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Area Rugs at RC Willey
Discover the perfect area rug to elevate your living space at RC Willey. Our extensive collection of area rugs offers a myriad of choices to suit every room, style, and need. Whether you're looking for a cozy rug to enhance your bedroom, a durable outdoor rug, or a stylish centerpiece for your living room, we have it all.
How Do I Choose an Area Rug Size?
The placement of an area rug will depend on the room's layout and the rug's size. While it's common to place a rug under a couch partially, it's not a hard rule. An area rug can define a space, create a focal point, or even make a room look bigger, regardless of its position relative to your furniture.
- In the living room, a well-placed rug can anchor the seating area, bringing a sense of coziness and completeness. Ideally, the rug should be large enough so that at least the front legs of the sofas and chairs rest on it, creating a connected and cohesive look.
- In the dining room, the rug should be expansive enough to accommodate dining chairs, even when they're pulled out. This not only enhances the room's aesthetic but also protects your floor from scratches and spills.
- In bedrooms, placing a rug partially under the bed can add a layer of comfort and warmth, especially in colder months. It's also a great way to introduce color and texture, complementing the overall decor.
- In kitchens, smaller rugs or runners can be strategically placed in high-traffic areas or spots where you spend most of your time standing, like in front of the sink or stove. This not only adds a decorative touch but also provides comfort underfoot.
Remember, the key to rug placement is balance and proportion. The right rug in the right spot can transform a room, making it look more inviting and put-together.
Check out our Rug Buying Guide for more tips and tricks!
What Makes an Area Rug High Quality?
High-quality area rugs stand out due to factors like material, pile density, and construction. Wool rugs are a popular high-quality choice, prized for their durability, plush feel, and natural resistance to stains and wear. They provide not only comfort but also longevity, making them a worthwhile investment for any home.
Hand-knotted and hand-woven rugs are also hallmarks of quality. These rugs, crafted with meticulous attention to detail, offer unique designs and exceptional durability. The time and skill invested in their creation often result in a piece that's not only beautiful but also capable of withstanding years of use.
Another aspect of quality is the density of the rug's pile. A higher pile density typically indicates a more durable rug that retains its shape and feel over time. Dense pile rugs are particularly suitable for high-traffic areas, as they can endure more wear while maintaining their appearance.
Synthetic materials like polyester and nylon, while not always matching the natural quality of wool, offer their own advantages. They are often more affordable, easier to clean, and available in a wide range of colors and patterns. These materials can be excellent choices for those seeking style and practicality on a budget.
How Can You Tell if an Area Rug is Good Quality?
To quickly assess the quality of an area rug, you can perform a simple ‘bend test’: gently bend the rug to see if the base can be easily seen. Rugs with a denser pile will reveal less of their base, indicating a higher quality. Also, feel the texture of the rug; natural fibers like wool have a distinct, rich texture compared to synthetic fibers.
Making Your Dream Home Affordable
At RC Willey, we make beautifying your home with the perfect area rug easy and affordable. With our flexible Financing Plans, you can enjoy 0% interest and low monthly payments on your rug purchases.
Explore our wide range of rugs at RC Willey, perfect for every room and style. We have cozy indoor rugs for your home, durable rugs for the outdoors, and stylish round rugs for a unique touch. Our collection includes popular sizes to fit any space, whether you need a large rug for your living room or a small one for your kitchen.