Deciding on what kind of rug for your home can be a difficult choice, however practicality and versatility of a washable rug can significantly sway your decision making. We've listed a few great reasons below as to why you should choose a washable rug.
Children and Pets: If you've got little feet or paws running around the house, choosing a washable runner rug for those high traffic areas is perfect for your house. You can still have a stylish room and a gorgeous rug, but you don't have to worry about all the mud, dirt, and miscellaneous messes ruining the room. Purchase a washable rug with rubber backing and you also won't have to worry about the rug slipping out from underneath anyone's feet.
Easy to clean: Whether you're washing your rug by hand or in the washing machine, decorating with a machine washable runner rug means that you can easily spot clean messes or wash the entire thing without worrying about it shedding or losing its beauty.
Durable: Washable rugs are made to last, and they're made to stand up to the daily wear and tear of life. Runner rugs made of synthetic materials are excellent options for rugs that are both cleanable and durable.
Decorating with a Washable Runner Rug
Styling Tips Based on Rooms:
Bathroom - An ideal way to use a washable runner rug in your bathroom is to set it right in front of a double vanity. Not only is this a comfortable area to stand, but it also adds in whatever style you're going for. If you don't have a double vanity, you can always place a runner from the doorway leading further into the bathroom. This way, you're presenting a welcoming path to all who enter the room.
Kitchen - In the kitchen, there are a few different ways to stylize your machine washable runner rug. Like the bathroom, you can use it leading from a doorway further into the kitchen. From a practical standpoint, you can place your runner in front of your kitchen sink, stove, or anywhere else where you often stand in one place. Style and comfort go hand in hand with style, so it's important you place a rug not only where it's beautiful, but also where it's beneficial.
Hallways - Since hallways are typically more narrow, it's natural to place a runner in a hallway versus using a larger, wider rug. This goes for entryways as well, and since both areas see quite a bit of traffic, it makes sense to add in a rug that is easy to clean.
Outdoors - When it comes to using washable runner rugs outside, there's so many ways to stylize them. You can use them as a path to your front door if you have a longer porch. Depending on the size, you could use a washable 2x6 runner or a traditional 8 foot long runner. Moving on to the back yard, you can always use a runner in front of any seating areas. Or, if you have a buffet area on your deck, placing a runner in front of it is a nice way to set up the area.
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