Stone or wood flooring can look absolutely glamorous in a bedroom, but sometimes it can be more stylish and comfortable to soften things up with a beautifully placed tropical area rugs. These are large rugs which maps out a good-sized volume for relaxing or entertaining, and their size also allows them to fit neatly under the furniture feet.
They will also add a sense of warmth to your room, which is very important during winter’s, and can help in protecting your flooring. Tropical area rugs come in a huge collection of colors, sizes and styles, so if you want to place some warmth fibers below your feet, here are a few ideas to help you.
What materials are best?
It’s recommended not to be careless when it comes to buying a tropical area rug since best quality natural fibers like silk and wool tend to be more expensive. Other natural fibers like sisal, grass, jute can cost less but won’t remain for long. Another quality you must to look for is how easy it can be to clean the materials, especially if you have pets. If you are in trouble deciding how much you should spend on a new area rug, you can take a look at your room’s other pieces of furniture cost and then search for rugs that are at similar prices.
What size area rug to purchase?
It’s recommended to choose area rugs that are 2 feet lower than the lowest wall in the room where they are likely to be placed. For example, if your room is 11 ft. by 13 ft., then purchase area rugs that are not more than 9 feet long.
It might happen that this rule may not work in few circumstances, such as an area rug situated in a large living rooms or dining room. For a dining room, search for an area rug that stretches at least 18 inches beyond the boundary of your dining table so that the dining chairs can perfectly fit on top.
For living room, rugs should help characterize conversation areas and should be bigger enough so that the front portion of each piece of furniture is placed on top of the rug. If your living room is large enough to store more than one conversation area, you can think of buying two or more area rugs.