Buying rugs – tips for the nervous shopper!

Your home, as the saying goes, is your castle. We spend the majority of our time here; we love it, enjoy it and live our lives with passion in it. And so, it is no wonder that when we go to make purchases, such as rugs or furniture and the like, we can become less […]

Area Rug – do’s and don’ts

If you are not a wall-to-wall carpet person, preferring the ‘clean’ and minimalist style of floorboards or laminate, covered with rugs dotted here and there, then you are in good company. Rugs can bring versatility and proportion to a room, they can full competing or war designing factions together, bring peace and harmony, as well […]

Win £500 Towards a Rug of Your Choice – From The Rug Retailer

It’s that time again! Here is another one of the famous competitions from The Rug Retailer! Simply fill out the form below to be entered into the prize draw in order to be in for the chance to win £500 towards any rug on the website that you like! Good luck everyone! Competition closing date, […]

Why wool is one of the best materials for rugs…

Wool is a material we know well; grown on different variety of sheep, they are shorn in the warmer spring months and their fleece spun and then used to create amazing products, from snuggly warm blankets, to duvets and wool rugs. And wool is the perfect material for rugs in so many ways and here’s […]

The shaggy rug – making a comeback

Associated forever with the interior design schemes and décor of the 1970s and 1980s, shaggy rugs are making a serious comeback –with a modern 21st century twist. But you may want to avoid your shaggy rug looking like a long-lost item from the 70s and there are ways and means of making it fashionable and […]

Win Any Shaggy Rug Off Our Website Up-To The Value Of £500

Our latest competition is aimed at the season change to autumn. The weather has already dropped a few degrees and bare floors are starting to feel cold. What better way to warm a room than with a shaggy rug! All you need to do is visit our Shaggy rug page and tell us the name […]

Modern rugs – what can they add to your home?

Adding real warmth in terms of colour, texture and insulation… It seems that everywhere we turn, there is a headline, a fierce debate and yet more bad news that tells us the costs of energy is expected to increase again; in fact, in this coming year, the average household bill is expected to rise by […]

Cheap rugs – add colour and pattern at a fraction of the cost!

Cheap rugs does not mean boring or bland; it doesn’t mean that you are rolling out a rug in your lounge or bedroom (or anywhere in the house for that matter) that is sub-standard in terms of quality, colour or pattern. Homes need a spruce up every now and then; likewise, welcoming the first rays […]

Win £200 off any rug on our website. Find the bug!

Look through our website and find our friendly bug lurking amongst one of the rug images. Fill out the entry form below with the name of the rug where he lurks, and you have the chance of winning a fantastic £200 off any of our rugs. Submit your answer on the form below and a […]

How to Clean Rugs

Like carpets and flooring in our homes, rugs need more than a vacuum every now and then; they need to be clean to not only be hygienic, but to also extend their useful life as part of our interior décor. Here at The Rug Retailer, we know how important rugs are in a home; adding […]