Every rug needs a rug pad and let’s face it, shopping for a rug pad may not be the most desirable thing on your list of things to do. The rug pad is under the rug and rarely ever seen. Since it is out of sight, out of mind, we still need to be careful [...]

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A description of seagrass carpets. How they can be used in your home. The various types of seagrass carpets. Just say the words “seagrass carpets”, and can’t you just hear the waves breaking. can’t you just smell the salt air, can’t you just feel the seabreezes? Who would have thought the name of a carpet [...]

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by UA Archives | Upper Arlington History For those not in the budget, you should do a search online to find carpets with special discounts and sales. Today, many online businesses offer high quality carpet mats that meet the budget and specific needs of customers. The variety of rugs that are available range from the [...]

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Woo is a natural fiber that is taken from the fleece of sheep, it became popular because it is used in major clothing and other fabrics. It is taken from fleece of animals such as goats and sheep’s which is dominant in some places in the world. Wool is being popularly recognized even by the [...]

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Your home is where you spend the best part of your life. It reflects your taste and style. Decorating it with beautiful accent rugs, placed strategically, will enhance its décor and bring out your creativity. It is necessary to take good care of these rugs to ensure that they last a lifetime. The personality and [...]

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A fine Oriental rug, for instance, can easily set you back several thousand dollars. Rather than settling for a cheap alternative, you can find top quality rugs at discount prices if you shop carefully, both online and off. If you do, though, be sure to educate yourself as to the characteristics of the rug that [...]

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Turkish Rugs So, you are looking for a piece of art to invest in, but you’d like it to be useful, too. Have you considered buying a rug? Quality Turkish rugs are beautiful, functional pieces that can really hold their value. Even better, these rugs can fit any budget. A large, well woven handmade rug [...]

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by UA Archives | Upper Arlington History If you’re looking for a brief history of Persian rugs, well, sorry, because you’re out of luck. To truly trace the full history of Persian rugs, you would have to follow a path of cultural growth of one of the greatest civilizations the world has ever known. Presumably [...]

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It’s inevitable: your oriental rug is going to get dirty. No matter how nice it is, or how much you paid for it, dirty and grime is just a fact of life. There’s a lot of misinformation spread around the Internet on how you should clean and take care of your rug. Rug-Talk, by way [...]

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by UA Archives | Upper Arlington History Once you understand how to identify what makes a rug valuable, you’ll have a greater chance at purchasing a better rug. Rug fibers usually consist of wool in most mid to upper end rugs. High-end rugs may also have silk. Synthetic fibers such as acrylic, polyester, nylon, and [...]

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