Oriental rugs are fine crafted rugs that contribute nicely to any formal or informal setting in your home. Oriental rugs blend wonderfully with contemporary, formal, ornate, casual and traditional decorating styles.
For spreading personality around a room, the area rug has few rivals. What could be more elegant than an heirloom quality Oriental area rug atop a gleaming hardwood floor, or more charming than a handcrafted braided area rug on timeworn pine planks.
Today, hand or machine made pile rugs in graphic, contemporary designs are produced. Although those by 'name' designers and one-offs commissioned for hand-weavers are obviously expensive, cheaper massed produced versions can be very reasonable.
Call them what you please ... area rugs, throw rugs, scatter rugs ... there's a vast assortment available from every part of the world. The term "rug" generally applies to a handmade piece, while the term carpet refers to goods made by machine.
Carpet-weaving in Persia dates back to the Bronze Age. Common motifs include scrolling vine networks, arabesques, palmettes, cloud bands, medallions, and overlapping geometric compartments rather than animals and humans.
Area rugs made with wool are thought to be much more durable than those made with alternative materials, thanks to the naturally tough consistency of the substance.
An animal print rug is ideal for adding a visual interest to a room. There is everything from leopard print area rugs, zebra print rugs and tiger stripe rugs and many more.Take a walk on the wild side with an animal print rug.
Bath rugs provide the final touch to any bathroom, plus rugs keep your toes warm and dry. Classic white, printed patterns, solid colors, accent, and floral designs are just a few rug styles to choose from. Bath rugs are great for comfort and convenience.
The "axminster" power look was invented in England in the early 19th century. It was invented to simulate the beauty of hand woven carpet. Axminster rugs are unique due to their intricate designs and European flavor.
Berber Carpet is Loop-pile carpet tufted with thick yarn, such as wool, nylon or olefin. Often having random specks of color in contrast to a base hue, this floor covering has a full, comfortable feel, while maintaining an informal, casual look.
Porcelain stoneware can be used instead of natural stone. It is a ceramic material like a tile; however, it is typically 20 mm (0.79 in) thick and often comes in squares of 60 cm (24 in).
Ceramic tile are clay products which are formed into thin tiles and fired. Ceramic tiles are set in beds of mortar or mastic with the joints between tiles grouted. Varieties of ceramic tiles include quarry tile, porcelain, terracotta.
Laminate is a floor covering that appears similar to hardwood but is made with a plywood or medium density fiberboard core with a plastic laminate top layer. Laminate may be more durable than hardwood, but cannot be refinished like hardwood.
Laminate plank flooring is a multi-layer product fused together. Laminate flooring planks simulate wood grain with a photographic layer under a clear protective finish. It is usually easier to install and maintain than traditional hardwood flooring.
Unlike tiles which are made of minerals, resilient flooring is made of materials that have some elasticity, giving the flooring a degree of flexibility called resilience. The flooring is available in large sheets or pre-cut tiles.
Engineered hardwood has a thin solid wood layer on top with a composite core. It can be a less expensive option than buying hardwood, but it cannot be sanded and refinished. This flooring typically is installed with a click-lock method.
Many different species of wood are fabricated into wood flooring in two primary forms: plank and parquet. Hardwoods are typically much more durable than softwoods. Wood is a common choice as a flooring material and can come in various styles, colors, cuts
Mohawk and DuPont captured more than 4.8 millions seconds of video from four different webcams over 14 days during the SmartStrand Challenge. During that time, Ricko the Rhino certainly had some fun on his carpeting -- and he made some extraordinary messes! Check out this 60 seconds worth of fun moments Ricko had on his carpeted enclosure.
Day 2 at the 2010 Family Circle Cup and there is no shortage of exciting action. First, Christina McHale defeats Galina Voskoboeva in a skillfully played set. SmartStrand carpet is proving to be an exceptionally soft surface for fans to walk on as they enter and exit Family Circle Stadium. Jelana Jankovic has looked very sharp during practice sessions as well. 5,226 people have walked on SmartStrand carpet so far, there's another 85,000 steps to go. We're tracking the entire tournament, the SmartStrand Durability Challenge is in full swing, make sure to check back for all of the exciting updates!
Mohawk Handyman Chip Wade shows how to install a Mohawk Hardwood floor using Uniclic Technology, which makes it simple. This television personality from HGTV's "Curb Appeal the Block" and "Design to Sell" also shows off the wood treated with Scotchgard Advanced Repel Technology, which making cleaning a snap.
RevWood Plus provides the look of wood with the toughness of revolutionary laminate floor.
