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Area Rugs

Your Guide to 10 Types of Area Rugs & Rug Materials

Your Guide to 10 Types of Area Rugs & Rug Materials Introduction  Area rugs play a pivotal role in interior design, with the choice of material significantly impacting the look and feel of a space. In this guide, we'll delve into 10 popular area rug materials, highlighting the unique qualities that each brings to the table. 1. Jute Rugs Jute rugs, crafted from natural jute fibers, exude an earthy and rustic charm. Known for their soft texture, these rugs are ideal for creating a laid-back...

An area rug with a colorful print and unique design sits under a rattan side table.

Designers Say These are the Biggest Area Rug Trends of the Year

With trends continuously changing—sometimes quicker than the seasons—it can be hard to keep up with the latest interior design styles. This is why homeowners often choose materials and finishes that'll complement their evolving decor for years or even decades. Many professional designers will tell you virtually every room in the home could benefit from an area rug. It protects your floors, adds insulation, helps section off different zones, and enhances the overall aesthetic. Plus, rugs are easy to swap out if...

Blue and white area rug in a remodeled kitchen with white cabinets and grey stone-looking countertops

The Best Area Rugs for Kitchens

The role of area rugs in the interior design of any room is a big one! They can harmonize a living space, stand out as a statement piece, create visual pathways, add warmth and character, and much more.  Like many others, you might be wondering, Is it OK to have an area rug in the kitchen? While it may not be the first place you think to place an area rug, you'd be surprised how much it can enhance the overall...

A fluffyy and adorable black dog sits on white carpet in a living room next to a coffee table

Tips for Choosing Between an Area Rug and Carpet

If you gravitate toward soft, warm floor-covering materials, you're probably set on getting either an area rug or carpet. One offers wall-to-wall plushness, cushioning underfoot, and a cozy appeal. The other presents an opportunity to incorporate a unique design and gives you the flexibility to switch it out on a whim. So which is best, and how should you choose? Our Portland floor-covering experts are here to walk you through your options. Rugs vs. Carpets: How to Choose? Area rugs versus wall-to-wall carpet...


Artistic Area Rugs Showcase the Unique Styles of Homeowners

Art isn't just for walls! When decorating a home, you can express your creativity with eye-catching furnishings and accents. One of our favorite ways to add artistic flair is with area rugs. As a go-to resource for custom area rugs in Portland, Floor Factors has a great appreciation for their visual impact. Find a rundown of our best-loved styles from 2020 below. Area Rug Trends in 2021 A rug is a critical design component that shouldn't be overlooked. In addition to providing comfort...


The Complete Guide to Choosing Your Area Rug

An area rug is often a vital interior design element. It can make your furniture arrangement look more cohesive, add dimension and texture, serve as a statement piece, and lend to a more welcoming ambiance. Having said that, the benefits of area rugs go beyond aesthetics. They also protect your floors, absorb sound, and provide insulation. If you're in the market for a new rug, the seemingly endless options can be overwhelming. As your go-to resource for all things related to...


Home Carpet Cleaning 101: The Beginner’s Guide

Carpet is arguably the most comfortable flooring option for a home, especially plush and other cut pile styles. That being said, it's more prone to stains and damage than other materials, making it challenging to maintain. Knowing the basics of cleaning it is essential.  Are you a novice? The Portland flooring experts at Floor Factors are here to guide the way. Keep reading for a rundown on how to clean your home’s carpet, including what products to use and how to...


3 Eco-Friendly Custom Area Rug Materials

Area rugs are a functional floor-covering option, offering comfort, insulation, and warmth. However, the right rug goes far beyond function. It can pull together the design elements of a room and provide a finishing touch to a space. At Floor Factors, we carry prefabricated area rugs in a wide range of colors, shapes, sizes, and styles — but sometimes, a custom rug is the way to go. Some of the most popular area rug materials include wool, nylon, woven vinyl, and...