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We just bought a large area rug for our family room off the kitchen.  It has light oak hardwood flooring which is great, but now that we’re transitioning the room from strictly kids playroom into TV room, it’s time to create a software floor with a huge area rug.  Yup, the kids’ toys are on the way downstairs into the rec room.  Finally, the behemoth 65″ TV is out of the living room and in its rightful place in the family room.

IMO, area rugs offer plenty of benefits to rooms with tile or wood flooring, especially a lounge-style room such as a family room.  Below is a myriad of articles showcasing, explaining featuring area rugs for the home.

Carpet vs. Area Rug for the Living Room? What’s Better?

The debate between ‘should I go with an area rug or install a wall-to-wall carpet’, is still alive and kicking. You might be surprised to know there is actually a big difference between the two. Occasionally, when I’m working on sourcing area rugs with clients, they will refer to them as carpet. I am here …

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Can You Wash Bathroom Rugs With Towels?

I’ve had a love-hate relationship with bathroom rugs for years. There’s nothing better than feeling the plush cotton when I step out of the shower. At the same time, I worry that it’s picking up bacteria in the bathroom. I wash my bathroom rug frequently for this reason. Recently, I began wondering if I could …

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How to Beat an Area Rug to Clean It and Get Rid of Dust and Dirt

The long lost art of rug beating is making a comeback. For optimal cleanliness and a new hobby, try beating out your rug, in addition to or instead of vacuuming!   Before vacuum cleaners, beating rugs was the most popular way to get them clean. You don’t see it done much any more, but if …

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45 of the Best Online Rug Stores – Where to buy area rugs online?

The right area rug can really tie a room together, but hunting down the print, size, material or color that matches you isn’t always easy when you’re dealing with traditional retailers. Fortunately, online rug sellers are available in abundance. If you want to know the best places for where to buy area rugs online, here’s …

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Rug Sizes Chart: Choose the Perfect Rug For Any Space

Carpet is a huge commitment. It’s difficult to remove or change. It’s difficult to keep clean, especially if you have children or a messy husband. Carpet seems like a great idea, until it’s a year later. You are tired of the color. You want a change. You’ve given up on removing or even identifying the …

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Which Shape of Rug is Good for a Sectional Sofa?

You’ve painted the walls. Found the perfect end tables. You’ve finally invested in the perfect sofa for your room. A beautiful plush sectional, that will be just perfect when you have guests. Now you just need to add the finishing touch. A rug. This is the final piece of the puzzle and it has you …

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10 Different Types of Bathroom Rugs (Buying Guide)

Growing up, we were all just a little jealous of those friends who had the nice cozy toilet and bathroom rugs in their houses. You know, the ones that kept our toes warm and were so soft we had to be properly convinced to leave the bathroom. Unless—of course—you were one of those friends, but …

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20 Home Office Designs That Use Area Rugs for Decorative Flair

Area rugs bridge the gap between hardwood, tile or concrete flooring and carpeting. Carpeting is a popular choice for home offices, but it’s not as aesthetically pleasing as hardwood or tile. Rugs give you the benefit of carpeting (to a degree), yet let you enjoy the overall look of hardwood, concrete or laminate. Below is …

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95 Dining Rooms with an Area Rug (Photos)

Hardwood is by far the most popular flooring type for dining rooms, but many of those incorporate an area rug as well. 77% of dining rooms we included in our analysis of 107,455 dining rooms have hardwood flooring. Typically, the area rug in a dining room is large and is place under the dining table. …

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101 Primary Bedrooms with Area Rugs (Photos)

Thanks for visiting our primary bedrooms with rugs photo gallery where you can search a lot of primary bedrooms with rugs. Related: Primary Bedrooms | Kids’ Bedrooms | Baby Nurseries | Guest Bedrooms | Primary Bedrooms with Carpet Flooring | Average Bedroom Size | Tricks to Make Bedroom Look Luxurious | Primary Bedroom Layouts Photos Large …

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100 Examples of Living Rooms with Area Rugs (Photos)

Welcome to our gallery of living rooms with area rugs! Below is our huge photo gallery featuring living rooms with area rugs. Related: Online Rug Stores | Home Offices with Area Rugs | Dining Rooms with Area Rugs | Bedrooms with Area Rugs | Fill Empty Spaces in the Living Room | Rug Size Chart Photo Gallery …

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60 Different Types of Rugs for Your Home (Buying Guide)

Until I met my wife I gave absolutely no thought to the different types of rugs available. As far as I was concerned there were area rugs and that was it. However, my wife uses rugs for many reasons including a runner, kids’ play mats and rugs and sturdy, large yet decorative mats for the …

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25 Rugs That Steal the Show

The right rug can make all the difference. Not only are rugs practical, serving as a barrier between cold hardwood floors and frosty feet, but they offer cushioning, coziness, and comfort. Many times, rugs serve to give a room dimension and offer a place for life’s most precious moments–from baby crawls to board games; rugs …

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