How much do you know about fabrics in Eco-friendly Rugs?
Rugs are the best way to embellish any barren corner of your home or work place. With their beautiful colors and styles they add an accent to place. Generally, rugs are made up of two kinds of fabrics one is synthetic material and the other is natural materials which also includes eco-friendly fibers. They both are blended together with contemporary and customary designs with bountiful colors and styles which really make them an aesthetic piece. Knowing this fact, why the eco-friendly rugs are demanded more compared to synthetic fibers? Are natural fibered rugs similar to eco-friendly? Below is the brief to know what eco-friendly rug is?
All eco-friendly rugs are natural fibered rugs but all natural fibers cannot be an eco-friendly rug. Natural fibered rugs are made from the natural fibers which is obtain from animals, insects and plants which includes wool, silk, jute, cotton etc. On the other hand, Eco-friendly rugs are totally made from the renewable and natural material that we get from plants. This includes bamboo, jute, seagrass, cotton, hemp and sisal.
When it comes to safety and Natural materials of Eco-friendly rugs have being the most preferred and safest choices from the decades. They do not contain any sort of chemicals or toxins thus you don’t need to worry about any kind of allergies. They do not have any kind of synthetic non-slip backing but then too extremely durable.
Below given are some simple tips to know the fibers of eco-friendly rugs:
ü Bamboo: bamboo rugs are the made from the fastest growing grass known as “bamboo”. They are the most demanded rugs in the market because of its stunning appearance as well as renewable factor.
ü Cotton: Cotton rugs are extremely beautiful with unique patterns and colors, a bit expensive, light weighted, soft and soothing fiber, green by nature as well as the best choice for the one suffering from allergies. They are very easy to clean and maintain.
ü Jute: Best known for eco-friendly and durability. But compared to coir and sisal, jute rugs lack behind in terms of longevity. They make your sole soft and comfortable when you step on them.
ü Seagrass: Seagrass rugs are made by blended together by using marine grass which makes them highly durable from any rugs in the market. This plant fiber is among the most durable material available in the market. They resist water and dirt, thus are the perfect choice for high traffic or damp areas.
ü Sisal: Sisal are strong but sturdy, they are obtained from the agave sisalana cactus. Not suitable for the high traffic areas as they quickly highlights any stains.