Cotton rugs are versatile, durable, and available in a wide of colors and styles. Cotton is less expensive alternative than wool, but because both materials are naturally hypoallergenic and durable, cotton and wool blend rugs are also popular choices. Since cotton holds many different types and colors of dye well, these rugs like these are created a rainbow of colors and a wide range of pile heights, from flat dhurries to deep shags.
These rugs are often found in high traffic areas such as living rooms and children’s playrooms, as well as bathrooms. Cotton rugs are soft and suitable for barefoot areas, like bedrooms and boudoirs. Their adaptability is in high demand at all levels of the design industry.
Cotton area rugs are easy to clean and maintain. Smaller cotton area rugs can simply be hung outdoors in the sun to destroy odor-causing bacteria. Larger cotton area rugs can be spot and/or steam cleaned without worrying about damage to the color or fabric itself. For pet owners, a cotton area rug is the perfect choice, since removing fur and pet dander from these rugs is much easier than other fabrics.