Christine

Hello, I'm Christine and I am the rug critic! My husband and I used to run a local rug cleaning business for 9 years but recently we had to sell out of the business due to the ill health of my husband. I have now decided to start the rugcritic.com as a blog to share my tips, tricks and how to's when it comes to buying rugs, rug cleaning and care tips and ensuring you buy the right rug for you, your house, your family and your pets.

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Most Exquisite Cowhide Rugs

Buff up your décor with these exquisite cowhide rugs Do you think your décor is a little bleak? Does it give wrong vibes to your guests? Invest in the all new rugs of cowhide with the aid of which you can revamp the lost charm of furnishing without actually investing in real furniture. Indulge into
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Best Black and White Rugs to Enhance Your Decor

It is high time you invested in something as spectacular as the series of black and white area rugs we have handpicked for you. Cowhide Rugs Cowhide rugs are also a great example of stylish and simple black and white rugs and are a personal favorite for simple and minimalist home furnishings. I have written
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Modern Contemporary Living Room Area Rugs

Modern contemporary living room area rugs provide depth, character, warmth and life to your living room as opposed to a plain, one-color area rug. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love one-color area rugs, such as the Safavieh range that I’ve spoken about here. But I believe, as seasons change, so do our area rugs in
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Natural Flokati Hand Woven Wool Rug

Are you looking for a great big rug for a great big space with a great big value? Look no more for I already have the answer! It’s no coincidence that I love flokati rugs, they are one of my favorite rugs of all time. I’ve written about them previously and back by popular demand,
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Bowron Sheepskin Rug

From the UK? Buy Here When my sister in law first walked into our new house a few years back, her first thought was it was a purely white Shih Tzu sleeping comfortably on the floor. At closer inspection, she realized, ‘Oh boy, that’s a sheep skin rug. That’s a rug?!’ Yes, it was not
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Best Selling Rug: The Safavieh California Shag Collection Rug

From the UK or Europe? Buy Here   There are a lot of factors that made me purchase this Safavieh rug (you have to read more of my funny story as to how I came about buying this rug below, it’s pretty hilarious). Aside from this particular brand, Safavieh, being around for almost a century
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New City Contemporary Brown and Beige Modern Wavy Circles Area Rug

From the UK or Europe? Buy Here Why does this rug make me think of the 70′s? Oh, it’s maybe because of the circular pattern and cool, earthly colors…but mainly because of the patterns. It’s no wonder this is one of the most popular and highest selling of all the living room rugs, many customers
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Flokati Rugs

From the UK or Europe? Buy Here Flokati rugs have a long and rich history with roots starting from the early years of the ancient Greek civilization, the fifth century to be exact. From good and trusted providers of warmth to dowries to give to the brides for marriage, the almighty Flokati has been through
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Top 5 Living Room Rugs

From the UK/EU? Buy Here On the market for a new area rug for your home? If you aren’t already, you should be. Why? Because rugs really tie a room together. Your furniture is no longer floating around the room. A rug brings everything together and finishes off your home. A rug ties together all
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Top 5 Indoor/Outdoor Rugs

From the UK/EU? Buy Here What I love about these most popular outdoor rugs I have selected here is that they are suitable for inside the house. Yes you read that right. Bring the outdoors, indoors with these indoor/outdoor rugs. All these best selling rugs are that categorized as indoor/outdoor rugs, so they definitely have
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Top 5 Oriental & Persian Rugs

From the UK/EU? Buy Here Oriental and Persian rugs are beautiful additions to all rooms of the home. These rugs coming from eastern countries have beautiful intricate designs and are most known for being hand knotted or hand woven. Adding style and sophistication to any room of the house can be as simple as adding
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Top 5 Exotic Rugs

From the UK/EU? Buy Here You’ve heard of plain jane area rugs, made from average materials and designs that everyone places in their living rooms but why don’t you be a little different and place a statement rug in your living area. Today we will be delving into looking at the best exotic rugs that are
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The A-Z Of Rugs: Everything You Need To Know About Buying a Rug

So how much is there to know about rugs? A lot. Who would have thought that a flat piece of material on the floor would lead me to write over 1,600 words? Well, coming from a rug expert such as myself, writing so many words about the different types of rugs you can buy to
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How To Buy a Nursery & Kids Rug

From the UK? Buy Here Ah, the nursery. The room specially made for your child. It’s an exciting time setting it up and getting ready for your baby, but it can also be kind of stressful. There are so many decisions to make and so many options out there to choose from. With all the
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How To Find a Pet Friendly Rug

From the UK? Buy Here We love our pets, and we love our homes.Our floors in particular. Hard wood and tile floors can be hard to handle on their own, but add a rowdy furry friend to the mix and it’s going to require tons of maintenance. Buying a pet proof rug (dog proof rugs
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Rug Cleaning and Care Tips

Rugs can be the perfect way to accent a room. People can either buy rugs for their house such as a living room rug for either looks or for purpose. Rugs offer softness where there is no carpet and a beautiful splash of color or design to an area that would otherwise be plain. Indoor
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