The most frequently asked rug questions and our experts’ answers
The Top Questions and Answers About Area Rugs – While there may be countless types of antique carpets available, not all of them will serve the needs of the individual consumer. There are various considerations that determine the type of carpet to look for. Once these considerations are addressed, the choice becomes much more focused and selective, and much simpler.
With that in mind, we put together a few of the top questions you may have and answers pertaining to antique rugs that we have received over the years. As people ask more questions, we will update this page to address their concerns.
If you have a rug related question that is not covered below, please check our guide to everything you want to know about antique rugs, or feel free to contact us and we will be happy to answer and address it personally.
The Top Rug Related Questions And Answers:
Questions About Decorating With Rugs:
- What Size Rugs and Carpets are Required by the Room?
- What Styles or Designs of Rugs are Right for my Decor or Taste?
- What Designers Look for in Rugs?
- How To Choose The Perfect Rug For Your Room
- How Do I Run an Electrical Wire through a Rug?
- Comfort vs. Appearance in Hand-Made Rugs
- How to Match Rugs to Art
Questions About Buying Rugs:
- What Budget Should I Have when looking for rugs?
- What Determines the Value or Cost of Rugs & Carpets?
- What Collectors Look for in Rugs?
- Why are some modern new rugs more expensive than antiques?
- How Do I Buy the Right Antique Rug?
- Why Are Rugs So Expensive?
General Questions About Rugs:
- What is a rug?
- What Is The Difference Between A Rug And A Carpet?
- Why Should I Look at the Back of the Rugs?
- How Do I Know Where Rugs are Made?
- What Criteria Defines Rugs and Carpets as Antique?
- What does rug abrash mean?
- What is the Difference Between a City Rug and a Tribal Rug?
- How Do I Determine the Age of Rugs and Carpets?
- Distinguishing Quality Rugs from Commercial Mass Production?
- What Are The Different Styles and Types Of Moroccan Rugs
- What Does “Museum Quality Rugs” Mean?
- How Rare Is “Rare” What It Comes to Carpets?
What Are Some Of The Most Famous Rugs:
- How Did The “Red Carpet” Come To Be?
- Was there every really a magic flying carpet?
- What Is The Spring of Khosrow Carpet?
- What is the Antique Ardabil Carpet?
- What Is The Nigde Carpet?
- What Is The Armenian Orphan Rug?
- What Is The Coronation Carpet?
- What Is The Trinitarias Carpet?
Questions About Record Breaking Rugs:
- What Is The Most Expensive Rug Ever Sold at Auction
- What is the largest rug in the world?
- What is the oldest rug in the world?
- What Is The Most Expensive Antique Native American Navajo Blanket
Rug Cleaning, Repair, Maintenance and Handling Questions:
- Imperfections in Rugs & Carpets
- How Does Repair Affect value of Rugs & Carpets?
- How To clean rugs after an accident?
- What Is The Best Way To Keep Your Rugs Clean
- How To Roll Up your Rugs and Carpets
- Why do You Need a Rug Pad?
- Can Sunlight Damage Carpets?
- How To Deal With Moth Infested Rugs?