Sisal Rugs Buyer’s Guide

Overview | Benefits | Selecting Sisal | Gallery To the eye, sisal rugs are very decorative, but to the touch, it’s not nearly as pleasant. They are typically found in dining rooms and living rooms, where you usually aren’t barefoot or laying on it. These rugs are recommended for high-traffic areas, such as entryways and stairs because […]

Sisal Rug Buying Guide

Sisal Rugs: One of the fastest growing trends in the carpet and rug industry There are many pronunciations for this product as well as many misconceptions. Most people that request this material do so without knowing much about it. They see pictures in design magazines, but are surprised once they see it in person. To […]

Custom Sisal Stair Runner, Wellesley

Many people ask where and how sisals are used in your home. Because these natural fibers aren’t particularly soft to the touch, people are skeptical of their practicality. What people don’t know is how durable and forgiving these materials can be. Better yet, they are manufactured with inherent flaws that hide dirt, stains, and general traffic. […]

An Insider’s Guide to Buying Sisal

One of the fastest growing trends in the carpet and rug industry is sisal. There are many pronunciations for this product as well as many misconceptions. Most people that request this material do so without knowing much about it. They see pictures in design magazines, but are surprised once they see it in person. To […]

Pros and Cons of Synthetic Carpets

What is the best kind of material used for carpeting? This is probably the most commonly asked question I have encountered since joining the carpet industry. The answer is wool, but I have blogged about that wool carpeting extensively in the past. Today I want to talk about the different kinds of synthetic carpet fibers. […]