SmartStrand has been tested and proven for over a decade in homes just like yours. The durability in each and every fiber delivers supreme softness without sacrificing performance. And when it comes to stains, SmartStrand’s built-in protection is unmatched and won’t wear or wash off – meaning it’s perfect for every member of the family. Even the furry ones. Experience the extraordinary, worry-free difference of SmartStrand. There’s never been a carpet more tested and proven.
We gave our new Air.o hypoallergenic soft flooring to real people like Julie from girlintheredshoes.com to see it in action in her home. Check out her playroom makeover.
Are you looking for an area rug that is just right for your family? Mohawk has thousands of stylish, durable and easy-to-clean area rugs designed for the spaces you live and play most. Explore Mohawk's Wear-Dated, EverStrand and SmartStrand fibers and find the right style for you!
Mohawk's luxury vinyl flooring, or LVF, is more than just the latest in flooring fashion - it's also one of the most affordable! Bring upscale design options to your home at an exceptional price-point.
The Pulte Kitchen Throwdown is an event sponsored by one of our partners, PulteGroup. Mohawk laminate floors are the foundation for PulteGroup's ultimate kitchen!
Mohawk spokesman Chip Wade provides a tutorial on how to install Mohawk Uniclic Laminate in your home. In this overview of the process, Chip talks about acclimating your flooring to the room before installation, ensuring your subfloor is in good shape and clear of all debris, and the particulars of choosing and installing underlayment. He also provides techniques for creating a uniform expansion gap and maintaining variation in plank selection for a natural look as you lay your planks.
HGTV's Chip Wade walks you through the process of installing a solid wood floor. He offers tips on acclimating your flooring to the space where it will be installed, allowing for a proper expansion gap, and preventing friction between the flooring and subfloor. Chip offers a number of other pointers that will help you get the look you want when installing your own hardwood flooring. It's easier than you think with a bit of planning and some expert advice.
If your approach to home improvement is DIY, then you want to ensure you're approaching every job fully equipped with the knowledge you need to do it right. When it comes to installing ceramic tile, there's a lot to know! HGTV's Chip Wade walks through every step of a Mohawk ceramic tile installation project, even down to the necessary preparation and the recommended type of tile for certain jobs.
Can one person make a difference? One company? Follow one water bottle's journey through the process of being transformed from recycable material to fully recycled Mohawk Everstrand carpet fiber.
Keeping your home clean is hard when dust, dirt and allergens are looming. Help Minimize these allergens with Air.o Hypoallergenic Soft Flooring from Mohawk. From its surface to attached premium cushion, Air.o won’t absorb any moisture helping to prevent the growth of allergens. It also releases dust, dirt and pet dander more easily when vacuumed. Air.o has no VOC’s or odor and is latex-free. That’s right, no “New carpet” smell. Experience “pure peace of mind” with Air.o Hypoallergenic Soft Flooring. https://www.mohawkflooring.com/Carpet...
RevWood Plus provides the look of wood with the toughness of revolutionary laminate floor. RevWood Plus is built to withstand the traffic and trials of your home. Waterproof wood floor that is also scratch, dent and stain resistant, that is RevWood Plus.
Mohawk Group’s Iconic Earth collection draws inspiration from natural stone formations over time. The stone visuals celebrate natural processes of geology with pops of sheen morphing and shifting throughout the floor. Offered in complementing 12-inch x 36-inch plank and traditional 24-inch x 24-inch formatted styles, Iconic Earth features new metallic yarns allowing for a unique lustrous effect that mimics the look of oxidized minerals. For a comprehensive flooring solution, use Iconic Earth alongside Mohawk Group’s coordinating LVT products also featuring metallic visuals.
RevWood Plus provides the look of wood with the toughness of revolutionary laminate floor. RevWood Plus is built to withstand the traffic and trials of your home. Waterproof wood floor that is also scratch, dent and stain resistant, that is RevWood Plus. Coming to a retailer near you this spring! Transcript: This is where life happens, on me the floor. It's not easy to look this good with a job like mine. I'm the floor, that means people literally walk all over me all day all over the place. I'm okay with it. because I'm made of RevWood for Mohawk and as the name would imply I'm kind of revolutionary. I combine the beauty of solid wood with the performance of laminate. That means I'm waterproof, I'm stain resistant and I'm scratch resistant all at an affordable price without the compromise. All this bragging may sound like I have a big ego, but really I don't. I'm the floor after all, there's always something to come along and keep me humble. Hey there Sparky, that's my good boy. RevWood by Mohawk, the beauty you love. The performance you need.