Once upon a time, outdoor rugs were only used for outside. They used to look rather plain and unattractive because, well, you were just supposed to wipe your feet on it. Unlike the carpet inside of a home, you wouldn’t laydown on this rug at all or spend much, if any time, walking on it barefoot, so why care about its aesthetics? That was then, and this is now. They are made in gorgeous and exciting designs and colors, and today people are coming up with realy cool ways to utilize them.
Outdoor rugs are meant to repel water and resist the effects of weather changes. These characteristics make outdoor rugs great for homes with pets and children. Do your occasionally allow your children to eat in the family? Have a rug or two placed in a designated area that your kids can eat on. You won’t have to worry about spills and sugar stained fingers soiling your lovely carpet. Place a rug near your dog’s favorite spots. They’ll love sleeping on the rug, plus it’ll catch any accidents. Another great indoor spot for an outdoor rug is underneath the kitchen table. Using one means less mopping and sweeping for you because the rug will catch the numerous spills and crumbs that quickly dirty up your kitchen floor. Take the rug outside, give it a good shake, and then toss it in the washing machine for a thorough cleaning.
Take a look at our assortment of outdoor rugs, and let your imagination run wild with all of the ingenious ways you can decorate your home with one.