While the idea of a kitchen rug making for a clean kitchen might seem contradictory, it can be. That is why the kind of area rug one needs to get should be a washable one. Imagine a non washable area rug for your kitchen where stains, spills and all kinds of dirt gather and collect! Kitchen rugs are machine washable which is quite a big plus for those kitchen rug owners who dont have the time or patience in cleaning and drying a rug manually. It is advisable not to put the rug in a dryer as the rug tends to unravel when subjected to the heat of the dryer. Also, stains, especially, wine stains need to be washed off immediately to prevent them from being a permanent stain in your rug.
If you are not sure regarding the color and size that would be appropriate for the kitchen then carry a shade card. This will give you can idea that what will compliment the color scheme of the kitchen. And also take the measurements of the rug, especially if you are planning to use one in a particular side of the room like under the dining table, before the oven or the fridge. Apart from these, also make it a point to buy a relatively soft and comfortable rug as the lady of the house has to spend a lot of time in the kitchen and it essential that she finds it comfortable enough to work on it for the better half of the day.
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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