Whether you are looking for a new, old, semi antique, antique, or contemporary rug, you’ll find what you need at Home Décor Fine Rugs in San Diego. We’ll help you evaluate your needs and make recommendations to help you find the right rug for you.
Before you visit a rug store, we encourage you to first "Complete this PDF form" for the rooms you wish to decorate. This information will be very helpful when planning size, color, and other factors that could impact your purchase.
Before you start your rug buying journey we want to make sure you know all of the facts that could impact your decision making.
Standard Rug Sizes:
There are nine standard rug sizes. You should be aware that sizes may vary slightly for handmade rugs.
2'x3' 5'x7' 9'x12'
3'x5' 6'x9' 10'x14'
4'x6' 8'x10' 12'x15'
Runners: 2'3", 2'6", 2'8", 3' wide and come in length of 6', 8', 10', 12', 14' and longer.
Rounds: 3', 5', 6', 8', 10', 12' diameters
Squares: 6' and 8'
Custom rugs can be made in any sizes.
Rug Color Options:
The number of color options for your rug are almost limitless. Before you head into the gallery be sure to bring your color swatches and fabrics with you when shopping. Also include wood stains, ceramic tiles & counter top samples. Having these samples will help guide and make you a more confident shopper.
Types of Rugs
There are three types of rugs to consider purchasing:
Handmade, Flatweave or Knotted Pile
Other factors that influence rug design:
Materials- wool, cotton, silk or synthetic fibers
Complexity of design
Numbers of colors used
Dying technique (vegetable or synthetic)
Age and condition of antique and semi-antique rugs
Use of Room & Rugs
Where you place your rug and how that room is used should be considered when purchasing your rug.
- Amount of traffic and soil the rug will be exposed to
- Are you looking for a piece of art for your floor that will last for a lifetime or a decorating accessory for the short term
Handmade weavings from natural fibers make an inviting soft appeal.
Pattern clarity is achieved by using tight smooth finishes.
Tribal artifacts, pillows and tapestries can be components of well-decorated room.
Area rugs are movable from room to room and house to house making them a great investment. However, you will want to choose quality materials and construction that will insure longevity of both the look and value of a fine rug. Handmade Oriental rugs will last for generations with proper care and maintenance allowing them to become family heirlooms that can be enjoyed for generations.