One of the first things that visitors notice upon entering your living room is the cleanliness of the floor. Thank god for area rugs, the floor looks more elegant and cleaner. Area rugs are not only considered as interior decoration but a family heirloom and an investment. Taking care of it will preserve its beauty, [...]

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by UA Archives | Upper Arlington History In almost every place you’ve probably been, whether a royal embassy or a palace and even a normal duplex apartment, you can find one Oriental rug. What’s more is that when people often think of rugs, they usually picture oriental rugs. It is most likely the style of [...]

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If you love area rugs and area carpets you are going to love this! Not only are we going to talk about the best carpets and rugs TO buy, but were also going to talk about discount rugs as well! Area rugs and area carpets can be placed just about anywhere in your home. Some [...]

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Karastan is a leading name in rugs and carpets. The company started its operations way back in 1928 and now is one of the best brands in rugs. Its rugs come in both natural and synthetic material. The beauty of these rugs is that it is difficult to tell the difference between these machine made [...]

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No longer are rugs just restricted to indoor use; in fact many rugs can be used both indoors and outdoors. The tricky thing about it is that you’ll have to figure out what kind of rug, style and material can be used outdoors without you having to deal with a lot of clean up, mold, [...]

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Savonnerie rugs originated in 17th century France with production starting in 1628. They were first manufactured in a former soap factory or ‘savon’ in French, hence the name Savonnerie. These one-of-a-kind rugs were made by artisans of the French royal court and all the rugs manufactured were the property of the Royal Crown. These area [...]

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by UA Archives | Upper Arlington History Sisal rugs, derived from Agave Sisalana plant fibers in Central America, get stained, soiled and stepped on just like any other rug. Cleaning a sisal rug is easier than it looks—or sounds! (Sisal is pronounced see-szal or sai-szal.) Just bear in mind the following tips, and you too [...]

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There’s no better time to decorate with a Persian rug. That’s because an area rug is a wise and cost effective decorating choice, particularly in difficult economic times, says industry leader Rugman.com. Persian rugs are a distinct subset of the Oriental rug category and are considered to be the finest in the world. With authentic [...]

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When choosing an area rug you should consider couple of things, do you want a rug that will become a family heritage or you just want to add some warmth to your room with a simple rug. A beautiful handmade rug is likely to gain value as years go by, and could even become a [...]

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by UA Archives | Upper Arlington History You’ve just bought an Oriental rug and it really ties the room together. Now you probably want your new rug to last years to come. No problem. You just have to follow a few simple instructions in order to make the most out of your rug’s life and [...]

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