Find the Perfect Rug
Rugs will completely change the feel of a room but can be utterly mystifying to shop for. This guide will point you to your floor’s best friend.
Pros: It’s affordable, kid-friendly — soft on crawling hands and knees and easy to clean
Cons: Cotton can wear out quickly, so avoid placing one in a heavy traffic area, like an entryway.
Pros: Fibers like jute, sisaal, bamboo, and hemp are durable, budget-friendly, sustainable materials.
Cons: They can be rough on bare feet and stain easily wipe up spills the moment they happen.
Pros: Whether it’s handwoven or machine-made, wool is durable and naturally repels moisture and stains (great for Hong Kong muggy weather)
Cons: It’s the pricest option, plus a professional cleaning is recommended every coupe of years.
Pros: This synthetic fiber used in most indoor/ outdoor rugs is virutually fade and mildew proof, holding up to both kitchen spills and torrential rainstorms.
Cons: Cushy, it’s not: The weave can have a plasticky feel underfoot.
Pros: You’ll get the look of a pricey wool rug for much less, and it’s stain resistant
Cons: Synthetic fibers aren’t as durable as wool or as soft as cotton.