Melusina. Kitchen Rugs. September 25th , 2017.
Kitchen Rugs are not only great accessories for your kitchen but they can also be very useful if you want to hide a deformed kitchen floor. Rugs can be used for all purposes and in any room of the house to add to the total effect of a room and to add to its décor, and it is the same for the kitchen as well. Especially if your kitchen has a particular theme like a Victorian or an Oriental theme, then a rug will only add to the décor. Moreover, it is also an excellent way to keep the kitchen tidy, and is very comfortable for the lady of the house to walk on, who has to spend hours standing or moving around in the kitchen.
The kitchen is one of the most important rooms of any house. It is therefore vital to consider every aspect that pertains to kitchen rugs. Rugs in the kitchen are usually forgotten while everyone is busy looking at other things like kitchen equipment. But, rugs can provide comfort, class and luxury in your kitchen. There are very many kitchen rugs available in the market all impressive in their own way. But, the most important things to consider when buying them are durability, quality and capacity to stain resistance. Also, versatility is a crucial component that a rug should process. One should also consider attractiveness and color. You want not only comfort and convenience in your kitchen, but a touch of class and art.
While it is true that a kitchen floor receives a good deal of dirt and debris, simply selecting a washable or stain-resistant fiber will remove concerns about an area rugs practicality in the kitchen. Indoor/Outdoor fibers are an excellent choice, as are synthetic blends, jute, sisal, and even wool! Any of these options will be either easy to clean or stain repellant. In selecting a kitchen area rug, be sure to choose a low pile. Densely piled rugs, such as Berber, are good for kitchens. Area rugs constructed from woven natural fibers, such as jute or sisal, are also compatible with kitchen use. Cut pile or shag carpets are the only varieties that should be avoided; their deep, plush construction makes them likely to collect crumbs and increase kitchen cleaning duties. On the other hand, woven, looped, or low pile area rugs will need little more than a quick shake to clean and refresh them. Whatever material is chosen for a kitchen area rug, its very important that the rug has a properly sized non-slip rug pad. Not only will the rug pad give a little extra padding for those working and walking in the kitchen, but its the best way to ensure that a kitchen accent rug provides both visual interest and sure footing.
You also need to take care of colors when you are washing these rugs. If you wash both the light and dark colors together, there are chances that their color would get mixed and result in a spoiled look for both types. Dark colors must be washed at a low warm, delicate temperature less than 90 degrees Fahrenheit and wash the light colors at a temperature higher than 105 degree Fahrenheit. For efficient cleaning, dont forget to rinse kitchen rugs when washing. If your kitchen rugs are unusually delicate, rinse with care and dont make their fibers strip off. And also, you need to hang these rugs for drying instead of tumble drying them.
Usually kitchen rugs have anti-skid coating on the underside so that when you place the rug in front of the sink, there is no fear of slipping on any water that spills out of the basin. In fact you could even go in for a rug pad, which will also extend the life of your coffee kitchen rug. Other places where you could place the rugs are - the door leading into the kitchen, in front of the counter where you stand for long periods of time, in front of the oven or the refrigerator. When you go to buy your coffee kitchen rug, it is advisable to carry some colour matching or swatches from the existing décor. This will help you find your perfectly shaded rug without too much of a hassle. You can find different materials like wool, cotton, nylon to name a few. Pick one that you think youll be able to take care of and which will also go with your interiors.
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