The benefits of contemporary rugs

The benefits of contemporary rugs

‘When you purchase rugs for your home, you will have the choice between traditional and contemporary rugs. Both have their benefits, but contemporary rugs are perfect for homes that showcase the latest in design trends. When you choose contemporary rugs for your home, you are expressing that you are up-to-date with popular home styling techniques, […]

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Your choices in designer rugs

Your choices in designer rugs

Designer rugs can offer your home a unique touch. If you are looking to show off an original style, and convey that you take your home decorating seriously, designer rugs will be the perfect choice for your home. These rugs can be suited to all rooms and areas of your home – even your kitchen, […]

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Purchasing modern rugs online

Purchasing modern rugs online

Purchasing modern rugs online is a great way to save money, shop with convenience and enjoy a diverse selection of products to choose from. RugSpot.com.au can help you enhance your home with the latest in modern rugs, so that your home environment looks and feels fabulous, unique and perfect for you and your family. The […]

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Benefits of outdoor rugs

Benefits of outdoor rugs

Outdoor rugs are a brilliant choice for families who want to extend their living space and make the most of their outdoor environment. Australian families love getting outside, to relax, play and work. Even if your home is small, you can create an outdoor space that is warm, comfortable and inviting. You do not need […]

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What colour shaggy carpet rug should I get?

What colour shaggy carpet rug should I get?

Deciding to add a shaggy carpet rug to your home will offer your entire family joy and comfort. Everyone will be able to relax on the floor, feeling the warmth and softness of the long pile underneath their feet and against their skin. Winters will be enjoyable with the insulation that a shaggy carpet rug […]

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The benefits of a shaggy rug

The benefits of a shaggy rug

A shaggy rug is made from long or deep pile, and it has a thick, shaggy appearance. They are suitable for a wide range of purposes, including lounge rooms, bedrooms and children’s rooms. Shaggy rugs were very popular in the 1970’s, but they have made a comeback, and many families are choosing to add them […]

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How to buy a rug online

How to buy a rug online

Are you interested in learning how to buy a rug online? Shopping over the Internet can be a convenient way to find new products for your home. You can browse online catalogues with confidence, selecting products that are not actually available in your local shops, and then have them delivered promptly to your door. Many […]

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Tips for buying a children’s rug

Tips for buying a children’s rug

Children love rugs because they spend so much of their time playing on the floor. Whether you are placing your children’s rug in a playroom or a living space, they will be delighted by the colours, textures and warmth that it provides for them. They will enjoy rolling and lying around on it, and scattering […]

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What to look for in an outdoor rug

What to look for in an outdoor rug

Outdoor rugs can look fantastic on a patio or porch, and they can brighten up your exterior living areas. Many people do not realise that rugs can be made for the outdoors, and always think of rugs as features of the indoors. This is not so! Rugs can be used anywhere and they function for […]

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Buying a Rug: What to ask before you buy a rug

Buying a Rug: What to ask before you buy a rug

Choosing a rug for your home should be a rewarding experience. You will be presented with colours, textures and styles that will enhance your living space, and rugs that allow you to relax in warmth and comfort. There are diverse designs on the market and styles that are traditional and contemporary. You will however need […]

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Holidays opening hours

Our warehouse will be closed for the holidays from 20/12/13 to 06/01/14. Orders placed during our holidays will be despatched on the first come first served basis from 6th Jan. Happy shopping everyone and see you on the other side!  

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New Year! New Products!

Happy Holidays to our loyal customers and friends! 2014 will be exciting for RugSpot as we will be launching more than 30 new collections of Designer and Moderns Rugs, Jute Flat-Weaves and Funky Kelims, Outdoor Rugs, and Shaggies with prices ranging from $99 to $1,290 for 160×230 cm size. Details the new products will progressively […]

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The RugSpot Difference!

