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Understanding the benefits of animal skin rugs

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Animal skin rugs bring out a traditional and natural feel to a room. These rugs are becoming more popular to many not just because of the natural look but also the numerous advantages when compared to synthetic rugs.

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Understanding the benefits of animal skin rugs

  1. 1. Understanding the Benefits of Animal Skin Rugs Animal skin rugs bring out a traditional and natural feel to a room. These rugs are becoming more popular to many not just because of the natural look but also the numerous advantages when compared to synthetic rugs. There are a variety of patterns and types of animal rugs to choose from the cow skin rugs are one of the most popular ones. Cow hide rugs are preferred by many since it is a by product of cows after beef has been removed and not actually killed for the hide. Advantages of cow hide rugs There are many advantages of the animal skin rugs the main ones being. Natural beauty Cows are majestic creatures and the hide that comes from them always has distinct and unique natural patterns. The rugs come in a variety of natural colors such as white, black or brown with some having a mix of two to three colors. One can chose the color scheme depending on what theme you are going for in the particular room. Extremely durable Animal skin rags are basically leather and we all know that leather is pretty tough. The thickness of the cow’s skin also adds to its strength meaning that you can drag or place furniture on it without risk of any damage. Low maintenance All hide rugs are naturally easy to clean and maintain. Spills on the rug can easily be taken care of by use of a damp sponge. If the spill is large, you can clean the rag with normal soap and water then give it time to dry. Hypo-allergenic This means that you do not have to worry about any allergies acting up. This is because of the nature of the hides hairs. How to choose the right rug
  2. 2. Many people who purchase animal hide rugs on impulse normally end up regretting it. This is because you need to consider certain thing before settling on a rug. These are; Where is it from Animal rugs come from various parts of the earth and you need to know the origin of the rag so that you ensure it is of the right quality and also legal. Hide rugs from animals such as zebras are only legal if they come from specific countries and regions. The color scheme You need to find the right color scheme that will go well with the theme of the room you intend to use it in. Another thing to consider is if the room has a lot of foot traffic so that you chose a color that does not show dirt easily. If it has stitches Stitches are not always bad if they are made to enhance the rugs beauty but can be disastrous if the intention was to conceal weakness. Due to the tough nature of the rug, any rupturing will occur along the line of weakness which is the stitch line. Another thing to remember when going for animal hide rugs is that that you can have it dyed to incorporate broader range of colors but it will loose its natural look. Purchasing the rug from a credible store will go a long way in ensuring you get the genuine product at a reasonable rate.

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