How to Choose Your Kitchen Rug

May 7, 2021

On any given day, it’s highly likely that your kitchen must be the messiest part of your house. Especially if you have a huge family, it could be hard to maintain because of all the activities that take place like preparing, cooking, washing, etc. It is important that to keep your kitchen nice and presentable at least, so there has to be some kind of organization techniques you must do. You don’t want to keep looking for your kitchen tools everytime you needed them so it has to stay organized.

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Your kitchen could also become a reflection of you and your lifestyle. If you are someone who is into clean living, it’s pretty easy to tell so is anyone who likes to eat just about anything. Just like your room, the way you design your kitchen can tell a lot about who you are as a person. A staple décor, no matter what your personality is, is an area rug. You might think it’s such an easy thing to figure out, but choosing what kitchen rug would best fit your space could become a challenge to some.

Here are some of our tips on how to choose your kitchen rug.

 

Check Your Space

Let’s say your kitchen has more muted colors such as grays, blacks, and whites then the easiest solution for this is to balance it out. The kitchen could use some of that colorful touch so you can add a kitchen rug that would bring out that much-needed personality. You also might want to consider the layout of your kitchen. For instance, if you want a rug near your sink, you should consider a material that will respond well to moisture.

Our Pick:

Momeni Baja Outdoor Rugs BAJ-4

This rectangle indoor rug or runner is made of 100% Polypropylene material which is known for its durability. Although the pattern is simple, the color yellow is striking in person and may even be used outdoors.

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Figure Out What to Do with It

What you also need to do is to know how you want your rugs to be utilized. Is it just totally for aesthetic purposes or you want it for comfort? The great thing about area rugs is that it is practical and useful for all occasions, any time of the year. Rugs have a heavy amount of footfall on a daily basis so quality is very important.

 

Our Pick:

Oriental Weavers Montego 6990D Blue RUG

Not only robust but absolutely attractive, the fresh colors of the Montego collection by Oriental Weavers is one of our picks for it embodies modern and classic at the same time. Made of Polypropylene, it is durable and stain-resistant that would be perfect as a kitchen rug.

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Learn About the Fibers

Rugs are made from different fibers. For you to be able to decide on which one would fit your preference and your space, you will have to know the kinds that are great for indoor spaces. These three are the most common and most popular:

Nylon – Synthetic material that is ideal for the kitchen because of its strength and durability from high amounts of footfall.

Polyester – Known for its resistant to fading and quick dry material.

Polypropylene – Man-made fiber most resistant to wear and tear. Maybe even cleaned with bleach.

 

Our Pick:

Colonial Mills Botanical Isle BI90 Amethyst RUG

The lush colors of this rug from Colonial Mills would definitely catch anyone’s eyes. Made of the three most durable materials, nylon, polyester, and polypropylene you are assured of its strength to withhold footfall and extreme conditions.

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