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As rug retailers and shoppers, we know how important it is to have a rug that is easy to care for and maintain when you have little kids or pets at home.

Washable rugs made of synthetic fibers for indoor or outdoor spaces are a great investment in these cases, they are not expensive, they can stand humidity better than natural fiber rugs, and they hide stains easier.

Are washable rugs durable?

Most washable rugs are made with synthetic fibers, such as polypropylene and polyesters. These rugs are one of the most preferred by Americans, they are cheap, lightweight, ideal for high-traffic areas, stain-resistant, super easy to clean, and come in a wide range of design choices that can be used at home or in the workplace.

They are pretty easy to clean, depending on the size of your rug you will be able to do it with your washing machine or by yourself. If you have a washable area rug that does not fit the washing machine, you can use a garden hose, soft soap of your preference, and a brush.

Deep washing your rug once or twice a year will help a lot to keep its shape and color patterns over many years, even if they are exposed to outdoor weather conditions, you need to know that synthetic fibers can stand direct sunlight without fading colors.

How to choose the best rug size for an outdoor space or indoor room?

Outdoor rugs come in a great variety of sizes and shapes, it is easy to find from small to large area rugs that can be used in your patio, porch, or living room.

You need to decide if you want the rug to be the main character in the space where you are using it or use the rug to complement the decor you already have, which is probably more simply because of the wide variety of color patterns, shapes, and sizes you can find in the market.

Runner rugs can add great style to your hallways or a balcony, It is important to make sure there are about 10 to 20 inches between the edges of the rug and the walls of your room or the perimeter of your patio or deck.

If you want an area rug for your patio, make sure there is enough space between the edges of your rug and the patio perimeter, it will help the space to look larger. You can also complement the decor with other furniture, to do it right you need to make sure your rug is big enough so that all large pieces of furniture can touch it. The same advice can be used to choose a rug for your living room.

Another option is to create focal spaces, round rugs and oval rugs are great for it, choosing a carpet size that is not too big but can clearly be used under the furniture you want to highlight can also add a great style to the space you are decorating.

Finally, It can happen that the space where you want to use your new rug or carpet is between two standard washable rugs sizes, go with the bigger one as long as it will still fit in the room. The additional inches can allow your decor to shift slightly without it being a big issue while going a few inches too small can make a room look awkward. 

What is the best place to shop washable rugs?

When it is time to get the perfect rug after moving to a new place or to replace your old rug, you should buy a carpet that really represents yourself. To find the perfect rug there are few things to consider, find the right size area rug that’s durable, affordable, easy to clean, and pet-friendly.

At Rugs Done Right we have a great selection of washable rugs from the best rug manufacturers, choose your favorite by tone, design, shape, size, or material. 

You can reach out to our dedicated customer service with any question, and we will help you to consider all details, from finding a rug that adjusts to the space you have available, whether it is a room or hallway, also to consider your budget that will vary depending on the material and size of the rug.