10 Amazing Area Rugs That Don’t Shed Their Fibers
When it comes to home décor, area rugs have their way of bringing that exquisite, plush, sometimes, vintage feel to your apartment. Searching for the perfect rug can be very daunting. And when you finally pick a carpet of your choice: you discover that it sheds like crazy. These fibers make up the surface of the carpet which you step on.
But Why Do Rugs Shed?
- The kind of material that make up the fibers.
- The method used to produce the rug
- The pile height
Materials Of The Fibers
All wool yarns shed. Good wool fibers will shed less than the not so good ones. In as much as wool rugs are a good investment for long lasting rug, one thing to keep in mind is that quality of wool matters and can save you a lot of headaches of shedding in the future. So now you know wool rugs shed and you might have your eyes on a beautiful Cotton rug and you might be wondering – ‘do cotton rugs shed?’. The basic truth is that all natural fiber rugs shed including cotton rug which are also made of natural fibers.
Which wool rugs shed less?
SUMMIT SE-I7MD-ROGN 101 New Turquoise Area Rug Modern Abstract
Feraghan/New City Traditional Isfahan Wool Persian Area Rug, 13′ x 16′
Synthetic fibers: Synthetic fibers are made by humans with chemical materials not found free in nature as opposed to natural fibers. These chemicals are them processed into synthetic fibers which are used to produce the yarn of synthetic carpets. Nylon, polyester, triexter, polypropylene are common examples of synthetic materials that make up synthetic carpets in the market. Unlike natural fiber rugs synthetic rugs hardly shed their yarn.
Non-shedding Synthetic rugs
Mohawk Home Aurora Burbank Blossom Floral Printed Area Rug, 5’x8′
Nourison Celestial Area Rug, 7’10” x 10’6″
Non-shed Hand Knotted Rugs
YILONG CARPET 6’x9′ Hand Knotted Persian Silk Carpet Classic Oriental Nain Medallion Area Rugs
Safavieh Maharaja Collection MHJ423A Hand Knotted Grey and Ivory Viscose Area Rug (8′ x 10′)
Safavieh Mirage Collection MIR234E Hand-Knotted Beige Wool Area Rug (9′ x 12′)
- They are usually flat with little or no pile and slippery.
- Flatweaves are light weight and flat often requiring an extra cushion underneath.
- The rug is thought to be reversible, as the patterns the same on both sides.
Non-shedding Flatweave Rugs
nuLOOM Handmade Flat Weave Striped Trellis Cotton Fringe Area Rug
Safavieh Montauk Collection MTK753A Handmade Flatweave Silver Cotton Area Rug (5′ x 8′)