How To Shop for a Kitchen Rug

December 22, 2020 2 min read

Choosing a rug is a complicated process that requires factors that most people don't think about. There are thousands of rugs on the market and finding one that fits your personal taste is going to take some time, that is unless you follow these guidelines. 


There are three major factors to consider when shopping for a rug: style, size, and material. This article will give you guidelines to follow when shopping for a kitchen rug. When reading the articles keep in mind the purpose of a living room, your vision of that room, and what you want the room to say about you and your mentality. Being intentional and conscious about this process will give you the best results. 


STYLE

Instead of focusing on finding the perfect rug, we suggest taking a step back and taking a look at what you have already created. Look at the big picture and define the interior design style that you may, or may not have, consciously created and define the vibe you are going for. There are two ways about defining the style: through your personality and through interior style pieces. 


We believe that the personality of the individual is linked with the interior style, but some people don't think in that manner. For example, someone who is focused, determined, and conscious of their time would not want a lot of furniture and accents to distract them from their bigger purpose, therefore,  they might only include only what is necessary making them resonate with a minimalist interior design style. 


Read articles PERSONALITY and INTERIOR DESIGN STYLES to determine what style you mostly identify with. 


SIZE


Purpose of a rug: 

  • Comfort feet as you are cooking, cleaning or enjoying time with loved ones. 
  • Place a runner on one side of kitchen island 
  • For smaller kitchens, reduce the rug size to be a mat to place under desired area
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MATERIAL

 

The kitchen can be considered the heart of the home. It's where meals are prepared to feed the mind, body and soul. This area will not only be a high traffic area but will also see a lot of food droppings as one is cooking or transferring food. Because of the high traffic, we suggest getting a rug with high durable material.  A kitchen rug is the rug that will need to be cleaned the most so it would be wise to get a rug that is easy to clean. Reading this article will help you understand why we suggest these materials for a living room.  Here are our suggestions:

 

Natural Material: High Durable & Washable: 

  • Sisal - Cost: Low
  • Seagrass - Cost: High 

 

Synthetic Material: High Durability & Washable 

  • Polyester - Cost: Medium 
  • Nylon - Cost: High
  • Polypropylene - Cost: Low

 

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