October 22, 2014
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7 Reasons Why Having A Rug Runner In Your Home Foyer Will Solve All Your Problems

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The temperature is dropping outside and it’s a challenge to pull off the covers with the early morning chills forever there to greet you.

The last thing you should be worrying about is a messy foyer space in your home.

The solution for you is a decorative runner. Placing a rug runner in the foyer of your home is a fantastic way to give a boost for people coming in and out, especially on the gloomy days. A simple area rug can transform your entryway and be a real pick-me-up in a subtle way.

7 Reasons Why Having A Rug Runner In Your Home Foyer Will Solve All Your Problems This Autumn:

  1. With foot-traffic on the incline and more visitors avoiding the windy outdoors, going in and out the house can get wet and muddy real quick. A dark rug runner will clean off the soles of your guests’ shoes before they hit your hardwood floors.
  2. After a long day, everyone wants to kick off those in-season maroon knee-high boots. Finding a runner on the floor gives a welcoming feel, and visitors will be comfortable and take off their shoes upon entering the house.
  3. If you live in a smaller home or apartment, your hallway can sometimes seem cramped and narrow. A runner fills the space and gives off a larger feel to a more intimate setting.
  4. Not everyone is savvy with home decor, but placing a colorful runner in your foyer provides a quick, elegant solution with a modern twist!
  5. Anyone ever get a delivery and cringe as the delivery personnel drag the boxes through your house and up your foyer floor? Having a runner removes the worry of scratched up floors. Your packages can be set down with ease, leaving your floors sparkling and new.
  6. Pets can be a little untidy, and having them come in and out of the house doesn’t make the situation better. Having a runner ensures that you won’t find a trail of paw prints around your home after each time your dog takes a stroll.
  7. Some people like to renovate often to spice up their house, which can get costly. By simply changing the runner in your entryway, your house will have a new look without running your bank account dry.

Your home is a place for people to be at ease and relax from the first step they take inside. A nice foyer is imperative to help accomplish that goal. Pick out the rug runner that best represents your style and watch the transformation as all the people living in your house perk up just a bit, no matter what the weather report is.

Check us out at www.buyarearugs.com for all the rug runners you need.

Your foyer makeover is just a few short steps away!

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September 23, 2014
by Buy Area Rugs
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Looking To Spice Up Your Dorm Room? Try A New Rug!

The decor of your dorm room can play a major role in your productivity, energy, and overall entertainment at college. And, there’s an easy way to get the perfect pizzazz you need. This will transform any washed-out, 2003-looking dorm room and take it up a notch.

What’s our secret?

It’s all about the rug. Yes, you read that correctly!

People can get to know you just by the decor of your dorm. Buy Area Rugs is your simple go-to shop for rugs that match your personal style and personality, especially during a new year at school.

Here are three simple ways to pick the best rug for your dorm room. Soon, there won’t be enough space in your dorm to host all the friends waiting for entry!

1. Start with color: As with a great fall outfit, accessories are everything. A sheer gold necklace or a floral headband can be the perfect way to spice-up a new wardrobe.  When it comes to decorating a new dorm room, an area rug can be the perfect accessory. There are always may colorful rug  It can be a themed color option, feature a favorite football team, boy band, or a decorative pattern. Matching your rug color to your wallpaper is another great styling option for those looking for a big color feature. Likewise, try a complimentary color with daring contrast to produce an eye-popping effect.

2. Finding the right spot: Your rug needs just the right placement to complete the full effect you’re looking for. A shag is best placed at the side of your bed. A funky, contemporary rug would look snazzy under your desk, so as not to overpower the room while still keep you awake during study sessions. We carry a large variety of different shaped rugs so you can find the right fit.

3. Have your personal space: By placing a rug on your side of the dorm room, you can lend a friendly reminder to your fellow suite-mates that this is your turf. When people come in and see rugs of all different styles, they can differentiate who lives where. You can express your individuality and have a divider without putting up that taxi-yellow caution tape!

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These are a few simple measures that can bring a total transformation not only to your dorm room, but also to your entire college dorming experience.

Finding the perfect rug for your dorm room is just one click away. Visit our website for the rugs that best express who you are with pride for everyone on campus to see!

Happy decorating!

 

September 23, 2014
by Buy Area Rugs
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Area Rugs Can Prevent Dinner Party Disasters

A house is not a home unless it’s shared with family and friends. But how can you graciously open up your home knowing the floors will be all scratched once the gathering comes to a close? No one wants to be the mean host who’s constantly reminding their guests to remove their shoes and be cautious of the decor.

