Carpet is treated as a simple accessory, but it can be one of the most important features of your home. The right plush covering sets the tone for your living room, and it can become the centerpiece of your dining area.
Here are a few tips for adding this luxurious and soft floor covering to your home.
Texture and Style in Rugs
Rugs with different heights or a mixture of closed and open loops creates impressive texture and beautiful patterns. Visually interesting and highly attractive, one of the great benefits of this style is that it hides dirt and stains more easily.
A beautiful choice for any room in the house, it adds a subdued yet impressive element to the space. Wall-to-wall coverings are vacuumed to get the dirt up, and it’s recommended that you have them professionally cleaned once a year to keep them looking their best.
The soft plush covering doesn’t always have to cover the entire space between walls. Area rugs have a finished edge and sit in the open area in the center of a room. Placed under a dining room table, they provide you with a soft place cushion for your feet.
Situated in the living room, an area rug creates a focal point for gathering and conversations. Runners are used in the foyer to catch dirt and keep the rest of the house clean. In the bedroom, an area rug can be placed next to the bed to warm up the floor.
In addition to using them on hardwood and tile floors, area rugs can also be placed on traditional wall-to-wall plush coverings to protect high traffic areas and add interest to a room. Vacuumed to keep them fresh, they can be steam cleaned to restore their color and beauty.
If they are heavily soiled, you can have them taken out of the house for the most effective professional cleaning.
On the Patio
Outdoor areas were typically limited to wood, concrete or brick flooring. Outdoor matting of the past was made to look like grass, and it was extremely rough under your feet. New options are softer and more luxurious.
Available in countless colors and patterns, they are made to withstand the weather and regular traffic. Making the patio more inviting, they are an excellent way to improve the outdoor living space.
Outdoor rugs are also a great choice if you have a patio that has seen better days but you don’t want to invest in a new deck at this time. These rugs are cleaned by gently rubbing a little upholstery shampoo into them and then spraying them with the garden hose.
Upgrades and Replacements
Eventually wearing out with time, there comes a point when all plush floor coverings have to be replaced. Prolong the life of your rugs by vacuuming them regularly and having them shampooed annually. When it’s time to invest in a new one, consider an upgraded option featuring beautiful patterns and eye-catching textures.
Plush floor coverings are used throughout our homes and even on our patios. Adding style and class to any area, they also add comfort and a softness that feels incredible under your feet. Invest in area and patio rugs to liven up any space, and consider investing in beautiful textured floor coverings when you’re ready for an upgrade.