Wool is both a common and popular choice in rugs that dates back centuries. Beautiful natural fibres are woven into glorious rugs of both colour and design, that are aesthetically pleasing to the eye.
A new wool rug will shed lightly but it is easy to vacuum and will clean up easily. Soft to touch and lovely underfoot, a wool rug will keep you warm and cozy in winter and cooler in the warmer months.
Both hardwearing and fire retardant wool rugs are available in designs ranging from traditional to contemporary.
A heat set polypropylene rug is a synthetic machine made fibre. It is processed to produce soft fibres that are non-shedding and non-absorbent making it easier to maintain.
They are available in both plush and twist piles, many colours and designs from traditional to modern. Heat setting is the treatment of the yarn which removes the static attraction, shine and makes it easier to vacuum and smooth to the touch.
Acrylic is a super soft fibre that comes in a variety of colours that can be both soft and vibrant.
They are a great choice for kids rugs and bedroom and are best in low traffic areas. Expect a small amount of shedding when new.
Jute is a natural fibre that is often braided which gives it organic and artisan look that is easy to style.
It is moderately soft and is one of the most affordable and eco-friendly fibres available.
Polyester is a soft and shiny fibre. Shag rugs are often made from polyester making them super cozy underfoot. It is a low shedding fibre and easy to clean.
Super soft and shiny fibre that looks and feels like silk. Often used to add a feature on natural rugs or on its own. Viscose can shed and is sensitive to spills. It is best if a viscose rug is sealed with MicroSeal Protection.
Sisal is a hard wearing durable fibre that is easy to keep clean. It is environmentally friendly and is often used as a runner or entrance mats. Its coarse fibre is resistant to dirt particles and brings a classic natural element to your home.