Best Living Room Rug Materials

Vintage Medallion Dessie Rug from Giza by NuLoom

Wool

FH-02 from Farrah by Loloi

One of the best rug fabrics for a living room is wool. If you want a rug that will last you for years to come, go for wool. Wool rugs are one of the most durable fabrics around. No matter how many years go by and how many people step on it, a wool rug will still look good as new.  Wool has a very resilient texture so it easily recovers from damage caused by footsteps.

Wool can also sustain the weight of heavy furniture. Being able to handle heavy furniture is essential for a living room rug. After all, the living room is usually the room that has the most furniture from coffee tables to sofas. Invest in a rug that will last you for years to come and will hold as much furniture as possible.

Cotton

Hand Woven Darla Tassel from Delmar by NuLoom

As most people know, cotton rugs come from the cotton plant. This all natural fiber is soft, environmentally friendly, and easy to clean. A small cotton rug can simply be thrown into the washing machine.

Cotton rugs are not just environmentally friendly, they’re also economically friendly. It’s one of the most affordable rug fabrics around.  If you want a rug to cover an entire room, but don’t want to spend a lot of money, cotton could be your solution. Cotton rugs also come in many different designs and colors. No matter what theme you want your living room to be you can be sure you’ll find a cotton rug that fits.

Silk

SLK10 from Silken Allure by Nourison

If you don’t mind splurging a little in exchange for a luxurious living room rug, you can’t do better than a silk rug. Even though silk fabric tends to be more expensive than other fabrics, it’s worth it. Silk is the softest and most luxurious rug material available. Plus, if cared for properly, silk rugs can last for decades. It’s better to spend a good amount of money once as opposed to every few months.

Silk is one of the most beautiful fabrics available. It’s the kind of fabric you’d see in castles and Hollywood mansions. Silk rugs don’t just give your home a luxurious feeling they also offer your feet the best in luxury.

Nylon

Vintage Medallion Dessie Rug from Giza by NuLoom

If you share your home with children who are always making a mess, you would benefit from a nylon rug. Nylon is highly resistant to dirt and stains and is also very easy to clean. Nylon is just the kind of fabric you need if your little ones are constantly making spills on your rug.

Nylon is also a great fabric to invest in if you’re looking for a rug that’s mold and mildew resistant. A nylon rug will not develop fungi. By investing in a nylon rug you’ll be getting a product that’s easy to maintain and will look out for the health of your family.

Jute

Lapins from Luxor by Nikki Chur by Jaipur

If you’re looking for a living room fabric that’s completely natural, look no further than jute. Jute is obtained from the stem and ribbon of the jute plant. Aside from being an environmentally friendly product, jute has many benefits. Its natural origins are shown in its designs. Jute rugs are known for their earthly and exotic look. If you want your living room to have an Earthly theme, a jute rug will help you do just that.

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