May 15

How To Plan Before you buy a Rug Online or In A Store


How To Plan Before you buy a Rug Online or In A Store

Buying a rug is a big investment that can seem very daunting to many customers. As such, a great step to consider first is whether you want to buy online or in the store itself. Below will be some things to remember before buying from any old company!

Before you start buying online or walking straight into a store, it is very important to know or at least have some idea of what terms and conditions the company you are looking at have. This will help prevent you from making a split-second decision that you may regret later due to conditions you weren’t aware of. A rug is a long-term investment, and it is never fun to find out you don’t like the one you bought and you can’t exchange or return it. A good starting point would be to search the name of the company you are looking at via a web browser. Often, you will be able to see reviews, find a website and view terms and conditions there, or even just find out if they have a wide enough range that suits your needs.

With the terms and conditions in mind, now you can start thinking about where your desired rug should be fitting. Find the area you would like to fill, and consider whether there will be furniture on top of it, whether it will be primarily used for comfort or protection of the flooring, and other such things. Once you have an idea of where you would like to put your rug, you can narrow down the needed size with ease. Simply fold a large bed-sheet into the space you want filled, and then measure the exact length and width of the sheet (preferably in Centimeters, as that is what many companies use as the standard).

With the measurements in hand, you have easily narrowed down what you are searching for. The next step is to decide on a colour and design that will suit what you envision. You may wish for a match to your existing decor, or may even wish for some contrast. Either way, colour and design are important. Take note of the furniture and flooring in the surrounding space, as well as all the present colours, as it will be important in your decision making process. This is when finding a companies online store can come in handy, as you can quickly search through their options to see if anything matches what you are thinking. Do keep in mind, however, that computer monitor settings can alter how the products are viewed.

When you have done all of your thinking and planning and are ready to buy a rug online or from a store, but are still unsure on what you want or need, just take some photos of the surrounding area to email the company or bring in some cushions or other such samples. The employees should be able to help you further!

These tips should hopefully help those that are unsure of what specific rug they wish to invest in. Always remember that if you are unsure, it helps to ask a friend or family member, as well as the employees themselves.

If you need specific help from Scattermats, feel free to send through an Email at the following address; sales@scattermats.com.au