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June 02, 2022

The Best Reviewed Rug Store in Atlanta - How Customer Testimonials Prove Our Passion, Quality, and Variety

If you're in the market for a new rug, you need to check out our store! We have a wide variety of rugs at different price points, so you're sure to find something that fits your budget. But what really sets us apart is our commitment to quality and customer service. We take pride in our products, and we know that our customers will be happy with their purchase. T
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May 24, 2022

Why buy your rugs from Atlanta Designer Rugs

Best Rug Store in Atlanta.

When you buy your rugs from Atlanta Designer Rugs, you're not just getting a great product - you're also supporting a local business. We're dedicated to providing our customers with the best possible service, and we take pride in the quality of our rugs. We believe that when you buy from us, you're n
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May 11, 2022

Shag Rugs - Adding Texture and Warmth to Your Home

Shag rugs are a great way to add texture and warmth to your home. They come in a variety of colors, textures, and sizes, so you can find one that fits your style perfectly. Plus, they're relatively inexpensive, so you can buy several to change up your look whenever you want.

If you're looking for a rug that will stand out, go for a shag rug with a bold
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May 10, 2022

Decor with Southwestern Rugs

Southwestern-style rugs are perfect for any home. With their elegant designs and bright colors, they will add a touch of class to any room. Southwestern rugs are made of high-quality materials in a low pile or no pile. Most southwestern style rugs are woven in kilim-like weave, these flatwoven southwestern area rugs are available in different sizes, so you can find the p
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April 13, 2022

What to consider when buying Antique Rugs

Antique Rugs

Antique rugs can be a beautiful addition to any home, but you need to take the time to find the right one for you. Here are most important things you need to know when buying an antique rug. Condition – make sure you check the rug for damages and repairs that are needed to be made Price – Antique rugs can be very expensive, so make sure that you are willing to pay the price. Durability – make sure if t
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March 30, 2022

How to care for Handmade and Machine-made Area Rugs

Area rugs can add a touch of luxury and comfort to any room in your home. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors, and materials, making it easy to find the perfect one for your space. While all area rugs require some basic care and maintenance, the type of rug you have will determine the specific steps you need to take. In this blog post, we will discuss how to care for both handmade and machine-made area rugs.

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February 10, 2022

How to Clean Oriental Rugs: Day-to-Day and Annual Cleaning

One of the most common questions I am regularly asked is how to clean a rug. Is it easy, hard or something you can really do? The answer for all rugs (hand-knotted antique included) are simple: Yes! Whether your precious vintage find from Asia has been sitting in its museum home since World War II without being cleaned; Or if this might be one those Machine-Made Rugs that just need an annual wipe down, you can clean them and restore them to keep
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February 03, 2022

How can you tell if a Rug is Hand Tufted ?

Hand tufted rugs are another type of rug that is considered as handmade. This particular type of rug is made using a modified hand held drill gun that inserts the pile into a cloth foundation which creates a loop pile. If the loop pile is sheared, it then becomes a cut pile. The loop pile rug, if not sheared, is called a “Hand-Hooked” rug.

Some designs have both loop and cut pile combined to create a dimensional effect to the pattern
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February 02, 2022

What is Hand Knotted Rug ?

Hand knotted rugs are made by hand on a specialized loom. It is an art that needs hard work, dedication and lot of admiration. The size of the loom depends on the size of the rug and the weaving is done from the bottom to the top.

All hand knotted rugs are made using the same type of vertical loom. The loom is outfitted with vertical strings, known as the "warp." Then, the weaver creates the rug by weaving wool (or silk) through the wa
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January 15, 2022

How to Know Hand Woven Rug ?

Hand Woven rug is weaved without knots by hand on a loom. These rugs are made from vertical and horizontal fibers that are woven together to create a single piece, so it is created by interlocking warp (vertical) and weft (horizontal) threads. In Hand Woven rug, the warp strings are hidden, but the design of the rug is created by weaving wools over the top of the warp strings, essentially wrapping them in wool, cotton, jute or silk.

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October 08, 2021

What are Machinemade Rugs ? Are they Good in quality

Machine made rugs are made by large machines called power looms. A power loom is electrically automated and controlled by computers. It is woven with a machine- loom that is programmed to the right pattern and runs hundreds of reels, which, by rotation, put the threads in motion.

Machine Made carpets are made of 100% acrylic, composition of acrylic and wools/polyester is common as well. Natural wools are more expensive than artificial fi
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May 22, 2021

How are Hand Loomed Rugs made ?

Handloom rugs are traditionally hand woven on a vertical loom with a mounted wrap. They often have no fringes or proper secured ends or sides. The making of them is by pressing strands of fiber together by using thin threading. The technique of weaving is a reverse of knots and wefts. Here the knots are wrapped around the wraps. The weaving operation continues in the horizontal lines. The thickness of the rod determines the depth of the pile heig
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