Meet your knight in shining armor: the area rug. It may seem like a rug couldn’t enhance your beautiful show case living room, but Buy Area Rugs is the shop that takes rugs to the next level. It’s a simple way to bypass costly repairs for your home every time you have a dinner party.

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Here are three reasons an area rug might be just what you’re looking for to upgrade your home pre-dinner party:

Instant Relaxation: Let’s face it: If there are 20 people coming over for a nice Autumn supper, you’ll be significantly more at ease knowing that there is a decorative rug shielding the floor. Kids will be kids, but with an area rug, the adults at your shindig will not be distracted from the need to monitor their child’s every move. And, as the hostess, you can put your mind at ease knowing that the next day, your hardwood floors will not have scratches.

Soft Comfort: Area rugs call for comfort. By placing a rug in your living room, your guests will be more inclined to ditch their stilettos and Having a rug will allow your floor to remain pristine, while still having a more inviting appeal for anyone who enters your home.

The Secret Buffer: The safest way to protect little children that consistently run around during dinner parties (and are prone to falling) is to provide them with a soft landing. Placing a rug on your floor is a smart way to prevent an accident. In addition, if an expensive piece of china or delicate heirloom falls off the shelf due to commotion, the rug will be there to ensure the item stays intact.

These are just a few reasons why purchasing a rug would be a wise investment, especially when your home is open to family and friends. The result would be a sense of peace for both you and your esteemed guests. Your house will be a place that people are comfortable and don’t need to be alert for disaster to strike.

Find the perfect rug, sit back, and enjoy your company! Visit our website for all your shaggy needs at http://www.buyarearugs.com/!

August 22, 2014
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Is Shag For You?

Buy Area Rugs carries a plethora of different rugs of all different styles. Upon browsing our online store, you can see that we have all bases covered. From themed, to children’s, to floral, to contemporary- if your home is in need of a facelift, we’re you’re one stop shop to cover all of your rug needs.

Today we’d like to take a look at one of our more exciting rug types, the shag rug. These funky rugs gained their popularity in the 1960′s, and have been a favorite ever since.

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So, why should you consider a shag rug?

1. They’re one of the most comfortable kinds of rugs you can buy. Shag rugs are super soft on the feet and give the home a very cozy feel.

2. They’re hearty. Shag rugs made from wool can take a beating, and will last a very long time. Purchasing a shag rug is a smart investment.

3. They’re super stylish. One can’t deny that the shag rug is easily the most groovy area rug choice out there.

If you’re in need of a new area rug for your living room, bedroom, new apartment, or even dorm room, Buy Area Rugs is the right place for you. Browse our online selection today to see what our rugs can do for your space!

July 23, 2014
by Buy Area Rugs
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The Fall 2014 Semester is Coming: Get Your College Rugs!

While Fall seems lightyears away, the reality of the matter is that school starts back up in just a little over one month. That’s right, in one month, all of your kids will be headed back to school, leaving the nest a bit more peaceful and desolate than it’s been the entire summer.

One great thing about attending a university is the pride that comes along with enrollment. Whether you are on a sports team or not, school pride runs deep and can be seen all throughout college campuses. In addition, families of students also get involved and enjoy representing the colors and symbols of the university their child is attending.

Buy Area Rugs has a plethora of different college rugs ready for you to snag just in time for the Fall 2014 Semester. Let’s take a look at some below!

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To shop our entire selection of college rugs and other area rugs, visit http://www.buyarearugs.com.

 

May 12, 2014
by Buy Area Rugs
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Beach House Necessities

Screen shot 2014-05-12 at 12.21.47 PMThe weather is finally nice enough for us to start thinking about our summer plans. If you rented a beach house for the summer, you’re going to want to go shopping and make it look the part. We have some great decorating ideas that we’d love to share.

Wall Art – Wall art is crucial in any home. Filling your beach house with images of sunsets, sand and flip-flops is a good place to start. Another great idea, instead of buying beach photos, is buying empty picture frames and filling them with your personal beach/vacation  pictures from the past. This way, you can make your rented space a little more homey.

Beach Area Rugs – This is where we come in. We’ve got a great selection of beach rugs that would be perfect for your home. Featuring the sun, surf and sand, our area rugs come in all shapes and sizes.

