Tips for the perfect outdoor rug

After the snow is gone, we all get out to enjoy the outdoors… and what a better place to do it than the patio! Lets make the best of this special place, in which barbecues are the main course and great moments with your friends and family start to unravel. To start the journey let’s talk about rugs, these indispensable things that look great while helping us cleaning the mess in just few minutes. Here are 3 basic tips to select your perfect fit. 

When selecting an outdoor rug you want to make sure you are choosing a material that will hold up against sun exposure, resist mold and mildew as well as be durable for long-lasting use.

 1.    Natural feeling: Natural fibers such as sisal, hemp, jute, and sea grass are very strong, sound- absorbent, sustainable, and add lots of texture to your space but it doesn’t last as many hours in the sunlight.  

2.    Eco friendly Rugs: These are crafted of a durable fiber made from recycled materials including plastic bottles, packaging and rubber materials. Eco friendly rugs are easy to care for and can be found in plenty patterns, colors and sizes.

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3.    Industrial: Machine made outdoors rugs are made from synthetic fibers including polypropylene, nylon and acrylic. These materials make for fast drying, non-absorbent, UV, mold, mildew and stain resistant rugs. Machine made rugs can resist up to 500 hours of sunlight and have a consistent look. The machine made rugs are woven using the latest in power looms and they are capable of a variety of intricate stitch patterns and allows up to five different color yarns to be used in each rug.

Now that you have selected what is the best material to use in your patio, the fun begins. Select a rug that fit the style and color of your home and let’s start cooking. Not sure what color or style goes best? Just remember: I’m a call away.

Talk to you soon,