas where you need a touch of softness.

Weave

The weave of your custom rugs will impart style and elegance to any room. Traditional rugs include a weave that allows part of the materials used to stand, while the weaves used in all natural materials is cleaner and more efficient.
There are several different weave choices available for your custom rugs. The Resort weave, for example, is a very intricate, small weave that will give your rooms a clean and efficient look, while the Prestige weave is similar to more traditional rugs.

Colors

When you order custom rugs, you have the opportunity to choose colors that fit your home best. You will want to consider the material you are using, and then find the border colors that will work best compared to that material and your home décor.
Many people choose a neutral border color for their custom rugs, since the materials used are durable enough to last through several changes in furniture and decorating themes.

Size and Shape

You can choose the size of your custom rug, even if you need an especially large rug that covers the entire area of one room, or smaller custom rugs that are made for specific areas in your home. All you need is an accurate measurement and an idea of the kind of materials you would like to use in your custom rugs, and you are ready to order.
The shape of your custom rug is also easily customizable. Although many people prefer a square or rectangular rug, circular and oval rugs are also popular, especially in small areas where a touch of style is needed. The border of your custom rugs can still be specified by you, as well as the materials used.

Ordering Custom Rugs

When you order your custom rugs, you should be prepared by knowing exactly what you want. Most companies do not offer returns on custom made rugs, since they cannot be re-sold or remade for anyone else. This is especially true if you have custom rugs made to fit the area of an entire room, or use materials that are unusual or uncommon.
If you have any doubts about the materials you want to choose, then it may be a good idea to first order smaller custom rugs for an entryway or hallway.

Wool Flooring

Exquisite wool carpeting is environmentally friendly and is quite an amazing material provided by nature. Wool rugs are in fashion and they’re remarkable. There are many interesting facts about wool which explain its brilliant qualities.

Wool has a rate of stain-resistance that’s 30% better than synthetic fibers. What makes wool so wonderfully stain-resistant? There is a natural light wax that coats the surface of wool fibers. This veneer helps to prevent dirt and stains from penetrating the wool or from leaving any residue on or near the surface.

Wool quickly recovers from crushing or indenting caused by footsteps or furniture. Why is that? It’s because wool is very resilient; this is a feature about wool that protects sheep from various climates and elements. Wool fiber can be stretched more than 35% and still easily return back to its natural shape. The natural resilience of wool keeps your carpet looking new and fresh for a lot longer than many other types of flooring. So while wool rugs may cost a little bit more than a synthetic rug up front, their remarkable durability makes them actually a more economical choice in the long run.
Why is wool so incredibly water-resistant? The protective barriers mentioned above also prevent water from easily penetrating the wool fibers. Additionally, wool is able to absorb about 1/3 of its weight in moisture and not feel damp.

What are three reasons that a wool rug is a safe choice for your family? First, wool fibers are naturally flame-resistant. Secondly, wool acts as a natural air purifier. Thirdly, unlike many synthetic rugs, wool doesn’t emit harmful chemicals into the air.

Why is dyed wool resistant to fading? The process used to dye the wool fibers produces lasting results.

Use Premium-Lock Rug Pads with your wool carpeting, for added durability.

Natural Carpets at Natural Area Rugs

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.