Common uses of large area rugs

Rugs are furniture accessories that are normally used to provide a platform for resting feet. They are normally used in bedrooms and bathrooms. But, recent years have seen the emergence of extra-large rugs which can be used for purposes other than the ones named above. In particular, the rugs can be used to take the place of a carpet or mat. Rugs come in varieties depending on a number of features. In particular, the patterns often account for the many differences that exist between rugs. Further disparities are as a result colour combinations and sizes. In particular, the large area rugs are perfect examples of rugs that are distinguished from the rest of the rugs which are available on the market on the basis of size. Such rugs are normally used on the basis of their size. Some of the most notable uses of the rugs that can cover a large area are indicated.

Platform for resting bare feet

Like most rugs which are available on the market today, the large area rugs are also used as platforms for resting bare feet.  In particular, they are often used in very large rooms where several carpets may be required to completely cover up the floor space. The rugs are also used on verandas where they provide enough room for resting bare feet. They are also used to provide extra comfort to people that enjoy lying on the floor. This is usually the case if the rugs have extra thick fur for purposes of enhancing comfort.

Replacing carpets

In some cases, large area rugs have been used to take the place of a carpet. This is usually the case if the rug is large is large enough to completely replace a carpet. Today, most modern bedrooms and living rooms now have rugs instead of carpets. It is very easy to distinguish between rugs and carpets. In particular, rugs are usually smaller than carpets and they feature fabrics that are generally thicker than the ones featured by carpets. Almost always, mats which are predominantly made of animal skins are rugs irrespective of their sizes.

Materials that large area rugs are made of

A large area rug may be made of any of the materials that are used to make small area rugs. Some materials include animal skins, canvas and common fabric especially in rag rugs. But, it often comes with extra-large pieces which are joined to form a complete rug. This also applies to rugs made of animal skins.