These large wool rugs will protect your floors (and feet) during chilly months and make your space more pleasant to spend time in. Get ready to fall in love.
If you love the idea of using wooll in your home, one of these large wool rugs is a perfect choice. As a natural and eco-friendly material, wool is a staple in rug making that has been used for thousands of years. It takes color well and has a natural waxy coating that makes it more durable.
Rugs, especially larger ones, play an essential role in defining your home's personality. If you’re still trying to think of ways to use large wool rugs in your home, check out the ideas below for inspiration:
Large traditional wool rugs look stunning when used as centerpieces. Regardless of your décor style, select a classic design that appeals to you in a color that will work with your room. The rug will do the rest.
You can use large striped wool rugs when you want to make your room appear bigger in one dimension. The optical illusion created by the stripes will visually enlarge whatever direction the lines are running, so choose wisely.
Large wool braided rugs are classic in lodge, country, and traditional homes. They’re more durable and resistant to dirt because of the tight braiding technique, which helps you keep things looking nice. Try one in a solid color like brown, red or blue or they come in a lot of multi-colored varieties. They’d be perfect under a dining table or as an entryway runner.
A Closer Look At Large Wool Rugs
When you purchase a rug made from natural materials, research how to care for it so that it will stay beautiful for years to come. Read and follow manufacturer care instructions in addition to your online research.
We've included tips for keeping wool rugs looking beautiful below to give you an idea of what to expect:
Regularly shake out the dirt from your rug and vacuum with the beater bar disengaged.
Use a wet cloth and gentle detergent solution with wool specific soap to clean up spills as soon as they happen. Do not over-wet the fibers.
Lightly scrub the rug with a gentle wool detergent for a deeper clean at least once per year. Rinse away the suds with a clean sponge and then dry in the sun.
Are Large Wool Area Rugs Right For Me?
Before making an investment in your home by buying your large wool rug, you'll want to confirm that you're making the right decision. We've included points below to help you examine your purchase:
Wool is a durable natural fiber, but it cannot withstand high-traffic homes that are subject to increased levels of soil and moisture. Research wool and decide if it's a good fit for your home or if you should go with something synthetic.
Measure your room carefully and pick a rug size that will fit. Choosing the wrong rug size is one of the most common mistakes. You can prevent it easily by outlining your intended large rug dimensions in masking tape on the floor to see if they’ll fit, though.
Choosing The Perfect Large Wool Rugs
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