Today heralds a new dawn in the industry as we, RugSpot, are here to show you that buying a rug can be a fun, enjoyable and painless experience! At RugSpot we take great pride in our customer service, our products and the value that we bring to our customers and it’s a real pleasure for […]

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RugSpot Launches!

It’s with great pleasure that we are officially launching the new flagship RugSpot website!

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Traditional rugs

Traditional rugs

Traditional rugs? Traditional rugs is term used to describe Persian style rugs i.e. Ornate floral or Medallion patterns woven for centuries and still popular. Traditional rugs have intricate patterns that cover the entire rug. They can be complex in their design, and include flowers, leaves and geometric shapes, animal etc. These classic patterns and are […]

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Modern Rugs

Modern Rugs

Modern Rugs or Contemporary Rugs are broad names applied to all non Persian styles. These are non-conforming designs and suited to compliment modern decor. Many colours, patterns and images Modern rugs are very diverse, and there is much more variation between them than traditional rugs. They can be bright and bold, with creative patterns and images, […]

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Lounge room rugs

Lounge room rugs

A bright and colourful rug can lift the mood in your home, and make winter months more bearable. Lounge rooms should be inviting and relaxing places for the entire family to hang out in, so why not make yours absolutely special, by choosing a great looking rug from RugSpot online? Here are some tips for […]

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Tips on buying cheap rugs

Tips on buying cheap rugs

Cheap rugs can be found everywhere; however you will never need to settle for less. There are a full range of rugs available, and if you take your time to choose the right ones for you, the entire process should be very enjoyable and affordable. If you are restricted to a budget but you still […]

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Creative ways to use floor rugs

Creative ways to use floor rugs

Shopping for floor rugs can be very exciting, especially if you have big plans to decorate your home and make it a better place to live. Your home environment should be personal to you, and it should be a place where you can express yourself and show off your unique and individualised sense of style. […]

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Rug sales online: How to find the right rug?

Rug sales online: How to find the right rug?

: There are many rug sales online, and in rug stores every day. If you are looking for quality rug at low prices, then Internet is a great place to start. Shopping for the right rug can be a process though. If you do not know much about rugs, you might want to educate yourself […]

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Rug Size Guide

This Rug Size Guide summary is developed by RugSpot to help you choose the right rug.

How Do I choose the right Size?

The size of the rug will depend on the room and the way you’d like to set it.

Living Room – Consider the rug in relation to the furniture around it as it will affect what parts of the rug you will be able see. There are three to fit a rug in a room.

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Dining Room – For dining room you’d want to have the rug that covers the table and the chairs.  The rug needs to be big enough so that the chairs are pulled in and out on the rug. To do this you need to measure the length and width of the table.

Next pull out a chair as if you are going to sit on it and measure the distance between the back of the chair and the table.  Double up this distance and add it to both length and width of the table to get an approximate size for the rug you’ll need.

 Example:

Dining Table –  Length 2.00 Meter, Width 1.0 Meter

Chair and the distance allowed for sitting on it, say 0.75 Meter

 Approx Rug –    Length 2.00+2 x0.75 = 3.50 Meters, Width 1.0+0.75×2 = 2.50 Metres

 Tip: If your rug is too narrow or too short, chairs legs will fall off the rug and you’ll have difficulty pushing the chair back towards the table. Repeating this may also scratch your floor.

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Bedroom – There are three room setting

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Below are the approximate rug sizes and with potential room settings.

Dimensions (Cm)     Size                     Suitable Area

120 x 170 Cm                   Small                   Coffee table, children room, Entry area

160 x 230                          Medium             2-3 Seater Sofa

200 x 290                         Large                   3 Seater Sofa, or 4-6 seater dining table

240×330                           X Large               2 x 3 Seater Sofa or 8 seater dining table

380×390                           XX Large           Large Rooms, 10-12 seater dining table

80 x 300                           Short Runner   Short Hallway

80x 400                            Med. Runner    Medium Hallway

80x by Meter                   Long Runner    Very long Hallway See Runners Guide

 

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