by The U.S. National Archives Looking for cheap wool rugs to add that extra comfort to your home? Many people use wool rugs as a way of brightening up an otherwise drab room in their homes.  However, cheap wool rugs can be hard to find sometimes and, often a synthetic alternative just does not look [...]

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by The Library of Congress When you are preparing on investing in a rug to compliment the décor in your dwelling and to benefit continue to keep the floors warm, there are some stuff you have to have to give consideration to. Just after all, you are going to commit a honest bit of profit [...]

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by Brooklyn Museum Sometimes people ask me if they should have children’s rugs in their child’s bedroom. They sometimes think it is a bit of a waste of time having rugs on the top of carpets or laminate flooring. In fact, it makes complete sense to have cheap rugs on the floor in your children’s [...]

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by Cornell University Library Man has been using rugs ever since he started living in caves. Over time, many different types of rugs have emerged at different places during different periods. There are now so many different varieties of rugs available that it is indeed difficult to arrange them into a few specific types. Classification [...]

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by Cornell University Library Many people look for comfort and thickness in a rug pad for their area rug. While this is great, the thick rug pad should also provide protection to the rug and floor. Protection comes by avoiding premature wear to both rug and floor and this can only happen with a dense [...]

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by Cornell University Library Rugs can be defined as floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric. Generally rugs are used to decor the room. There are various kinds of rugs available in the market namely braided rugs, contemporary rugs, shaggy rugs, traditional rugs, wool rugs, Persian rugs, capel rugs, oriental rugs, natural [...]

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by The Library of Congress Wool area rugs are a beautiful addition to any room in our home. Because of the nature of these natural fibers, cleaning wool rugs takes a special technique and extra care. Using the correct products will ensure that your wool rug is not damaged during cleaning. To maintain the beauty [...]

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by Cornell University Library I often hear people say that they can’t see spending several hundreds, even thousands, of dollars on a rug for their floor. This is very understandable and sensible. Besides the huge benefits a rug pad can give to your floor and your rug, I will now talk about the way a [...]

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by The Library of Congress There are five main methods of rug production with variations within each technique.  Here we will give a very brief overview of each rug making method. The production method is only a small part of the story.  The quality of the fibre, the expertise of the weaver, the knot count [...]

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by George Eastman House Is it Persian, Turkish or Chinese ….? And which style of rug suits which style of décor. Rugs are a popular fashion item in the modern home. Many people are decorating their homes with beautiful rugs to add pattern, texture and colour to their interior spaces. However some people are confused [...]

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