Utensils – There’s no need to go out and purchase fancy utensils for your beach house. You can go to any party store and buys funky beach-themed forks and knifes. In addition, paper plates and cups with matching themes are available everywhere.

Now that you know what to purchase, you can get to decorating and have your home ready to go for Memorial Day.

April 7, 2014
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Seasonal MLB Area Rugs

rugsWith baseball season in full swing, it’s the perfect time to show support for your favorite team. We have a great selection of MLB area rugs for the baseball lovers in your life. No matter what state you support, we’ve got you covered.

You might as yourself where an appropriate place might be for such eclectic rugs .Below is a list of the perfect places where we see these rugs fit.

 

  • Dorm Room
  • Fraternity House
  • Man Cave
  • Guest Room
  • Rec Center
  • Child/Teenage Bedroom
  • Game Room
  • Basement/Family Room

So root for your team right from the comfort of your own home. We’ve got an all-star line-up for you and your family, right here.

March 13, 2014
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Area Rugs v Wall-to-Wall Carpeting

area rugs Having carpet in the home is a nice touch. Not only does it provide comfort for the feet, but ads a certain aesthetic to any room that is hard to find through other outlets. When deciding to purchase carpeting for your home, deciding between area rugs and wall to wall carpeting is a necessary process to undergo. Before making any decision, make sure you think it through thoroughly. Below are some things to consider and some situations in which an area rug may be the way to go for you:

1. Whats your flooring like? If you have hardwood floors, which hold value, covering the room with wall to wall carpet may be a poor decision. Leaving some flooring exposed ads dimension and also shows your home has history.

2. How often do your tastes change? One great thing about area rugs is that you can always rearrange them or purchase a new design. With time most people’s taste changes, and being able to reflect your change in taste within your home is very important to your personal happiness.

3. Do you have kids? Stains on a wall to wall carpet can be cleaned with a steamer, but tough ones are a no go. Even in the most dyer situations, an area rug can be brought to a dry cleaner to be brought back to it’s previous state.

Visit http://www.buyarearugs.com to view our giant selection of area rugs.

November 13, 2013
by JoshH
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How to Take Care of Your Rugs

Design_Rug_CORNERSHere are some tips to take care of your home rugs:

  • For larger area rugs it is great to vacuum them regularly to remove dust and dirt. It is best to do both sides of the rug but be careful not to damage the fringe of the rug. Be certain to take special precaution when vacuuming delicate or vintage rugs. You can attach a piece of nylon mesh over the vacuum attachment to prevent the edge of the vacuum from tearing the material. Change the mesh frequently as the dirt accumulates.
  • For hard to remove things, such as dog hair, you can use a stiff brush, brushing in the direction of the nap of the rug.
  • If the rug is small, you can take it outside and give it a good shake. You can even beat it to remove dust as well.
  • A great idea is to turn rugs over every few months, or at least once a year, to diminish regular wear & tear on one side in particular. You can also rotate them so regular foot traffic will not pressure one area of the rug in particular.
  • Some smaller area carpets are machine washable. Check the label to determine whether you can wash it in a machine and if so place it in a sealed pillowcase or mesh laundry bag. Wash on the delicate/gentle cylce in cold water. If the label says it can be put in the dryer, tumble dry on low. It is usually best not to machine wash or tumble dry braided rugs. You can lie them on a vinyl or concrete floor and rub carpet cleaning foam on the surface. You can then rinse or vacuum the rug and wait for it to dry before placing back on the floor.

 

 

November 7, 2013
by JoshH
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Trend Alert: Animal Print is Back!

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Carolina Issa spotted in spots.
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Good news for the fashion conscious – animal print is back! It’s been spotted on the runway at the recent NY fashion week and on the streets of London, Paris and NY.

Thankfully, we at Buy Area Rugs are always on the forefront of fashion trends. We  have a whole line of animal print rugs to suit your wardrobe.

For a more casual look you can go for one of our simpler styles, with subtle hues and a soft feel. These area rugs can be great in a lounge room or children’s bedroom.

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If you are going for a more rustic look, perhaps try a more neutral tone. Pair a soft brown rug  with a wooden coffee table and standing lamp and you are in for a cozy winter. For the more daring, try a bold design that will spice up any room! Pair this with a glass coffee table to add a little edge.

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Carpets can add so much to a room, especially in winter. It adds warmth and coziness to a wooden or tile floor and spices up a plain carpet.