Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Buying Rugs
You can bet you will be lost for choices when it comes to buying rugs and carpets since the market has enough for you to choose from. Thanks to technological advancements, today rugs are available in all manner of styles, designs, sizes and shapes and can easily be accessed online. Well this is a blessing in disguise, really, because it means having to sift through hundreds of rugs and carpets before finding the most appropriate for your needs. This is even made more difficult because they all come in different price ranges.
How do you know which type of rug will work perfectly for your house or office? The following are a few pointers to get you started in the rug buying process. Which rug will complement your office/house? This is hard to tell, but all you need to do is try it out and see what works best for you. Which country manufacturers the best and most reliable rugs? Note however, that the quality varies significantly from each other and the highest quality rugs are often a very small percentage of the number of rugs manufactured.
The next question is on the durability of these oriental rugs? It depends with the quality of the rug. We all know superior quality oriental rugs will last for a very long time sometimes even outliving you. A cheap rug will last only a few years so make an informed choice.
But why on earth should you invest in an area rug that lives beyond your life, literally? A good quality rug with good dyes and wool will get lovelier and attractive with the passing of years while its substandard quality will loose its charm over time. Next concern would be to choose between silk and wool, which is better than the other? The answer to this lies in where you plan on having the area rug placed? The many qualities of wool include high durability, inviting rich appearance, and comparative ease of care. Therefore, rugs and carpets made of wool tend to be perfect as floor rugs and carpets. On the flip side of the coin is the delicate silk which tends to be ideal for thee walls and for throws. Truth be told, buying oriental rugs takes a lot of consideration and time than most people are made aware beforehand. Generally, you should buy what appeals to your eyes but unless you are very knowledgeable on the different types of rugs. Never be afraid to ask for assistance in case you are confused on what rug to purchase.